dbarnold (1127) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very very good beer. Pours dark, slight head, mild carbonation. It has a really good roasty, smooth body with an easy finish. Not much hop at all, and itís not needed. I would also note that the barrel aging hasnít overwhelmed the beer. A very good sipper.
oldrtybastrd (4887) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a nice dark, almost black, brown. Aromas of chocolate, espresso and a little licorice. Big flavor, chocolate, burnt coffee, with a nice little bite to it.
alobar (3378) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours cola brown with aroma of roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, and some chocolate. Roasted malt flavor with chocolate and vanilla sweetness and hint of coffee bitterness. Very nice.
gnoff (9430) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 75 cl on December 31, 2015, thanks to Mirre (non ratebeer).
Listed as 8.7% ABV as of the label, bottled 11/11/13.
Black color, light brown head. Alcohol, malty, light smokey scent. Malty, alcohol, light bitter taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.
rougeau13 (2468) - Richmond, Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of coffee, roast, and chocolate. Creamy smooth and slightly dry. Tastes roasty and a little bitter. Black with a huge frothy thickly lacing tan head.
Twostal (37) - - JAN 1, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Could have more aroma. Itís solid on its appearance. You can taste the oak and some amount of coffee
Bruds (45) - - DEC 26, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber, room temperature. Pours a thick blackish brown. Smells of chocolate. Smooth taste, oak, chocolate. Finishes slightly bitter on the palate. Real easy drinking.
crajun (1142) - , Texas, USA - DEC 20, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
going from notes and not much detail. bottle date 11/14. Didnít enjoy nearly as much as the Labyrinth.. something was a little odd at end of flavor - too roasted? may try again?
BrewBoxer (2527) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 19, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a deep dark color with a coffee chocolate smell. Very intense flavorful taste. I really enjoyed ending my evening with this nice sipper
1DrunkenSailor (1) - Kennewick, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2015 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very nice starter beer, pop this open then move to a growler of something not as refined.
jjgmd (1924) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 30, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
With Z, a bomber, pours pitch black with a nice have tall head. Nose is heavy malt and hoppy Taste is heavy malt , with dark fruits and vanilla bean. Finish is dry, and ends on the same tasting notes with a short drinkable finish. Nice ! Quaff Score 7 / 10