Marheb (4743) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 15, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(En fût à la source): Cendré, chocolaté, anisé et assez moelleux pour divertir.
Derek881 (1247) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 23, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyed a pint at the brewery in Nederland. Thick black color with a deep Ruby hue and a very large, super creamy head with excellent retention cling, and lacing. Coffee, chocolate, earthy and roasty aroma with light malt and some bread and grain for balance. Taste was mostly sweet with chocolate, coffee, and caramel malt, along with a slight earthy and grainy bitterness. It was mostly wet and fairly creamy with good carbonation and a nice smooth finish. Chose not to add the tsmptingshot of espresso..
Danyel (1606) - Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2014
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tao from Very Nice. Pours black with tan head. Aroma is roadty, lots of chocolate and vanilla, sweet. Taste is easy, smooth, extremely thin...lacking body. Disappointing.
Ratman197 (13072) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Very Nice poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, bakers malt and coffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, coffee and bakers cocoa with a smooth dry lingering coffee finish.
kevinator (1850) - The Colony, Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Good beer. Roasted malt and floral and pine aromas. Dark as a stout with a creamy head. Medium bodied with strong carbonation, which tended to move it away from stout territory. Bitterness and toast up front that lingered into a woody and slightly smoky maltiness.
Salmoniform (1272) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - JUN 5, 2014
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from tap to glass. Dark hue with creamy brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, floral, coffee. Mouthfeel is nice with a medium body and slightly sharp carbonation. Taste is dry sweetness with an astringent bitter following and slight floral finish. Overall this was a bit one dimensional but not bad.
ogiergrove (120) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - JUL 6, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nearly black with nice toasty coffee nose. Rich chocolate notes, you almost can't taste the 70 ibus
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arminjewell (9237) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 7, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour on tap at Rackhouse pub, dark brownish black pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of roast, coffee, chocolate, nice orange and grapefruit notes mix into some pine and grass, slight spicy notes. Taste is a mix of dark chocolate, roast, some grass, pine, sweet caramel and orange going into a slight spicy note, finishing fairly bitter, slightly sweet.
notalush (5716) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at Rackhouse - black pour with.a sudsy tan head - fair creamy in the mouth - quite sweet for the style, with notes of milk chocolate at first - some moderate roast and acidity later, followed by minty hops - oily finish, with a bit a vegetal character poking through - some off fusel flavors in the finish, too - has potential, but I am not digging it - and since they no longer sell taster pours here because it was "too much of a pain," I am now stuck with a full pint - meh.
adnielsen (10475) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Rackhouse. Pours a dark brown appearance with a small bubbly brown head. Very roasty malty, charred, chocolate, very piney, bitter herbal hoppy aroma. Milk chocolate, burnt roasty malty, a bit floral, spicy hoppy flavor. A touch thin. Pretty solid brew.