For all of you dark beer lovers out there, we present this smooth, full-bodied black beer with a clean, crisp finish. The malt is truly the star of this brew— a highly roasted malt and a dark crystal malt give it a unique roasted flavor of creamy smoothness. How did we balance this huge malt flavor? We blended American and German Hops!
Brewed with Pale, Chocolate, and Dark Crystal malts. Hopped with American and German hops.
Ron (2881) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
2010 Autumn Festival of Ales - Poured a translucent brown with a quickly disapating head. Roasted malt aroma. Very smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Chocolate and roasted malts in the flavor. Decent
UnDecaf (106) - Mountain View, California, USA - JUL 31, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
One word: coffee. Not my kind of beer, the very dark coffee taste is the centerpiece of this.
jmm635 (906) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown and clear with a quickly disappating light brown head. Roasted malt, caramel, and nutty aromas. Hoppy bitterness upfront and on the finish. Not bad. Actually better than I expected.
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