nickd717 (3595) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 27, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750ml bottle thanks to mikey711. Cork was impossible to get off, but the carbonation is not too low. Weird. Pours jet black with a large but quickly fading dark tan head. Aroma is roast, coffee, anise, Belgian yeast, and booze. Decent. Flavor is all right but probably a bit young and not as intense as it should be. Roasted malt, anise, coffee, dark chocolate, and Belgian yeast. Fairly boozy on the palate with medium body and fairly high carbonation. Not too impressive overall. Could use more age probably.
SSSteve (3891) - - JUN 26, 2010
2.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
750ml bottle. fairly sweet chocolate chip cookie aroma. the beer is black under a small, creamy brown head with decent retention. big foamy, full mouthfeel. flavor is bitter, raw, unsweet chocolate. just like weyerbacher 13...this is extremely hot. burns going down. this is exactly the same as 13 from what i remember...in fact iím scared of it. this needs to cellar for about 10 years.
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUN 25, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black with a fluffy light brown head. Nice chocolate, caramel, and vanilla aroma and taste with mild citrus notes to the finish.
BMan1113VR (7891) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 23, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to exiled. Pours with a large tan head and a black body. Aroma of belgian yeast, candi sugar, fruity esters, earth and ashy. Taste is licorice, anise, ash, tobacco, banana, alcohol. Fruity. Thin mouthfeel.
mar (4984) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
not sure who to thank but iím sure iíll be getting a message in my inbox soon. poured black with a khaki head. nose is chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, and roasted chocolate. nice ont eh palate, licorice, chocolate, roasted malts, alcohol, and more chocolate.
Beerman6686 (4999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This poured an almost black color with a light tan head. Aroma was deep roasted malts, some chocolate, and booze, lots of booze. Flavor was vinous and a bit astringent with the roasted malts and chcolate floating in the middle. Once again Weyerbacher cannot hide alcohol at all.
lamas (1419) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 19, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750mL corked & caged bottle. A jet-black pour with a MASSIVE mousse-like mocha head. The aroma is filled with loads of cocoa, roasted coffee, dark chocolate, rye, pumpernickel bread, a touch of anise, and a lemony yeastiness that becomes more apparent as things warm up a bit. Goes down medium-bodied and smooth. Just a bit sweet upfront with some caramel and cocoa present. Dark chocolate, rye, and pumpernickel flavors follow quickly. Finishes sour, tart, and bitter with quite a bit of lemon, dark fruits, and roasted black coffee qualities. Some warming alcohol is present, but the 11.8% ABV is pretty well-hidden. Not quite what I was expecting.
BVery (7387) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 19, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Black pour. No head. Aroma and taste of smoke and bitter chocolate. Very nice!
daknole (10037) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 18, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From jtclockwork. Gem. Nearly black. Light brown pour. Roasted malt, ash, molasses, tobacco and rich yeasty esthers in the nose. Flavor is loaded with chocolate, coffee, ash, tobacco, molasses, yeast, prunes, raisins and more. Great example of the style. Thanks James!
BOLTZ7555 (2879) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 18, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle acquired via trade with gothood...BOBBY ROCKS!!! Ebony pour created a thin but sticky khaki head. Aroma is toasted malt, ash, dark roasted coffee beans, and cocoa with a definite belgian influence. Flavor shows lots of chocolate, molasses, and caramel with alcohol present. A little hot...this one needs to sit for a bit.