thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - MAR 3, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours dark with thin tan head that dissipates quickly leaving some light lace. Aroma is chocolate forward, with maltiness. Taste chocolate, roast malts, light stone fruit flavors. some bitterness, full body, smooth, roast malt dry sticky finish
Gachupines (787) - USA - FEB 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with a thin tan head. Aroma is slight coffee. Flavor is sweet major with a little bit of coffee bitterness. Body could be a bit fuller.
TheBeerGod (5007) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JAN 29, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Winter 2013. Number 980. Black pour with a tall tan head. Strong roasted malt, light licorice, toasted grains, burnt caramel and dark chocolate in the aroma. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, licorice notes, toasted grains, burnt caramel, brunt wood and light coffee notes. Body is medium and slightly chewy with a strong, dense, creamy carbonation. Ends with more roasted malt, toasted grains, caramel, light vanilla, hints of licorice, burnt wood and dark chocolate.
Iphonephan (2609) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On draft at Spacebar in Falls Church. Pours a clear dark cola with a tan head. Coffee nose. Flavors of chocolate and some burnt notes. Burnt bitter finish.
BeerandBlues2 (9004) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Travlr. Pours opaque black with a huge, frothy brown head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt, light coffee, dark fruits and earthy hops. Flavor is dark malt with dark fruits, medium hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
radagast83 (4049) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured a dark black color, with a nice (at least for me) tan head. Aroma was pretty light malts, roasted notes. Flavor was roasted malts, flavor was touch of grains, dark, bitter chocolate in this one. Not too bad.
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Julio’s. pretty much black, massive brown head with good retention. Aroma of dark milk chocolate and cocoa powder. Taste is dark bittersweet cocoa, espresso grounds. Nice.
rhsiung (563) - USA - JUN 8, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
transitioning from alaska back to the lower 48. tasty. / rotten eggs, rocky, floral, lively, astringent, thin, herbs, bread, slick, licorice
puboflyons (1835) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 27, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From the 22 fl. oz. bottle dated Winter 2012. The pour is deep black with a tremendous, soft tan head that leaves a significant amount of lacing. The aroma is of chocolate, dark toasted malts, plumb, yeast, and mild sweetness. The body is medium to bold. The taste has a slight bitterness woven into the overall dark complexities. Ends dry. Very nice.
AirForceHops (2584) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz. bottle from Village Market at a price of $7.50. Deep brown around the edges and black in the center of the liquid. Nearly no head or retention. Pleasant nose of rich roasted barley, sugar and slight chocolate. Taste is a mix between some dry coffee with some light roasted bitter malt. Molasses notes. Body is about average with some good carbonation. Overall this is a really well stout. On the sweet side but still good.