bb (6850) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Dark mahogony-black beer with a dark tan head. Nutty and caramel aroma with light spice. Chocolate and toffee flavor with chili. Medium bodied. Chocolate and chili lingers with toffee and light coffee.
blipp (6072) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Pours brown with a beige head. Dark and rich malty base, light toasty and nutty notes, chocolate, and some lingering grainy and spicy notes. Solid.
Fratto (2616) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle shared at Chad’s birthday. Darkish pour with a tan head. Little to no aroma. Taste is brown sugar and awkward chocolate.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Date: October 22, 2012
Source: Taco Mac, Decatur
Appearance: opaque dark brown, wispy tan head, bits of lace
Aroma: rich roasted aroma, sweet fruity esters
Flavor: rich roasted flavorm bitter dark chocolate, sweet fruity esters, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Score: **+ /4
Brouwerij (920) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 30, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 oz. bottle. Pours a dark ruby-brown with a quarter finger of head that settles very quickly. No lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, hints of coffee, hay. Flavor is roasted malt, coffee up front, fading into cocoa tones and slight . Finishes with coffee, caramel, malty, nutty and mild soy sauce and alcohol tones. Slight bitterness that lingers and a slight pepper heat that builds after many sips. Soft to moderate carbonation and medium-heavy body. A strong, rich, malty brew but the pepper flavor doesn’t come through nearly as much as I’d have liked. The soy sauce and malt tones really come out as it warms making it a tough one to finish.
unclemattie (4169) - Georgia, USA - DEC 30, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Boxed, 22oz bottle. Limited Edition No.7 Pours dark brown color. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate. Tastes nutty, dark chocolate, coffee, toasted grains. Finishes with a green chili indigestion character. Pretty complex flavors. Nice in a cold winters night. (3567)
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark reddish-brown popur with a thin tan head. Aroma is chocolate and roasted malt. Taste is chocolate. You get a little eat on the aftertaste. It is a smooth, well balanced beer.
robforbes (2073) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - DEC 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours a dark copper with a small tan head, and a little lacing.
smell is of chocolate, malt, spice, cinnamon, some nuts, and a little coffee.
taste is creamy, chocolate, spice, some chili, malt, nuts, and a few hops. ends a little oily and spicy.
Rrauth (1190) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2012
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hints of roasted cacao nibs. Brown with a vanishing head. A touch of sweet malt and mild spice. A little twinge of heat in the gullet. Not bad.
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kidmartinek (3640) - austin, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Minerally earthen aroma. Dark brown small ring head. A little sweet and a nice bite from the chilis. Its a little sweet. But the bite from :he chili’s makes it quite nice.