fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler. Aroma very up front chocolate with toasty and caramel malt notes. Flavor rich and well balanced with semisweet chocolate. Simple and good.
argo0 (12122) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 24, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Tan head atop brown-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, chocolate, some earthy, syrup. Taste is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, some earthy, syrup, light lactic acid. Medium body, some stickiness.
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - DEC 18, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewpub. Jet black with a tan head. Excellent lacing. Very dark chocolate nose, coffee and floral hop. Nice choco-coffee flavor, mildly bitter. Smooth body. LOVE IT.
LilBeerDoctor (3527) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler from the brewpub. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of lots of bitter chocolate, some roasted malt. Flavor of roasted, charred malt and light bitter chocolate. Solid schwartzbier with a predominant chocolate profile, very tasty and super drinkable.
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 14, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours gold with a nice white head. Smells of pilsner malt, spicy, earthy. Tastes of unusual chocolate, spicy, earthy with a cocoa finish.