nearbeer (3812) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 27, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
3 pints on tap. Nearly opaque milk chocolate with a small ring of bubbles. Nose is chocolate, caramel, citrus, and roast. Tastes of chocolate, coffee, caramel, toast, orange, and touches of berry and char. Light-medium body is slightly watery, has low carbonation and is very sessionable, well-balanced and finishes roasty-dry.
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Capital Ale House - Downtown on 11/07/2010. Hazy brown body with a medium creamy tan head. Sweet roast and chcolate aroma. Roast, chcolate, hops and light grain flavor. Medium body with moderate carbonation.
jcwattsrugger (11173) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 17, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap-pours a light brown head and black color. Aroma is dark malt-roasty. Taste is dark malt-roasty/chocolate, earthy hop bite. Porterish.
Drake (8700) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2010
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled on draft at the brewery. Pours a hazy dark brown color with a thin head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of nearly extract-like malts with some nutty notes. A little bit too sweet. Taste is caramel, lightly roasted malts, buts and a milky note, Smooth, creamy, medium bodied and fairly drinkable.