arminjewell (5231) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pour out of 12 oz can, thanks Markus! Dark black pour with a thin white head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, caramel, toffee, slight rye notes as well. Taste is a mix of slight biscuit, bread, hints of oak, slight bread and yeast, caramel, chocolate. Odd.
phaleslu (5208) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can that STLWill found out in California. Thanks, Will! Pours a nearly opaque dark brown color with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, rubber, molasses, and toasted sugar. Flavor of roasted malts, earth, cola, and charred wood. Light-medium bodied, with low carbonation and a roasty mouthfeel that finishes metallic and rusty. Doesn’t end up with the promise it shows early.
BVery (5153) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. Very dark pour with a nice foamy brown head. Dark chocolate, roast, and sweetness in the aroma and taste. Very tasty. Good stuff.
SilkTork (5021) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2008
2.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
GBBF, Trade Day, 2008 Gravity cask. A decent sweet stout. Doesn’t finish clean or tasty. Some alcohol warmth. OK.
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz. Can: Aroma of malt, light chocolate, light roasting, and light licorice. Poured pitch black in color with a huge, creamy, dense, brown head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout. Opaque. Sparkling. Very good lacing. Flavor is lightly sweet and slightly bitter. Tastes of malt, light hops, light licorice, light roasting, and light chocolate. Medium body. Lightly dry, lightly tingly texture. Average carbonation. Malt, light chocolate, light licorice, light roast finish is dry.
Thorpe429 (4944) - , Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Thanks to Eric for this can. Served in a tulip.
Pours black with a huge tan head and quite a bit of nice, streaky lacing as it falls down the glass. Eventually this settles into a thin cap that looks nice around the edges of the beer. The nose is pretty plain and is disappointing after viewing this thing. There is some mild roast there and maybe an undercurrent of chocolate, though that might be stretching it a bit. The flavor involves some mild roast and a touch of dark chocolate. The body is medium and it has an off-putting dry, roasty finish. An okay beer, but not something I would seek out again. Thanks again for the gift, Eric.
Serving type: can
Reviewed on: 01-24-2011
swoopjones (4940) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 7, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
can. medium bodied black pour. aroma of roasted malts with chocolate. lighter roast in flavor, touch of chocolate, tasteless finish. some malted milk balls candy upfront. OK porter
ekstedt (4934) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can (33 cl), courtesy of Ingo. Black with a brown edge, medium beige head. Roasted aroma with some coffee and ash tray. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness.
TheBeerGod (4910) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Black pour with a tall, dense, creamy brown head. Strong roasted malt, dark chocolate and light coffee notes present in the aroma. Taste is also strong roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, faint vanilla and burnt caramel. Body is medium overall with a dense, creamy carbonation. Finishes much like it began - roasted malt, dark chocolate, and coffee but adds hints of chocolate milk, more hints of vanilla and light caramel.
thebeertourist (4528) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 6, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Ushi-Tora, Shimo-Kitazawa, Tokyo. A light-brown, creamy head tops this black beer. Espresso and chocolate aroma. Meaty flavours combining with roast. Smooth as velvet and quite full-bodied. Excellent.