VastActiv (8171) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2018
Tap at City Tap House, Boston. Color is dark brown with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Coffee... and coffee. Very strong coffee with some roasted malts., tapefuzz (1026) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 19, 2018
16oz can. Pours dark brown with a large, fluffy/frothy light tan head. Big aroma of roasted coffee with just a hint of vanilla. Taste is coffee, mocha, roast, vanilla, and a light woodiness. Coffee develops a fruitiness towards the middle. Light, roasty milk chocolate at the end. Light-medium body. Moderate carbonation. Smooth, slick mouthfeel. puboflyons (3599) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 17, 2017
From the pine can with a canning date of 11-16-2017. Pitch black pour under a modest tan head that leaves significant lacing. Big aroma of cold brewed coffee almost overwhelms everything else. But it is a coffee stout. The body is around medium and smooth. The taste has a big coffee character that, like the aroma, overwhelms everything else. It should keep me awake tonight. Stoned99 (1729) - St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2017
12 ounces glass on tap shared with brother. Aroma: lots of raw coffee beans, roasted malt, chocolate, ashes. App: dark brown with red tint, small mocha head leaving nice lacing. Taste and palate: medium body, moderate carbonation, some tobacco in mouth as well, light roasted bitter finish. Overall: good stuff. Enjoyed the nose a bit me then the taste. It’s a tiny bit watery. Also there is a bit too much ashes to my taste but overall this is good. Bebum (1165) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 30, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2017 Opaque. Big coffee nose. Full body, assertive flavor, hot and lean mouthfeel, long, weak and stern aftertaste. Bitter, crisp, very dry. Strong, domineering and austere roast flavor of roast barley, coffee. Big but severe, can't have a lot of it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Quick3Beers (1610) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - APR 25, 2017
Pours black from a tap. Ridiculous cloying sweet coffee syrup smell and flavor, almost unpalatable. asheft (3130) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 16, 2017
[can from HB Provisions]
Sweet, iced dark coffee with milk aroma and a little pine and funk. Opaque black under a bubbly, beige, lacy collar. Potent bitter coffee and roasted barley flavour with almost assertive bitterness and accents of pine resin and dried, dark fruit. Medium body, moderate carbonation, fairly crisp. rodenbach99 (4571) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - APR 8, 2017
EBF Boston 2017. Une robe brune foncée avec une mousse beige. Un nez de café frais moulu, de grain de café de machine à torréfier. Très belle bouche, légèrement plus mince qu’un imperial stout. Une touche de chocolat parmi ce café intense. Bulk_Carrier (6064) - Vermont, USA - MAR 25, 2017
Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a super dark brown color almost black in color with a good two finger off white to tan foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Big clingy well ringed foamy lace.
The aroma had a soft sweet espresso to coffee bean rich roastiness flowing evenly over some vanilla nibs. Light ash, and some wood. Roasty chocolate nibs at the end.
The flavor blends the sweet to the roast. The vanilla and espresso meld to meet the roast, fully flavored and touching down upon the aftertaste well balanced. Glides right on into the finish very nicely.
On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Good carbonation. ABV seemed just a tad under than what was projected by the brewer.
Overall, if this the blend of the Norweald and another one of their stouts, well, it definitely smoothed out Norweald extremely nice as the ruggedness from that beer seemed barely there in this one. gregwilsonstl (2745) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 13, 2017
Plenty of espresso. Thick beige lacing. Medium body. One of the better coffee stouts Ive had. Thx Patrick.