MavDunk (113) - - NOV 15, 2017 rader58 (926) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - FEB 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at Waldo Pizza. Pours jet black. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, dried cherries, plum. Flavor is plum, clove, coffee, caramel, peat, spicy with a hint of licorice.
From a bottle. Pours cola brown with a tan head darker than most stouts. Nose is clove and spices like a Belgian but with roasted malts and chocolate on the back end. Taste is malty chocolate with little of the spiciness that was noted. A light mouthfeel and crisp finish. Like what Blacklist was trying to pull off but better. rougeau13 (3188) - Richmond, Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2017
Bottle. Very dark brown, nearly black, with a big resilient spotty-lacing beige head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, Belgian yeast, clove, smoke, and plum. Tastes roasty, rich, and bittersweet. Smooth medium body. Nicely done. jandd1983 (4604) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - NOV 1, 2017
Bottle. It poured a black color with a tan head. The aroma was of roasted malts, chocolate and dark fruits. The taste was similar to the aroma with more malts, chocolate and dark fruits with a medium body and smooth carbonation. Tasty. obguthr (6657) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2017
New plastic, plum nose. Black, thin tan head. Tar, prune, twigs. Full body, easy carbonation. Good, but really nothing special. Little Belgian yeast character. Ronavon (2) - - OCT 25, 2017 does not count
Really good! Thick and chewy like a bock but not too sweet. Lots of coffee flavors and aroma. Perfect for Fall/Winter
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jeremyh70 (1115) - Missouri, USA - OCT 24, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2017 Pours a dark black with a big khaki head with decent lacing. Aroma of licorice and some dark fruit. Taste has licorice, prunes and plums, mild chocolate, some phenolic flavor and a hint of umami. Initially has some sweetness but finishes dry with some tannic character. Medium bodied with medium light carbonation. ehaak26 (710) - - OCT 22, 2017
Bottle from Beers of the world. Aroma of coffee, chocolate and dark fruits. SpartanStout (45) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 20, 2017
This was absolutely solid, but I could never drink a second one. Coffee, chocolate, and cherry. jsporrer (1116) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2017
Pours a dark mahogany brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and dark fruit. Taste is mostly roasted malts, some light coffee, and slightly bitter dark chocolate. Smooth with a mild tingling sensation. More similar to a light stout than an Abbey. Semi-sweet roasty aftertaste. Good but not great. Hopper8 (241) - Holland, Michigan, USA - SEP 21, 2017
This is awesome. It's got coffee and dark chocolate blended perfectly together with dubbel yeast and fruitiness. It's so good.