Nero55 (922) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 13, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Rocketcity brewfest. Clear black with large tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and resinous hops. Medium/heavy with chocolate, hop bitterness, and a hint of alcohol.
Earlier Rating: 6/3/2013 Total Score: 3.7
@Magic City Brewfest. Black with small head. Slight aroma of hops. Nice balance between malts and hop bitterness.
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Fruity hops. Decent malt backbone. Doesnt quite live up to the spectacular nose.
Travlr (23569) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the source as Shadow Ops, same abv. Dark clear maroon color, thin off white head. Aroma of pine, cocoa, coffee. Taste is bitter coffee, edge of chocolate. Very bitter.
Malaclemys (464) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rocket City Brewfest, black with a tan head. A: chocolate, resin, caramel, fruit. T: resin, coffee, caramel, burnt sugar. Medium body with a bitter finish.
BeerandBlues2 (12829) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at The J. Clyde. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt, earthy, pine, and herbal hops with prunes and figs. Flavor is lightly tart dark fruits and malt, medium hops and moderate bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
DiarmaidBHK (4505) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2013
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draft at brewpub. Pours coca-cola brown with a thin khaki head. Slight floral note on the nose. I can detect a slight sliver of floral on the tongue. Did they put hops in this? Boring!
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 5, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled draft at the Rocket City Brewfest in Huntsville. Poured deep brown with a smallish off-white head. Aroma and flavor were citrusy hops, some toasted malt and caramel. Good sweet/bitter balance. Medium mouthfeel.
Itzjerm (2619) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
No aroma hardly and a thin head but other than that an excellent beer. Taste nice hopped and malty. Very good job
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