beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - DEC 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown almost black pour with a sturdy tan top. Scent is roasty with chocolate. Taste is the same with a pepper note that does not overwhelm.
riversideAK (6231) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 10, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nose of dark roasted malts, some chocolate, earth, and spicy vegetal chipotle notes. Nice nose. Spicy and roasty. Pours dark brown with a nice creamy head. Flavors of roasted malts, a little chocolate, earth, spicy dry chipotle notes a little heat but subdued by the roast. Smooth creamy dry spicy. Good beer.