Hopper8 (282) - Holland, Michigan, USA - FEB 20, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2018 I think this is a good beer, but how disappointed I was that it was nowhere near a great beer. It’s very good, but hindered by the fact that it could be great if the pepper and any other flavor but cinnamon came to the game. ElDesmadre (4441) - Mikołów, POLAND - FEB 20, 2018
Can, Berlin version, December 2017. Cocoa, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, light camomille. Has more aroma than flavour, rather light body, spicy but also nutty flavour with a spicy chili finish. Not enough body to justify such a spice onslaught. shigadeyo (3856) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2018
2/17/2018 (12 fl oz bottle): Smokey chili, chocolate, char, oak, and dark chocolate aroma; deep dark brown color, near black, minimal tan-colored head; semi-sweet chocolate, vanilla, cacao nibs, licorice, coffee, mild cinnamon, chili (a bit like chipotle), mild heat, ; medium to medium-full body, smooth and creamy; excellent chili flavor, love the smoke and char, chocolate, coffee, and cinnamon are there, but reserved, want more HEAT though. lnjm (4) - - FEB 16, 2018 does not count
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2018 Super odeur de canelle, bière de goûter avec son goût de café, cacao, impeccable avec du sucre !!! maledictum (822) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - FEB 15, 2018
Pours very dark with a modestly sized tan head. The aroma has smooth roast, coffee bitterness, dry spices show through and has a very creamy aspect. It has a medium / full body with sharp carbonation that’s pretty gentle due to the sturdiness of the body. It starts off more rich than the aroma. Lots of chocolate shining through, roasted malt, swirls of vanilla, earthy hops and coffee bitterness. The finish has a bit of the pepper meatiness, more spice and a lingering dark chocolate / coffee bitterness. Excellent stout.
thebeerbandit (58) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2018 2/14/18
With Abby on Valentine’s Day. Watching New Girl before cooking steaks.
Poured from bottle. Opaque black with minimal brown head.
Nose is lots of coffee. Some dark chocolate and maybe spice behind.
Taste is crazy complex. Coffee up front with chocolate and peppery spice - kinda like molé. Vanilla, cinnamon. Sweet with bitter finish. Soooo good.
Big thick palate. Spice finishes. Great interplay of sweet and bitter.
Wow. One of the most flavorful beers I’ve had. Doesn’t get any better. Smithld1 (381) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2018
Half in tap east. Extreme cold probably reducing the flavour but a chilli burn detectable and some coffee grounds. Feeling pretty wrecked. gunnfryd (15645) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2018
Patricks 100218. Black color with a tan head. Aroma is cinnamon, roasted malt, chocolate. Flavor is cinnamon, cloves, oat, vanilla, cocoa, roasted malt, spices. Easy drinkable complex beer. yngwie (17367) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2018
On tap at Patrick's. A black beer with a dark beige head. Cute lacing. Roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, oats, cinnamon, cloves and ginger in the aroma. It's full bodied, semi-sweet and smooth on the carbonation, with a light touch of bitterness and alcohol warmth. Roasted malts, vanilla, licorice, coffee and ginger in the flavor. Some cloves. Lasting finish. A very pleasant one indeed, but a bit on the spiced side I think. 180210 hockey9930 (331) - - FEB 9, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2018 Pours a thick syrupy black with thin brown head. Aroma of roasty dark chocolate, vanilla, and cinnamon. Taste is initially sweet and spicy with chocolate, vanilla and cayenne. Then finishes with the dry bitterness of baker's chocolate and coffee beans. Palette isn't as thick as the pour would suggest and it doesn't feel to heavy either. Probably one of the more complex beers I've ever had.