ganache (6033) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Ah, excellent, I was just thinking about Moby Dick/Nantucket last night. Perfect time for this bomber. Nose is very, very sweet, has the chocolate cloy of an unbound imperial stout, some mild tang and roast barley/black patent, but very rich chocolate and some mild ripe fruit. Pours deep brown-black with a foamy light brown head. Light/watery body with plenty of roast and ash, in best semi-Irish style, does dry out to match the rising bitterness but the beginning is still sweet. Heavy chocolate and faint coffee with hard-bop roast, and the fruit is backed off. Smooth but with a little tang, rich enough to want to slow down, but uncompromising and worthy of at least some earned measure of respect. Frothmeister (827) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 13, 2013
1 pint 6oz bottle. Pours almost black with a creamy tan head. Aroma is very boozy, and it overwhelms almost everything else though there is some cocoa, dried fruit and espresso present. Medium bodied, and on the drier side for a stout, there is a good amount of bitterness present from beginning to end, big espresso notes, molasses, dates, alcohol, and some citrus in the finish. Imaena (2328) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - APR 19, 2013
Draught. Not a stout I would go for again. This is a bit thin and not roasty enough for my taste. robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Bomber pours black with a reddish brown head. Aromas of coffee mocha chocolate and some roasted malt and toast. Flavor is semi sweet with a mocha taste. Body is medium full with a bitter roasted malt finish Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - JAN 20, 2013
It pours pitch black and leaves the same color body. With a nice foamy one inch mocha colored head, it gently dies to concave lumpiness. Spotty spiderweb lacing is left. The smell is smoky and roasty with the coffee up front, some really light vanilla enters in as the beer warms. The taste is light and gives quite a bit of hops and burnt bread, some coffee, pine and hops enter gently in. The palate is light and bitter, close to watery. There is a good dry finish and a bitter and dry aftertaste. It is fairly drinkable. Overall, not bad, but not memorable, might get it again depending upon what else was offered.
magsinva (1423) - Virginia, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle from Hop City Birmingham - pours cola with a tan head. Aroma is hop forward, which is weird in a stout. Taste leans bitter. Overall, I’m not feeling this one. DiarmaidBHK (5703) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle from hop city Birmingham. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Burnt chocolate on the nose. Lots of roasted chocolate malt on the tongue. Gets less flavorful as it warms. Eh! Jow (4035) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Tap at stags head. Pours jet black with nose of chocolate and dried fruits. Tastes of dark fruits, coffee, roasted malt, milk chocolate, and vanilla. U get some booziness and it finishes sweet. Creamy mouthfeel and medium bodied arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2012
22oz bottle $5.99. Dark black, sizable brown head. Smells like a stout but nothing wowed me. The taste was rich stout with a distinct pine on the back end, very intriguing and I wonder what varieties of hops were used in this beer. Overall this beer was a very good value for the money.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 02-28-2011 05:16:05 Johnsense (1741) - - OCT 19, 2012
Nice dark brown/black pour. Smaller head. Aroma and Taste are virtually the same. - rich milk chocolate, slightly woody, dark roasted nut, cocoa, boffee - fairly bitter. Very creamy mouthfeel. Would make a fantastic dessert beer. Apleasant surprise from this brewer .