djd07 (14508) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2017
Bottle at RateBeer Best. Pours black with small tan head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is roast, chocolate, vanilla, wood. Thick, roast, ash, smoke, cocoa, boozy, dry finish, very good. stevoj (5040) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 6, 2017
Bottle share courtesy of Blake. An apt name for this brew, pours out black and oily. Very roasty in aroma and taste, kind of smoky.. Hints of sweetness and chocolate are evident too, just enough to catch your attention. BuckeyeBoy (7680) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 5, 2017
355ml bottle pours out black topped with a tan head. Nose is nice roast malts chocolate sweetness some ash and smoke. Taste is more of the nice roast malts chocolate sweetness and ash tray. omhper (25119) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2017
Bottled at Ottawa gathering. Dark black with rich brown head. Oily, peaty nose. Mid sweet with a light tartness. Full bodied with rounded, oily mouthfeel. Lemon, tar, peat and licorice. Warming bitter finish. A big beer, no doubt. Lubiere (13911) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2017
A deep dark imperial stout with a thick deep dark brown head. In aroma, nice bitter chocolate with dark ground cherries, lactic acid, dark fruits, alcohol warmth, intense and complex. In mouth, bitter sweet chocolate with coffee grind, peated notes, woody notes, alcohol warmth, light burned caramel, intense and challenging.
rouhlas (3616) - GREECE - FEB 28, 2017
From tap/bottle at Ratebeer Best festival, Santa Rosa. Black color with small beige brown head. Roasted malty aroma, chocolate, licorice, coffee. Sweet and bitter like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation. anders37 (26625) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2017
Draft @ RateBeer Best 2017. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate licorice aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and licorice finish. DSG (14784) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 21, 2017
[1/28/17] Bottle/Draught at RateBeer Best festival in Santa Rosa. Black. Roast, coffee, licorice, chocolate, sweetish and bitter. RobertDale (6474) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 6, 2017
At RateBeer Best 2017. Comes black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, coffee, and dark fruit. Aptly name. Nice. slowrunner77 (12044) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 31, 2017
Flat black pour. Looked like motor oil, but needs some carb. Molasses, treacle and light smoke. Kinda lifeless.