DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2012
Poured into a pint glass. Release #17, 5.6% ABV.
4.0 A: Black color. Two fingers of creamy tan head. Retention is about average and a thick ring of lacing is left.
4.5 S: Supple roastiness, lactose, vanilla, and coffee. Grainy malts. Plenty going on here and it all works well together. Seems to be a well made milk stout.
4.0 T: Tastes great too, but has less power than the nose. Again it has roastiness, lactose, vanilla, chocolate, and coffee. Grainy malts. Very tasty beer.
4.0 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Good creaminess for how light it is. Well done.
4.5 D: Great stout. Shows that you donít need a huge ABV to pack a stout full of flavor.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 07-03-2012 17:59:54 Thisis12ptfont (1173) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - JUL 18, 2012
Roasted nuts, coffee, molasses and chocolate come through on the aroma. Darkened mahogany in color with a thin foam top. Flavor is roasted coffee, nuts, chocolate and some oats. Carbonation is decent and body is light. Overall, pretty decent brew with a primarily coffee flavor. A little thin and a little watery. Nevertheless, itís got some decent drinkability. B- rating. ration (2211) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2012
blipp (9139) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUL 5, 2012
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Pours dark brown with a nice head. Aroma burnt malts, hops. Some chocolate. Medium palate. Not Bad.
Draft. Pours near black with a beige head. Lightly roasted malts, toasted grains, and a dry nutty sweetness. Pretty good. JaBier (7806) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Pint at Lounge 62. Dark brown pour with a huge tan nitro head. Aroma is roasty and a bit ashy, with a chocolate note. Creamy chocolate flavor with a roasty and bitter finish.
mansquito (6323) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Total Wine, Fairfax 650ml ($5ish): Pours a dark brown with a very light brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, along with a bit of burntness, and some chocolate. Taste is very minimally sweet. Roasted malts are what is going on for the most part with a burnt finish. This is hardly a sweet stout. I do not know who claimed that. There is also a cheap tin coffee taste up in this. This is good, but in no way outstanding. maxwelldeux (4374) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Wow. Just, wow. This has coffee and chocolate flavors without being harsh. Itís dark and thick without being heavy. Easy to drink. Amazing. Gription79 (2886) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Poured from a bottle at the brewery. The roasted malts are firm, some caramel malts, notes of coffee. A nice stout, easy drinking stout. TheBeerGod (6208) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Bottle - Release #15, 5.6% ABV. Black, cola colored pour. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate notes, burnt caramel and coffee. Taste is bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, and coffee. Burnt cookie notes as well. Body is medium with a soft, dense, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, coffee and cocoa. Dogbrick (12912) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2012
Sample at the House Wine EPIC beer tasting on 04/18/2012: This beer is black with a medium tan head that recedes steadily to an outer ring. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Roasty aroma of malt and coffee. Medium body with a toasty malt character and notes of mild coffee, chocolate and a touch of hops. The finish is roasty with a sweet malty aftertaste. Decent overall.