lb4lb (2601) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2008
Pours a light black to dark brown and is transluscent. No real lasting head. Smell is dry roasty dark malt. Taste is same but thinner than the smell. Light bodied and drinkable, but just average flavorwise. No real flaws however. Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2008
Pour is ruby amber/brown with a thin tan head...toasty sweet caramel aroma...some chocolatey molasses flavor things going on...nice malty toasty flavos throughout... ElGaucho (2401) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - OCT 22, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2007 9/10/07 re-rate. On draught at Rayboy01’s Cajun Fais Do Do. Dry at 1st whiff; settles down. Dark, mostly opaque creamy tan head. Some lace. Nice Schwarz; moderate sweetness. Low carbonation. Subdued flavor. Very nice flavorful and drinkable beer. I kept the old ratings since this was the 1st beer of the night and I was parched. Ar 7, Ap 4, Fl 8, Pal 5, Ov 16. 10/22/06: Draught at brewpub. Not much aroma. Dry and malty. Excellent lace. Very nice brew; roasted malt with some sweetness and hop undertones. Rivals Hereford and Hops’ Schwazbier, which I think may be slightly better. Enjoyable. Underrated. Proof? Gold medal at the 2006 GABF. rudolf (2360) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 15, 2006
On tap @ Cole’s. Slight brown light shines throughh, nice tan head. Nose is dry roasty malt, maybe some chocolate. Flavor is amazing - cocoa, very slight burnt but still sweet maltiness. Some cherry in the slightly caramel finish. Amazing body - light but not too thin. illinismitty (2271) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 6, 2007
Draft at Radio Maria in Champaign, IL. Pours black with a nice thick tan head. Faint aroma of dry roast and lager yeast. Initial flavor of dark caramel that transitions to dry roasty middle, with some accents of chocolate and nuts. This an interesting take on a Schwarzbier. Sort of like brown lager/ dry stout blend.
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2007
On tap @ the Brew pub: Pours a dark brown with a light tan head. Aroma, dark fruits, roasted malts, burnt notes. Flavor, roasty, wheat, dark fruits, and some earthy notes. Pretty solid. frankenkitty (2012) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - SEP 16, 2006
Served with a deep, ruby hued black/brown body under a tan head that held as a thick film. Roasty, husky, nutty aroma with whiffs of alcohol that increase as the beer gets low in the glass. Mid-bodied with a consistently bitter flavor that finishes on a sour, milky note. Lagered undertones to a roasty, almost smoked base of malt. Worthy of a second glass.
RAYBOY01 (2011) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2006
<font size=-4>On tap at <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/Places/ShowPlace.asp? Station, Flossmoor, IL 60422</font>
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2006 Great looking pour...black as the ace of spades with a huge rocky long-lasting head. Rich roasted smoky aroma. The flavors are all arrayed on the dark, smoky, roasted side of the scale, plus distinct chocolate notes. Lightly carbonated and easy-drinking, although slightly thin-bodied. I thoroughly enjoyed this experimental effort by my two favorite brewers, Matt and Andrew. YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2007
On Tap at Radio Maria. Jet black body under a small, frothy tan head. Smoke, caramel malt, roasted nuts, chocolate aroma. Medium body, watery. Flavor was slightly sweet but otherwise unremarkable. dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2008 pours black with a nice thick tan head. no aroma. there’s a woody, smoky flavor, but nothing else i can pin down. althought the beer itself is not thick, it seems to finish thickly in my throat. overall, not a great entry in the flossmoor stable of beers.
my home brewpub ==> <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/brewers/flossmoor-sta Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery