Chef Chad (104) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 14, 2009
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 9/20
Well it was a session beer. Smells of some earth and grassy and some malt and that lager smell. Pours a watery black with some head. Too watery and carbonation was a bit off. Flavor was mild sweetness with light roast tones. It was quite quaffable and drinkable. I like it just hated the body
17Beer (245) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 5, 2016
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
CARAMEL AND COFFEE NOTES. POURS DARK BROWN WITH SMALL FAST GONE HEAD. TASTES OF SWEETENED COFFEE AND A LITTLE CHALK. MALT NOTES. FIZZY CARBONATION. NICE SOUR FINISH. GOOD.
chinchill (4440) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
11 oz bottle in Oregon.
Mild flavor and aroma but strong enough to leave a light lingering flavor of dark roasted grains and light bitter hops.
Solid but not extraordinary flavor. Exceptional soft and smooth but lively mouthfeel.
andrewje41 (3110) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUL 3, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Session signature short bottle, skipped the pour. Thanks to Eugene for the bottle/reminder that I never rated this back in my Session kick days. Creamy chocolate malt. Almost like a sweet cream, milk chocolate porter. Interesting, unique lager. Dark, but cool finish. Pretty good stuff.
fordest (2470) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - FEB 24, 2016
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Trader Joes that I took camping. Roasty black flavors were nicer than most lagers. This was not too bad really.
ogre71 (318) - Utah, USA - JAN 29, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a good dark malty lager. Smooth drinking plenty of flavor would recommend.
Foxbush (1857) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 26, 2015
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle One of the twelve beers of Christmas The beer poured a clear dark brown to black. The beige head dissipated quickly. The aroma of roasted caramel malts and chocolate. The beer has a light body and soft carbonation. The taste of roasted malts dominate and there are hints of chocolate. The finish is clean with hints of some bitterness.
BeerdedDave (1413) - Beckley, USA - OCT 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
mohogany-black with red highlights; caramel and roasted malt aroma; crisp, caramel malt flavor; smooth and clean
climberbob (454) - Virginia, USA - JUN 6, 2015
3.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Stubby bottle into stout glass. Dark ruby beer that is not as black as I was expecting. Decent head that sticks around a bit. Not much aroma - mild malt and that is about it. Smooth almost creamy mouthfeel - light but not at all watery. Hints of milk chocolate, vanilla and smooth malt. No real bitterness. Very good easy drinker. Would be interesting to try this one on nitro!
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jrodooo5 (1541) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - MAY 22, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Decent beer but clearly the goal was solely sessionable. Pours dark brown w/ a tan head that leaves little lacing. The aroma has subtle caramel notes. The taste is primarily caramel throughout. Not much complexity & a bit thin on the palate but overall ok. I probably wouldn’t seek this out again!
asheft (3007) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Delicate coffee and lager aroma with faint noble hops accents. Clear brown with a quickly dissipating off-white sheet on top. Nutty coffee and faint chocolate flavour. Low bitterness, slightly dry finish. Medium light body, moderate carbonation, almost crisp but for the smooth chocolate.