holdenn (2127) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2013
On tap at Haymarket
Brown black pour with almost no head. Sweet dark fruit aroma. Caramels and chocolate roast are strong and rich. Roasty rich. Lots of red fruit and roast. Creamy mouthfeel, delicious. 9/4/8/4/17 crossovert (13914) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Dense, thick mouthfeel, low carobation. Port, vanilla, and chocolate meld for an great desert beer. MrChopin (4305) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2013
sepia with heavy tan ring, light oily top. Nose is chalky chocolate, port noticeable, light plum. Flavor more barrel, more developed, heavy chocolate and port front, mid is chalky and woody, finish is light cherry and more port. Rich, decadent, all the barrels present, fantastic use, blend and preservation of components. radagast83 (8476) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Consumed a growler as "Indignant Imperial Stout - Angel’s Envy Port Barrel" thanks to Thorpe429. Thanks! Poured like motor oil with no head to speak of. Port notes, some roasted grains. Slightly sweet. Smooth and very enjoyable. Thorpe429 (5122) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Thanks, Sean! Really excellent nose with great port notes along with nice backing chocolate and light vanilla.
GT (10017) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Growler thanks to Thorpe429. Pours inky with low carbonation, no head, maroon highlights. Nose is sweet, decadent, tomato, black peppercorn, basil. Taste is interesting- licorice, oak, tomato, oak, black pepper, molasses. Palate is dry, spicy, woody, warming. Pretty nice. One of the favorites at the tasting. BeerandBlues2 (13823) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Growler shared by Thorpe429. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is dark chocolate and roast malt, figs, prunes, and plums with light spicy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with dark fruity esters, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2013
32oz growler, thanks Thorpe429. Minimal tan head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, vanilla, bittersweet chocolate, some Port. Taste is sweet, milk/bittersweet chocolate, Port/vinous, some wood, light vanilla. Sticky full body, minimal carbonation. Travlr (26130) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Growler courtesy of Thorpe429, thank you sir! Pours like motor oil. Arom of vanilla, licorice, burnt espresso. Taste is smooth, rich, chocolatey espresso. Nice. Huhzubendah (3742) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Growler shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike.
The beer is dark brown with a thin, sparse head. The aroma offers roast, oak, wine, sweet liquor, possibly brandy. Rich and full flavored. Full bodied with very low carbonation. Complex and delicious. Silky smooth on the palate with lingering barrel characteristics in the aftertaste.