Tmoney99 (13911) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 11, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap sample at CBW 2011. Poured a black color with a large frothy brown head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted chocolate, coffee aroma. Medium to heavy bittersweet roasted black coffee malt flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Solid beer.
Dogbrick (12252) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 6, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at the brewpub. Pours black with a medium tan head that recedes steadily. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and touch of dark chocolate. Full-bodied with a roasty character consisting of dark malt, bittersweet chocolate and coffee. The finish is malty with a roasted coffee aftertaste. Above average overall.