Iphonephan (7194) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2013
On draft at Galaxy Hut in Arlington VA. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Smoky flavor with a hint of licorice. Medium to heavy bodied with moderate carbonation. Slightly bitter lingering finish. ROGUE (2215) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - SEP 21, 2013
22oz bottle. Pours a rich black color with a thin tan head that lasts, leaving some rings and spots of lacing. The smell is hoppy with citric and herbal pungent hops, and underlying chocolate.The taste is of chocolate, caramel, and coffee with a pungent, somewhat "green" hop accent. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and alcohol well-covered.
JulienHuxley (5909) - Sherbrooke, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle. Opaque black pour with small tan foam. Aroma of coffee, very chocolatey as well, flavor of fine coffee, chocolate and a strong hop bitterness. Palate is silky, med-full bodied with med carbonation. Tasty. mtdewa1 (441) - rome, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Dark brown pour, tan head. Hints of tobacco and caramel. Taste of tobacco. Complex but smooth throughout. Good beer mcclainc50 (217) - New York, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Pours dark with thick dark brown head. Tastes of tobacco and burnt caramel. Smooth mouthfeel and easy to drink.
MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Poured from 22 oz. bottle after cellaring for 17 months.
Opaque, brown-black with a 2-finger tan head and excellent lacing.
Aroma of intense roasted malt, figs and roasted coffee with some dark fruit and chocolate as well.
Taste of espresso, dark roasted malt, dark fruit and burnt chocolate.
Full/medium body and medium carbonation with a robust mouthfeel that is a nice match for the robust flavor.
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Bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Flavor was creamy smooth with rich chocolate, roasted coffee, caramel, dark roasted malts and some subtle dark fruit. DCLawyer (2904) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Bomber->tulip. Deep brown with thick tan head. Aroma: coffee, dark fruit, sweet malt. Taste: coffee, cocoa, sweet dark fruit. Pretty good. Sledutah (7791) - Utah, USA - MAY 6, 2013
22oz bottle shared by Dallas Gription79 (2893) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Appearance: Dark brown with a medium sized tan head and good lacing
Aroma: Roasted malts, toffee, chocolate and sweet malts
Taste: Roasted malts, chocolate, grainy and citrus
Nice, smooth and tasty
Poured from a 22 ounce bomber. The aroma is chocolate, coffee, raisin, earthy, toffee. The flavor is toffee, chocolate, prune, rich dark malts, creamy. An interesting imperial porter.