Leighton (20814) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home in Salisbury. Pours.ear, rich red-brown with a frothy, fading tan head. Nose has toasty and bready malts to go along with a dose of milk chocolate. Medium sweetflavor with burnt popcorn, milky chocolate, some strong roast and filter coffee. Medium bodied with fine carbonation and silky texture. Decent balance to finish, some chalky cocoa, earthy bitterness, charred malts, wet leaves, burnt toast. Starts a bit awkwardly but finishes well.
jtclockwork (16238) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 19, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Backlog. Repeat label. Not taken. Pours dark brown. Nose/taste of molasses, cocoa, bittersweet chocolate. Lighter medium body.
bhensonb (14983) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from LetsPour.com. Pours dark brown with a creamy beige head. Aroma is rather mocha. Med body, almost. Flavor is earthy, coffee smooth burnt malt. Touch of chocolate. Finishes dry and bitter.
Ratman197 (14526) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, bakers cocoa and light coffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roastiness, bakers cocoa and light coffee with a smooth lingering bakers cocoa finish.
Tmoney99 (14287) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Poured black color with an average frothy brown head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid toasted dark chocolate malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium toasted chocolate bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.
DSG (13956) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Black with a nice bubbly light brown head. Roasty aroma of dark chocolate, a bit of dark fruit liqueur and light vinous hints. Flavor of dark chocolate, a bit of fruity notes and nice roastiness. Medium-bodied. A very nice Stout.
Drake (13516) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle, Winterland pack, from Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. Pours a clear very dark brown color with a large foamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of oats, roasted malts, chocolate. The taste is roasted malts, chocolate, cherry-like fruits, oats, nuts. Medium bodied. Nice beer.
BeerandBlues2 (13060) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Roasthouse Pub. Pours clear black with a medium, frothy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt, light coffee notes, leather, pine hops. Flavor is dark, lightly bitter malt, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Dogbrick (12770) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
This brew pours an inky black color with a medium tan head that dissipates steadily. Stringy lacing. Aroma of malt, chocolate and a bit of hops. Light-bodied with a roasty character and flavors of sweet malt, dark chocolate and slightly peppery hops. The finish is mildly bitter with a chocolatey aftertaste. Proof that Magic Hat can make a decent beer if they put their minds to it.
crossovert (12486) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Lighter in color for a stout also with some odd spice notes. It changes from being really nice to really bad each passing drink.