Scopey (15010) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle, thanks to Leighton at the Tuesday Horal Chugging Tasting. It pours near black with a gigantic light tan head. The nose is roasty, toast, chocolate, light ash, dark fruit, cocoa, caramel and toffee. The taste is roasted malt, toasty, very bitter, peppery, dark chocolate, earthy, resin, charcoal and coffee grinds with a dry, damn bitter finish. Medium body, moderate+ carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Good body. A big, tasty Black IPA. Another win for Maine Beer Co. Tmoney99 (14627) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle shared by Dr Silverworm. Poured clear black color with an average frothy tan head that lasted and produced excellent lacing. Moderate complex toasted malt & earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Draft. Creamy tan head atop black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, some grapefruit, light chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some chocolate, light roast. Smooth medium body, some creaminess, light resin. Lubiere (13995) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2015
A deep dark black ipa with a super luscious thick frothy brown head. In aroma, sweet fruity chocolate malt with coffee grind, musty floral hops, grapefruit pulp, very fragrant. In mouth, a nice bitter sweet chocolate with coffee grind, musty character, resinous floral hops with citrusy notes, predominantly bitter chocolate. Bottle dated 08-06-2013. Excellent condition. Drake (13954) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Half liter bottle from Beer Run. Pours a near black color with a large foamy brown head. Good head retention. Aroma of citrus hops, roast and chocolate. The taste is intense roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, with a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied, decent balance. Another great beer from these guys.
kermis (13883) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle shared with iphonephan and others. Pours dark brown with a thick beige head. Aroma of roast, grapefruit, grass, citrus. Flavour is moderate sweet and heavy bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. BeerandBlues2 (13595) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours clear opaque black with a large, frothy tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is earthy, pine, floral, and minty hops, roast and chocolate malt, prunes and figs. Flavor is lightly tart dark fruit, moderate hops and bitterness, light malt bitterness, light smoke notes, somewhat earthy and a dry finish. Medium-full body and medium carbonation. crossovert (13080) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Smells almost exactly liek another one aside form a nice hit of roast. Color is different, obviously dark brown with a frothy tan head as opposed ot the lighter counterpart. The mouthfeel is sparkly yet maybe slicker. Flavor has a huge chocolate component which may or may not coincide wiht the hops depending in your palate. j12601 (12700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours a deep brown with a huge thick tan head. Big roasty cocoa and a lovely citrus hop note, soft and delicate. Medium bodied, big cocoa and roasty malt. Lots of dark chocolate notes, cocoa and some spicy hop resins. Big cocoa over a long quinine and grapefruit filled bitterness. Lovely. hopdog (12673) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Bottle. Poured a black color, with brown edges and a huge sized tan head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, floral, pine, and citrus. Tastes follow.