MrHangover (4693) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2013
Can @ Dean’s Birthday tasting, courtesy of zer0. Pours a very dark, almost black beer with a small biege head on top. Faint aroma of licorice, chocolate and Belgian yeastiness. Flavour is medium sweet, light alcoholic and malty. Short finish and a quite watery body. Decent. timfoolery (1126) - California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Taster at Whole Lotta Brews Going On at Whole Foods in Folsom. Aroma and flavor has a good amount of bittersweet chocolate and very light chili. Palate has great carbonation and overall mouthfeel. Nice beer. hopscotch (11180) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Can... Murky dark brown ale with a small, fizzy, fleeting, khaki head. The nose is a lush marriage of vanilla and milk chocolate. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and soft carbonation. The flavor is full of carbonic roastiness, but is otherwise mostly bland. Finishes minerally and a touch acrid. Bottle courtesy of darkguardian! rauchbierlover (664) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 16, 2013
Deep black body with a bubbling, vanishing offwhite head. Complex aroma, a bit spicy. Taste is sweet, chocolate, cinnamon, vanilla. Soft body, soft carbonation Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - DEC 27, 2013
12/26/2013. From can. Black with a beige head. Roasted malt aromas with spices and chocolate. Flavors are rich, bitter, but with some acidity that throws it off balance.
boFNjackson (4201) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Can @ The BeerMongers... Poured thick black with an easy forming, light brown head. This gave off a tin can, metallic tasted in both the nose and initial flavor. Some of the most metallic I have ever experienced out of a can. As it warmed this faded, thankfully. Mostly chocolate in here. Even a hint of cinnamon. The chipotle seemed absent, maybe added some smoked notes, but hardly any spice or flavoring. The Belgian yeast also didn’t affect the flavor much, perhaps just gave it a thinner body, which allowed the roast and dark chocolate notes to dominate. BMan1113VR (7930) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Can. Black hued body with a large tan head that lasts. Aromas of dark fruit esters, plums, dates, vinous Belgian yeast, bready malt, leathery and floral with a moderatly strong chocolate presence and some earthy chipotle. Baked apples and chocolate muffins. Flavors are earthy, bready, dusty and roasty with mild pepper and stronger chocolate. Medium bodied with a roasty finish. A bit drier than expected. Medium carbonation. 50belair (3679) - Florida, USA - APR 9, 2013
Can shared at Chris’ pad. Coffee, chili, and light malt aromas. Dark brown pour with an off white head. Mellow roasted malt notes with mild and coffee and chili undercurrents. A little thin and watery. rougeau13 (3156) - Richmond, Texas, USA - APR 17, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2013 Almost black with a light brown head. Aroma of smoked chili peppers, anise, chocolate, and funky fruity yeast notes. Taste is woody with a little chocolate and full of chili pepper flavor without really being spicy. Medium bodied, lightly carbonated, and a touch dry. Everything about this is kind of mild, but there’s really no other complaint. Beerenberger (1605) - Fischer, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Aroma of chocolate, and vegetables, with hints of dark roasted malts and coffee. Pours a solid blackish-brown with a long lasting khaki head and abundent fine lacing. The taste is dark chocolate, and roastiness, with hints of dark roasted coffee, pepper, and cinnamon. Medium body with moderate carbonation. A smooth mouthfeel. Overall, a very enjoyable and tasty brew.