tfontana (1123) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 15, 2017 fishonmyplane (505) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - MAR 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A classic dry stout with lots of roasted and burnt flavors. Hints of unsweetened chocolate and coffee. Medium bodied. Creamy dark grey head, which floats as one large mass - almost like a floating scoop of ice cream. Hides the ABV pretty well.
Taster pour at Powder Keg Beer and Chili Festival. Appearance is opaque black with thin ring of light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, hints of chocolate, dark fruits perhaps. Taste is roasted malt but there is a tart heaviness here. Palate is light bodied with thin texture, soft carbonation and mild roasted malts but dominated by a tart quality finish. Overall, something went amiss here. The tart quality does not belong and isn't good. Didn't finish. SlovakSniper (5561) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2015
Une dégustation offerte par Frank. Merci! Un stout brun très foncé avec une petite mousse peu tenace. Un nez de café froid et oublié, de cacao sans sucre, de terre et de houblons herbeux. Des saveurs de pain légèrement brûlés, de torréfaction, de chocolat noir, de malts rôtis, de houblons terreux, de fruits noirs. Une bouche qui montre un corps moyen à faible avec un pétillement doux et une texture légèrement crémeuse. Une finale amère de grains noircis. burg326 (5604) - Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Poured a dark brown color with aromas of earth, roast, light chalk and some light chocolate. Flavors follow suit, light ash thrown in. cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pour is a dark brown cola like color with a tight light caramel colored head. Nose is heavy roast and char with a light bit of dark malt and a faint touch of fudge. Taste is even more heavily charred and a bit acrid. Some malt berry sweetness in the back and a hint sugary behind all the char. Medium to light body, slightly slick up front, well carbonated and fairly dry. jimhilt (2625) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Pours a two finger light tan head that fades slowly and leaves traces of lace. Black color, no highlights, ton of yeast left in bottle. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Roasted coffee nose and flavor is roasted/burnt coffee. Dry finish. 22oz bottle $6.99 from Market Basket Concord, NH. TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2013
22 oz bottle. Black brown with a dirty tan head. Nose is coffee, smoke and light caramel. Creamy medium body with a soft tang. Taste is black coffee, green plum, smoke and aluminum. Mostly roasty; needs more malts or hops or both. AdamChandler (5177) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Pitch black. Smells oddly sweet with figs. Tons of roasted barley. Whoa. Very toasty. Not much else. Ugh nimbleprop (8743) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 25, 2013
22oz bottle pours a watery, opaque black with a ton of frothy, white head. Nose is very dusty, toasted bread, licorice, stale coffee. Flavor is very roasty, some smoke, dusty, almost a little ashy, licorice, toast. Roasty finish. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 22, 2013
22oz bottle, thanks BeerandBlues2. Minimal beige head atop clear dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, chococaramel, some earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, caramel, some milk chocolate, earthy/grapefruit. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.