Travlr (26091) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Bottle. Very dark maroon color, small tan head. Aroma of peppery dark cocoa. Taste is burnt espresso and bitter chocolate. Leighton (22307) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle at home in London, just after watching Chelsea prevail over Bayern Munich in penalties. Pours dark brown-black with a moderate, thick beige foam head. Decent roast in the nose with some milky chocolate notes. Medium sweet flavor with dusty cocoa, roasted malts, light smoke, earth, dark chocolate, creamy chocolate. Medium bodied with average, smooth and creamy carbonation. Sweet, faintly sticky finish, lots of dark and milky cocoa, restrained roast, understated roast, some toasted grass, earth. A very solid stout overall. I’ve had this bottle for about a year and it’s drinking really nicely right now. Tmoney99 (14972) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Draft. Poured black color and an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy dark chocolate malt and nuts aroma. Medium to full body with with a smooth rich texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy roasted bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Good complex beer.
Drake (14078) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 29, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Kroger Athens, OH, opened 7/18/14. Pours a dark brown color with a medium sized fizzy brown head. Poor head retention. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, mild hops. The taste is chocolate, roast, vanilla, dark fruits. Thin bodied. Decent. crossovert (13909) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2013
This is actually really outstanding. Cocoa and caramel flavors, nice body, roastiness. Great.
Dogbrick (13775) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Pours black with a medium frothy off-white head that dissipates slowly to a film. Top ring of lace with spots underneath. Roasty malt aroma with notes of chocolate and hops. Medium body with flavors of burnt malt, chocolate, mild coffee and hops. The finish is roasty with a short coffee aftertaste. Above average overall. bu11zeye (13215) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2012
(12oz bottle) Pours a near black body with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, nuts, and black licorice. Flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, oats, some dark fruit, and coffee. hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2010
12oz bottle. Poured a dark, dark (almost black) color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of roast, burnt malts, some chocolate, a little earthy, and licorice. Tastes of chocolate, licorice, lighter roast, and lighter earthiness. Body on the thinner side. BVery (11361) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2011
Bottle. Very dark pour with a huge frothy off-white head. Big aroma of coffee and some sweet fruit. Thinner palate. Awesome roasty coffee flavor with some dark fruit. Nice brew. DocLock (11049) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2010
Bottle from CAH. Pours onyx w 2f brown head and good lace. Nose is roasty dark malt, choc, nuts. Tastes dark malty, with solid dark choc, some coffee, raisin. Pretty complex and well made.