kryon (3769) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2017
Pours black with low brown head
Aromas lovely with subtle notes of chilies, chocolate, coffee, vanilla and cinnamon
Taste has notes of chilies, dark chocolate, fudge, cinnamon, coffee, vanilla
Mouthfeel is medium sweet, full bodied, average carbonated and low bitterness ansalon (4084) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2017
Pours a luxurious black with a medium foamy mocha head. Aromas of chocolate, vanilla, slight cinnamon and chili, roasted malt, roasted nuts, muscovado sugar. Taste is chocolatey and roasted with very nice vanilla notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and somewhat creamy with low carbonation. douglas88 (9505) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 19, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2017 On tap at belmont station. Pours a pitch black color with a medium brown head. A big sweet spicy nose. The flavor is big rich Mexican chocolate, vanilla, cloves, light roast. Very decadent. Smooth. Great palate. This is a big beer, and it very sweet. But I think the overall package is so well done that it works really well. jandd1983 (4444) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - DEC 4, 2016
On tap at the brewpub. It poured a jet black color with a tan head. The aroma was of vanilla, chocolate, some spices and coffee. The taste was similar to the aroma with more vanilla, chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, and wood. Really good. gregwilsonstl (2573) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 27, 2016
Wow. Lots of vanilla. Chillis but not spicy. Like eating mexican cake w vanilla icing. Thick fudge. Chocolate. Amazing.
vyvvy (6572) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Pours very dark brown with a small dark team head. The aroma has a lot of cinnamon and peppers off the bat. There is smooth roast and a bit of a milk chocolate aspect. The beer has a full velvety body with gentle soft carbonation coating the mouth. The taste starts off with cinnamon, roasted peppers meatiness, chocolate, roasted malt with a hint of roasted bitterness and just a hint of vanilla. The finish has some earthy hops, dry spices and peppery spice. Quite good, but hoped vanilla would be bigger. GenDV138 (7470) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Black with tan head. Aromas of roasty notes, dark chocolate, roasted chili pepper, vanilla and fudge. Tastes of dark chocolate, light chili, light vanilla, fudge, roasty notes. Full body with a dry finish. Better than Coffee Abraxas but I think regular Abraxas is still the best of the non barrel aged versions. solidfunk (9208) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2015
I think the regular abraxas is a touch better but that’s just pulling hairs. Light well integrated vanilla and heavy dark chocolate. Lots of roast and less pronounced chili than the regular. Pours black with great head and lacing. Bittersweet finish. Tap at churchkey. Iphonephan (7076) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2015
On draft at Churchkey during the 2015 Oerebbuak Abraxax Launch Party. Pours black with a tan head. Flavors of vanilla and dark stone fruits. Velvety mouthfeel. Hot finish. Nickls (2554) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Tap. Jet black, very dark tan head. Lots of Mexican cakiness, dark chocolate, and pleasant rounded sweetness from the vanilla I’m guessing, and slight spice in the aroma. Cinammon bark, dark chocolate cake, some savory bitterness, heat is present from the peppers, but not vegetal. Thicker velvety sticky body.