troopie (2497) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - APR 14, 2007
Blacker than sin, with a lovely thick cafe au lait coloured head. Aroma of malt, chocolate and smoke. Malty flavour with notes of chocolate, coffee and hops. Nice dry finish that still lasted. It had the complexity of imperial stout without the alcohol befuddling power. This may be the best stout I have ever tasted in my life. It certaily is my first 5. ILoooveBeer (1) - California, USA - AUG 10, 2017 does not count
Bottle purchased locally in Seattle Aug. 2017. This beer is delicious. It’s quite dark, strong, chocolate/coffee taste and despite a 7.0% ABV it’s easy to drink. I will DEFINITELY have this again.
chocolate, coffee, clove, smoke, heavy cloying sweetness, thick feel, slick feel, Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - JUN 10, 2003
The color was black as a coal mine.Nearly no head at all.Roasted malt aroma with a sweet malt,spicey,fruity aroma as well.Mild hints of chocolate as it warms with an even milder hint of alcohol.Whoa this is good stuff malty mildly sweet taste,coffee,slightly smokey and a very,very mild fruit presence,there is also a slight hop presence that shows itself at the end of the taste.The after taste is malty slightly bitter with a dark chocolate,coffee bite.This is a fantastic brew and i wish i had bought more then one. orpheusiv (3) - Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2005 does not count
From the bottle, this is one of the three best stouts I’ve had. Dense head. Beer is black as night. Flavor is nutty/coffee. Good aftertaste, not the best. If you can get it on tap, it’s absolutely wonderful.