dmac (6264) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2012
22 oz bomber from Spirits Toms River. Poured a medium density pitch black body underneath a large bubbly light beige head. Aroma of lactose, dry dark chocolate, dark toast. The body is loaded with srong carbonation over a medium body that finishes with a quick burst of bitterness pushed through with more carbonation. Flavor is lactose, burnt notes, lightly burnt toast, tonic water. Body and flavor could use a bump but still not bad for the money. Sammy (12204) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2008
Pours black with little head, sediment at bottom of glass. Some roast, and roast is the one-dimensional taste of this beer. Not bad for a dry stout, malt in there to keep it from extreme dryness. Drinkable, but powdery and burnt parts. tiggmtl (4545) - East York, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2004
Roasted malts figure prominently in the aroma with some mild smokiness. Opaque brown with small brown head that diminishes to thin ring. Roasty bitterness and sweet malts contrast nicely. Lasting roastiness in the aftertaste after a short flavour profile. Fairly simple. Medium body but somewhat unexciting. Bottle sampled with beerbuzzmontreal, Lubiere, MartinT, Rastacouere and SimonB. GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 4, 2005
Aroma:torefaction and cofee
Appearance:Black with a big brown head.
Flavor:big taste of roasted malt,Small cofee taste.
Rastacouere (6177) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2004
Opaque black body is covered by tiny light brown bubbles, 1cm in height. An honest blend of roasted malt and smokiness is perceivable in the nose and continues on the tongue, but it’s hard to get anything at all past that ashes-like roastiness. Exceedingly dry. Lightly powdery mouthfeel, lively carbonation. Weak.
tomthompson89 (1982) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 22, 2011
dark pour, nice head. can see its a bit thin. nose is dark malts, bitter flavor decent beer but not amazing dlovell2 (2139) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Dark brown with thick tan head. Roasted malt and chocolate aroma with some citrus aromas. Very thin feel in mouth and bubbly. Dark chocolate and roasted malt flavors and sharp bittter finish.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2009
Bottle. Pours a brown body with a tan head. Big malty body with an astringent metallic like note, not particularly surprised either. Some light chocolate malts, caramel, hints of coco and roasted coffee. Thin and bittersweet, if not for the infection? this would have been nice it seems. Caytinator (1005) - Waco, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2013
22oz bomber. Dark mahogany color, no lacing, big headed bubbles fade down to nothing, quickly. Smells toasty. Taste is primarily roasted, bitter, and somewhat malty, but not sweet or complex. A little fizzy. I didn’t like it, it’s not my kind of stout. Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2010 In short: A boring almost watery stout with no complexity
How: Bottle 22oz, consumed relatively fresh some 4 months after purchase
The look: Black body topped by a very small tan head
In long: Nose is very roasted with hints of cacao and maybe even some barrel notes even though the beer is not barrel aged. Body and taste are a big letdown. The body it very light, foamy and airy. Taste is dark malts and some vanilla. No complexity, no coffee notes, no fruity notes, almost no chocolate, nothing, just dark malts, vanilla and burnt toasts-like roastiness. Watery finish. Felt tired, old and boring, Granny Stout.