lamas (1639) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 22, 2005
22 oz. bottle. Pours jet black with thick brown fluffy head. Aroma is malty and roasty and only slightly of bittersweet chocolate. Toward the bottom of the glass the aroma of chocolate is more apparent. Taste is very roasty and of bittersweet chocolate. Finish is bitter and hoppy. Not too shabby. Jan Primus (160) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 21, 2005
Pours black with a dark tan head which doesn’t hang around for too long. The aroma of chocolate and expresso can be detected while pouring and is very present as you bring the glass towards you at every sip. The taste has the perfect balance of bitter chocolate, expresso and some hoppines. Unique and incredible in every way, my fave stout but I’d love to compare it next to a Victory Storm King Stout. slimweebs (163) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 19, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2009 This beer is absolutely amazing. Wow. Beer for dessert anyone? Nice dark color with a thick head. This beer is thick, smooth, chocolatey, with a nice bittersweet finish. I think this might be my fav beer to drink in the winter time...
Re-rate: Had from bottle. This beer’s flavor comes out better on tap. Ray1975 (251) - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 18, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2005 Rerate 10/22/05... Poured a dark brown color with a small chocolate head.. Aroma of roasted malts and chocolate.. Flavor followed suit with light roasted flavor and some chocolate and cream.. Good stout but had rated at 4.4 and don’t feel it is that good my second time around. Hotspur2001 (44) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2005 My #1. Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. For the English among us, this tastes like Smarties (not the smarties that Americans know). Wonderful chocolate aroma, chocolate taste all the way through. The most chocolatey beer out there.
RogerBurks (45) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 11, 2005
My new favorite. Rich, creamy flavor that’s not too sweet. Great maltiness with a little roasty edge. Earthiness is imparted in its aroma and palate. A truly great one from one of the best breweries on the planet. mdi (573) - Nebraska, USA - JAN 11, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2006 22oz bottle, pours a thick chocolate, with nice frothy head. Smells wonderful, like mocha. Nice rich chocolate flavor. Finishes nice and bitter. I’m a chocolate lover so this is perfect for me. It still maintains its beer shape though, it isn’t just a chocolate drink, its got some nice stout going on as well. Nice chocolate lace clings to the glass as it empties. qdog (201) - Cleveland, Mississippi, USA - JAN 11, 2005
Bottle, fairly dark beer with mild red tones, medium brown head, mild lacing, great aroma..smells like chocolate candy, great taste of chocolate too that leads into mild earthy notes. leads a little taste of hops in the aftertaste. 11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - JAN 11, 2005
Bottle. A seriously nice chocolate stout. Huge chocolate aroma, smell is just delicious. Near black in color, Very nice brown head fades out and leaves a decent lace. Full bodied. Very smooth mouthfeel, silky. Taste is chocolate with just a hint of hops in the finish. Very nice. hopdog (12510) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2005
Poured a dark, dark black with an averaged sized brown head. Milk chocolate aroma with roasted malts. Nice rich chocolate tastes. Lightly sweet with a light bitter finish. Very good chocolate beer.