wombat23 (1083) - Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2017
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Shared 12 oz. can. Dark brown, light beige head. Aroma of dark malts. Taste is dark malts, roast, dark chocolate notes, nutty. Thin, lacks flavor.
darbeer75 (760) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2017
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Aroma: oddly sour; not pleasant; Appearance: very dark amber with thin white head that dissipates quickly; Taste: follows nose, unfortunately; Palate: heavy body with long, sour finish; Overall: Not good; will not get again.
omhper (24355) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 20, 2017
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Canned from Total Wine & More, Plano North, Texas. Near black, mid sized creamy head. Chocolate and caramel up front. Sweet with medium-full body and creamy, rounded mouthfeel. Chocolate donuts with coffee and syrup. Mid bitter finish. Very solid
blipp (8643) - La Mesa, California, USA - DEC 31, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can. Pours deep brown with a thin beige head. Light chocolate and sweet malts, a little roast, moderate molasses-like sweetness, and some chocolate in the finish. Pretty good.
StevieT (1888) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 27, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a can. Very good beer, excellent name, smooth with a nice chocolate flavour.
CObiased (423) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - NOV 27, 2016
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz can - pours a peaty brown, almost black with a thin beige head. Not a big aroma but there is cocoa, mocha and some roastiness. A medium body delivers flavors of chocolate, roasty malt, a hint of coffee and cake. Ok
Maverick34 (3129) - New York, USA - NOV 23, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Canned. Deep brown pour not much head. Lots of cocoa, mild roast. Not too bad.
djd07 (13187) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can at Brewers Ball Dallas. Pours a very dark brown with medium beige head that lasts. The aroma is roast, dark chocolate, molasses. Medium body, similar flavors to nose, bitter finish, good.
chinchill (4634) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12-oz. can with an Oct. 2015 canning date on th bottom.
Poured a dark mahogany color with a moderate-large tan, frothy head. Above average lacing on the sides of the glass. Good retention.
Aroma: toffee, chocolate, warm caramel, and dark fruit bread.
Flavor: chocolate, roasty malts, roasted nuts, some dark fruits. A hint of coffee in the aftertaste. More toffee than expected for style but more chocolate flavors and excellent sweet/bitter balance..
Feel: Medium+ body. Creamy texture. Lively,medium carbonation.
Overall: tasty and well worth seeking out, although not up with Youngs Double Chocolate and some others.
zvsn (1805) - ISRAEL - APR 4, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can sample at a tasting at Beer and Beyond shop. Clear red-brown with a big beige head. Caramel, vegetal, roasted malt and spicy aroma. Taste is sweet, caramel, coffee, roasted, nuts, mild bitterness. Thin bodied, watery texture, too fizzy.