onceblind (9676) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 20, 2016
Black pour with a thin light tan ring of foam. Interesting earthy dry roasted black malt on the nose with a little kiss of bubblegum and earthy cocoa. Smooth toasty black malt flavor that’s semisweet and medium full. When it warms there’s a wee kiss of coffee in there that’s quite nice. Overcomes the weird aroma quite nicely. miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2015
DiarmaidBHK (4907) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2015
Draft at taproom. Pours coca-cola brown with an inch of thick khaki foam. Leaves a lot of lacing in the glass. Nice roasted malt thing on the nose. Mouthfeel is not as slick as I thought it was going to be. It’s a little thin on the tongue but the roasted malt does come through. Finishes clean. Solid but I think I prefer their extra dry version. kevinator (2205) - The Colony, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2014
Decent stout. Dark malt aromas with roasted essence. Dark chocolate color with a thin foamy head. Smooth palate with lighter weight and a dry finish. Good style characteristics with a roasted and woody flavor that finished dry with complimenting hops. A little better than average. gregwilsonstl (2504) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Dark black. Small bubbles in foam. Sits well on palate. Charred. Hints of oak. Pretty Damn good.
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Pours a pitch black, like oil. Small amount of dark tan, almost light brown frothy head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is quite malty. Coffee and chocolate notes along with a slight burned caramel smell. A small amount of herbal hoppiness. Taste is medium-heavy bitter and lightly sour. You can really taste the coffee in this one. Its a very strong after taste that intensifies for a bit even after you have swallowed. Full bodied with a thick, creamy texture. Average carbonation leads to a long, bitter coffee finish. Overall, this is a damn good beer. Wish I could get this every day! seymour (2045) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - SEP 27, 2011
Tasted on-tap 9/17/2011 at the Hop in the City Festival in a clean half-pint taster glass. Marketed as "Nitro Stout." True-to-style, which is a good one, but otherwise unimpressive. I know it’s become fashionable to dog Guinness, but I still like it better than most micros. Schlafly’s is fine, and still a go-to beer when I’m at the brew-pub, but not as crisp and complex as I would like. phaleslu (10267) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2010
Draft sample at Hop in the City 2010. Pours a dark, nearly opaque brown color with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted barley malts, chocolate, coffee with cream, toast, and earth. Flavor of roasted chocolate malts, cream, light coffee, toast, and earthy hops. Medium-bodied, with mild carbonation and a smooth, dry, toasty palate. This is a dry stout done damn near perfectly. Labeled "Nitro Stout" at the festival and sometimes "Irish" or "Dry", it’s all the same great dry stout that Schlafly nailed. I could drink this all day. TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 30, 2009
On tap at Springhurst Liquor Barn, labled as Dry Stout- Pours black with a mostly receding tan head. Notes of light roast, chocolate. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation. hopscotch (11101) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2009
Draft… Pitch black ale with a small, velvety, off-white head. Good retention. The nose offers espresso, charcoal, dark chocolate and blueberry. Medium-bodied and watery with tickling carbonation. The flavor is fairly acrid and provides a good bit of dark chocolate, but is also a touch thin. Diluted, lightly bitter finish. Probably would have been more enjoyable on nitro.