DSG (15403) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Vova’s place. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Black with a tan head. Aroma of lots of coffee, cocoa, roasted grains and a bit of drier dark fruits. Roasty flavor, slightly sweetish, slightly smoky, with coffee, some chocolate and a drier finish. Medium-bodied, slightly creamy oatmeal mouthfeel. A nice one. Tmoney99 (15120) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2006
Bottle. Poured dark brown with an average frothy brown head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate roasted caramel malt aroma. Medium to full body with a creamy texture. Medium roasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expextations where met. Drake (14332) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 12, 2012
12 ounce bottle from State Line. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large frothy brown head. Aroma of oats, rich roasted malts and chocolate, herbal hops. The taste is sweet oatmeal, sweet roasted malts, caramel, chocolate, bitter hoppy finish. Medium bodied. Very nice. Dogbrick (14311) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2007
Sample at the Lambert St. Louis airport location. The beer is a nearly opaque dark brown color with a thick and foamy light beige head that burns off slowly. Patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt and milk chocolate, with a hint of mocha. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Sweet caramel malt, chocolate and grain flavors with traces of hops and coffee. The finish remains smooth (bordering on watery actually) and sweet with a lingering sweetness. Above average overall. Lubiere (14240) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2016
A deep dark stout with a thin brown head. In aroma, sweet fruity chocolate malt with light grassy hops, light mineral notes, light figs, dark fruits, nice and smooth. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity chocolate malt with light peated notes, light coffee grind, musty character, light vanilla extract, a bit thin but overall, still solid after a few years. Bièropholie imports.
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 21, 2004
Opaque cola body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, chocolate, some lactic sourness, light roasty. Taste is medium sweet, chocolate, some roasty, light lactic sourness, faint cherry. Light-medium body. BeerandBlues2 (14018) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 25, 2007
12-oz. bottle received via trade with Duane. Pours black with a tall foamy off-white head, mostly lasting, good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (roasted, chocolate, caramel), light hops (herbs), heavy yeast (leather) with notes of cola and cardboard. Medium bodied, fizzy texture, average carbonation and a bitter finish. Average duration, light sweetness, acidity and bitterness; leathery roasted malt flavor. bu11zeye (13239) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 2, 2007
(Bottle, BB Jan 03 2007) Pours a nut brown body with a large forthy beige head and descent lacing. Aroma of mustiness, cocoa, and roastiness. Flavor of baked oats and roasted malt. hopdog (13191) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2006
UPDATED: APR 21, 2006 12oz bottle acquired in trade with TannerTavernboys (thanks!). Poured a dark brown with an averaged sized tan head. Aromas of roasted malts, chocolate and oatmeal. Tastes of roasted malts, light coffee, oatmeal, and chocolate. Light bitter finish with light lacing left on the glass. Sammy (12995) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle received in trade, just short of two years now. Black, a tad thin in head and taste. Lots of lace. Interesting now. Strangely boozy aroma.