jcr (2779) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - DEC 8, 2009
Draft at Rattle N Hum, NYC. Deep brown body with frothy tan head. Nice aroma of roasted malts, coffee, caramel, toffee. Not much hop nose, just a hint of resin. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter and lightly acidic. There is a slight taste in the finish that reminds me of rye, but must be the particular combination of hop and roast bitterness. Medium body, velvety texture, at least in the beginning, lively carbonation. Easy to drink, but average sweet stout. Lubiere (14182) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2012
A dark hazed brown stout with a thick receding lacing mocha head. In aroma, a nice hopped up chocolate malt, with floral hop, nice. In mouth, a nice nutty chocolate with herbaceous and floral hops, nice. On tap at Rattle’n’Hum, Sept 21, 2012. Radek Kliber (7487) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 7, 2009
On tap at Rattle N Hum GT (10017) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 7, 2011
Appearance: charcoal brown with fine creamy tanned top (nitro used).
Nose: mild yet noted roasted malt aromas, slightly acidic , grainy with shirt feel of clean smoke
Flavor/Palate : Mid light bodied. Straight bitter roasty character on lighter bedding. Slightly earthy , organic at finish. Late roast bitterness. Not much of oatmeal character…dry stout.
Tap at Rattle N Hum. A long pour yields a Guinness type clone with massive carbonation, reverse cascade, with a forthy cream head remaining. Rings of thick, sheety nitro looking lace. Looks like it is on nitro but I could be wrong. Deep coffee SRM looking black. Tart berries in the nose. Taste up front is sweet sugar and lactose sugar moving to toast, bitter chocolate, earth, silky oats, tart berries. Tangy sourness in back end similar to Guinness. Feels like a slightly heavier Guinness clone/Irish dry stout more so than a sweet stout. Mouthfeel is thinner and sessionable. Decent. italarican (1606) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Cask at Sweet Afton. Pours a muddy dark brown with creamy beige head. Aroma has mild lactose sweetness with some tootsie roll candy. Flavor has some fruit sourness with tootsie roll. Minimal coffee presence. Thin mouthfeel.
sonnycheeba (6439) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Tap. Pours dark brown with average, creamy beige head; good retention and some lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, figs, milk chocolate, light coffee, and faint earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominate with faint fruit esters and hops; thin mouthfeel with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation with low warmth. gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Nice oatmeal stout that had a great color, head and consistency. The finsih was overly sweet for me but i guess that is to be expected, just a little too much. jtclockwork (17410) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2012 Draft. Pours black with brown head. Nose and taste of bakers chocolate and roasted dark malt with some lactose and roast coffee. Medium body. scarletfire65 (1513) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Draft at Pico. Deep roast aroma and flavor. Stale coffee, char, ash. Dry finish. Not enough body or alcohol to hold up these aggressive flavors. Feels a bit hollow. Maverick34 (3321) - New York, USA - NOV 27, 2008
Draft from cask at Waterfront manhattan earlier this month. NOt too memorable really. Oats etc.