hopdog (13258) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2017 fidelis83 (2535) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - FEB 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black pour with a 2 finger, creamy tan head. Aroma of dark fruit, sharp licorice/anise, sweet bread spices, roast, burnt sugar, vanilla, earth and woody notes. The flavor is interesting, it starts off pretty normal, with some roast, coffee, caramel, hints of smoke, light woody and vanilla notes, and white bread toast, then a second wave of flavor hits with licorice, coconut and mint, as it moves more toward the back of my mouth. It finishes with earth, chocolate,roast, dark fruit banana bread and that coconut, licorice and mint lingering on. Medium body, slightly creamy entry that immediately dries to a pretty dry finish. Pretty enjoyable overall, it really has some interesting flavors going on, though not necessarily 100% good.
22oz bottle. 2012 Vintage. Poured a dark brown color with a small sized tan head. Darn fruits, chocolate, vanilla, and some roastiness. Not bad. Sdaniel90 (1111) - Mexico City, MEXICO - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle, 650ml. Opaque dark brown with a minimal head. Aromas of dried fruits, molasses, some hoppiness, alcohol. Medium bodied, moderate to fizzy carbonation. Lactose roasted characer into a yeasty and bitter finish. Percy0103 (784) - MEXICO - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle, 650ml. A dark beer with minimal brown head. Aroma is of dried fruits and alcohol. Taste is moderately bitter with an aftertaste of dried fruits, especially raisins. Light bodied for an Imperial Stout with considerable carbonation. Somewhat alcoholic finish. dfinney23 (3424) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2016
I think I get what they’re aiming for but this comes off more like "stout light" than "Belgianized". A little fruitier than a typical stout but lacks complexity and subtleties that would be found in a fine Belgian. DiarmaidBHK (6151) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Draft at Hayseed. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Leaves trace lacing in the glass. Fairly fruity on the nose. Interesting mix of roasted malt and Belgian yeast notes on the tongue. Finished clean. This vintage was from a 2012 keg so the flavors may have deepened as opposed to a fresh keg.
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shigadeyo (3820) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2016
Licorice and molasses, rich, malty, sweet, soft herbal bitterness; dark brown, opaque; medium full body, smooth; delicious and a steal at only $3/bottle. oldrtybastrd (5228) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2016
Dark brown/black color,small tan head that had a short life .The aroma was roasty malt with a nice hint of hops and maybe a little grapefruit,chocolate and coffee. Taste is chocolate and maybe smokey malts. Ron (4266) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle. Brought this bottle that I aged 13 months to the In-laws to share. They made the Easter dinner for us. Pours dark brown with a small, creamy, tan head. The aroma is a collection of chocolate, plums, figs, vanilla, brown sugar, toasted bread and roasted nuts. Full-bodied and oily with modest carbonation. The flavor is nicely balanced – roasty, toasty and loaded with dark chocolate, figs and dates. Lightly bitter finish. TaktikMTL (8014) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 7, 2016
Bouteille de 22 oz achetée chez Beverage Warehouse (Winooski, VT) au coût de 6,65$. Arôme: Odeur de céréales grillées et de chocolat noir. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’une mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de céréales grillées et de chocolat avec une pointe fruitée. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement fruité. (Rating #6807) WillRunForBeer (2804) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Bomber from Cigarette City. Pours dark brown with a beige head that quickly fades to a ring. Aroma is dark chocokate, raisin, fig, a hint of vanilla. Flavor follows. This is a nice, easy drinking stout, especially for 8.7%! With flavors of light molasses, dark chocolate, raisin, fig. A hint of vanilla in the finish.