JohnnyJ (5569) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 29, 2015 ChiGuy68 (620) - Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2013 Tasted on tap at World of Beer in Evanston, IL. Poured a dark brown with an off white head. Strong alcohol aroma and taste.
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On draft at Stone Oakquinox 2015. Hazy brown pour, with a tan head. Roasty, oak, cocoa, vinous, mild ash, some sweetness, and alcohol. Meh. Tide (4497) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Draught at Backcountry Pizza. Black color, brown head. Bitter taste with smoke, oak, coffee, roasted malts, hops and a bit of vanilla. Bitter finish with coffee, oak, nuts and tannins. Very nice speciality brew, but a bit unbalanced. Iphonephan (7331) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 18, 2014
On draft at Congregation in Pasadena. Pours a hazy brown with a tan head. Vinous nose. Flavors of oak and hints of licorice. Boozy finish. arminjewell (9720) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Pour on tap at Black Bottle, dark brownish red pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of slight cocoa, hints of earth, nice red wine in ther going into a slightly trashy, boozy note. Taste is a mix of cocoa, red wine, earth, some dark fruit into cocoa, coffee, some boozy, trashy, finishing sweet. badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 31, 2013
On tap at brewery. Black with a creamy light brown head. Big chocolate, citrus, and red wine barrel aroma. Bright silky palate. Strong red wine, dark chocolate, vanilla, orange, and roasted grain taste with a malty candy finish. Outstanding.
pablo951 (687) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Had it on tap at World of Beer in Evanston IL. Smells of a light sweet porter with a white head. Tastes like red wine with notes of a porter. brokensail (16670) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 12, 2013
On tap @ 38 Degrees/The Full Pint 6th. Black pour with a khaki head. Really roasty nose, some smoke, and a ton of oak. Red wine comes through, slight butter, apple, and some cocoa powder. Flavor of smoke, oak, and red wine. A hint of butter, cocoa powder, roasted malt, chalk, and apple. GT (10017) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Tap at 38 Degrees for The Full Pint Anniversary party. Pours a muddy, deep brown with medium foam and excellent lacing. Nose is Scotch barrel, cinnamon, red apple, something savory..smoke. Taste is woody, over oaked again, dusty, tannic. Strange.