Ratman197 (14830) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 26, 2010
On tap at Strange brewing poured a clear dark brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of charcoal, roasted malt, earthiness, coffee, pine and grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, coffee, earhiness, pine and grapefruit with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish. BeerandBlues2 (13311) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Tap. Pours black with a medium-light frothy tan head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is moderate earthy hops, dark chocolate and roast malt with dark fruit notes. Flavor is moderate malt with medium hop bitterness, some malt-derived bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation. bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2011
(Draught) Pours a near black body with a medium cream head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, pine, and grass. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, pine, and grass with a dry, bitter finish. jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2011
on tap-pours a light brown head with black color. Aroma is roasty dark malt-chocolate, resin. Taste is coffee grounds, roasty dark malt-chocolate, resin hops. cubs (10635) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 28, 2011
On tap @ Strange Brewing. Dark brown black appearance with a smallish light brown head. Dark roasty malts and mild evergreen hoppy nose. Well carbonated and a bit creamy mouthfeel. Spruce hoppy, roasty chocolate malty flavor. Pretty easy drinking.
onceblind (9662) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 15, 2011
On tap as 6% with 60 IBU. Deep brown like a porter, with a light khaki head. Aroma of pepper, some ilght chocolate, lemon zest, and dark malt. Taste is pretty peppery, with some green hops, funky black malt, and a touch of lemon zest. Not sure how to feel about this one. arminjewell (9646) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Pours dark reddish black with off white head on tap at Strange brewing. Aroma has notes of roast, toffee, some slight pine needles and grass notes with some coffee. Taste is a slight hint of pine and grass, leading into toffee, coffee, some slight cocoa, finishing roasty and bitter. Not bad. JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2010
Pitch black pour with a thick tan head. The nose is a very hoppy with a distinctly earthy/minerally hoppiness. A little cocoa and earthy hoppiness. Softly cocoaish with a light coffee flavour as well. Fairly roasty on the finish with a lingering woodsy bitterness. Chewy palate. 3fourths (9345) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2011
draft. neutral nose: milk powder yeast, mild roast, very minimal aroma hops give off a spicy mint leaf scent. buzzing hop acid with medium sweetness but it’s covered with and muted by dirty yeast - sludge, mud, acid, the whole deal. mild roast, flabby finish with gritty sand and soil flavors. DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2011
On Tap at Strange Brewing Company, Denver 16/09/2010 As Tainted Black Pale 6.0% ABV 60 IBU
Hop and roast aromas. Black fruity a little rich on the palate and hoppy with a hint of dryness in a bitter roast finish.