coburn_c (10) - Indiana, USA - OCT 13, 2017 djroehler (290) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours black with thick creamy mocha head, which disappears into nothing. Smells of roasted vanilla beans, coffee, dark chocolate. Medium light body but very creamy, vanilla, lighter malts, chocolate, cinnamon, finishes in a different way I can’t describe perfectly, almost cereal like, but good.
Smells like roasted malt. Looks like a stout should look. Tastes like a wonderful chocolate, coffee, vanilla bean milkshake. Feels creamy yet light and effervescent. This is my favorite easy drinking stout. One of my favorite beers. See Xocoveza if you prefer a challenge. tompete (344) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2017
Pours midnight brown with a fine tan head. Aroma is vanilla and chocolate. Flavour backs it up with delicious roastiness. Body is wonderfully thin. Finish is roast and vanilla. DougsBeer (29) - Nebraska, USA - JUL 28, 2017
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Pours a very dark brown color. Mocha colored head, poor retention, no lacing.edgallow (4376) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 21, 2017
Aroma is vanilla, light, but up front and prominent. Light coffee, coffee creamer, raisins. Brownies. Some malts, but not too much.
Taste follows the nose. Quite delicious. Coffee, brownies, raisins, vanilla.
Mouthfeel is medium light. Thin and watery. Has some grittiness, which makes me think vanilla bean ice cream. Maybe that’s not it, but it works. Smooth and creamy.
Overall, pretty tasty. A slight nudge better than the original. Very enjoyable. Yes, I recommend it and I would buy again.
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate and coffee. Taste is vanilla, coffee and grains.
Niko100 (2982) - Chicago, New York, USA - MAY 14, 2017
Dark brown/black color; Medium body; Aroma of toasted sweet malt, vanilla, cocoa, & dark chocolate; Flavor of roasted malt, milk/dark chocolate, some vanilla, hops, and coffee; Good. MavDunk (108) - - MAY 14, 2017
On tap. Pours black with tan head. Scent is coffee and vanilla. Taste is similar and includes malts an cocoa. Body is is on the heavy side. Finish is sticky and sweet. Andrew196 (1978) - Katy, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2017
Pours somewhere between brown and black, fizzy beige head, elusive. Nice aroma, very rich for the abv, deep coffee roast, caramel, earth, chocolate and vanilla galore. Thin as expected for 5% but very nice... Chocolate syrup, vanilla bean, lingering coffee bitterness. Dry finish. Solid. dfinney23 (3395) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2017
Dark and sweet and chocolaty and roasty and vanilla, vanilla, vanilla. Also, vanilla. jhamp9 (1934) - Corinth, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2017
Deep dark brown pour with a creamy beige head. Aroma is coffee with French vanilla creamer and toffee. Taste is chocolate, coffee, vanilla and oats. Medium body. Really nice beer.