hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2013
22oz bottle. Poured a dark brown color with an off white head. Roast, some chocolate, smoke, licorice, and some ashiness. SlackerMads (3523) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Black with a medium sized light brown diminishing head. Citrusy and light cheesy hops, wooden, chocolate, cocoa, ash, charcoal. Medium body, oily/fat texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and bitter. Ok drinkable. hivemind (922) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2015
01.24.2015 Bottle courtesy of James w/ him and Andy. Aroma is nice, chocolate, little bready malt. Dark pour, light tan head, medium mouthfeel with kind of a sticky character. Flavors are some chocolate or vanilla bean with a bit of dairy. Much more robust than expected. Cool label. NobleSquirrel (3439) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2011
Draft at Kuma’s. Not sure what all of the neg reviews are about. Sure it’s not perfect, but it’s a pretty solid beer. Pours a deep and murky brown-black with a tan head. Nose is quite toasty, some roast and chocolate as well. Kind of comes across like a big brown ale. Not much in the way of hops in the nose, they seem to have faded out. Perhaps some soft citrus peel. On taste, firm chocolate roast with a good amount of bitterness. Not terribly complex, but far from a bad beer. Decent. joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar.
Black coloured with a small beige head.
Fruity and roasted aroma of liquorice, dark chocolate, hops and grass.
Roasted and hoppy flavour of grass and pine needles.
Hoppy and roasted finish.
Frank (4236) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2011
This was the best beer of the day when I stopped through the brewpub. It is a strong porter veering on black IPA levels of hoppiness. It pours black w/ a soapy-looking tan head. Creamy texture is lightened w/ crisp carbonation and firm bitterness. There is lots of citrus hops and a strong bready yeast character. This is a well done brew and I don’t know of many beers that better combine charcoal black malt character w/ intense hops so well. andyhwcinc (1886) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Enjoyed on tap at Reggie’s in Chicago, IL after seeing Foo Fighters at Lollapalooza. Excited to have had this. Appearance pitch black with an off white head. Aroma was interesting, it definitely smelled hoppy, but with a unique citrus backing and a hint of chocolate. Taste was almost equal parts hops and chocolate, it was delicious but have definitely had better 3 Floyds brews. Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 10, 2011
Bomber from my main man StFun. Pours black with a thin tan head. The nose is roast, citrus and chocolate. The taste is burnt malt, loads of hops, ashy cocoa and bitter resin in the finish. Medium mouthfeel. Comes off more like a black IPA. Good stuff – thanks again Josh! Butters (4176) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 5, 2011
Sampled at the the Sweet Sixteen Richmond Gathering. Clear dark chestnut pour with tan head. Like a watered down darklord. The smoke is not showing through to me at all, I just get a very roasty, earthy, malty base. Badass label though. Chudwick (3367) - Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA - NOV 12, 2011
22oz bottle in a pint glass - pours dark brown with light tan head with chunks of stuff. Nose is pine or spruce hops and roasted malts. Aroma is like nose but with something sweet. Starts off bitter but turns sweeter and almost tart. Body is big and texture is surprisingly watery but a little slick. Weird. Lots of character and flavor. Way out of my element. Thanks to AR for sharing.