Travlr (27125) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Draft at the source. Dark brown color. Aroma of burnt coffee grounds. Taste is very roasty coffee and cocoa. Nice. Drake (14447) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Draft at Sedona. Pours a dark brown color with a medium sized frothy brown head. Average head retention. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, oats, mild herbal hops. The taste is roasted and sweet malts, oats, dark chocolate and a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied, low carbonation, good balance, very drinkable. radagast83 (8763) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2015
Draft at Spacebar. Poured a very dark color, perhaps pitch black - maybe a touch of dark brown on the edges. Aroma was roasted malts, creamy notes.Flavor was about the same. Decent. jackl (8605) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Keg @ Sedona. Om nom nom. Dark brown pour with a medium oily tan head. Rich milk chocolate nose. Oatmeal chocolate cookie. Sweet hershey’s syrup. Nice creamy mouthfeel. Straight-forward, but nicely done. GenDV138 (8072) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Three Notch’d Charlottesville. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, roast, raisins. Tastes of dark chocolate, raisins, malt, caramel, roasty notes, oats. Medium body with a dry finish.
Iphonephan (7560) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 3, 2016
On draft at the brewery. Pours aB clear deep cola with a tan head. Roasted malt aroma. Flavors of toasted nuts and cocoa powder. Bitter roast finish. obguthr (7010) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Charred oak, soy sauce, charred meat nose. Black, thin yellow head. Charred oak, meaty, very subtle hint of mulberries. Creamy, frothy, medium body. Hearty. decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Brown/black pour with creamy tan head and lace. Aroma of hard strong coffee and a chocolate kicker. Sweet chocolate on the front with good coffee finish. Smooth silky body. very nice emacgee (4750) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Dark black pour with one finger of chestnut tan head. Roasty aroma with coffee grounds and roast barley, fruit skins and burnt sugar. Roasty and toasty in the flavor with a moderate bitterness and caramellish quote. Medium body. hershiser2 (3972) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Draft at the brewery.
I had this after the Java Stout and I could barely tell the difference. Pours dark down with little head. Smells of coffee and chocolates. Maybe some leaves. Tastes similar. OK, but again just wasn’t wowed.