Chocolate Stout

12 oz bottle as a single from Total Wine, Perimeter, Atlanta, GA, USA. Pour gives a still looking, dark brown body with some spotty lace on top of the mill pond body. Nose and tastes reveal some gentle, dry, bakers chocolate (cocoa) like notes. Light acidity falls in...

Atwater Cherry Stout

12 oz single. Really not sure what’s going on with this. A dark brown body with a decent enough head, but it fades pretty quickly to leave very little lace. Poor retention. Nose gives a little malty chocolate. The tastes are odd. The cherry obviously manifests...

Breakout Stout

Drunk at the brewery just a few days after the first batch was brewed. (This was brewed for the first time in April 2010, but will eventually become a winter seasonal according to JBC). Classic, black pour with a few reddish highlights in the strong light. Head is...

Harpoon Chocolate Stout

Many thanks to DrDogBeer for the chance to try this as part of 2009 Secret Santa. Shared at The Brick Store. Pour is a fairly standard, mid-chocolate brown color with a better than expected head. Retention and lace are OK, not great, but OK. Nose is deinitely the...

Dark Horse Fore Smoked Stout

12 oz bottle from a recent trade. Wow, quite a shocking beer in many ways. Firstly the pour is really, really, really good looking. Jet black with with no light penetrating and ome incredibly colored head – literally like a deep, rich espresso. The appearance is...