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RATINGS: 745   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A smooth and sturdy stout, made with 10% rolled oats, roasted barley and chocolate malt. The name is referential to the founders of Thebes, warriors who sprang from the earth when the teeth of a slain dragon were sown by Cadmus. Bittered with Chinook; finished with Cascade and Columbus hops.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (4657) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 25, 2016
On tap at The Mayor of Old Town. Black appearance with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted grain, chocolate, coffee, light caramel malt and light vanilla. Similar flavor, dark, malty, rich, creamy and bittersweet. Medium to full body with a smooth finish. 3.85 overall.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mrnoluv (282) - long beach, California, USA - MAR 4, 2016
Very strong cocoa, chocolate smell to it, intense bitter sweet chocolate, roasted bean taste is as strong as you can get. I taste notes of coffee, this really is a strong stout. Very good beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
badpuppy69 (319) - orange, California, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Pours black with thick tan head. Aroma is chocolate malt. Taste follows the aroma with a roasted malt note and some hop bitterness. medium heavy mouth feel. Really good!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RRistow12 (585) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JAN 28, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2016 Tasted from bottle. Pours black with thick beige head and good lacing. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malts and coffee. Taste is moderately bitter with a mild sweetness. Flavors of dark chocolate, smoke, vanilla, coffee. Finishes dry and bitter. Very well done stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
italianjohn (2754) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Black pour with a beige head and light lacing .... Aroma of roasted and chocolate malts and bakers cocoa with citrusy hop notes .... Taste is of licorice, roasted malts, bakers chocolate, chocolate malts and citrusy hops that lingered into the finish giving it a nice bitter bite ..... Mouthfeel is slick and oily .... Finish is dry, bitter and roasted with a lingering bitter bite

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 20, 2015
Rating #1447 - 21.01.2015 - Bottle from Co-op MacTaggart. Pours an opaque black, barelythere tan cap that bubbles away quickly. Aroma is very much cocoa, vanilla, a teensy bit roasty and earthy. Taste is a hint of coffee,chocolate and the roasted grain. Thick, frothy, but still quite rich in flavour. Mild creamy texture. Decent oatmeal stout, not sure why this classes in with Foreign Extra Stouts though.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
grimreaperguru (258) - santee, California, USA - DEC 10, 2015
Pours a nearly jet black color with a short lived brown head. Has the aroma of milk chocolate, with sweet oats, and strong notes of coffee. the flavor is of sweet milk chocolate with strong coffee notes to it. Goes down smooth with a bitter coffee aftertaste. Overall a nice foreign stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuedmaster (344) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Black pour with slight off white head. Aroma of roasted malt, molasses, slight smoke, coffee, dark chocolate. Nice rich, sweet flavors balanced by herbal hops and dry roasted grain. Medium body, oily texture, soft carb., bitter finish. Overall very good, would repeat.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (2832) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Refrigerated brown bomber poured into a glass. Black with medium light brown head. Aroma is dry toasty dark malt, medium body, medium carbonation, and little small-bubble lacing. Taste is roast dark malt, espresso, coffee, pine hops, and dry finish. Not my thing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmacklin (640) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 18, 2015
650ml bottle. Pours an opaque black with a large, long lasting, brown head that laces. Roasted malt aroma with dark chocolate, coffee and vanilla. Sweet flavour of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla and a slight burnt note with hints of hops in a dry, bitter finish. Medium to full body with a smooth, creamy, oily texture and soft carbonation. Excellent. A world class Foreign Stout.


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