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3 Stars Ebony & Ivory
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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Southern Belle imperial brown ale with vanilla beans and cocoa nibs


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sloshgator (443) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 30, 2014
3 Stars Ebony & Ivory hits the notes to make for an excellent ale. Chocolate and malt aroma coming from this dark brown pour with a decent tan head. Chocolate flavors dominate with some coffee and vanilla notes. The higher ABV smooths out this delicious brew without emparting an alcohol bite. Ebony & Ivory is a treat to be had.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4781) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 24, 2014
Cask at Churchkey. Poured a dark brown head with a nice tan head. Aroma was notes of sweet caramel, some roasted malt, light coffee. Flavor was chocolate, sweet caramel, a touch toasted notes. Pretty enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - APR 24, 2014
Cask. Medium tan head atop cola dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some bittersweet chocolate, coffee. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, caramel, light vanilla. Medium body, some stickiness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (4193) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 21, 2014
Brownish red pour. A little bit of a trash-like aroma on cask. Some roast, vanilla and light cocoa. Watery consistency. Cask at Pizzeria Paradiso in Dupont.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gsmitty80 (1828) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Cask at Big Hunt. Great brown flavor with a good bit of alcohol. The cocoa makes it bitter but in the right way and the vanilla adds some sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TylerGreenDC (340) - - DEC 8, 2013
On cask. Aroma of dark chocolate. Thin soda like head and mouth feel. Flavors of chocolate, vanilla and spice. Marvelous!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2240) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Cask at churchkey. Smells like chocolate. Tastes like chocolate and pralines. Sweet, smooth, and delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (3641) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Cask. Pours deep, dark brown with thin, fizzy tan head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is roasted and caramel malts, plums, raisins, vanilla, chocolate, and light woody notes. Flavor is heavy chocolate, cocoa, roasted malts, light toffee, earthy hops, and dark fruit; dry finish. Medium/full body and low carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Pitch Black, barely carbonated. Essentially a chocolate and vanilla bomb that manages to keep sweetness to a manageable level. Long lingering finish. Would serve as a great after dinner drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3401) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2012
On cask at church key in DC. Pours black with a large bubble tan head. Cheesy chocolate aroma. Chocolate dominates the flavor. Somewhat thin mouthfeel. Lingering mild bitter finish.


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