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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Ale brewed with fresh roasted Guatemala Antigua coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (379) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Aroma: coffee, roasty, chocolate Appearance: black, brown head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, coffee Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Delicious

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerdedDave (980) - - AUG 18, 2015
on tap at the brewery; black color with very little head; coffee and roasted malt aroma; nice, dry coffee flavor with dark, roasted malts and mild bitter chocolate notes; nice dry finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bkurtz (1009) - PERU - JUN 24, 2015
Bottle - Pours very dark with a small head. Aromas of espresso, roasted malts, and chocolate. Nice mouth feel with lots of coffee and slightly bitter chocolate finish that balances the sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (511) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUN 9, 2015
BOD 1/16/15. Pours pitch black. Below average head volume, lacing and retention. Rich nose of coffee, chocolate and roast over a malt background of biscuit and caramel. Medium body with a smooth texture and a bit of oily slickness. Superb carbonation with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a nice prickly burst in the finish. The outstanding flavor profile is intense, complex and balanced. It begins with a blend of coffee and chocolate. As the middle approaches, a balancing sweetness arrives that is biscuit and caramel. The middle brings a light bitterness with a bit of roast. The prickly finish is a slow fade of the aforementioned flavors and demonstrates the malt aspects. This one has a smooth flavor profile and avoids the harshness of some stouts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brigadier (3325) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2015
12 ounce bottle
A Christmas gift, this release shows flashes of excellence amidst an overall background that puts it just above the rest of the pack. Id probably revisit this on draft but it does have some room for improvement.

Aroma / Appearance - An oily black base simmers under a thin tier of beige head. Strong black coffee with hints of hazel linger like the last remnants of a warm fireplace hearth two days later.

Flavor / Palate - Chocolate, hazel, and black coffee tease the palate. A full bodied robust mouthfeel lasts for a few minutes before it unfolds into a dense stout finish. The overall experience feels a little cloying by the end. Ultimately this brings it back down into the rest of the pack rather than setting it apart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrunkSanta410 (728) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2015
Bottle at home thanks to Brad! Pours black, fast dissipating light brown head. Aroma is light vanilla, coffee, chocolate, faint berry. Smells nice. Taste is milk chocolate, sweet coffee and vanilla, lightly fruity. Rich mouthfeel, low carbonation. Solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike5326 (1324) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Dark brown color, medium frothy tan head. Caramel, roasted coffee with a slight acrid aroma. Medium body with a watery pallet, light roasted malt flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidobutai (560) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Great beer. Poured from a bottle. Rich dark brown color, okay head. Thick mocha aroma, stronger coffee taste, very smooth going down. Better than many more expensive stouts Ive had.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2128) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Nice heavy stout with just the reight amount of coffee to make it enjoyable but ot overpowering. Best offering from these guys who are usually a miss for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2721) - New York, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Bottled. Dark pour. Chocolate and coffee aroma. A bit sweet. OK stout nothing special

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