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RATINGS: 477   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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OG 1070, 39 IBU, 7.0% ABV Malts: Pale Ale, Munich, Simpson Chocolate, Weyerman Chocolate, Crisp Chocolate, Flaked Barley. Hops: English Progress, Liberty, Summit


2.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
darb85 (49) - Canton, Michigan, USA - DEC 8, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2013 Weird. Just weird. Something is off with it and i just can?t place it. Couldn?t finish it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chucklemation (451) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Dark brown stout. Has a taste that’s a mix of some coffee and some chocolate with a light bitter finish. It’s a little too rich on the molasses.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (2612) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Black pour from bottle. Lacy head. Carbonation taste. Rich. Nutty backbone. Like a strong White Russian. Good

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2847) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
bottle. very deep brown with small head. lots of chocolate and roasted malt. a bit on the boozy side.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (1658) - Michigan, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle: super dark brown pour, black as it sits in the glass; creamy tan head that slowly settles to a thin collar. Aroma is creamy cocoa notes, sweet molasses, a touch of vanilla, & I even get a mild chile spice, though there are no chilies in this beer. Taste is kind of thin, but full of some sweet condensed milk, bittersweet chocolates, a hint of coffee & roast, and again, some back-end spice that reminds me of very faint chilies. Good beer, though it can wear the palate quickly.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1377) - - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle. Black with a light tan head. Aroma is chocolate and a little lactic acid. Taste is dark chocolate, roasted malt and some hop bitterness. Palate is slightly on the thin side with moderate carbonation. A little less sweet than I was expecting given the description.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rondphoto (1900) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Opaque black with a short-lived brown head, tiny dots of lace. Taste is a mess - roasted malt, bitter chocolate, dark dried fruit, hop bitters, each fighting for prominence. Only 7% abv, but seems higher. I expected a brew resembling a milk stout, but this is a sticky conglomeration that doesn’t work on any level.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
chinchill (1776) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Poured from a 12oz. bottle, dated 20 Dec. 2012, into a snifter. Deep, dark brown coming out of the bottle, but black in the glass. A decent sized head forms but is mostly gone before the first sip. Nice coating on the glass with each tip. S: Too weak and subtle for style, and a bit metaliic. Hints of milk chocolate, roasted malts, hops and a touch of dark fruit. Taste: Hop level of an Ameican stout but the roasted malt component is too weak. Alcohol too obvious; These form a messy conglomerate with the cocoa. Even the after-taste doesn’t gel. Feel: Smooth and near creamy; full body, medium-low carbonation, slightly sticky finish. O: Disappointing. ABV seems much higher, say 10%, it lacks balance, and roasted malts lack prominence,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillWyce (717) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2013
From notes: Poured opaque cola brown-to-black, with a small thin tan head. Aroma of chocolate, with some caramel and a touch of cream. Medium body, a bit oily, with a mildly astringent finish. Chocolatey flavor, with a burnt, roasty note behind it. A touch of dairy cream as well.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Pitch black, small head, light lacing. Toasted malt, heavy chocolate, more bitter than sweet. Enjoyed. Nice. Recommended.


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