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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Cherry Stout is a blend of 6 malts combined with Montmorency Cherry concentrate from our home state of Michigan. A stout to be cherished. Open It!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2009

Date: August 08, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Ticker
Appearance: clear dark brown. wispy beige head, drippy bits of lace
Aroma: chocolate and cherry aroma, light sweetness, hint of roasted
Flavor: sweet and tart cherry flavor backed by chocolate malt, touch of roasted brings in an espresso character, light tart fruity finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.8/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
milljam (682) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 28, 2009
This was just awful. The cherries were very artificial and overly sweet. Little other flavor was present. Blah.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chandler0201 (650) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 21, 2009
Chocolate aroma with hint of cherry. Slightly metallic in taste but definite roasted malts and cherry in aftertaste. Interesting flavor but good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2009
12oz bottle. Dark brown with a tinge of red hue. Smells of chocolate malt and cherry syrup. Off flavor. Roasted malts and tart cherries. Light medium bodied. Finished clean.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 8, 2009
Pours a deep brown color with a light brown head. Aroma is roast, cherry, and chocolate. Flavor is caramel, roast, cherry, chocolate, and tart finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blklab2007 (2118) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 3, 2009
bottle poured a cola color with a fizzy soda pop off white head. aroma has tart cherry, odd chocolate, light pepper, and some minerals. thin fizzy mouth feel leads to some sour cherry, medium brown malt, metals, and a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (9821) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 28, 2009
On tap at MBG Summer Festival. Poured black with a brown head. Dark chocolate notes with an under tone of cherry. Flavor consisted of dark notes and cherry notes but they combated each other rather than mixing well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3773) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2009
12oz bottle 7/24/09 (Siciliano’s Market-Grand Rapids)-Pours black with a loose tan head and an aroma of cherry and slight malt. Taste of cherry and slight malt. This medium bodied brew has the cherry taste overpowering any other flavors. Not what I was expecting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
carlb (107) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Pours a dense dark cherry wood brown. Large, frothy, light brown head. Moderate to well-formed Belgian lace. Persistent head. The initial nose is light and suggests tart cherries. Moderate carbonation. Much lighter body than expected. If tasting blind, I would not have identified it as a stout but perhaps placed as a porter. Very modest fruit/cherry notes on the palate. If I had no visual queues, but had to categorize, I would lean toward a Flemish brown ale. Short, dry finish. Lingering notes of cherry pits. Moderate alcohol. Did the cherry concentrate replace or camouflage th hops? Quite pleasant, but not what I’d expect in a stout. One is enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
puboflyons (2959) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 13, 2009
From the 355 ml bottle. It pours nearly black with a foamy beige head. The aroma does have a hint of cherries in it along with a weak scent of malts. The mouthfeel runs about medium and weaker than most stouts. Yup, there is a cherry flavor in the taste and that is the main taste that I get. Kind of sour in the end. This is not a stout that I would buy frequently.

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