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RATINGS: 1106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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This big, roasty stout takes flavor to the extreme. We aren’t afraid to use plenty of rich roasted barley and a mountain of hops to give this full-bodied stout that little extra something you’ve been looking for in a beer.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (2591) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Bottle->English pint. Deep brown with moderate lite tan head. A: dark roasted malt, earth, ash, coffee, hint of chocolate. T: ashy roasted malt, burnt coffee, earth. Watery, slightly metallic. Not a fan.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2309) - Georgia, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Dark black pour. Aroma was super char, taste was still roasty but added some chocolate sweetness. Solid.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfontana (665) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Julio’s Liquors. Aroma is strong roasted malt with chocolate, anise and a little bit burnt/ashen. Appearance is dark, dark brown, like molasses with finger-width light brown foamy head with poor retention and mild lacing. Taste is sweet/bitter rich mix of roasted malts with dark fruits, light chocolate and anise. Palate is light-to-medium bodied with thick, creamy texture, late lively carbonation, bitter roasted finish. Overall, real nice aroma and taste, decent appearance and slightly light palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Turtles (1897) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2016
Bottled @ Taylors & Jones with the Twist. Very dark with a creamy beige head, good lacing. Mild rosted aroma, sweet creamy notes, bitter chocolate and vanilla. Medium carbonated, mid-dry mouthfeel. Roasted taste, bitter cocoa, milk chocolate, sweet licorice and earthy notes. Rich tasting, solid and very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tia (1681) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Tap @ the Answer. Very dark with tan head. Had a pleasant smell on the sweetish side. Sweet at first then balanced by a nice dryness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1401) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - FEB 1, 2016
Pours a jet black with a thin, long-lasting off-white head. Aroma is roast, chocolate, and earthy hops. Flavor is roast and chocolate. Has a lightly bitter, chalky mouthfeel. Solid stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1020) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Aroma - there is a bit of nuttiness, some roast, and coffee Appearance - body is black. The head is about 1/4" and off-white settles to foam quickly. Taste - has good roast, some coffee, a bit of chocolate, and some toast. Palate - body is medium, the texture slightly creamy, the carbonation lively, and finish has some bitters coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle. Pours an opaque black with a ring of tan head. Aroma and taste of toasted malts and dark chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fuzzcro (224) - Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2016
A decent stout. No particular stand out attributes but it has good aroma, appearance and taste. That’s all it needs.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
commonmac (1030) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 24, 2015
12 oz bottle acquired from commonshawn. Poured into pint glass. Assertive roasted malt nose bringing to mind coffee and dark chocolate. Tannish head that quickly dissipates. A pretty obvious black color. Taste places a heavy emphasis on the roasted malt/barley characteristics as you would expect from a stout. It’s reminiscent of a bitter coffee that probably could use a touch of cream and/or sugar. It’s a relatively thin mouthfeel with a slight oily texture towards the end probably as a result of the hops incorporated. That aftertaste definitely wants to linger. I’m not finding a ton of complexity to this one but I have a feeling that’s what Avery intended. A straight forward representation of a stout that fans of the style will likely appreciate more than myself.


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