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RATINGS: 1078   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
This big, roasty stout takes flavor to the extreme. We arenít afraid to use plenty of rich roasted barley and a mountain of hops to give this full-bodied stout that little extra something youíve been looking for in a beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Handypaul (326) - - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with a small quickly disappearing head that leaves no lacing. Aroma is ashen malt, a bit of coffee and hints of chocolate. Light to medium bitter in a disappointingly thin body, lively carbonation and a very long lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lownote (333) - USA - DEC 30, 2014
Pours big and black with an off white head about an inch thick into a pint. Aroma is roasted leaning towards coffee but a general roasted maltedness thatís unusually freshlike. Taste is nicely sweet with that roasted goodness. Thick body with a little carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beer5000 (5126) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2014
355 ml bottle. Dark, dark brown body, almost black with a small, dense brown head. Very nice aroma of dark malt, coffee, dark chocolate and dry fruit. Flavor is nice as well, sweet, smooth, mild roasted dark malt, toffee, dark chocolate, mild coffee, dry fruit and a pleasant level of bitterness. Fine body and nice aftertaste of sweet tasty malt and pleasant fruity bitterness. Classic American Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidobutai (534) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Black color with a brownish head. Roasted coffee aroma, vanilla on the taste. More than anything this is a full bodied beer. Almost -- I donít know -- thick? Good beer, but I could only have one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5398) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Not sure why Iíve never rated this - oh well - I very much enjoy this stout and always forget that fact - itís probably been a year since Iíve last had it - I am.drinking it now and reminded of what I enjoy - creamy texture - strong, but not overly bitter roastiness - some balancing vanilla and chocolate sweetness - light smokiness - finish of espresso - a nicely balanced and flavorful stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - NOV 29, 2014
Look: pours black with aight brown head. Smell: chocolate. Malt heavy. Got that unbarrel aged aroma. Smiked malts. Taste: heavy smoked malts. Cocoa. Coffee. Feel: thin mouth feel for a stout. Medium carbonation. Overall: ok beer. Heavy smoked malt flavor. First drank: home 11/29/14

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
popephred (264) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Poured from the bottle into a Samuel Adams glass. The pour produced a chestnut-brown, opaque body, topped by a medium head of rocky foam, which was slow to diminish. Coffee was the dominant aroma here, though I was quite surprised after my first sip. This stout brings quite a bit of hops to the game, adding a new level of floral and citrus to the roasted char I usually expect from a stout. The good thing about this heavy-handed use of hops is it is not overdone, and balances quite well. A full-bodied stout that isnít afraid to be a little bitter. Thanks, Avery, for something new!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (706) - Maryland, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Dark opaque pour with brown head. Roasted chocolate aroma. Very roasty flavor. Bitter dark chocolate. Medium to light malt feel. Nice Colorado stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1971) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Pours a black like oil color with tan head, but lighter on the viscosity. Coffee, roasted malt, and cocoa on the nose; follows onto the palate. I really like that this is just being a stout, and not trying to be too much else. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluemooner (657) - East Bethel, Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a medium tan head. Aroma is coffee and chocolate with some sweet notes. Flavor is roasted malt, black coffee, milk chocolate, caramel, vanilla, and some earthy hop notes. Medium body with soft carbonation. Pretty good one.

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