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RATINGS: 1051   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.


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4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malty_MacHops (640) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - DEC 21, 2012
I really enjoyed this stout. Great with a smoked turkey sandwich on pumpernickel. Roast and coffee aromas dominate with touches of chocolate in the back. Deep black with a tan head, slightly syrupy. Roast espresso and chocolate bitter with a touch of hop bite and just enough residual malt sweetness. Medium full bodied with a bitter dry finish.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (328) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1430) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluemooner (631) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"predominance of smokey malts and a dry hop nose...more of the same from the flavor. good, but left me wanting a little more of everything. very dry finish as advertised."

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beachmaster (155) - Oklahoma, USA - OCT 9, 2014
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours black, with a small brown head that quickly fades,leaving moderate lacing. Nose is dark malt, and the taste follows the nose. Long finish, with some hop bitterness to balance the creamy mouth feel. Solid stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (3932) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Roasted malt, tree bark, charred oak aroma. Black, medium tan head, abundant glass coating. Charred oak, very earthy, potting soil. Light body, soft carbonation. Well made, rustic, and enjoyable.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
AbbeyRoade (363) - Missouri, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Absolutely delicious. Unlike many other stouts, this one doesn’t have an overwhelming alcohol note to it. Just great malty, deep roasted flavor with a bit of coffee (not too much!) to complement the thick, smooth body. Great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jabic (431) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Ar: Roast, slight coffee, caramel - molasses. Ap: Black and opaque - small tan head with low retention, leaves a thin ring of foam and a spotty pattern on top. T: Roasted malt and caramel - clean alcohol warmth - coffee and brown sugar - coffee, toffee - some vanilla and oak notes - bitterness is medium and clean. P: Medium body with high carbonation - finish is dry. O: Nice stout - a good mix of dark malt and roasted caramel flavors with the right amount of backing sweetness and bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kdm1984 (682) - Missouri, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Smell of pitch black coffee, chocolate, and vanilla. Good-sized head, nice retention, great lacing. Pitch black color. Tastes dark and rich, very minimal sugar, nice bitterness, char-roast. Medium bodied; doesn’t over-power, but better to slowly savor than session. Nice follow-up to sesame kale in olive oil, before a smoked ham, lettuce, and tomato toasted sandwich.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (3588) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2014
(Backlog) Draft at avery event at blind tiger. Dark brown pour with tan head. Roasted and light cocoa flavors. Bland aromas, roasted and malt tones.


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