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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Earning 97 out of 100 points, this locally brewed stout won the rare platinum medal at the World Beer Championships in Chicago in December 1995. Beating such world class favorites as Guinness, Sierra Nevada, Shipyard’s Bluefin and Murphy’s Irish Stout, Bar Harbor Brewing’s Cadillac Mtn. Stout was the surprise of the competition. Cadillac Mtn. Stout has come in first every year since 1995 and in 1999 was chosen one of the top 10 beers in America. Cadillac has earned the highest scores of any Maine microbrew so far, according to the Beverage Testing Institute.
Perfect with Caesar Salad, Pizza, Curry and Maine Lobster.

Abv varies from 6.3% to 6.7%.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
zavoid (1) - USA - JUL 20, 2006 does not count
This is one of my favorite beers of all time.. Shame they only sell it in maine. Well worth the trip to maine for it though.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
reapermedic (26) - USA - JUN 23, 2005
Whenever I get up to Bar Harbor ME, I make sure that I have at least a few of these at my favourite local bar, and I always bring home at least one case of this absolute MANNA from heaven. Aroma of this beer is deceptively bitter, but still complex, the color is a deep dark, to almost black as any stout should be. But the flavour is fantastic. Not at all bitter, but mildly sweet and chockletey. The beer is full to almost heavy bodied, if you are hungrey when you order one of these with your dinner order, you will be full before the main course arrives. This is definately my favourite!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MarkSachon (949) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2014
12 oz bottle from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. Deserves every bit of the high praise it merits. One of the best stouts I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Shazbat (100) - USA - FEB 5, 2001
This is my second favorite beer, best stout I have ever had.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kinz (3737) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2003
Thanks to Mike's mom for lugging these bottles around New England and getting one down to me. The bottle appears to be hand capped, complete with the same indention I have on my homebrew caps. Almost totally opaque blackness, large caramel head that subsides slowly into a beautiful veneer of tiny bubbles. Aroma is a fantastic blend of bitter chocolate and spruce, finely balanced. Taste is almost identical, starting off with chocalate bitterness, fading into a sprucey, piney finish. The balance and interplay is just amazing. An extraordinary brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SeamusNeko (45) - Anacostia, Washington DC, USA - APR 29, 2004
Equipment: 22 oz bottle served chilled in a Trois Pistoles goblet. Appearance: Dark dark black with brown highlights that poured out a bit like some used motor oil. A light brown head formed and stuck around for a few sips before it decided to settle down to a small layer of thick and creamy foam. Aroma: Rich roasted malts, prunes, and coffee aromas are quite prominent. Mild vanilla notes. Damn fine. Damn Damn fine. Flavor: Chocolatey sweet roasted malts with vanilla aftertastes. In-farking-credible. Palate: Earthy and robust, yet still silky smooth. Soothing. Overall: Um... who do I have to kill to get some more of this? Must I bow down to Ba’Haaabah and sacrifice goats? I want a case of this, and I want it yesterday. Only bested by Oak Barrel Stout, IMHO, but it was a close match. Other: Went great with some dark Belgian chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TheBeerLover (1026) - DC Metro Area, USA - FEB 2, 2006
Very impressive example of Irish Stout with big aromas and flavors. Stylistically, it is a little big for the style, but is an outstanding brew. Fresh on draught, and bottled examples of this beer that I have tried, have always been very impressive. Cadillac Mountain Stout pours to an ink black color, with a thick and rich tan head, and a moderate amount of carbonation. The nose on this beer is very impressive, with lots of big dark chocolate, coffee, and roasty aromas, paired with hop aromas of citrus and pine. The palate is rich and full, with lots of good flavors of dark chocolate, coffee, and roast. This beer finishes with more of those big flavors, then ends roasty and dry with some good citrus hop bitterness as well. A fresh and flavoful stout, this beer is a great match to hearty fare, shell fish (when in Maine, lobsters of course) or rich and creamy deserts.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerman991979 (137) - Old Town, Maine, USA - AUG 26, 2000
This stuff is fricken amazing. The taste is just unbelievable. This stuff, dare I say, is as good as guinness. It is definitely worth buying and it comes in 1pt 6 fl oz. bottles to boot. AWESOME. The description says it all.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
walkerrosewood (8) - , New York, USA - OCT 29, 2008 does not count
everything from Bar Harbor Brewing Company is great. Brewery tours available too.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
drainey99 (9) - Chicago, USA - OCT 1, 2001 does not count
Outstanding flavor. Head and body are thinner than Guiness. One of my favorite beers.

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