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Baxter Phantom Punch Winter Stout



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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
In our hometown in 1965, Muhammad Ali won the world heavyweight title with a knockout blow some consider a "Phantom Punch". As our tribute to that fight, this big flippin’ stout packs a wallop of its own, with a ghostly hint of cocoa nib s and vanilla beans.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaBeer1972 (1565) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Single can from Julio’s. Pours out jet black with a light brown head that fades to a thin lace. Super malty aromas and flavors. Dry roasty bitterness. Good balance. Heavy body. Dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike67 (981) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 17, 2015
12 oz can. Pours black with tall, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of toasted malt, vanilla and coffee. Body is medium and smooth. Taste is of toasted malt, coffee, vanilla, brown sugar, prunes and herbal hops. Finish is long and dry. Very nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (1981) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - JUL 3, 2015
12oz. can: This one pours an inky dark brown color. there was a small tan head that didn’t leave any lacing. Decent but lighter nose. Some chocolate, roasted malts and maybe a hint of vanilla. The taste is good. Chocolate and roasted malts, faint vanilla. Neutral: no sweetness or bitterness noticeable. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (1000) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma is cola with notes of chocolate and roasted grain. Taste is bitter like dark chocolate. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel, astringent finish. Nice brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6576) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 15, 2015
Canette de 12 oz achetée chez Julio’s Liquors (Westborough, MA) au coût de 1,95$. Arôme: Odeur de café avec une pointe de chocolat. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un moyen col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de café torréfié avec une pointe de chocolat et de vanille. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de vanille en arrière goût. (Rating #6263)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Concealer (1007) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Can. Clear dark reddish brown with a small, beige head. Aromas of roasted malt, chocolate, light caramel, vanilla, and coffee. Flavor is the same. Medium bodied, smooth with a slightly dry and roasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrMeadMan (43) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Nice heavy coffee-like aroma. Good solid dark brown color as it should be for a stout. Taste is a bit bit smoky and bitter which detracts from the sweet maltiness. Vanilla flavor is not prominent. Overall a tasty stout.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
capecod (18) - - FEB 21, 2015
Not a complex beer,but admirable in a consistent bitterness. Coffee to unsweetened cocoa. Nothing "phantom" about it, what you see and taste is what you get, and it’s good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
malrubius (2244) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Can from Meditrina. Black with tan head and lace. Roasted coffee and woody hop aroma with hints of vanilla booze. Roasted coffee dark chocolate vanilla plummy fruit with woody and roasted coffee bitterness and fairly dry finish. Body is fairly light. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8050) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Can at new years eve. Pours a hazed brown to black with a thin tan head. Roast and cocoa on the nose. Medium bodied, chocolate. Lingering cocoa and roast on the finish.

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