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Beachwood Onyx Imperial Stout

Beachwood Onyx Imperial Stout
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Onyx is a rich, jet black imperial stout that has just arrived in time for winter. Base of British Maris Otter barley, British dark caramel malts, British chocolate malts and roasted barley. Hefty Dose of rolled oats which lends to a maddeningly silky mouthfeel. Kissed with brown sugar and smidgen of blackstrap molasses, Onyx is hopped with German magnum hops and British Golding to perfectly balance the broad roasted flavors.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thorongil2 (2359) - , Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2016
(Tap) clear very dark brown colour with a small brown head; aroma of chocolate, then chocolate liqueur; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish; thick palate

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wombat23 (695) - Texas, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Draft at the source (Seal Beach location) on 6/28/2016. 2015 version. Almost black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee notes, a hint of licorice. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (7460) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Sampled at The Festival 2015 in St. Pete with Vinny. Pours a deep black body with decent head. Notes are initially simple, but balanced - roast, soft hop and cocoa. Additional flavors of chocolate, oats, espresso and spice. A nice balanced stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (18199) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2015
Draught at Beachwood BBQ, Long Beach California. Opaque black beer with a nice lasting beige/brownish head. Roasted cocoa and licorice aroma, cocoa, mint, caramel, creamy, dark chocolate, some figs and ash. Roasted chocolate flavor, cocoa, licorice, fruity notes, some caramel. Alcohol is very well hidden.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (4149) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2015
Draft at Beachwood. Black pour. Aroma of creamy café latte. Taste of creamy coffee, mocha and some licorice. Thick mouthfeel. Nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (5757) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Sampled at Festival with Dad, pours pitch black with small to medium top. Notes were roasty with some coffee/espresso bean, oats, molasses, and bittersweet chocolate. Not sweet at all...another nice one from Beachwood.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (2359) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2015
A solid imperial stout if ever there was one. Would definitely get again if I could. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2651) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 30, 2015
Deep opaque black color with tan head. Chocolate sweet and light bitter flavors. Super smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7693) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Draught @ Beachwood BBQ, Long Beach, CA. Pours a black colour with a small beige head. Aroma of burnt roasted malts, mudcake and coffee. Flavour of roastiness, syrupy sweetness, grassy bitterness, chocolate and some citrus. Full bodied. Very sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (9283) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Tap @ Beachwood Brewing.
Pours black color with a small head. Very roasty aroma, hoppy, chocolate, cocoa and caramel. Chocolaty sweet flavor, milky cocoa, caramel malts and faint burnt notes. Decent.
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