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RATINGS: 2145   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This is a full-bodied stout with plenty of roast flavor as well as hints of molasses and chocolate. Ridiculous amounts of black and caramel malts make this stout smooth, creamy, and utterly opaque.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
misrahi (31) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2011
Great dark chocolate start, delicious coffee finish. Didn’t get much of a taste for the supposed licorice, but that is probably just me. One of the best stouts I have ever had, I’ll be enjoying this every winter. Time to find out how it ages!


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
culchiem (2736) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle from JSA. Black with a thin tan head. Aroma is coffee malt. Bitter roasted malt tempered by sweet golden syrup. Tangy dry roast finish. Easy drinking

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle at home while visiting Jacksonville. Pours dark brown/black. Lovely coffee choc aroma with light grass. Medium body, light carbonation. Dry bitter coffee and choc, a hint of milk choc sweetness, woody dryness... I like the dry bitterness. Tasty enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigfudge10 (1) - - FEB 19, 2015 does not count
Smooth and creamy with a load of deep flavors including chocolate, coffee, and a beautiful roasted malt backbone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopwine (454) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Earthy, strong roast, dark chocolate, ash, nutty. Extremely dry and light bodied for abv.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berkshirejohn (4818) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2015
12oz bottle from Wegmans, West Seneca, NY. An inky black pour with a tawny gleam, and an almost non-existent tan head; rich earthy aroma with traces of coffee grounds and licorice; a milky texture with a soft and bitter taste with lots of burnt malts and molasses; and a dry, satisfying finish with some lingering biscuit. A very moreish stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1663) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Pours a deep black with khaki colored head. Coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, and some nice molasses notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some sweetness, more molasses and chocolate.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steverus0 (209) - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Brilliantly black with coffee colored head. Aroma of deeply toasted malts bringing out the aroma of oatmeal and coffee with a hint of brown sugar and noticeable but not powerful hops. Rich with a brilliant toasted oat character and slight bitterness flushed by slightly above average effervescence. A great showing and definitely a pleasant stout that doesn't stick too closely to the formulaic type by throwing us a bit of bitterness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (990) - California, USA - JAN 16, 2015
12oz bottle pours a black color with a bit of head. Nice molasses and chocolate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackfrost9p (338) - California, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Very good, and now I am really looking forward to the expedition stout. This was nice not being too alcoholic. Roasted, creamy, caramel and malts.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8344) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle dated September 2014. Deep brown with a thin ring of a head. Chocolate malt nose with fainter roast, slightly inky with stewed plum and grape jelly fruitiness. Medium body and effervescent, slightly sweet approach turning more carbonic to a watery, moderately-hopped astringent roast finish. Nicely minerally and chocolaty and the flavor balance and acidity is pleasant but the malt seems simple.


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