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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.

2mu2ku's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
2mu2ku (21) - - FEB 4, 2013
Love this beer. Bit overpriced, so there are comparable stouts that I would go after, but one of the great stouts out there. Full bodied. Little more punch in flavor that the Expedition Stout, so if you donít like the bitterness for a finish of an Imperial Stout, you might want to go the Expedition Stout route instead. For me, I love it, but I am a big Stout fan.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barnoloid (140) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle pour. The nose is toffee and cocoa with a sniff of drip coffee. Perfectly carbonated with a smooth mouthfeel. The liquorice back end dances with your tastebuds and gives this an extra element that elevates the beer to another level. Fantastic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EyeAmBaldman (201) - Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Pours black with a thin tan head that leaves some fair lacing in the glass. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, and toffee. Taste is full of dark chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt. It has a bitter sweetness on the back end. Once again, Bells does not disappoint.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yiannnos (747) - , CYPRUS - JUL 28, 2014
Black colour. Medium body, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, this is a great stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (1905) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle from whole foods, mount pleasant. Black body with a small offwhite head. Chocolate, coffee, roasted malt. Smooth and easy drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13769) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle. Thanks to Hallinghansen. Pours black with a creamy head. Roast, chocolate, bread and milk. Smooth and lovely!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrinkinWell (249) - - JUL 26, 2014
Pours jet black with slight mocha head. Chocolate, cocoa, toffee, roasted coffee beans, hints of licorice. Slightly bitter, slightly sweet, very good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ctplt777 (81) - - JUL 24, 2014
This is soooo good. Like too good for words. Chocolate and toffee like crazy as soon as you pop the top. Just awesome smelling stuff. The taste is so rich and velvety. Tons of chocolate, toffee, nice maltiness. Just an exceptional stout. I think this one is probably the best I have had in a long time. I have never had a bad Bells beer. I will be adding this to my normal rotation. Cheers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4320) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Pours black into a shaker. Creamy mocha head with excellent retention recedes leaving scant sheets. Molasses and chocolate aromas. Medium bodied with chocolate and caramel upfront turning dry in the lasting espresso finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
orangesol (680) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Served on-tap at Hunger N Thirst.

A - Pours pitch black with a dense one and a half finger tall tan head, slowly dissipating down to a thin film, leaving thick sheets of lace on the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of coffee grounds, chocolate malt, toffee, vanilla and some smokey malt.

T - Starts off with a mix of coffee and dark roasted chocolate malt quickly being joined by the vanilla, light smoke, vanilla and a touch of bitter earthy hops. Finish is roasty with a touch of sweetness, lingering long after the finish.

M - Heavy body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, roasty feel usually wears on the palate but this one isnít as bad.

O - A very nice stout. I love that it is only six percent, allowing you to really enjoy the beer without fear of it messing you up too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2014
The color is that of black coffee deep tan head that is dense. Smells sweet and a rich roasted malt aroma. I didnít really pick-up any coffee or chocolate that is common in some brands. A nice roasted malt taste, maybe some hops for balance. it does have a drier finish. Porter like. Smooth and balance with some heaviness to it. Good flavor for this style. Drink well my friends

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