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RATINGS: 2146   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tstamba (379) - Maryland, USA - DEC 7, 2013
From a bottle dated 2/18/13. Pours dark with thin tan head. Roasted coffee and caramel on the nose. Chocolate and licorice with boozy finish... Excellent stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jc1762 (125) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 3, 2015
Poured from a bottle showing big black and opaque with a long lasting finger of fluffy coffee colored foam. The nose shows a lot of chocolate with notes of sweet licorice here and there. The palate is mostly dry but with a very perceivable lactose/licorice sweetness that takes out a lot of the bitterness also. The licorice doesn’t seem to appear until at the very end and even so, very subtly. Dark licorice also appears throughout the background. Lacks the weight of most stouts and drinks closer to a porter but an extremely easy to drink stout. Great for spring or fall drinking.

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 (1964) - 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 (456) - 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 (993) - 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.


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