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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrnkMcDermott (2748) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2009 Draft, at the Eccentric. Darkest of the stouts we had on our weekend pub crawl across Michigan. A deep coffee roast flavor and appealing body. Suspect this might have been better if we bought it bottled and let it age.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (869) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bottle at home. Huge creamy head. Aroma of charred wood, roasted cashews, coffee. Tastes smoky, rubber, licorice. Dry finish. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
frlrv1020 (69) - Miami, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2014
Lots of burnt malt, leather and earth in the smell. Medium body, with notes of milk and coffee in the taste. Great stout!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scampycampy (29) - Wesley Chapel, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2014
Pours dark with little carbonation. Smells neutral smoky/nutty. Tastrs light of the same. Smoky finish. It’s ok. unimpressed from the ratings i read.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wisdomsolo (312) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 2, 2014
The bottle says licorice. I can't taste any licorice. Bit of a let down. Otherwise it's a pretty meh stout. I was expecting more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deaconmike (329) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2014
On tap at Taco Mac. Pours near black with a creamy mocha head. Good splotchy lacing. Aroma is roast, cocoa and a bit of licorice. Taste is moderately sweet followed by a fairly dry and mildly bitter finish. Roasted malts and smoky flavors dominate. Creamy mouthfeel with some nice bubbles. Excellent stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
inref (28) - SPAIN - MAR 31, 2014
Botella. Sigo con mi ruta de cervezas americana, esta vez en el champs de Troy. En este caso toca una stout de Michigan. Negra opaca, espuma marron, aroma a caramelo, chocolate, cafe.. servida un poco fria para mi gusto.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
lmatos (18) - San Juan, Alabama, USA - MAR 30, 2014
A black beer with nice aroma and strong bitterness. Is very creamy but to bitter for my liking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jflopsu (439) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Pours a dark black with light brown head. Has a strong coffee, chocolate, and oaky aroma. The beer is smooth and creamy with a strong coffee, chocolate, dark malt, and liquorish taste. An amazing stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bkroop (1) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2014 does not count
The licorice adds a nice depth. One of the most gorgeous pours as far as color. One of my favorite stouts

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jcvonrosen (13) - Rockford, Michigan, USA - MAR 27, 2014
One of the world’s best stouts. Aroma is woody - distinct from many other stouts. The flavor retains the woody/grainy theme. Toasty, roasty, totes ma-goats. Reminds me of a Romeo y Julieta cigar. This might be the stout to have with a Romeo and Juliet on a warm summer night after the sun goes down.

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