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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (5234) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 5, 2015
Draft - Smoke and dark roast. Jet black with a decent brown head. Tons of rich smoke and peat with some roast. Lots of smoke, not for the feint of heart.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JStax (3315) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Draft pour at the source. Pours a darker brown to black with a khaki head of foam. The aroma has bacon, smoke, roast. The taste is really bacon forward. Smoother mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Really enjoyed this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6751) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pour on tap, dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of caramel, molasses, slight smoke into a bit of earth, roasted malts, slight coffee. Taste is a mix of cocoa, roast, slight coffee bean into toasted bread, smoke, slight yeast, finishing bitter, dry.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3597) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Sampler at brewpub. Pours black with a khaki head. Leaves a lot of lacing in the glass. Nice smoke notes on the nose. A bit subdued on the tongue though still flavorful and well crafted. Finished clean.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (2508) - Michigan, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Tap @ Bells: Completely black with a light-tan, leathery layer of film that build up on top. Aroma of liquid smoke, mild charcoal, a hint of smoked meat, woodsy campfire notes, & hint of charred cacao beans. Big smoke flavor up front with mild ash, campfire wood, roast, & charred malt. There’s a nice little hint of malt sweetness to peek through & give balance to the beer. Notes of charcoal & sweet smoke with a faint meatiness lingering into the somewhat dry finish. A nice smoked stout.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
KPD (44) - Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Pours midnight black, fine beady head. Aroma is dark malt with smoke in the back. Medium mouthfeel. Flavor is dark malt with mild to moderate ish smoke, tending to mild. Fairly dry finish. Lingering malty mild smoke. If you like smoked beers this is an excellent beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBear11D (327) - Michigan, USA - DEC 12, 2013
The smoked stout pours black with a dark brown head that lasts and leaves good lacing. The aroma is wood and milk. The flavor is chocolate, wood, milk and coffee. Overall this is a delightful brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2013
On tap at Bell’s. Smoke flavor hits pretty hard but is balanced nicely with the malt. A bit creamy. Nice and smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (782) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2013
On draft at All Stouts Day. The pour is a reddish brown. With a thin head that fades quickly and essentially no lace. The aroma is very smoky and carries some hints of a barbecue scent. Some roast is present, but not much. The flavor is smokey up front similar to the aroma but factories through to a malty finish. The mouth feel is really thin for what I was expecting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ebone1988 (274) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Aroma is light smoky, not much else . Appearance is dark red/brown, light light brown head. Taste is smoky, bitter, roasted malt. Mouthfeel is not think but not light and it hangs around. Overall, good in the sense of a smoked beer, mediocre as a stout.


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