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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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A dry stout with chocolate notes and hints of oak. A cross culture of three different yeasts during fermentation delivers a delightfully different body with a soft finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2009
Sampled at the Ohio group tasting on DLD eve ’09. Thanks Dan! Brown pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and a touch of sweetness. Malty flavor with some coffee, but it’s kinda thin. I think this one may be a bit past its prime. Held up better than some others would have though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2009

Name: Trumpeter Stout
Date: April 25, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: dark brown, wispy tan head
Aroma: dry chocolate and roasted aroma
Flavor: dry chocolate flavor, roasted character, light earthyness, light bitter finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3935) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 8, 2009
Deep brown with amber highlights. Aroma is very smokey with coffee and caramel. Taste is of cocoa, coffee, and spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 18, 2008
Thanks AgentSteve. Dark brown, dark chocolate, wood, molasses, little darkfruits, little coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentSteve (1640) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - OCT 17, 2008
Pours deep brown with a tan head. Nose is chocolate, wood and molasses. The flavor is quite the same with a bitterness present.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (3888) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 7, 2008
12 oz bottle from hellomynameis, Thanks!!! Nose of coffee, chocolate, and some old, dried, leathery prunes; Very dark brown with a medium tan head; flavor a little acidy and cardboardy but lots of coffee, chocolate, and dark fruit. Wish I had this fresh!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2008
Bottle shared at a tasting. Deep brown body with a a bitter coffee start, chocolate, coca, and a creamy finish with mineral accent. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
awaisanen (1304) - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 3, 2008
From a 12oz Bottle. Courtesy of ryan. Mostly transparent, dark cocoa brown color with a thin finger of fizzy ivory head. Aromas of coconut bark, chocolate, and faint leather. Hints of coffee and charred prune. Oxidized, but not devastated. Medium light bodied, sparkling carbonation with a thin body. Flavors of milk chocolate and roast up front, with some prune fruitiness. Finishes thin, with a mildly acidic coffee flavor lingering in the finish. Obviously past it’s prime at this point, but still drinkable and certainly a nostalgic pleasure to taste again after being a favorite during college. Thanks, Ryan!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - SEP 1, 2008
Thanks to iowaherkeye for bringing this bottle to his ’farewell to Iowa’ tasting. Poured a garnet brown color with a light tan head. Smelled of roasted malt, subdued chocolate brownie, and a hint of anise. Medium bodied with roasty bitterness, coffee, a bit of white paper, and some light detracting acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - AUG 31, 2008
Bottle from Iowaherkeye - thanks Joey. Sweet and dark malt aromas. Liquorice. Dark, dark brown. Flavor is dry, slight vinegar, coffee/espresso, some chocolate. Creamy dryish finish.

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