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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bp (819) - Queens, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2009
draft: pours black with a thin white head, malty aroma, malty, coffee, dry and slightly bitter taste, fairly thin body

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrBunn (2528) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2009
On tap at Eccentric. Dark brown body small head and aromas of coffee and bitter chocolate. Flavor is bitter chocolate and coffee with peat like eartiness. Full body and palate. Very nice to see this being served again.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coyotehunter (681) - , Michigan, USA - NOV 11, 2009
On tap at the Eccentric cafe 11/11/09. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head. Aroma is not real strong, but what is there is of chocolate, roasted malt and some coffee. Flavor is very good of the aforementioned. To me it tastes like a somewhat stronger Java stout, but not as creamy as a Breakfast Stout. Very good though all in all.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5160) - 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.

2.6
   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

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4132) - 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.

3.6
   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.

3.6
   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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (3922) - 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!

3.4
   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.


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