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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Black, creamy with a rich roasted flavor.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2007
Black body with a medium tan head. Very roasted beer. Very toasted bread, light roasted coffee beans, hint of vanilla, faint dark chocolate. Some grassy and citric hops. Short mild-medium bitterness. Overall rather dry especially for a Sweet Stout. Full bodied by a lively carbonation. Nothing original but a highly enjoyable stout. Was simply called “Stout” at the pub. I assume it’s the same as this “Black Bear Stout” ratebeer entry. They probably just stopped making a beer for the black bear. It’s a bad idea to make a beer for bears anyway, they eat the customers when they get the munchies.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (2763) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 24, 2005
On tap @ brewpub. Ok nose, Lite roasty, chocolate milk, nutty. Dark brownish black color. small head tha faded quickly, Bitter flavors. Coffee & seltzer. Medium body, smooth creamy mouthfeel, bitter dry finish. Easy to drink stout, made me think porter,

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkobes (2141) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2005
On tap at the brewpub. Deep dark brown in color with a nice tan head. Roasty and Malty. Roasty, chocolatety notes. Caramel. Very nice stout. Smooth. Full bodied. Lots of coffee in the aroma and flavor. Excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2005
Tap at the brewpub. Deep dark brown, tan head. Roasted coffe aroma and flavor. Very rich and smooth. Dry finish. The coffee notes are very pronounced. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAY 30, 2003
Truly excellent sweet stout, with a very powerful milk chocolate aroma, medium sugar in the flavor, vanilla hints swirling amongst the chocolate, rather dry finish like most of the brewery's stuff, just a bit too much astringency or it would be GREAT. Still, pretty top-notch.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 18, 2003
Has a very dark brown color with no carbonation and a roasted smell. Taste is of roasted malt and finishes bitter. Overall it is not the best stout that I have had, but it is pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boto (1892) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - MAR 5, 2003
Very dark, with a dark tan head, what little was there. Good roasted flavor, with a hint of bitterness and chocolate and coffee. Very good!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 11, 2003
Deep tar black hue. Thick brownish tan head. Roasted nose. Sweet first, dark chocolate, roasted grain, coffee, medium bodied, finishes itter and well rounded, velvety smooth. A little lacking here, but drinkable nonetheless.


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