Big River Grille Iron Horse Stout
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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A two time medalist, this opaque black stout is boldly aggressive with a roasted flavor stemming from rich UK malt. Iron Horse Stout was awarded the top medal in the 1998 World Beer Cup Competition in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, and the bronze medal in the 2000 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NJBeerman013 (1047) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3 oz. Pour. Midnight black with a cocoa head. Huge espresso flavor with a sweetness to the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7135) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 23, 2012
On tap at Big River Grille - Chattanooga. Poured near black with a dirty beige head. The aroma picked up toasty black and coffee malts with fresh earthy accents.. good, seemingly drier stout. The flavor found burnt dark chocolate, coffee grounds, and black malt at the core.. dry, earthy and roasty bitterness around.. more hoppy on the tasty finish. Medium-bodied and dry on the palate.. good roast to it.. this was a very solid dry stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (6037) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 22, 2012
8/22/12. On tap at the Seven Bridges brewpub. Black pour with a small tan head. Very light roasted coffee and milk chocolate on the aroma. Roasted coffee and chocolate on the flavor with slick, oily cream. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsmerig (1246) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Pours near black. Good lacing. Light aroma of roasted grain. Taste is malty sweet forward with a smoked bitterness at the finish which also has the sweetness linger. I like this type of stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewDad (4996) - Olympia, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Dark brown in color, clear with a thin head. Dark roast malt with some chocolate and coffee aroma and flavor. Tad watery in the finish this an average Stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Great coffee aroma with a red black color and thin white lacing. Full on the palate with strong coffee notes. Probably the most flavorfull of the beer selections. Great in cold weather.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadIndian (2380) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2012
Gift from SJ. A little thin for a stout. What I did like was the nice roasted malt and nut combination. And it had a decent chocolate aroma. I just wish it was a bit thicker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2012
Draft sampler at BRG. Poured black color with a moderate light brown head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Moderate chocolate toasted malt & sweet coffee aroma. Medium to full body with a creamy texture and flat carbonation. Full coffee, sweet malt flavor with medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid beer.
Earlier Rating: 9/11/2005 Total Score: 3.5
Draft sampler at BRB. Black color with a moderate light brown head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Moderate sweet stout aroma. Medium to full body with a creamy texture. Full coffee, malt and caramel flavor with medium sweet finish.
Earlier Rating: 3/14/2005 Total Score: 3.5
Had as part of brewery sampler. Black color with medium tan head. Aroma was medium roasted malt and flavor was malt with creamy texture. Finish was average with little or no alcohol finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zgaier (1391) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JAN 28, 2012
On Tap. Pours pitch black with a brown head and aroma of chocolate. Taste is of chocolate, roasted malt, and coffee with a sweet and toasty finish. Solid stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjgmd (1436) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JAN 28, 2012
On tap at The Boardwalk at Disney, pours pitch Black with a nice creamy malty head. Aroma is all chocolate with hint of caramel. Smooth taste , with hints of roasted coffee and chocolate. Finish is mild, ok when your at Disney, and you are surrounded by Miller and Bud. Quaff Score 6 / 10

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