Brewed by Black Oak Brewing
Style: Brown Ale
Etobicoke, Canada


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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This is a darker offering from Black Oak. Rich smooth taste, slightly roasty and chocolaty. It’s a bit less hopped, but still has a fantastic balance with the malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Randy4Beer (513) - - FEB 2, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2015 A filtered, cherrywood brown body is capped by a moderate slightly off-white head. Aromas of nuts, lightly roasted malts, mild chocolate. Medium palate. Tastes of light nuttiness, creamy milk chocolate, and a hoppy, ever-so-slightly bitter finish. Don’t see myself ever reaching out to grab one of these again, but as a one-shot experience, it was a fairly enjoyable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
samzim (390) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 4, 2014
Scent of coffee and chocolate. Opaque mahogany colour. Bitter front with dark chocolate and coffee finish. Medium body and lively carbonation. Quite tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopsandBolts (258) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
650 ml bottle from the LCBO. Appearance: Pours an opaque dark brown with a thin white head. Aroma: Brown sugar, caramel, malt, hints of pine resin, walnuts. Flavours: Coco, milk chocolate, toasted malt, brown sugar, bit of a bitter hop like finish. Mouthfeel: Thin with moderate carbonation. Overall: A nice very sweet brown ale. I love sweet beers so I had no problem with this one but it may be a bit a sweet for others. All of the components came together nicely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12936) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle - Hazelnut and caramel with some toasted notes. Clear dark brown with a light beige head. Toasted malts and hazelnut, finishes with a nice sweetness. Not an exciting style but a good example.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fullers (269) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
On tap at The Round, Kensington Market Toronto. Pours reddish brown with thick off-white head. Slightly roasted malty aroma. Nice smooth palate. Taste somewhat sweet with bitter finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maley1 (1177) - Calgary, CANADA - APR 10, 2014
On cask. Dark mahogney colored pour with small off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel and nuts. Taste of roasted malts, toffee, slight chocolate, slightly nutty and very faint hop finish. Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel, lower carbonation, nicely balanced, good brown ale!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
asheft (2990) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle. Fruity vitamins and dish soap aroma with ginger. Clear mahogany under a white sheet and lace. Dish soap flavour and medium bitterness that ends with some astringency. Medium light body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ametras (1347) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 2, 2014
650ml bottle. Clear reddish brown with a foamy off-white head. Flavors are toffee, nuts, chocolate, roasted malts and caramel with grassy and woody notes. Light to medium body, soft carbonation, thin texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shaynsawchuk (681) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
650 mL bottle. Pours walnut with a thick lacy head of off white. Mild nut and caramel aromas, a hint of butteriness, cocoa and black tea. Actually quite dry, subtle sweetness and only a hint of hop. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. A nice session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HipHopOpotamus (233) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2014
Purchased at LCBO. Some good caramel and nutty flavour. The taste isn’t to strong but a very nice session beer. I would buy again.

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