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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Obovoid aged in cognac barrels.


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2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
oobawa (626) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 4, 2012
So cognac aging murders the normally solid Obovoid Stout. The texture is slack and flaccid, almost flat, and the beer loses its head quickly, Aroma is a non factor. Somehow the cognac makes Obovoid taste remarkably like a bad cola rather than just a bad beer. Much too boozy and sweet, any of the lovely roasted malt flavors usually present are truncated by the liquor. Maybe some more aging would help, but for now this beer is a mess.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2012
On tap at Stubby’s. dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of oak, sweet malt, chocolate and fruity notes. Taste of chocolate, oak, mild peat, dark malts and earthy notes. Sweet but not cloying.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ReggieDunlap (3070) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma is almost non existant...light roast. Flavor is very mild cognac...sweet...with some roastiness. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish is roasty with faint boozy cognac. Disappointing.


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