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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Velvety black and perfectly opaque, this surprisingly smooth, drinkable beer is a delightful harmony of smoky roasted flavors and tangy, coffee-like notes. Available only on tap at fine establishments throughout our distribution region.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 27, 2012
This is a great stout so its a shame its so difficult to come by these days. My understanding is that its on tap a few places in KC, but otherwise its tough. Dry, black as night, with a very easily drinkable character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Caytinator (894) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 27, 2012
On tap. Black color, creamy stable head, good lacing. It’s got a slightly more complex taste than similar style stouts (Guinness) - coffee. Light body, really easy to drink. B-Vard keeps cranking out winners.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (1124) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Slight sweet not that great. Dry for a stout pretty enjoyable mold to enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (6439) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 20, 2012
On tap @ TapHouse in Seattle, nitro. Handsome dark brown with a dense creamy nitro head that is a permanent fixture. Nearly no aroma (thanks nitro). Simple, lightly roasty profile, thin mouthfeel. Just okay for me-- too cold, too thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (3286) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 24, 2012
On tap. Comes dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is similar. Rich and creamy. Decent enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 16, 2012
Sample from draft, courtesy of staff at Sickie’s, thanks! Dark brown, looks like a Guinness. Aroma of milk chocolate. Taste is caffe au lait. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeinEscazú (1325) - Ozark, Missouri, USA - MAY 9, 2012
Strikes the sought-after balance between roasty depth and refreshment value. Black and austere yet quenching. First impression is "Hmm, a bit light," and then you’ve drunk four of them. Nitro tap predictably emphasizes the light and creamy, not unpleasantly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jbuzz (748) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 7, 2012
pretty weak for a stout. watery..small stiff head not much here light carmel light on everythinh but color

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
high_on_hops (582) - Burlingame, California, USA - APR 18, 2012
On tap. A great nitro tap and a foamy tan head. The aroma and taste feature plenty of toasted malt and the aftertaste has some slight chocolate and coffee flavors. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
iabeerguy (392) - Iowa, USA - APR 11, 2012
Was going in with high hopes on this one and the flavor just feel a little flat for me. Really great and viscus dark pour with a small tan head. Great lacing on my glass. Aroma is coffee and chocolate, the mouthfeel was smooth and creamy but the flavor was just missing. Was hoping for more; still very drinkable though.

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