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Brew Moon (NZ) Dark Side Stout

Brewed by Brew Moon Brewing Company
Style: Stout
Amberley, North Canterbury, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Dark Side (of the Moon) Stout - is strong, dark and full flavoured. The chocolate malts and roast barley balance the higher alcohol, giving a beer that is creamy and easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (1461) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 7, 2016
A malt and bitter chocolate aroma with a hint of coffee. Pours a dark brown color with a lasting tan head. Medium body feel with a bitter chocolate and coffee taste with a hint of malt. The finish is like bakers chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 26, 2015
from 500ml can that poured black & very frothy light roast coffee sweet aroma tastes really good fine blend chocolate coffee malty flavours smooth creamy & very nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (2295) - Tuusula, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Tap at institution, christchurch. Black color, tanned head. Aroma is sweet roasty, licorice, caramel notes. Nice roasty body, sweet caramel, coffee. Some hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 7, 2013
The head is robust, the body black. It smells roasty, aromatic, intensive, maltintensive, darkmalty, balanced-aromatic, delicious. The taste is darkmalty, roasty, aromatic, malty, balanced, bit creamy, bit sweet, maltyintensive, very good. 4.3

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Brodies_Best (266) - Auckland Central, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 24, 2013
500 ml bottle pours dark brown with tan head. Good lacing. Aroma is earthy and slightly smokey and sweet. Full bodied. Taste is smokey and bitter, slightly more acidic than what I like. As it warmed up it kinda tasted like meat funnily enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (19897) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Draft at the source. Very dark brown color, tan head. Aroma of chocolate syrup over fudge brownies. Taste is rich bittersweet cocoa and espresso. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EMunk (99) - USA - NOV 19, 2012
The best of a group of a sample palette at the brewery in New Zealand. A very smooth and ’creamy’ dark style brew. Highly recommended to try if you try any.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omega (881) - NEW ZEALAND - NOV 26, 2011
Coffee and malt on the nose, this beer has good chocolately undertones that have good length making it very easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (4875) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 25, 2011
500ml bottle. Dark and black in colour with a deep chocolate foam that collapses quickly. Flavour is toffee, coffee and chocolate and oh so good. Roasted malt in the aroma with a creamy smooth texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (3313) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 10, 2010
Bottle. Very dark brown with a large light tan head that lasts pretty well. Aroma has slightly acrid roast, chocolate, coffee;’ hints of plums, vanilla, lemon and grass. Some dark toffee sweetness under burnt malt and coffee astringency. Dry bitter finish with some coffee astringency. Some hop flavours in the bitterness that don’t quite sit with the rest of flavours at first, but balance improves as it gets a little warmer.

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