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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Our collaboration with B. Nektar Meadery. Ghost Stories is a Braggot (fermented from both barley and from honey) that was brewed with lager yeast, making it a truly unique experience. The honey used for the mead portion is Meadowfoam, which is most notable for its huge marshmallow flavors. We also added some chocolate, coconut, Chinese black smoked tea, and a touch of white oak as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2015
Bottle - Pours black tan head - nose/taste of toasted marshmallow, smoked oak, coconut, cocoa nib - medium body

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
vtafro (6731) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2015
Bottle. Dark pour with tan head. Dark sweet malt with tan head. Roasted, chocolate honey aromas. Flavors are dark malt, chocolate and honey and weird tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (4327) - South Carolina, USA - APR 6, 2015
Shared large bottle. Camp Braggot Ghost Stories Large shared bottle. Rich flavor and aroma with a very full body. Higher ABV evident. A bit sweet until the end of the finish. Smooth body but with some heat (alcohol).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tchaos (428) - New York, USA - MAR 29, 2015
750ml bottle courtesy of Glen. Pours dark Brown-black with mild carbonation. Aroma of Chocolate, honey, earth, and coconut. Taste Of sweet marshmallow, toffee, spice, and smoke. Smoke has thankfully fallen off some from initial tasting Over a year ago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (10520) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle thanks to Danny during RBWG. Pours a dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is burnt wood and smoke. Thick mouthfeel with smoke, roast, maple, sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gad905 (202) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2014
Rate backlog, bottle at RichTheVillan’s tasting, 27/11/13. Dark brown, thin head. Aroma of honey, rich roast, some fruity tang. Very sweet with touches of acid tang, honey coconut, slight spice, rich cocoa. Increasingly more satisfying after the first sip.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
48FanInCali (848) - California, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Bomber - dark brown pour with thin off white head. Herbal nose with cinnamon and chocolate. Taste has layers with most of them a little off putting. Lots of chocolate but honey and marshmallow is not noticeable. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2014
(750ml bottle) Pours a black body with a small tan head. Aroma of rye, honey, smoke, roasted grain, chocolate, and toffee. Flavor of roasted malt, honey, smoke, toasted coconut, chocolate, and some vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (21884) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle in red light.. Deep black... Soft chocolate... Sweet roast... Honey toffee nose... sweet toffee... Light tannins.. Wonderfull complex... Light coconut... Eoe

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italarican (1543) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Bottle shared at the Foothills Sexual Chocolate pre-release party. Pours a dark chocolate brown. Nice slick body. Some coconut milk sweetness balances with silky dark chocolate. Slight char flavor at the end. All in all really enjoyable.

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