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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4167) - SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2012
Tap @ Redlight Redlight. Pours pitch black with a nice tanned head. Aroma is roasted malty fruity sweet bready. Flavor is fruity lightly roasted malty, lightly bitter a bit smokey. Finishes dry fruity malty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2012
On tap at Redlight Redlight, poured as a half liter with very little head. Very sweet aroma, almost lactose like. Smooth like a nitro stout, a nice residual sweetness that I’m really enjoying. Unlike any Lager I’ve ever had, very rich and delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13272) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2012
Draught. Dark brown and slightly reddish. Very toasty aroma, though this is served pretty cold. The palate is quite toasty with some complex darker malts. The body is full, and a little bit smoky. Finishes dry. Good schwarzbier.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Another huge mug pour at redlight... Pours a mostly darker stouty black pour with less intense deep reddish semi-tan edges and topped with an enticing creamy light beige head... Aroma of roasted grain and cocoa throughout. Solid with a touch of burnt ends... Flavors are solidly mire if the same with a solid roast and cocoa flavor profile. Easy goin body with mild to medium carbonation. Pretty darn drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adam42381 (383) - Fort Myers, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Review from notes at World of Beer - Fort Myers on 11/19/11. Poured on draft into a shaker pint. Appearance: Pours a dark cola brown with a 1/2 finger grey-tan head. Nice lacing. Smell: Dark brewed coffee and toasted malt with a touch of sweetness. Taste: Toasted malt up front followed by earthy hops and a German grainy quality in the middle before ending with a lightly sweet finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-to-full-bodied with good carbonation. Very thick for a beer with 5.5% ABV. Drinkability: Good drinkability. You could have a few without much difficulty. Overall: Good beer overall. Not Cigar City’s best beer by far, but it’s still worth a shot.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PorterPounder (6041) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 10, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl. - on tap - Fermentation Lounge. Dark, black as coal pour with a thick mocha colored head that leaves plenty of lacing. Aroma is very deliciously fragrant with some chicory, licorice and creosote notes. Flavor starts out with some smooth espresso notes, some unsweetened chocolate, finish has some cookie notes to it - similar to a biscotti, a hint of licorice to round it out - very flavorful. Thick, rich mouthfeel. Very solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (3250) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2012
On tap at Proof. Black pour with a thin off-white. Roasty malt and smoke aroma. Tastes are toasted grain, coffee, caramel, chocolate and hint of smoke. Drinkable -thin palate. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Draft @ Cervesas. Black, deep. Tan head. Aroma has pasteli carob candy, cola, prunes, nice complex mix. A slight bit of butteriness. Great carbo level. Licorice, prunes, earth, and a clean almost abrupt finish that makes it moreish. Fruity, rich, and solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (1293) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2012
Fat Lost Kangaroo. Svart öl med rubinröda tendenser i ljuset. Doft av rostad malt och kaffe. Ovanligt mycket kaffe i smaken för att vara en Schwarzbier. Smaken påminner mer om en stout om än inte lika fyllig och torr. God.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (4438) - Florida, USA - JAN 24, 2012
On draft at the Brass Tap, pours a dark brown, almost black color, aromas of roasted malt, chocolate, herbs, and a smidge of smoke. FLavor is much the same, huge malty flavor, really nice beer overall.


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