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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Moat Water is a stout brewed with lactose and Skatepart of Tampa’s own moat water, then aged with coffee, vanilla beans and Canadian maple wood veneers. As for the flavor... think All You Can Eat chocolate chip pancakes and bottomless coffee. It’s appearance is dark, just like your future if you dare to partake in the infamous Moat Race during Skatpark of Tampa’s legendary Tampa AM and Tampa PRO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2013
750 ml bottle via trade with an STL guy- thanks, Kevin! Pours a deep, just about black, opaque brown with a small tan head that leaves a light layer of lace. Gritty aroma; lactose, ground coffee, vanilla beans, chocolate, dust, and cream. A little withdrawn but improves as it nears room temperature. The flavor improves upon it, with the coffee and roasted malts really popping, complemented by notes of vanilla, milk chocolate, mollasses, and maple. Light-medium bodied, with a smooth mouthfeel that coats the palate on the way out and leaves a sticky, sweet aftertaste. Low carbonation. Very good sweet stout from Cigar City.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerGuyTWMore (128) - Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Motor oil pour, awesome! Brown head bubbles up big, but dissipates to the edges quickly. Green pepper up front on the nose, roasted malt, coffee, vanilla bean, and bitter sweet chocolate drown the green. Flavor follow through with the addition of the maple wood. Swirled the last sip and brown oil stuck to the glass, love it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HighWine (955) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Oct 25, 2012 edition Bottle to Stone IRS tulip. I actually said "wow" as I poured this. It’s much thicker than I thought with a consistency reminiscent of used motor oil. Not much head and no visible carbonation with a swirl, the liquid briefly stains the glass similarly (but not as heavily) as Marshal Z. Big coffee and potting soil aroma. Again, wow. Very flavorful. Strong brewed coffee, dark chocolate syrup, and bourbon vanilla extract. Pretty clean finish except for a little lingering coffee bitterness, vanilla essence, and a touch of oxidation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevencon (517) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Happy birthday rbrazell. Deep black pour dark tan head, how does CCB get that color. Coffee and vanilla aroma roasted character slightly sweet malt. Coffee mocha vanilla and roasted malt taste. Good mouth feel. Very balanced and enjoyable. I could drink a lot of this.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Big dark pour, brown head. Aroma hits with vanilla and coffee and really nice chocolate notes. The flavor is so smooth and really wonderful. Loads of coffee and vanilla. Light roast notes, more chocolate on the finish. Wow, great beer. Drink it now, I cannot imagine aging this will do much to help.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
48FanInCali (827) - California, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Beware. You must really like coffee if you are going to enjoy this beer. Still some descent hits of chocolate and smaller hint of vanilla. A little better than ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DesertDevil (673) - Arizona, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours like motor oil with no head. Awesome sweet aroma of molasses, vanilla, coffee, and maple syrup. Coffee and chocolate syrup on the first sip with nice bitterness from the coffee. Great oily palate. Just awesome. 

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nick76 (4322) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2013
The aroma is amazing with chocolate, vanilla, wood, and molasses. The appearance is dark brown with a brown frothy head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall an outstanding beer. My only complaint is that it has lactose as I am lactose intolerant and can’t have more than a few sips.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Palidor19 (3096) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Strong beer with a heavy espresso, dark chocolate flavor that is dominate all the way. Strong malts with a real opaque looking deal. The beer is a triple collaboration that works on all fronts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Bottle... This beer rocks!… Pours motor oil black with a small, creamy, brown head. Decent retention. The aroma features elements of mocha, vanilla, and maple wood. Full-bodied and velvety with kicked-back carbonation. The flavor is sweet and bursting-at-the-seams with maple wood, vanilla and chocolate layered upon more subtle notes of charcoal and cola. Finishes woody, carbonic and medium-sweet. I don’t pick up as much of the coffee component as most raters. Many thanks to landhoney for popping the top off this world class bottle of beer!

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