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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Semi-Seasonal - Fall to Spring. Nightlight is a full-flavored beer that expertly balances that richness with lightness in body to create a different type of Stout. This Dry Irish Stout may look intimidating, but after one sip, you notice the difference. Representing a wide spectrum of roasted and oaky flavors, this not-too-bitter brew engages all the right senses, but leaves you with the stomach for a second round. IBU: 32.4


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wordsworth (130) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Pours dark dark brown. A roasted malty flavor with dry hints of cocoa and a smooth finish. Very approachable and not heavy.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2495) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Pours black beige head. Smell is roasty light coffee. Taste is dry and thin roasty. Taste is fine but a bit thin and watery. Decent

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llcooldave (1072) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Slight roasty malt aroma. Black in the glass with a cola colored head. A bit more roasty and chocolaty than Guinness. Overall, not too bad... thanks Kevin!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansermadide (1513) - Kyle, Texas, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Yep, black... As a nightlight. Hmm, okay. Anyway, it has a pretty billowy medium Brown head, smells very English. Aroma of heavy roasted malts and a touch of coffee - all tucked in by a smooth, malty body. The mouth feel isnít thin nor thick and makes this much more drinkable than if it were the latter. Where this is heavy is in its rich flavor and following finish, although the roasted richness doesnít stick around for the party, the coffee sure does. Itís creamy, slightly sweet and not completely dry. Hints of cocoa come through in the finish as well. Better than I expected, drinkable, and unoffensive. A good Irish dry stout thatís somewhat well balanced and easy on the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (354) - Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2012
Impressive dry stout. Nice roasty chocolatey flavor with hints of soy sauce. Nice dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
onceblind (3965) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2011
GABF 2011. Listed as "Moonlight Irish Stout". Black with a small frothy tan head. Aroma of dark roasted chocolate grains, and a nose of typical dry dark stout. Flavor of the same. Dry, dark black and chocolate malts. Too-mild sweetness, too burnt, and bland.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2011
(Draught) Pours a black body with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, ash tray, smoke, and burnt grains. Flavor of roasted malt, ash tray, chocolate, and burnt plastic with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (3372) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2011
Sampled at Texas Beerfest. Pours a dark brown with a small frothy tan head that lasts awhile leaving good sticky lacing. The aroma is roasted malt and smoke. Thin mouthfeel with light roast coffee and a nice smoked dry finish. A good dry stout from CBC.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5794) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2011
My favourite of the Circle brews .. . Pours a dark robust brown, decent foam .. . light tar and chocolate, with a great dose of roast .. . has a decent mouth to it, you could say its made for the texas heat .. . Is it a yes or a no, because youíre kind of holding up traffic here. Itís just - itís rude.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidmartinek (3559) - austin, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2011
Dark beer with an icy, creamy appearance and a small tan head. Roasty malt aromas. Powdery palate. Dry roasted malt flavor. Slightly creamy. Light cocoa finish. Really anice brew thatís quite enjoyable.


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