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Cismontane Black’s Dawn

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A heavy strong stout brewed with coffee, brown sugar and oats. With its powerful quality and morning ingredients it seems parallel to a solid dawn session at Blacks. An inside connection to boutique roasted fare trade beans we were granted the opportunity to make this exceptional brew.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PartyFowle (457) - - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle. Impenetrable black -- no dawn here. Half a finger of fuzzy tan head pops away quickly. Rich, savory aroma. A little soy, spicy coffee, burnt toast, booze, a flash of sourdough. Spicy, oily coffee, black pepper and toasted sourdough up front in the flavor. Sweeter at the swallow, smoothed out by oats and milk chocolate. Bitterness lingers on sides of the tongue. High, pinching carbonation in a smooth medium body. Not too heavy, holds together as it moves. Not a ton of heat either. Good not great. There are better stouts with clearer coffee flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (38082) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2015

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Cismontane Blacks Dawn ].
Clear dark brown black color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, dusty coffee, coffee vegetables. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, coffee, coffee vegetables, cabbage - coffee. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20150411]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
back (1569) - Holstebro, DENMARK - APR 11, 2015
Sort skum råhvid Røg kaffe vanille hvede Bitter modrate sød,lidt, Oile flad

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (12922) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 11, 2015
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, hard roasted malt and light sourish. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 110416

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (4000) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 11, 2015
Bottle @ Post-Easter Procrastination, Ulfborg. Pours hazy very dark brown with small tan head. Clear aroma of roast and coffee, with notes of malt and touches of hops and liquorice. Sweetish, malty flavour with notes of fruit and bitter, roasty and coffee-like touches. Hints of lactose. Roasty and sourish aftertaste. Okay but would be even better without the sourish hints.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oscbert (1128) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Strong aroma of wet coffee grounds. Roasted malt, dark chocolate, tobacco, tar, a bit acrid Pours pitch black with small wispy but creamy yellowish head Strong coffee flavor balanced fairly well with roasty malts. Chocolate, ash, bread, burnt wood. Medium full bodied with low CO2, lingering burnt finish. Decent beer. I prefer dark fruity and malty Imperial Stouts compared to roasty burnt ones, so this isn't really my cup of tea or cup of coffee. Still an enjoyable sipper. Wouldn't buy again though ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2400) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Heavy malt aromas of toasted cereal, dark chocolate and strong coffee, light resin for the hops, moderate earth for the yeast. Head is small, frothy, beige with fair lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is very dark brown. Flavor starts lightly to moderately sweet and lightly acidic, then the long finishes is lightly to moderately sweet and lightly acidic. Palate is medium to full, creamy, with a soft carbonation and a lightly alcoholic finish. Not as bold and powerful as I like in an Imperial Stout, but it’s easy drinking quality puts it up right up there for the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7327) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottled. Poured deep brown with an easily-resuscitated toasted beige head. The aroma picked up roasted coffee and biscuity malts with a little herbal weirdness around. The flavor found burnt and lightly astringent black and coffee malts.. touches of vanilla accented.. finished smoky and a bit astringent. Medium-plus bodied and a tad sharp on the palate.. moderate carbonation.. OK stuff.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (8175) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 15, 2015
[2/13/15] Draught at Rogue Ales Public House in San Francisco. Black with a brownish head. Weird aroma with very vegetal coffee. Roasty flavor with vegetal coffee and a bitter finish. Medium to full-bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (5300) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle sample at the tasting at Blacklick Wine & Spirits on 2/5/15. Darkest brown pour with a thick light brown head. Aroma of butter, malt, chocolate, caramel and roast. Malty and buttery flavor with chocolate and roast accents before a boozy finish.


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