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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8397) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2014
Strong ale at 8% abv? On tap at Toronado. Dry black dry stout, Cascadian orange. Lots of roast.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (8270) - San Diego County, California, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Short: A massive Black IPA of the gods

Origin: Tap at Churchill’s Size: 4oz taster Glass: Mini pilsner Price: $3-4 Date: 1/14/14
Long: Pours inky with fantastic espresso lacing. Nose is near Black IPA with big pine, excellent savory dark chocolate, black cherry, cherry cola. Taste is- Hot Damn- herbal pine hop bomb with some unfortunate grape soda character. Thankfully, that goes away to make way for bitter melted dark chocolate, chai tea spices, holiday spiced hot cocoa. Really an RIS and Black IPA mix.
Flaws: Hard to find
Skill: Exceptional

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (1078) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Tap at stone brewing, escondido. Black color, light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, some hops. Roasty body, hops, fruity, coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (905) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 20, 2013
On Tap at Matt Denny’s, pout is dark brown with low head. Aroma is rich sweet dark malts and light spice, taste is bitter roast with a nice finish.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (1157) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Nice toasty sweetness light aroma. Toasty. Dark look thin head. Good carbonation nice hoppy stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2013
Draft @ Downtown Johnny Brown’s, San Diego, CA. Pours a dark brown black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate licorice aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor with bitter hoppy hints. Has a roasted malty chocolate and licorice finish with bitter hints.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lobotomizdgoat (18) - California, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Felt like a cross between a good porter and a Belgian dark. Malts were toasty and thick with moderate sweetness, palate was bold, finish had hints of spices.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3119) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 2, 2013
On tap at Beer Revolution. It pours black with a tan head. The aroma has lots of black cherry, raisins, blueberry, cocoa and roasted malt. The flavor is black cherry, cola, dark chocolate and roasty toasty malts. Very nice velvety mouthfeel. I would have called this an imperial stout, although a very weird one with lots of dark berry flavors. A very enjoyable sipper to say the least.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6343) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 26, 2012
On tap at City Beer, Pours dark brown with a thin tan head and a chocolate and treacle aroma. There is a smoky chocolate flavor with a dry finish. Very tasty but a bit too smoky.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (10640) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Dark brown pour with an off-white head. Nose is quite roasty with some dark chocolate and coffee notes. A bit of metal and slightly tart. Quite heavy on the char, too. Not much sweetness to the aroma of flavor. Tastes a bit smoky. Lots of char, roasted malt, and dark chocolate. Hints of metal, coffee, and chalk.


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