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RATINGS: 901   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Number Fore - Brewed with all malted barley and peat malt (smoked malt). This beer is full bodied with chocolate, roasted barley flavors, and a smokey almost BBQ finish.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6642) - Bunnik/Utrecht, - JUL 15, 2012
Bottled @ home. Opaque color with a small dark brown head. Aroma of heavily roasted malts, slight smoke/peat but not a lot, bread, some milk chocolat.. Quite bitter taste, roasted. Just in the end some of the dry peatiness comes through more. Good flavorful aftertaste.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nate (4186) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 21, 2016
On tap at Brunzies. Nice smoky rich chocolate nose, with molasses and coffee. Dark black opaque with creamy tan lacing head. Thick body with medium carbonation. Starts and stays sweet with tins of molasses, coffee, chocolate and smoky charred malts. Mild bitterness. Sweet alcohol with a bit of warming. Finished sweet with nutty quality. Sweet lingering after but not cloying.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gEUS (1720) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAY 9, 2016
330 ml bottle at home. Pours intense dark brown, little to no head. Mildly roasted cold coffee, nice chocolate and mocca flavours, little smoke scent though. Watery body, quite some dry coffee roast, roasted and toasted bread, even some burnt malts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Booga (76) - Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Iím not a huge smoked beer fan but this one is pretty damn good. Dark brown medium body poor with a 2-finger dark chocolate head. Good smoke aroma and not overpowering smoke in the taste. Dark Horse is really solid with this one like all of their stouts. Well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bookman10 (948) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - FEB 20, 2016
So many porters include smoke, but I havenít seen too many stouts. This isnít bad. Pours a deep, dark black, with an almost purpleish head. Aroma of smoke, roasted grain, chocolate, coffee. Flavor is also mainly smoke (almost tastes like smoked meat), along with some sweetness, chocolate, licorice, coffee. etc.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (764) - USA - FEB 19, 2016
Opaque, black. Medium body, moderate flavor, thin texture, crisp, rich and moderately hot mouthfeel, short length. Restrained bittersweet nature, fitting acidity. Predominantly roast flavors, coffee, bitter chocolate, Quite pleasant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2866) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle. Black pour with a beige head. Aromas of licorice, burnt sugar, toffee. Flavours of raisin, coffee, smoke,. Very smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomer (2905) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - FEB 16, 2016
At a tasting, thanks, very little head, opaque black color, aroma of chocolate cake, wood and dark bread in the back, flavor of dark chocolate, coal and dark bread in the back, pleasant light bitterness. Nice though not really smokey.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WingmanWillis (136) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours black with a tan head. Roast malts aroma, tastes the smoke but not too overpowering, little sweetness in there from a hint of dried fruits. Nice balance. Decent smoked beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (499) - POLAND - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle. Sensoric. Pitch black with small, light brown head. Poor lacing and head retention. Aroma of roasted malts combined with light to medium amoked notes (bacon). You can find here some dark fruits aromas - rasins, Taste is semi-sweet to semi-dry, but in the end definetely semi-dry with nice, dark chocolate bitterness. In overall once again above average stout from Dark Horse, this time with hints of some smoked notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClaudeB04 (345) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 27, 2015
Dark with small beige head. Chocolate and typical stout taste. Not much smoke though. Ok but not more


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