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RATINGS: 866   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, - JAN 17, 2013
A pitch black colored beer, with a thick foamy dark beige head. The aroma op dark a little roasted malt, with fruits. The taste of smoke malt, dark fruits with notes of hop. The aftertaste is dry, smoked malt with hop notes.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1658) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2015
Pitch black with a small brown head. Taking the color of it I’m surprised by a subtil and moderate roastiness to it. I get some peated, fruity and coca-cola like aromas. Interesting. The beer is medium oily and has a delicate carbonation. Flavor is medium sweet, a bit dry and has a roasty aftertaste but not overwhelming. Good balance and hides well the alcohol. An easy drinker.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arn8897 (115) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Pours black with a tan head. Aromas of coffee and chocolate with smoke and more coffee. Taste of the same. Palate is medium to thick. Nice lacing in the glass. Overall very nice example of a smoke stout.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1767) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Much better than expected. Roasted malts, slight smok ness, and a chocolate coffee flavor a dominate this complex beer. Pours like motor oil with a brown thick head. Bottle pour at home. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smroush (113) - Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2015
Aroma is dominated by smoky charcoal flavors, along with some roasted coffee flavor. Hops are pretty subdued. Very little head; a very dark brown almost black color. Some sweetness, especially on the finish. Bitterness, but seems more from the deep roasted and smoke flavors than from the hops(?). Full bodied, but the texture is a tad thin, lacking the oiliness of many of the best stouts. Average carbonation. Long, smoky, sweet and bitter finish. Overall a pretty good smoked stout. I like the degree of smokiness and the long and varied finish. The base stout is not a great one which holds down the rating a bit.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (4963) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 1, 2015
Very rich, very tasty and all around wonderful. Smoke is just big enough with lots of roast some still hanging around. Pours black with great mocha head and lacing. Dark chocolate and a hint of caramel. Creamy consistency. Bitter finish. Great, complex palate and great balance. Bottle.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tsd08460 (123) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Aroma: smoke, roasty, Appearance: black, clear, brown foam, Taste: lightly bitter, light sweetness, smoke Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (1750) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, subtle smoke, dark fruity notes, coffee. Flavour is light sweet with a roasty medium bitter finish. Nice Stout.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Evolutionary (345) - Ohio, USA - MAR 24, 2015
I'm tap at pies and pints. Nose is smoke. Beer is smoky is well but delicious. It pours black. It is tasty. This stupid rate beer app unfortunately doesn't change the landscape mode and won't show you your text. I can't read anything this damn thing is saying. This thing sucks balls I hate this app. As soon as you turn landscape or switch to a different app it freezes. Rate beer sucks balls. You heard me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trapped (1189) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 19, 2015
Draught @ NYC Craft Beer Festival. Inky black with large foamy tan head, little mocha aroma, low carbonation, burnt coffee beans taste, full body, long finish. Great brew!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigtaster (772) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 17, 2015
From bottle, pitch black with medium brown head. Big rush of chocolate, smoke, nuts, roasted malts, fall leaves. Medium bodied, moderate sweetness and bitterness through to the finish, well balanced. Finishes with stong dark chocolate and campfire. Good beer.


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