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RATINGS: 743   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Number one in a series of five stouts produced for the fall and winter seasons. This beer is full bodied with hints of chocolate, roasted barley, coffee flavors and a nice creamy head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
smroush (126) - Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Strong coffee aromas, a touch of nutty flavor. A bit of a creamy texture; a reasonably long finish with coffee and a bit of nut flavor. What i like about this beer: coffee and nut flavors. What I don’t like: just a touch thin and not as complex as the best stouts.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1267) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Very dark brown, opaque pour with a giant, well-retaining, foamy Brown-10 head. Rich, smoky, griddle grease, and bacon aromas. Moderately thick with a surprising amount of carbonation. A strong metallic flavor tends to overpower The flavors that were detected in the aroma. There is a date/prune note in the flavor that was not earlier detected in the aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgajdaczewa (906) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 11, 2015
W aromacie bardzo pełne, czekoladowy krem, lekka kawa, bardzo przyjemny. W smaku nieco gorzej, przez pierwsze sekundy czuć fajną, czekoladową kremową pełnie, a potem uderza popiół, paloność, przez co finisz jest pusty, szorstki i nieprzyjemny. Trochę szkoda.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maksymiliant (80) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Ciemno brunatny, ladna bezowa piana. W aromacie kawa, duzo kawy. W smaku ponownie kawa, dobra palonosc idealny balans.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2823) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with medium tan head which dissipates fast. Aroma of coffee, oats, light licorice, light ash and pumpernickel. Taste is very light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of coffee, oats and toast. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Maybe a bit thin body. Nice stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (10485) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 1, 2015
draught@Erzbierschof Krone - black beer under a firm creamy and persistent dark beige foam; nice lacework; roasted aroma of black chocolate, vanilla and corns; velvety palate, moderate carbonation, light sweetness and some earthy bitterness; quite dry and long grainy roasted coffeish finish with more hints of vanilla

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brentv (486) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 24, 2015
From bottle. Pours black with a dark beige head and some lacing. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Taste is the same, with a gentle sweetness. Rich creamy mouthfeel. Very easy to drink and oh, so delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (702) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle @ Studenterhuset. Pours dark brown with a medium dark brown head. Aroma is pretty malty, chocolate, oats, some roast, some hosp. Taste is pretty sweet and bitter with some malts, chocolate and a nice amount of roast. Medium carb, slightly thin and oily body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JDBaker11058 (1538) - Maryland, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Appearance: near black, with a big, thick, frothy dark tan head and generous lacing. Aroma: sweet milk chocolate, espresso roast, dark chocolate, light graham cracker. Taste: coffee and chocolate, hint of earthy grain, graham cracker, and vanilla. Finish: smooth and roasty, with a lingering dry sweetness. Notes: Really enjoyable. Would drink again. Bottle from Total Wine in McLean, VA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (10497) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2015
Fast schwarzes Bier mit einer schönen bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch süß röstmalzig, Vanille, Schokolade. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, leicht bitter, Vanille, Kaffee, Schokolade, lecker!

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