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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.


peteysmu's rating

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteysmu (63) - USA - DEC 25, 2011


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
justsayswell (143) - Kansas, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Purchased in fall 2011. Pours black with no head. Nose is licorice, vanilla, soy sauce, hints of bourbon. Mouthfeel is medium heavy. Coffee, cocoa, soy, oak. Very dense and almost no carbonation. Dry, slightly astringent finish. Not bad for a whale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
g_georgiou (347) - CYPRUS - MAY 24, 2015
Dark brown body with a brown medium head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, some smoke, coffee. Taste is medium sweet with medium to heavy bitter. Medium body, dry finish, oily texture.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
grew (111) - Wrocław, POLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Tap. Very roasty, chocolate and coffee aroma. Dark black, nice lacing. Medium bodied, not so sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (2016) - DENMARK - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle sampled at Amager Bryghus, thanks to Papsø. Black with a medium sized brown head. Nose has charcoal and soft oats. Flavour offers earthy smoke, light salami, dark grain, wood, roasted malt, vanilla. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and bitter, long roasted finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROMTHEBOTTLE (28) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 7, 2015
12oz bottle. Pour is very dark . Head faded rather fast. Aroma of chocolate and roast malt. Strong flavour of rosted malt and coffee, Lots of coffee. Slight bitterness from the cocoa and vanilla.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2652) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle. Black pour, brown head. Nice aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste of cacao, roasted malt, gritty coffee and a little vanilla. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yiannnos (1030) - , CYPRUS - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle. Black colour. Roasty coffee vanilla aroma. Roasty chocolate flavour, very nice stout

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lobs_ols (349) - LATVIA - MAY 4, 2015
Black, medium brown head. Roasty oats, dark caramel and some coffee on the nose. Medium bodied, roasty bitter with sweet cocoa notes. Finishes bitter and warming. Great!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Arek (498) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - APR 29, 2015
Bottle 12 fl. oz., Drink Hala, Wrocław, Poland.
Czarne, mętne piwo z ciemnobeżową, obfitą i puszystą pianą oraz przyjemnym, czekoladowym, lekko przypalanym aromatem. W smaku gęste i intensywne, wyraziście wytrawne, mocno palone i kawowe.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4779) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2015
Poured deep dark brown with a disappearing beige head. Aroma of milk chocolate, berries and soft roast malt. Medium body, quite smooth, flavour as the aroma, coffee grinds, fudge. Dry, bittersweet finish.


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