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RATINGS: 702   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doghair (268) - Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Nice dark roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Flavor is dark roasted malt and some bitter chocolate. Flavor is big but not overwhelming. Easy to drink. Great beer.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (6486) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Draught @ Fermentoren, Århus. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee. Flavor is light sweet, malty, dark chocolate, toast, coffee. Medium body, average carbonation, dry finish. 220115

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (12221) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2015
Tap @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. Soft and smooth. 220115

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
JonnyMadison (54) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle. Poured a tall head but dissipated quickly. Decadent but not overwhelming, rich creamy coffee/chocolate flavor but bitter cocoa finish. Not as thick as some stouts but all around delicious!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (3971) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2015
On tap at Red Cow. Black with a decent tan head. Aroma is of chocolate, roasted malts, prune. Taste is of chocolate, prune, roasted malts, and light coffee.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arn8897 (58) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Pours jet black with a dark khaki head from a growler. Aromas of chocolate and coffee with some malt. Medium mouth feel. Light lacing in the glass. Flavors of chocolate and malt. Overall very nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamstome (1044) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Black pour, dark brown head. Chocolatey aroma- dark chocolate, espresso, oats... I want to eat this cookie. Quite bitter and roasty flavor, plenty of chocolate, but not quite as rich as I expected from the aroma. A little thin for a stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eberndt (215) - - JAN 6, 2015
Strong roasted coffee aroma and taste. Not overly sweet and Pours a nice dark brown with mocha head.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cjmccahill (17) - Indiana, USA - JAN 2, 2015
12 oz to mug. Really enjoyed this. Smooth, maybe a little too thin. Smells great with roast and coffee flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crazyvin (2009) - New York, USA - DEC 26, 2014
A black body with a beige head that had good retention and lace. A strong roasted aroma with a strong coffee profile and hints of cocoa. Flavor was mostly roasted malts and black dark roast coffee. Cocoa was bitter and added to the roasted flavors. Very smooth and very dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
guzzler67 (1532) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Stoutly dark with an average size tawny head and good lacing. Prominent roasted malt aroma paired up with dark chocolate and chicory. Velvety, earthy, moderately sweet flavor with tons of roast and cocoa in the aftertaste. Full bodied, lightly carbonated mouthfeel leading to a long, lingering finish. Very tasty.


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