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RATINGS: 774   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - AUG 16, 2007
TRUMP! Wow, this brew pours black as 30wt with 100k miles on it. The creamy spattered froth only rises a fingers width, but has a beautiful bronze color. Head retention is a little short lived and rduces to a partial yet fluffy lace. Aromas of creamy roasted leathery malts makes my mouth water. Full nectar w/ soft and velvety residual effers creates a rather sensuous brew. The brew glides in silky then turns to velvet on the way down. The mildly sweet flavor profile starts out w/ heavily roasted viscous malts. Then the defined asprin bittering component kicks in to balance. Roasted coffee bean, bitter cocoa, leather, and bit-o-black cherry. The finish is long and savory leaving behind a tastey roasted cocoa residue and a perfect bittering component. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lcdumchus (19) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Nice pour, thick and viscous with a nice aroma. Wonderful flavor with hints of chocolate and coffee. An excellant stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beckerboy (16) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2013
This is a delicious stout. Great cocoa coffee nose. Thick dark brown head. It has great viscosity in the mouth. Rich roasted malt flavors that match the nose. Had it on tap.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Arek (980) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cool_Bond (2336) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2016
Lovely scent of sweetness and chocolate. Celestial good taste of coffee, chocolate, sweetness and a little soy sauce. Wonderful bitterness that fills the mouth forever. Enjoyable beer. Very pleasant to drink. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 16, 2007
Inky black pour with a substantial light brown head. Sweetish cream aroma with some roasty in the background. Oh wow! Rich and creamy, silky with lots of velvet - they have not skimped on the oats here. Nice amount of roasted flavor, not too sweet, with a fine bitterness intact. This is a great stout! Thanks Brad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sobczynski (1) - Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2011 does not count
Excellent head with the dark creamy mouthfeel. There is a complex flavor profile that is roasty, yet smooth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
slipy120 (81) - Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2011
One word. Awesome! poured opaque from a bottle bought at Siciliano’s in Grand Rapids, MI. Just what you would want from a stout and more. Competitors better keep and eye on Dark Horse.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jstraw (1965) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2010 Draft at Jerry’s. Black with big, foamy, chocolate shake head / Winey nose of bittersweet chocolate and oatmeal / Medium to full body, creamy, with good balance and long, chewy, dry, finish / Toasty flavors of tobacco, bittersweet chocolate, oatmeal, vanilla, and dark roast coffee / Not super complex as the best of them, but very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tastebud (8) - Verona, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 11, 2010 does not count
Aroma is of coffee and roasty dark malts. Medium bodied and lightly sweet with a wee o chocolate on the finish. One of my favorite stouts...love these guys!

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