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RATINGS: 990   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A full bodied stout made with all malted barley and blueberry. Flavors of chocolate, roast malt and light blueberry make up the palate with lots of fruity blueberry aroma.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
demitriustown (1088) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - NOV 16, 2007
12 oz bottle: Aroma is definite big on blueberries, but not in the mass produced over sweetened way. It’s got a nice dark chocolate covered blueberry aroma and the malts come through with a nice roasted scent. Appearance is pitch black with a thin tan head that diminishes into a soapy tan film at the top of the glass. Taste is blueberry, roasted malt characteristics, smoke, somewhat sweet but not bad at all. A bit of a caramel taste as well with the chocolate notes intermingled nicely. First sip I didn’t really like it, but as you get into this glass it grows on you. Pretty nice!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Headbanger (3386) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2007 12oz bottle-A pitch black body with no head whatsoever. Aroma of berry, coffee, and roasted malt. A mouthful brings out blueberry on the front end followed by some coffee with the blueberry lingering throughout the taste. I think the blueberry really stands out which I enjoy. A great tasting stout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2007
Bottle. [ Courtesy of Papsoe ] Medium black color with a average, frothy / creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy blueberry, moderate malty, burnt, chocolate, coffee, notes of smoked peat. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter, and light acidic with a long duration. (Acidic is berry sweet / sour). Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (121007)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2007
Pours rich and black with a small khaki head.Blueberries and chocolate on the nose.The flavors match the nose with a slight hint of smoke.Finish was sweet at first then dry at the end.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 9, 2007
Tasted 9/24/07. 12oz bottle. Pitch with an opaque hue. Tan ring of head. Fruity bready aromas with a hint of spices. Rosemary, thyme, rye bread. Hmm. Interesting nose. Toasty fruity and spicy. Full bodied and wonderfully complex layers and juxtapositioning. Cola malts and Italian spices. Bready and sugary. Bitter rye and coffee. Nectar. Lingering tart berries and bitter coffee astringency. Totally odd spices, but its a lovely ride. Boom. Peppery and piney. Intense but not completely good. Berry notes are mild yet adequate. Subtle citrus. Crazy complexity. Lovely palate. Moderate effect.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boutip (4856) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2007
Bottle courtesy of Hogtownharry: Poured a pitch black color stout with a small deep brown color head. Aroma of strong blueberry is well mix with some medium roasted malt notes. Taste is a mix between fresh and sweet blueberry and some roasted malt with a light bitter finish. I am not usually fond of fruit in stout but I thought this mix worked very well and the balance between fruit, sweetness and bitterness from the malt was well achieved. Body was quite full with some light carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rowefam3 (70) - kendallville, Indiana, USA - SEP 11, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2007 Very dark head. Strong blueberry aroma. Not as blueberry for the taste. This grew on me as I was about halfway through. Could possibly buy more. Rerate; thought about this one and went back for a six. I think this might be my favorite stout going right now.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3271) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2010 Thanks to Secret Santa in July, BBB63. Pours black with a brown head. Smells og blueberries and toasted malts. Medium sweetness. Aromas of toasted malts. Also clear blueberry notes, especially towards the end of each sip. Maybe a bit medicin-like. Reminds me of the not-liquirish-notes of a Blå Gajol (not the drink). Dry toasted finish again with blueberry notes. Very nice mix, quite unusual... a bit too dry in the finish, maybe (minor detail).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2007
Bottle. The blueberry nose is undeniable. Very nice. Not artificial, but real, freshly crushed blueberries. There’s a hint of coffee behind the sweet/tart blueberries. Pours black with a quickly disappearing brown head. Nicely balanced on the palate with blueberries fading into some lightly roasted malt and espresso flavors. Medium bodied. I like how they used the tartness of the blueberries for aroma and not to make it into a syrupy fruit beer. Nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElJefe (553) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2007
Disclaimer: I love blueberries, and I love stout, so I was pretty much destined to love this beer.
Pours opaque black with a thick orange-brown head. Aroma of fresh blueberries and roasted espresso. Tart blueberry flavor blends well with traditional sout character - molasses, coffee, and cocoa. Neutral mouthfeel. Long roasted coffee finish is quite dry.
Bottle acquired via trade with drewbeerme - thanks, man!


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