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RATINGS: 1090   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
elmatador00 (519) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 6, 2008
Courtesy of Dragonstout. Pours a dark brown with no head. Aroma is of course blueberry. Tastes of bitter blueberry, burnt malt, little bitter cocoa. Palate is a little thin and dry.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
heemer77 (5294) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - APR 6, 2008
Perfectly black body with an orange and brown head. The smell makes me nostalgic as it reminds me of blueberry pancakes my parents made while we were camping. The taste is dominated by coffee and blueberries. There is also a little bit of anise. A nice sweet blueberry finish. An excellent beer and easily the best fruit flavored stout I have tried.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 4, 2008
Thanks to Polomagnifico for this bottle!. Dark pour in the center of he glass yielded around a 1 finger head. strong blueberry aroma. Gum, blueberry, roast and some slight smoke. Much better than anticipated!

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurst (338) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2008
Strong blueberry aroma and taste. Burnt chocolate, porridge, and cereal make up the malts, with blueberry, bubblegum, and salt water taffy making up the rest of the crew. Favorite of the special stout series.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lb4lb (2587) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2008
Bottles courtesy of demitriustown and emacgee. Thanks!!
Pours dark, oily black with a medium sized nice and dark brown head. Smell definitely has some blueberry as well as some rich chocolately, slightly sweet, creamy roastiness. Taste is dark roasty and blueberries as advertised. Very drinkable, and chocolately. Much like dark chocolate covered dried blueberries. Really nice. Slightly sweet, but not overly so. This is a fantastic stout and my favorite Dark Horse beer so far.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mreusch (851) - Olathe, Kansas, USA - MAR 28, 2008
12oz. bottle with thanks to tytoanderso for this great bonus! Pours thick and solid black, with a sizable three finger dark brown fluffy head that slowly dissipates, very little lacing. Aroma of blueberry bursts out on the pour, and then subsides to let more roasty malts, chocolate, and coffee come out, but every swirl of the glass brings that pleasant blueberry back on strong. Flavor includes glimpses of dried blueberry, with more roasty chocolate, coffee, and a slight drying bitterness. Another good one from DH; thanks again Tyler!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - MAR 26, 2008
Thanks to Schroppy for this one. Black pour with a small light brown head. Aroma: alot of blueberry, chocolate, and roast. Taste is quite a bit of blueberry, but balanced nicely by dry chocolate, roast and a light to medium caramel malt backbone. Nice, in that the blueberry is definitely assertive but it is not over the top. Didnít taste too artificial either. Finishes with lingering blueberry and lightly bitter roast, with a light hop bitterness. Very nice. Thanks Mike!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
LeMunche (66) - Orland Park, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2008
Lots of flavor for a dry stout. Iím really starting to enjoy a little bit of sour in some of my stouts. Gotta love the value of dark horse beers.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4803) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 24, 2008
Appearance: Pours a plain, unassuming black body with a small tan head. Smell: Dark roasted malts with a pleasant, clear-cut blueberry scent. Though crammed into one sentence, I assure you it is a really lovely aroma. Taste: Blueberry fruitiness right out of the game. Some sweet dark malts struggle to keep up. Taste of sugar-crusted chocolate muffin tops. More blueberries for the finish. Mouthfeel: A bit above medium-bodied. Mild carbonation. Drinkability: Itís actually pretty nice. The flavors contrast and complement each other quite well.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brewcrew2002 (89) - USA - MAR 23, 2008
Poured very dark and thick, the aroma matched the taste kind of a blueberry syrup. Overall not too bad of a beer


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