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RATINGS: 1026   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2013
12 oz bottle into a Samuel Smith pint glass. A: Pours a nearly black color, similar to the Too cream stout. Aggressively poured, this features a four-finger tan colored head. Like its brethren, it seriously looks like an imperial stout. S: There is some unsweetened chocolate and roasted barley here, but beneath that is a slight hint of blueberry. Not enough to kill the balance by any stretch, but enough to interest the olfactory senses. T: At first, the typical notes of roast, chocolate, and coffee open things up. But then the finish comes, loaded with blueberry. I feel like the blueberry notes do a good job of not getting in the way of the stout qualities - some sips sees the roast/chocolate win out, others see the blueberry as the dominant flavor. Ultimately, the two elements blend together reasonably well. M: Compared with One and Too, this seems rather thin. This aids drinkability admirably, however it doesn’t have the decadent feel of the other two. O: Not a pure stout, but it works well as a stout/fruit beer hybrid. The blueberry does a good job of blending in with the base, never fully overpowering things. I’d gladly drink this one again.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charlotte (4605) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle.Black colour with small beige head.Aroma is sweet with taste of tart blueberrys and roasted malt,good full body and sweet nots of berries and slight chocolate note,sweet and well balanced finish.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (2696) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAY 8, 2015
on tap @ Vino Belissimo / Lima OH --- Clear, very dark ruby brown color, solid 1/2" tan head, heavy lace band. Taste is toasted malt that adds light fizz on the swallow, then dark chocolate followed by light tart blueberry, then chocolate again. Complex, and quite good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (2252) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2015
355ml bottle from Saveur-Biere.fr. Blueberry pop-tarts aroma. Taste is rich and fruity against a slick stout background. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mep3222 (798) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Aroma of roasted malt with a nice authentic blueberry aroma. Not sweet though. Taste is dry roasted malt with a blueberry finish, again not sweet. Almost like eating a blueberry pancake and then taking a sip of a stout.. Or actually the other way around as the blueberry is in the finish, different but quite nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (2018) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2015
May 1, 2015 - bottle via trade. Dark pour with some head. Aroma was blueberry, chocolate, malt and light smoke. Taste was mostly roasted malt with smoke and light sweetness, blueberry not noticeable in taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2855) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 30, 2015
Bottle sampled at Classic City Brew Fest 2015! Pours a deep brownish black with minimal tan brown head that leaves light lace. Aroma is blueberry centric, with hints of chocolate and roast underneath. Taste is way more balanced toward the stout flavors, but still nice fruitines. Medium body, soft carbonation, pretty solid.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heman (153) - Tychy, POLAND - APR 20, 2015
W aromacie mamy intensywne jagody i sos sojowy. Zapach całkiem przyjemny i zaskakujący. Piwo jest lekko kwaśne i wytrawne. Smak bardzo złożony, mamy delikatne palone ziarna kawy i gorzką czekoladę, następnie pojawiają się kwaśne jagody i lekka ziołowa goryczka. Bardzo przyjemny, oryginalny i co najważniejsze naprawdę jagodowy stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
katrinaez (416) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2015
Blueberry is sweet and adds a slight essence. It’s not a heavy beer and the flavor isn’t overwhelming. Had bottle.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1476) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
13.8.2014. Black beer with thin brown head. Aroma of blueberry, coffee and roasted malts. Palate is medium to full bodied, lowish carbonation. Taste has roasted malts, coffee and blueberry.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigtaster (779) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2015
From a bottle, black with very large staying brown head with very fine bubbles. Nose is roasted malts, blueberry, chocolate. burnt toast. Medium to heavy body, soft carbonation, slightly sweet, maybe a hint of earthiness, moderate bitterness in the finish, very creamy, slightly oil. Long roasted malt finish with tons of great blueberry flavor. Easy to drink body is very nice and great flavors, another great stout from Dark Horse.


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