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RATINGS: 975   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   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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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
oeltroll (19) - USA - MAR 4, 2013
First time I have been able to try this beer. Again from Michigan beer trip. Slight bitterness from blueberrys match well with coffee and slightly sweet Chocolatey base. These guys really know how to use fruit in their beers and this beer is a great example of it.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1225) - BodÝ, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle at home. Has a pitch black colour with a medium, creamy, light brown head. Roasted and sweet aroma of coffee, ash, dark chocolate, leather and oak. Roasted malt also in the flavour along with more ash, wood and coffee beans. Has a slick and silky mouthfeel, and a medium bitterness. A well-roasted and pleasant stout, but canít find much of the blueberries.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (2529) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle. Very dark black pour. Aroma is dark chocolate, roasted grain, coffee and blueberries. Taste is roasted grain, coffee, dark chocolate, dark roasted grain and some blueberries. just enough that you can taste it and so that it melds nicely with the traditional stout flavors. It has a light-to-medium body. A very nice stout that I would drink again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (2092) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - SEP 14, 2014
12oz bottle from The Beer Shoppe (Ardmore PA). Shared with Bob F. after work. Pours a thin black color with a small foamy dark tan head. Aroma of chocolate, light sweet artificial blueberry, and roasted malt. Taste of sweet blueberry up front, followed by dark roasted malt, and milk chocolate.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SurlyFan85 (2) - - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
What a fantastic beer! Definitely my second favorite in the dark horse stout series only behind plead the 5th. A great stout with a nice blueberry flavor that doesnít overpower. I drank a year and a half old tres recently, ages well. Reccomend.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ERB92 (301) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2014
Coffee, cocoa, chocolate and blueberries in the aroma. Black with a brown head. Medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Medium to full body with a soft carbonation. Overall a nice stout, with nice present blueberries.

3.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oldgeezer (13) - brentford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2014
keg at the kings arms e2.pours black with a slight blue tinge In the head.Aroma ad taste of blueberries. great beer

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (115) - - SEP 2, 2014
Bottled. Vigorous pour, pitch black with a medium tan head thatís quickly diminishing. Aroma is big blueberry aroma, As soon as the cap was off, I could smell it. Mixed in with chocolate in the background. flavor is very chocolatey and malty, with the fruits (blueberry) shining clearly in the middle, and some coffee bitterness in the aftertaste. Very nice mix of the chocolate, blueberry, coffee flavors all coming through at different points. Itís really good, a great a balance. No overpowering disgusting blueberry on the flavor. Also a nice creamy almost oatmeal-like mouthfeel which is nice and creamy. I really dig this a lot. One of my favorite stouts.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttutony (654) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Fairly dark brown, nearly black. Aroma of blueberry and roasted malt. Interesting mix of fruity sweetness, bitter roasted malt, and chocolate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnymusky (245) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2014
I really liked this one...i liked the blueberry twist...different but enjoyable....crazy flavors that twisted together and worked...good job fellas....way too mix it up!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (920) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014
beige head fades fast with some lacing. coffee coloured. aroma bit leather, roasted malts, quite fruity. taste like aroma, blueberries, lavender, rosewater, liquorice with a fair bitterness from the roasted malts. dry mouthfeel, rather thin body and medium carbonation. really has lots of blueberries in the taste. bottle 33cl


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