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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
A foreign-style stout - hearty, full bodied and strong with a smooth roasted malt finish. Lots of caramel malt and roasted barley give this beer itís character. A popular winter brew and a good compliment to one of our rich chocolaty desserts

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DarenGH (1) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2015 does not count
Alhohol should not be made to sniff, swirl or spat. If I had to rank a scent to the beer, it smells just fine. Looks dark like a stout or porter. Taste is similar to Rasputin but slightly milder. Itís a good winter time brew or to be paired with their beef tacos. The grease/seasoning in the beef tacos pairs nicely with this beer and worth checking out. Itís certainly worth checking out if you like Rasputin or the Icelandic Smoked Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (1350) - California, USA - AUG 2, 2014
An ok stout. Nothing special. Pours a very nice deep black with a tan head. Smells of vanilla and cinnamon, and a bit of malt. Taste is lacking, a little thin for a stout. Paired with Peanut Butter M&Ms in vanilla ice cream, smooths it out to he point of having no taste. Had in the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bule (1277) - California, USA - MAY 29, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark black color without much head. Roasted malt aroma and flavor. Mild hops. Burnt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (13623) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 6, 2014
On tap @ Dempseyís. Almost black pour with a tan head. Roasted malt, oatmeal cookies, chocolate, vanilla, and coffee on the nose. Some ash, licorice, and a touch of dark fruit. Nice sweetness of cookie dough and vanilla. Some dark chocolate, mild fruits as well. Licorice, roast, and a nice coffee note. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brain_Parasite (70) - California, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Pours black with a small head. Nice malty/roasty aroma. Flavor is of dark chocolate, roasted coffee beans, bread, and caramel. A smooth, rich-yet-drinkable body. A very enjoyable stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GIJOE (970) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - AUG 1, 2013
From a bomber from Bottle Barn. Pours dark brownish black like a cola; nice foamy head; copious lacing. Aroma is basic malt, flavor basically the same malty sweetness. Hop is present, but pretty mild. Rather thin and dry. Astringent finish. Not a favorite stout, but quite drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
illidurit (2244) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Pours deep copper-brown with a ruby center and a tan head. Roasted malt and cappuccino notes, with a whisper of overripe fruit in the back end. Flavor is watered down mocha, some vanilla and toasted bread, minimal bitterness. Could use some body but otherwise their best offering Iíve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3960) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bomber from Bottle Barn.Nose is chocolate, coffee, roast, and black walnuts. Black with a small tan head. Flavor is lightly sweet, lightly bitter, coffee, and caramel. Finishes with a nice mellow bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (5623) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2011
22 oz. bottle from Hayduke. He, I, and his brother Rick enjoyed it together via facebook chat. This pours almost black and has a big tan head that has a bit of red in it. The nose is fudge with milk chocolate and nuts. The flavor is also chocolate with some nuts and a bit of roasted effect. It reminds me of a Guinness but with more chocolate. It has that feel to it. There is a bit of hop notes here that are grassy and citrus and add some faint bitterness. Very late in the bottle some grass could be tasted. This is a nice beer. It leaves Guinness in the dust.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (3776) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Nose of roasted malt. Medium body. Smooth mouthfeel. Flavor of chocolate and a hint of coffee, Light bitter finish. Good.

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