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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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A smooth yet powerful stout brewed with ten different grains. The complex malt character is gently balanced by the hop bitterness.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cjnuxoll (10) - - NOV 11, 2013
I should preface this by stating that Iím not really a stout drinker. That being said I prefee coffee or chocolate stouts when drinking them. I really enjoyed this beer. Everything you want from a stout. Thick. Rich. Low carbonation. Flavor. Not bitter. Smooth. A really enjoyable experience.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
timfoolery (1123) - California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Taster at Whole Lotta Brews Going On at Whole Foods in Folsom. Aroma is slightly tart chocolate and smoke. Flavor has some medium roast coffee and chocolate with a neverending finish. Not really crisp. Pretty good RIS.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dodgrblu (563) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
On tap at Whole Foods Whole Lotta Brews Brewfest, super smokey, no sweetness at all. Jet black. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Draft in Sac. Pours almost black with a tan head and nice lacing. Aroma of roasty malt, chocolate, coffee and some licorice. Flavor is smooth, rich chocolate and roasted malt well hidden alcohol and a light burnt bitterness. Full body with smooth carbonation. Very good beer, very rich yet drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1005) - sacramento, California, USA - SEP 7, 2013
On tap at capitol beer and taproom. Pours black with not much of a brown head. Taste is roasted malt with some chocolate and some dark fruit

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10354) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours black with a tan head. Aromas of chocolate and perhaps coffee. Med + body. Flavors of smooth dark malt, dark fruits, a little treacle, and I think coffee. Itís very tasty. More than most.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6018) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 25, 2013
From a pre-release sample enjoyed at Capitol Beer & Taproom. Pours near black with a modest tan head and a powerful coffee and treacle aroma. There is a chewy full-bodied dark malt flavor featuring notes of plum and coffee. This brew is complex enough to satisfy serious dark beer geeks and balanced enough to satisfy more casual beer lovers.


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