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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A proper stout to call our own...this brew is a quintessential Double Mountain interpretation of a classic style. Rich, creamy, roasty and beautifully bitter. Poured with a thick head, courtesy of nitrogen. Brewed with organic Pilsner malt, black, brown crystal malts, roasted barley and Brewers’ Gold hops. 4.5% ABV, 50 BU


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Draft at the source. Deep maroon briwn color, beige head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of cocoa powder, coffee grounds. Taste is dark coffee, bitter cocoa, fairly dry finish. Tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (8159) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Nitro at Bailey’s in Portland, OR. Clear, deep red. Sheets of nitro lacing. Nose is savory, black crayon, charcoal. Taste is dusty, soil, earthy, ashy. Papery, dry body. Simple, drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (4772) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JAN 27, 2010
Aroma - Dark malt aroma with a light smokiness. Appearance – Dark brown in color, clear with a thin dark tan head. Flavor – Malty, smokey with some hops this was with chocolate and coffee flavors also. Palate – Smooth to the taste with a great mouthfeel. Overall – Very tasty brew this was one of the best for the day.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4099) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 4, 2009
Nitro @ Bailey’s Taproom... Poured black with a huge light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt and barley with an added coffee presence. Full, foamy palate but also a light weight to it. Roasted coffee and sweet toffee and/or caramel malt notes before the coffee returned to the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3296) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 5, 2009
On tap at Double Mountain in Hood River. Nice looking pour. Dark brown with a light brown head (nitro). Aroma of roasted malt and oats with hints of earth, caramel and vanilla. Flavor of oats, roasted malt and coffee. A really tasty version of the style.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3101) - Montana, USA - FEB 14, 2013
On tap. Black with a thick tan head. Scent is roasted malts and chocolate. Taste is roasty as well, with coffee and chocolate. Thin Very good!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - FEB 9, 2009
On tap at Baileys. Pours black with a tall khaki head that lasts forever. Thick lacing remains in the glass as you drink, ahh, Nitro does wonders for appearance. Big roasted malt nose with a smoked malt hint. Really well done dry stout, creamy and dry on the palate, sessionable abv, lots of roasty/smokey flavors, caramel and underlying chocolate. This is a really delicious brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (2603) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 2, 2009
On Nitro tap at Double Mountain Hood River. Pours out a black topped with a tan head. Aroma was of roast malts and a nice coffee presents. Taste was more of the roast, coffee, dark chocolate, that ends with a nice bitter end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dchmela (2600) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 22, 2011
Tap at the brewery. Black and thick with a creamy tan head. Dry roasted grain aroma with a touch of chocolate peaking through. Nice roasted grain, chocolate taste and hints of coffee. Body is nice and creamy with a little dryness. Well done brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Nitro pour. Creamy brown head. Aroma of roast and caramel. Taste is roasty, kind of funny burnt. I don’t think it would be as odd if it was not nitro, but I tend to not like the more watery texture of a nitro pour. I’d like to try this with CO2 and see what it’s like then.


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