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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
1010 (309) - Midlothian, Virginia, USA - FEB 23, 2011
Pours a deep black with a thin tan head. Nice strong coffee malt taste that masked a decent ABV. A very solid beer offering by the pub. Draft as part of the MBA program


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
radarsock (907) - Vermont, USA - MAR 23, 2012
On-tap at The Oak Room, Athens, OH. I was sure glad I had asked if there were any "seasonals" then. Matter of fact, the bartender told me all of their special beer taps had been out for a week or so back, but she quickly checked again and had actually come back from the kitchen with an blank tap. Curious, I asked what it was, and she said, "Itís like this strong coffee stout from Elevator. I thought we were out of this stuff, guess I was wrong. Want a sample?" I had to give it a try! Poured a smoggy black complexion, weblike lacing and uprooted with a beige head. Instantly I smell the coffee, which isnít Starbucks, or even Seattleís Best, itís the good stuff down the street. You know: that place. Tastes of molasses, a 78% dark chocolate bar, a double espresso shot of quality product, liquorice, charcoal and burnt sugar. I sure liked this one!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JaBier (4887) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Glass or two at the brewpub on 2/12/11. Black pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of espresso, very reminiscent of the espresso stout I brewed with a friend of mine a few months back, along with some chocolate notes. Chocolate malt flavor up front met with enough of an alcohol burn to let you know itís imperial, then coffee hits the tongue and lasts through to the end when itís joined by a bitter dark chocolate finish. Possibly the best beer Iíve had from Elevator.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Draft at Elevator. Poured clear dark brown with an average frothy light brown head that lasted with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted coffee and chocolate malt aroma. Medium body with a creamy texture and flat carbonation. Medium roasted sweet flavor with a medium smooth sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8127) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2011
On draught at the brewpub, this is the February selection in Elevatorís "MBA" program. The beer pours an opaque brown-back color with a thin and dense beige head that recedes quickly. Stringy lacing on the glass. Roasted coffee and chocolate in the nose. Medium to full body with a slightly creamy mouthfeel and flavors of mocha, roasted malt and hops. The finish is roasty with a lingering coffee bitterness left behind. Solid from start to finish.


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