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A smooth and sturdy stout, made with 10% rolled oats, roasted barley and chocolate malt. The name is referential to the founders of Thebes, warriors who sprang from the earth when the teeth of a slain dragon were sown by Cadmus. Bittered with Chinook; finished with Cascade and Columbus hops.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IrishBoy (3824) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 14, 2006
Sample shared by Odeed; Thanks Jake! Nose of chocolate with vanilla hints; Dark ebony with a small tan head; Flavor shoed coffee which I didn’t smell along with the chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2006
A pitch black beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet matly with notes of roasted malt and light notes of coffee. The flavor is sweet malty and very roasted combined with notes of coffee, leading to a dry roasted, bitter, and burnt end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2006
(Bottle 65 cl) Completely black and opaque with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt and vanilla. Medium body with plenty of hard roasted malt and a vague, underlying sweetness. Vanilla in the flavour also. A lightly burned edge, but no major bitterness. Courtesy of acertain. 061006

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2006
Bottle. Black colour with a medium beige head. Roasted, bread, Licorice, Chocolate aroma and taste. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (10144) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2006
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Light brown head. Chocolate, ligth roast, coffee and liqourice in the nose. Flavour of cocoa, alcohol, chocolate and fruits. Roast and liqourice is there as well. Medium to full bodied. Dry roasted mouthfeel. Is sweetish and roasted in the end. Has some dark chocolate notes. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20664) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2006
Bottle. Black coloured with a beige head. Roasted aroma of coffee and liquorice. Roasted flavour of coffee and liquorice. Dry roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - OCT 2, 2006
Bottle. Deep chocolate color with a dark tan head. Clean chocolate malt aromas. Chocolate and coffee flavors with an astringent black malt note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hophead75 (2008) - Largo, Florida, USA - SEP 30, 2006
GABF 06. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate, roasty, and some bitter hops. Taste is bitter hops and roasty up front, then sweet and smooth in the middle. The body is full and the texture of this beer was velvety.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - SEP 25, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2007 22 oz bottle via Liquid Solutions. Pours a midnight pitch black with a large tan head. Aroma has roasted notes of licorice, coffee, and chocolate. .It is bold and complex with many layers, with primarily flavors of roasted coffee, licorice, and chocolate (and a lot more underneath). Finish and aftertaste are dry and roasted and lingering. The citrus/piney hops balance it all out quite nicely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (2692) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 15, 2006
On Tap At Elysian Brewery Seattle. pours out a Great black with a rich tan head. a nice mix of roast and chocolate malt in this one.

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