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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
v1rgil (151) - Burnaby, British Columbia, - MAY 6, 2012
Pours dark black with thick creamy brown head. Aroma is oatmeal and dark roasted malts and (chinook) pine scent hops. First atste is thick malts and strong oatmeal flavour. Very dry and not too sweet with good bitter presence. Aftertaste is dry bitter tanginess.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (939) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 12, 2015
Aroma is clove, roasty malts, caramel, cream and nutmeg. Taste is a deep rich malt profile full of flavor and accompanied by a subtle creaminess. Very well balanced and complex hop profile. An earthiness, pinecone, lemongrass and citrus. Fades fabulously. Appearance is a black body with a medium light brown head that is creamy and retains very well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROMTHEBOTTLE (22) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 8, 2015
750ml bottle Pour is midnight balac with thin brown head. Initial aroma of roasted malt. Slight bitterness of cocoa nib, but not chocolate, together with mild burnt wood flavour. Creamy mouth feel with mild licorice notes. Overall, a solid stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
julesjis (247) - Oregon, USA - APR 8, 2015
Poured from a 22. Aroma is roasty and malty. Flavor is bitter, roasty and slightly burnt.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
liquidhedonism (284) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - APR 7, 2015
22 oz bottle. Aroma: malty and roasty, with hints of coffee and chocolate. Taste/Palate: creamy and sweet; finishes bitter and astringent.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (2860) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a rocky tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Roasty dark chocolate flavor with coffee, smoke, licorice, and pine. creamy smooth texture, full body, moderate carbo.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nejhleader (1296) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2015
has a nice roast chocolate malt aroma. A nice roast malt taste with a hint of chocolate. pretty nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
IPagan5 (101) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Pours from bottle jet black, oily thick. Very nice coffee aroma. Nice licorice and roast flavor. Big on palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (400) - New York, USA - MAR 9, 2015
On tap in Eugene, OR. Pours black, tan head. Aroma is lots of roasted coffee, some chocolate. Flavor is roasted malts, light chocolate. Very light porter body.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maximet (119) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2015
Pitch black with a thin brown head. Coffee bitterness, a little roasted, chocolate, some floral hops, alcohol. Very well balanced, sweet then bitter than balanced with a long floral aftertaste. Medium body with a thick texture, lively carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (1144) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Pouts pitch black with a half finger tan head with nice lacing. Aroma is of coffee, bakers chocolate, malts, sweet malts, caramel, roasted molasses, some floral hops, and some light pine. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma with some charcoal/burnt wood notes in the finish. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, tasty, pretty complex oatmeal stout that is pretty happy for the style.


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