Empire Black Magic Stout
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Rich and dark with a roasty, coffee and chocolate aroma, this ale has minimal carbonation and a thick, frothy head. a very creamy brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (2245) - New York, TURKEY - SEP 15, 2016
Draught @ Albion. Opaque dark brown with thick creamy beige head, coffee aroma, low carbonation, creamy mocha taste, full body, medium bitter mocha finish. Very smooth and mellow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (5589) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 19, 2016
12oz bottle from Spirits Lakewood. Poured a flat pitch black with a smaller beige foamy head. Aroma is the best part of this beer, roasty, dark melted chocolate, soy sauce, dark fruit skins. Sadly the body is super flat and lifeless with a quicker fading aftertaste. Flavor of roasty malts, dark toast, old coffee, dark choclate. Needs a better body and carbonation and this is a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18188) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2016
Bottle at Chris and Ruths house after GBBF 2016, Thursday. Black beer with a decent beige head. Roasted malty aroma, caramel, some licorice. Malty licorice flavor, chocolate, some dark bread. Decent but thin and more like a schwarzbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (17008) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2016
Schwarze Farbe, geringe beige schaumkrone. Geruch mild röstmalzig, karamellig. Geschmack dezent süß malzig, karamellig, gering schokoladig.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
thouse (53) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Finally in bottle after 23yrs. Perfect dry stout. One of only a few nitro in bottle stouts. Follow directions on the label for the perfect pour!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (10018) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2016
Bottle thanks to Seth. Pours black with small beige head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is dark chocolate, roast, wood. Thin body, cocoa, brownie, roast, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (5970) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 16, 2016
On tap at empire farmstead. Pours out black topped with a tan head. Nose is milk chocolate roast malts some coffee and a little ashy. Taste is more of the milk chocolate roast malts ashy some light coffee acidic notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (5754) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Bottle shared by someone at Mile, pours black with smaller head. Notes are pretty dry and roasty: chocolate, burnt coffee, wood, and ash. Medium bodied. Ok

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
phikus (96) - syracuse, New York, USA - JAN 9, 2015
A perfect stout. Really well balanced dark malts for a nice roasted chocolate goodness with a touch of espresso. On nitro tap it goes down like silk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2934) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Sampled a bit of this at the brew pub. Decent. True to style. Dry dominated by roasted dark and crystal malt. Would try again.

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