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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This stout can range from dry stouts to foreign stouts, creamy or bitter. Flavors EPIC explores within this stout are roast chocolate, toffee, mocha, coffee, brunt marshmallow and roasted nuts or combinations there-of. All these flavors are derived from specialty malts or other grains and hops, no specialty natural or other flavorings are added in our Elevated Series, look for natural ingredient like real coffee and chocolate in our Exponential Series. Release number one of the 825 STATE STOUT is an easy drinking Oatmeal Stout.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (4789) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Draft - A smooth and easy drinking stout, with a creamy mouthfeel, and a nice balance of roast, intense bitterness, bittersweet chocolate, and smooth vanilla flavors - creamy texture - overall a very enjoyable stout, but I would not pay the bomber price for it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (3939) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Black pour with a dissipating light beige head. Aroma notes of roasted peanuts and subtle coffee along with a dark grain roastiness and a wee hit of molasses. The flavor is a bit sweeter with a nice caramel tone, with some smoky roastiness and nutty malt undertones. Medium-light body brings the complexity down a bit, however it’s semi-sweet and dark chocolaty and deliciously drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2013
Draft @ Epic Brewing Denver Taproom, Denver, CO. Pours a dark brown color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robforbes (2055) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2013
pours a clear black with a red tint when held up to the light, a very small tan head, and good lacing. smell is of cocoa, a touch of vanilla, and some roasted malt. taste is smooth, cocoa, malt, a little vanilla, a few hops, and some coffee. ends smooth and slightly bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (2452) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Tap @ the brewery tap room. Pours a very dark, reddish beer with a small, beige creamy head on top. Aroma has big coffee, caramel and vanilla. Flavour has the coffee returning big time, backed up by a big molasses influence. Vanilla kicks in at the very end. Very nice brew, long dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (4793) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Draft sample at Epic Brewing taproom, Denver. Pours dark brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of coffee, roast, milk chocolate, lactose and a little nuttiness. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sasmall (2) - Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2013 does not count
I drank this from a bottle. Nice nice color, weak head, although with a little more aggressive pour cascaded nicely. Goes down easy, light flavor for a stout, not bitter, not sweet, chocolate yes, marshmallow? I wish. Bet it would be good on tap. Worth a drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (2537) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 4, 2013
On tap at the Denver location. Pour is deep brown, almost black, with a light red tint and frothy tan head; great lacing. Roasty, chocolatey, sweet vanilla, graham crackers, caramelly, earthy, toasted aroma. Taste is cocoa, vanilla, almost woody, coffee, earthy hops, and grassy with a roasted bitter finish. Medium body with soft carbonation. Pretty good beer and very reminiscent of a foreign stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (5792) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Had a bottle at a tasting a few months back .. . Pours a deep chocolate .. . M,ild head,lacing .. . Mild coffee grounds, light coco and drive sweet tar .. . Pretty nice little beer .. . . Directed by Mario Van Peebles

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4347) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Keg @ Sedona. The pour’s brown with a small head. The. Nose is of brown toast, whole nut Cadbury bar. Chocolate syrup. The taste is toasted but earthy sweetness. Cocoa. Moderately bitter. A hint of lactose. Actually pretty smooth and well rounded. Nice.


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