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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (2095) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Had this beer poured from draft at Taphouse Grill in Seattle. Creamy and guiness taste. It is good but nothing unusual about it

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (4623) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Bomber. Nose beautiful cracked and crushed coffee beans with ash and mellow roast, wood. Deep brown pour with a sodypopinski light brown head. Smooth, watery light body is very sweet with some ash and mellow roast, wood more toward the end, but the coffee and potential nuts arenít here as much. Very deep background fruit. I like this, itís really easy-drinking and approachable, but I prefer my stouts bone-dry and a little more complex. Also with perceptible hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jivy26 (31) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Stout slightly opaque brown color, suttle tastes of oatmeal but I think the draft here was lacking some carbonation so didnít do this thing justice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (7870) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Tap at Library Ale house thanks to dedicatedtofun. Inky pour with no head. Lemon and mint chocolate nose. Some salt and soy. Moderate plastic. Taste is thinner, some semisweet chocolate, lemon. But quite watery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2002) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Decent stout, sweet, no head, not my favorite, good try epic, best of luck next time baby

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1693) - Silver Spring, USA - MAY 21, 2013
On nitro 4 oz. sampler at R.D.F. in Gallery Place, Washington, DC. Opaque, near black with a huge khaki head and excellent lacing. Mild aroma of sweet mocha and roasted malt. Taste of espresso, milk chocolate, mocha, roasted malt and nuttiness. Medium/light body and low carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1326) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 9, 2013
Enjoying batch #21 of Epicís 825 State Stout. 5.7% it has a lovely chocolate aroma & it pours black with a beige head. Some roast coffee notes, hints of smokey bacon & chocolate. Very nice & easy to drink!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bomber gifted last year. Pretty solids sweet stout, nice malty oatmeal notes and a nice Lacey head

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CLevar (376) - Minnesota, USA - APR 24, 2013
Bottle pour. Clear dark-ish brown, off white head that fades to a ring and leaves minimal lacing. Aroma is light sweet crystal malts, some roast in there as well. Taste is some astringent roasted malts, some cola like flavors, perhaps a touch of bitterness on the finish, though hard to tell if that is from the roasted malts or hops. Just OK.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
elihapa (1525) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - APR 23, 2013
9/7/12 notes: bottle. Pours dark brown with a this off white head. Nose of ash, spearmint, roasted barley, dark chocolate. Mouthfeel is refreshingly crisp, light, dry. Flavor is dry and bittersweet throughout, an ashy mixture of charcoal, charred grains, cacao, traces of cola and ginger root. The dry and light finish lifts the smoky notes just enough; this stout is intensely flavorful yet sessionable.


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