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A beast of a brew. This dark, rich hearty ale is made with shiitake mushrooms, adding umami soaked earthiness unique to this beer. Brewed with a balanced blend of roasted barley and oats, the mouthfeel is truly narrative. Both complex and straight-forward, this ale is equally at home with a hearty fresh off the grill steak or a late night game of poker.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (6830) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2010
courtesy of googzoid10, many thanks for sending all these WA gems. 22oz bomber, pours brown, mocha head. Light golden lacing. aroma is malty with roasted coffee scents. Aroma also has this earthly/moss sort that anyone who went mushroom picking would know what I am trying to describe. It’s mild and not overpowering. flavors, grainy and malty, some bitter coffee/chocolate, thick mouthfeel. As the beer warms up, I got a lot more mocha goodness with a thick earthly mouthfeel reminiscent of mushroom that is somewhat similar to aroma. Some faint bitterness of hops, mostly balanced out by the chocolate and coffee. This is tasty, need to seek out more Epic Ales, these guys surely brew some interesting beers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (6746) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 10, 2010
Bottle thanks to Suzygreenberg. Pours near black with a large brown head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is interesting as it smells very earthy with a hint of mushroom on the nose. Flavor is very earthy as well with notes of mushroom and roasted malts.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 10, 2010
Bottle 650? ml
Aroma dark roast , earthy with hint of mold on sides
Appearance clean dark brown , light dark, tanned top.3+
Flavor and Palate : Roasted barley with caramelized sugars with frisky body to it. Mid accented with dry ash-earthy character. Dry roast at end. Slight feel of mold across.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6298) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle:   Deep brown, very dark, nearly black, loads of sediment on the bottom of the glass, moderate beige head, very little lacing.   Earthy roasted malt nose.   Could be mushrooms I suppose.   Just seems rather earthy to me.   Lactose sweetness otherwise.   Smidgen of coffee bean.   Smooth roasted malt flavor up front, very Sweet Stout like.   Backside has a bit of a grape popsicle stick... odd.   As it warms I get some charred wood or campfire.   Remains very earthy from start to finish.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Flavorful, but not heavy.   Interesting to say the least, and a bit different.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6294) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 2, 2010
Pours dark brown with tan head, aroma is big shittake mushrooms, earth, almost dirt like but in a good way. Taste is some chocolate, nuts, earth, and mushrooms with a fairly dry and bitter finish. Not bad, kind of weird but true to what they say from the style!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (6200) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2011
Bottle. Pours deep brown with a beige head. Roasty aroma with earthy notes and a light sweetness. The flavor has roasted malts, earthy notes, coffee, and a hint of sweetness. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6182) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2010
Draft at the brewery. Pours a murky and somewhat grainy very dark brown. Dense, creamy, surging moussy head. Nice toasted caramel, wet earth, and tangy mushroom nose. Creamy medium body with pleasant carb. Beautifully balanced body--not at all heavy but has some density and savoriness to it, with the carb providing just the right structural balance. Earth, toast, nuts, caramel, and that vaguely gamey mushroom note on the mid palate. Maybe a hint of chocolate way in the background. Clean dry finish. Great beer.

2.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BBB63 (6087) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Bottle that Shawn shared with me, thanks: Close to mahogany hue with a small lasting frothy head which produced very good lace. The aroma has notes of smoked meat, chocolate, walnuts, roast, very earthy and slightly herbal as well with a hint pf pepper and ash. I really like the nose on this beer, pretty complex... then there was the taste, starts okay enough with chocolate and nutty tones but then a veggie, fishy and musty overtone took over and ruined it for me. Guess I do not like mushrooms in my beer? Just taste dirty and unrefined. The mouth feel is smooth and ashy, a bit thin bodied as well. Starts great then petered out badly, still nice to try once.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6022) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2010
bottle, thanks to bman1113vr, walnut brown pour with coffee and dark cherry aromas, flavors of dusty pecan, earthy mushroom casserole, smoke and herbal

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5872) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 10, 2010
Deep reddish brown color/ viscous light brown foam. Dusty, mineral earthy black malt aromas. medium bodied. Nice dry chocolate, deep roasted malt, ashy flavors with earthy vegetal basement fungus. very good.


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