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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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This massive Stout pours a mahogany black with a thick, brown head. The aroma is all chocolate and toasted malt. The first wave of flavor embraces anise and dark, bitter chocolate but opens up to include coffee, smoke and rich sweet malt.

ABV may vary between batches: 9.1% to 10.3%


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9569) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle 1 pt 6 fl oz thanks to Fredrik (non ratebeer), sampled on January 5, 2015.
Wrote down "Exponential Series", but not the release or ABV. Likely fresh, Fredrik bought it fairly recently in US.
Black color, dark brown head. Dry, coffee scent. Sweet, caramel, coffee, malty, chili taste. Smooth full mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (470) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Release #13. Bomber. Near black with mocha head with reddish tint. Dissipates quickly. Aroma is chocolate, coffee and some ash. Taste is sweet with a nice bitter finish. Body is full and creamy. Nice brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (6323) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2014
This poured a dark brown to black with a beige head. Aroma was of light ash, dark chocolate, light herbal character. Flavor similar, mildly ashy bit not too much or roasted. Silky mouthfeel. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (1649) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Aroma of coffee, malt and alcohol. Pours black without much of a head. Tastes of coffee, malt and phenols. Creamy full bodied feel with a bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1624) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
poured from a bottle. Bark brown color, medium off white head. Mild pepper malt aroma. Medium body with a medium pepper malt flavor and a mild finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidobutai (629) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2014 Poured from a bottle.  Part of a blind taste test.  Dark caramel color. Great creaminess. Bourbon taste. 

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (10002) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle thanks to Chow. Pours a very dark brown with large tan head that lasts. The aroma is strong roasted nuts, chocolate, wood. Medium mouth with nice roast, dark chocolate, sweet finish. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ibrubeer (302) - Omaha, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Bomber, batch #21. Nice roasty aroma with little molasses. Mahogany color, with few tan bubbles. Nice taste of molasses and licorice. Good bitterness. Very full bodied. Didn’t taste like 10.5%!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jultsu (745) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
batch #20, 11.2%. Pikimusta, kermanruskea kohtalainen vaahto, tumman huumaava kahvinen tuoksu, ripaus kaakaotakin? Suutuntuma kaakaoisen liukas limainen, vetinen, pienenpieni polte. Kaakaoisen epämakea jälkimaku. Kokonaisuutena kuitenkin liian laimea.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (9276) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
65 cl bottle (11.2% abv) @ ISKTR 2014. Release #20.
Pours black color with a reddish tint and small head. Coffee and cocoa on the nose, some toasty notes, caramel and chocolate. Velvety palate, lots of coffee and cocoa on the flavor also, toasted malts, mild wooden notes. Solid coffee stout.
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