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RATINGS: 689   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Chocolate malt and roasted barley provide the dark color and fully body of chocolate stout. Toasy accents and a hoppy dryness add to this smooth brew. An old time favorite you’ll remember.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (2966) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 17, 2007
Bottle courtesy Shag/Clash. Poured a nice dark brown color, almost black, good initial head and lacing. The aroma was chocolate and lacto notes. The flavor was rich chocolate with some lactic notes, a lightly roasted bitter aspect at the end of each sip, certainly not bitter, though, and obviously not hoppy. Mouthfeel was slick and oily, a nice finish with each sip. Thanks, Matt, a nice one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nuffield (3912) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2007
I had this for with dinner on a lovely May evening in Minnesota. It hit all the expected spots, not brilliantly but nicely. Deep black, moderate lacing. Roasted and rather rich aroma and front, tame middle, some suggestions of roasted malt but not deep in the sense of chocolate. Moderate finish, not especially hoppy (which is good in my stouts). Average bottled palate. Good, solid drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2007
This pours a very dark mahogany body with a creamy, light cocoa head. Good lacing. The aroma is chocolatey with a fair amount of roasted malt. Medium-bodied, it tastes of bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt with a bit of barley, and a light touch of weak coffee. Some hop bitterness is detectable near the finish, balancing the ale out nicely. Pretty decent.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
undsioux7 (868) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - MAY 4, 2007
bottle. Pours dark brown with little head. Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is weak, watery with a little bit of bitter chocolate. Not much else.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bfeldmann (1049) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Poured a darker brown good head and great lacing. Aroma was was malts lot of roasted malts chocolate and pine?. Flavor was much the same chocolate coming out strong as it warmed, nice hop balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Pours a mostly dark black stout with a thin off white head and some thinning lace. Aroms is msotly chocolate malt withs some hints of espresson, coffee, and yeasty doughy notes. Good full choclate stouty flavors, big body full malt character, dough, rich black burnt malts,, and sweet chocolate. Lightly bitter finsh but smooht overall. Nice stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebaldwizard (1205) - Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Aroma of chocolate, coffee and cigarette ash. Black appearance with a medium head. Thin palate. The flavor is a decent amount of bitter chocolate, and that’s about it. This is very easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermaniac (86) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2007
Aroma: Pleasant roastiness with hints of chocolate, otherwise clean. Appearance: Low head retention, jet black. Opaque. Flavor: Roastiness, but not overdone. Some hop also presents itself in the finish. Would like a little more roast maybe, and no real chocolate flavor stands out. Palate: Lower carbonation, however with very smooth and medium-high body makes this very easy-drinking. I feel a little more carbonatin would bring out the taste and aroma a little better however. Overall: Solid stout, nothing too flashy but a good stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jcat (23) - USA - MAY 3, 2007
Hoppie chocolate taste with a pretty dark chocolate color. This beer has a very thin palate. Bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
muenster (345) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - APR 30, 2007
Bottle. Pours dark black with a medium sized tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate, sweet cream, roasty malts, and teriyaki sauce. Flavor is full of chocolate, smoke, coffee grounds and a bitter finish. Mouthfeel is a bit thin, not so much that it ruins the beer, just enough to motivate me to comment about it.

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