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RATINGS: 686   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 25, 2007
Very dark, very black, with a thick, fluffy, lacey cocoa/tanned head. Aroma, uttered out in quick association: cream, milk, sweet, chocolate, coffee, rich, cocoa, earthy, lush, uplifting, ...nice. Taste: sweetness, richness, chocolateyness, full-bodied, full-flavored, with a good stretch of cocoa riding it out all the way through. Chunky, chocolatey, and very drinkable. An easy-drinking chocolate stout, not too thick, not too rich, but with plentiful taste. Won’t knock anyone off their pedestal, but will bring deliciousness down the throats of any imbiber.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braincage1 (147) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - APR 20, 2007
Bottle. Very dark black color. The little head that it has being light tan. Toasty chocolate aroma is pleasant. Taste begins with some very brief sweetness followed by the malt chocolate flavor that it promises. The finish tastes of coffee and lasts for quite a while on the back of the tongue. Not too shabby.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
iradog (32) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 13, 2007
Pours a very dark blak with a medium/thin head. The aroma has choclate and a litlle fruityness. very malty and roasted that disgues most any other flaver.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tennisjoel (1223) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - APR 13, 2007
Pitch black pour, with a very thin khaki head. Chocolate, smoke, and some faint cherry aromas. Flavor is strong on the roasty malts. Chocolate is harder to detect in the flavor profile. A bit one dimensional. An average stout, but certainly nothing to write home about.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5581) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2007
Poured dark brown, near opaque, with a medium sized, tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, light smoke, and pine. Taste of roasted malts, strong chocolate, with caramel, and a hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hangover (1092) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - APR 10, 2007
Dark brown with a thin tan head. Roasty and chocolate aroma. More of the same in the taste, but there is a nice smokeyness and some coffee. Both add to a nice, bitter finish. Slightly watery. Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrBendo (1064) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2007
Pours dark brown with a small head. Aroma of deep roasted malts (chocolate and coffee). Taste introduces some bitterness and smoke. Medium to heavy body. Not exactly complex, but really good taste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skyview (5310) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2007
Picked up a bottle from Coffee Ground in Eau Claire, WI. Pours a very dark, opaque dark brown, with a tan frothy foam head. Aroma of lodge wood smoke, chocolate barley malt with some caramel. Taste of coffee, dark chocolate, some herbs and even smoky peat. Moderate bitter finish but pleasant. The smoky fire wood aftertaste is very memorable. Nice!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - APR 4, 2007
Bottle. Pours ruby black with beige head, and a few beads of liquid stayed atop the foam. The aroma is roasted malt, some astringency, hints of baker’s chocolate. The flavor is baking cocoa and weak coffee, with some faint burned-biscuit notes. Planty hoppiness dreis out the finish and lingers into the aftertaste. Mouthfeel leaves something to be desired.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8534) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2007
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours deep brownish black with 1-finger tan head. Aroma of roasty chocolate malt, some chocoff and molasses. Tastes rich, roatsy malty, with a solid chocolate flavor, plus some molasses and figs. Rich, smooth palate.


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