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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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An immense, bold, black as night, american stout beauty; Cavatica is no dry Irish anything. Made in the tradition of terminator, except stronger, one sip and you will surely take notice of what you’re drinking. The name honors this brewer’s affinity with arachnia. Be forewarned, this beer will stain your clothes.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hanuta06 (327) - Washington, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Serving: from can--purchased at Full Throttle Bottles. Aroma: light malt. Appearance: large, rocky, light brown initial head with fair lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Dark-brown/black body. Taste: moderately sour, roasty, initial flavor and finish with hint of chocolate and wood. Short duration. Palate: medium-to-full body, watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: not for me.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nakedwhendrunk (2113) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Thanks Gwen. This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a dark brown color with a one finger off white foamy head that dissipated prettt quickly. Light lacing was soapy around the glass. The smell had a really nice roasted coffee bean with a light smoky sweet vanilla. The taste was roasty, smooth creamy vanilla with bitter coffee. It came across really nice. On the palate, this one sat about a medium to heavy on the body. Sipper- definitely. The carbonation was there and good for the style and for me. But the roasty, smooth vanilla with coffee rolling across my tongue is really nice. Overall, this was a really good imperial stout, wishing these guys would distribute up here.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Salmoniform (652) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Poured from can to glass. Dark hue with creamy tan head that lingered well. Aroma is chocolate, vanilla, roast, toffee, caramel. Mouthfeel is great with a full body and creamy carbonation. Taste is sweet with a nice roasty astringentness following and a clean finish. Overall this is a fantastic brew.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
liquidhedonism (66) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - SEP 2, 2014
16 oz can from New Seasons Market in Hillsboro, OR. Looks thick and syrupy. Initial nose is roasty and sweet. Creamy and velvety smooth mouthfeel, with gentle carbonation. Roasted grains give lots of depth and flavor, with little astringency. Aroma has hints of chocolate, leather, and hazelnuts. Very strong and malty, but not too boozy. Great subtle bitter finish that perfectly balances out the sweetness and lasts long into the aftertaste. An all-time favorite!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (2466) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 27, 2014
16oz can Inky black with a nice light tan head. Lots of dark roast campfire aroma, Similar dark bitter flavors. Decent stout

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lizardking3 (100) - Springfield, Oregon, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pours a beautiful black, with creamy brown head. Smells boozy and of roasted chocolate and coffee. Mouthfeel is creamy and taste is good, but a little too boozy.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Frahmo (292) - Idaho, USA - JUL 19, 2014
pitch black pour with a brown head from the can. This thing was awful, super bitter with a thick cloying flavor I couldn’t place. Never again on this one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx76 (627) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Can - pours pitch black with thick tan head. Nose of strong coffee, roasted malt, and dark chocolate. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Taste is of intense dark chocolate, covered in chocolate, sprinkled with roasted espresso beans. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (1783) - portland, Oregon, USA - APR 6, 2014
Dark brown/black with a thin white head. Aroma is sweet and roasty, and taste is the same, with a bitter chocolate edge. $3/16oz can

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fcjack1 (154) - Washington, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Can from 99 bottles. Pours black. Scent its chocolate and black cherry. Taste is hoppy, dark chocolate. Kind of sweet after. Good beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
robforbes (2073) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - MAR 1, 2014
pours black with a small tan head that goes away quickly, and good lacing. smell is faint, cocoa and malt. taste is of chocolate, malt, and some coffee. ends thick.


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