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Garage Project Aro Noir

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Brewed by Garage Project
Style: Stout
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
For those of you who don’t know Aro there is a light side and a dark side to the valley. For those of us on the dark side of the street it’s been a long dark winter. But salvation is nigh. The coming of Spring has brought the first teasing hints that the sun might come again to the Garage.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hoponmate (45) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 27, 2016
A truely dark roasted flavor. Delicious vanila hints with a very potent 7% kick.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dervock (940) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 19, 2016
Can- explodes from the can jet black with a massive though quickly dispersed tan head. Aroma is roast malt, coffee, licorice with a bit of chocolate. Taste is dry roast malt with a hit of coffee. Big dry lingering finish. Lively palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (4123) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 27, 2016
Draft at the brewery. Darkest brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasty stout notes along with citrus and floral hops. Flavor is nice, lightly roasty, hoppy, some citrus. Medium-bodied for the style with an uncharacteristic crispness. Nice and unique.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skarecrow (165) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 15, 2016
330ml can BB 22/10/2016 Roasted malt aroma. Poured black with tan head. Medium bitterness is followed by roasted finish. The 7% ABV is very apparent at the back. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Samtzu (165) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 14, 2016
330ml Can. Pours a deep black with off white head. Light body with mild malty notes and a slightly sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2016
[8284-20160517] Tap. Lightly perfumed floral soaped bread aroma. Black body with a medium-lasting foamy off-white head and some lacing. Toasted rose petals grains flavour. Medium-full body has an odd tangy finish. Average. (7/3/6/3/13) 3.2
(@ Smiths, Queenstown, NZ)

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wrlangin (138) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2016
330 ml bottle from Hawthorne Cellars. Pours pitch black with tan head. Aroma of hops and coffee. Taste is hops, coffee, and a little pine. Well balanced. I enjoyed this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9722) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2016
2016-05-17. Black body small tan head. 3+ Aroma is mild, very lightly dusty malt has very muted earthy hints. 6+ Flavour is moderately malty, dark malt, whispers of dusty roast, very light tang. Smooth average to light bodied palate, soft carbonation. Okay, much more mild overall than I expected. 6/3+/6-7/3+/14 On tap at Smith’s, Queenstown, NZ.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (3982) - NORWAY - MAY 22, 2016
Bottle at Hopyard, september 4th 2015. Black body with a small beige head. Aroma of burned malt, smoke and leather, dried fruit. Taste is light sweet, roasty, with a dry finish. Burned aftertaste with dark fruits.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (14067) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 16, 2016
On tap at The Local Melbourne, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma brings out licorice upfront, along with coffee and cocoa. Flavour is full-bodied, with notes of coffee, a little cocoa and a touch of licorice. Medium-bodied and smooth on the palate. Decent stuff.


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