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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Appearance: Very dark chocolate brown with a thick caramel colored foam cap.
Aroma: Dark chocolate bouquet with subtle roasted coffee notes.
Taste: Slight roasted coffee flavor without being overly bitter or heavy.
Mouth Feel: Medium to full-bodied with little astringency.
Finish: Very smooth with lingering chocolate roasted sweetness.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
eearle (2) - - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
I am a stout guy, however, I would not consider this beer an actual stout. It taste more like a porter to me. The aroma is terrific, as well as appearance, but the taste is over powered by a roasty chocolate taste, and lacks the bitterness of a true stout. I would drink it again, but probably not recommend it as one of my best when there are so many stouts out there. BUT, for the bang for the buck, you really cant beat it at $7 a sixpack.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjplumer (389) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Faint malt aroma, a two finger caramel colored head on top of black body, Mild bitter roasted malt with some sweetness, Lots of carbonation for a stout. Leaves a wet roasted malt taste afterwards. Not spectacular but Iíd drink again.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alecanaya (53) - Iowa, USA - DEC 22, 2013
A little bitter stout, but with a decent taste. Not so impressed with it, but I will drink it again... why not?

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
thegoathoward (8) - Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2013 does not count
Not a great stout, obviously brewed by contract but damn I really hoped for something different. Iím not impressed

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JFGrind (1842) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Darkest brown body, long lasting tan head gives way to crisp chocolate and roasted malts. Overall a unique Dry Stout. Minimal bitterness and solid malt body brew up a well built stut. Paired with Old Croc extra sharp cheddar cheese.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lawman834 (220) - Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Deep chocolate brown with a moderate tan head. Nice lacing. Roasted Malt, Dark Chocolate, Espresso. Finishes a bit on the dry side for the style. Still quite nice for a macro, especially at the price point (<$.10/oz).

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CervezaCabeza (20) - Le Mans, FRANCE - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle. Rich dark ruby brown with tan head slight lacing. Luscious chocolate, coffee notes paired with currant and raspberry. Average stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TATE (297) - Lubec, Maine, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a thick tan head. Molasses aroma. Sweet malty beginning with some chocolate and roasty notes. Finishes a little dry and not a lot of depth for a stout but pretty good for a macro brew and easy to drink.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thegreenrooster (3194) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Pour is a black with a small tan head. Aroma is a minor roasted malt and maybe some licorice. Flavor is again a very minor roast with a touch of chocolate and coffee. All things are very weak and watery though. Smooth and easy to drink but much too bland.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
demitriustown (1063) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - NOV 22, 2013
12 oz bottle: Aroma is got some decent chocolate malt notes with light nuttiness and caramel notes. Appearance is a dark black with a thick tan head that linger for quite a while. Taste is got some decent malt notes with chocolate and a light caramel note intertwined. Palate has got a medium mouthfeel with an after taste of malt backing. Overall, Decent stout nothing special, but nothing too horrid. Cheers!


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