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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   ABV: -
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With a rich malt character and a full body, this dark beers crisp flavor is much smoother than most black beers. Let it work its magic on your taste buds! Pairings: This beer pairs well with grilled meats and its magical with chocolate desserts! *Facts: O.G. 1060, I.B.U. 28


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jhgrantjr (416) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 22, 2013
On tap at Mellow Mushroom in Germantown. Pours a dark black with a small creamy head. Aroma of roasted coffee, malts, smoky. Taste follows: roasted malts, not very bitter but somewhat smokey. This is really a good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Newk (299) - - APR 23, 2012
Had on tap while in memphis. Pours a nice dark brown color with a nice head. Very nice and balanced aromas of roasted malts, coffee beans, and some chocolate. This has a real nice feel, but lacking a little bit of body. Balanced with nice flavors of malts and chocolate. This was a real good beer. One of the better southern brews I had on my trip and very enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (5800) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 13, 2011
With a name like Ghost River Black Magic Im in! GABF 2011. Pours a dark brown color with a medium beige head. The aroma is sweet earthy roast and caramel. The flavor is a dry sweet porter with a medium roast and lots of caramel and some ash. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2009
Dark brown, light brown hints, thin beige cover. Aroma is chocolate, roaste. Taste is more caramel sweet, chocolate, light astringent roast finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonkeyBra (3249) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2009
Sampled at GABF. Dark brown pour with malty, chocolatey aroma. Flavor is roasty, nice, some vanilla and chocolate. Good but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2009
From the Jug at the GABF Colorado Convention Center, Denver 11/10/2008 Malty aroma. Dark coloured smooth on the palate and fruity with a crisp and bitter slight roast finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2009
(Draught) Pours a brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of cocoa, roasted malt, and vanilla. Flavor of roasted malt, cocoa, and caramel with a dry, bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6462) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 31, 2008
GABF 2008. To be honest, the volunteer pourer wasn’t sure if this was a porter or a stout, and in the end I wonder if it should just be called a brown ale. Dark brown colour, off-white head. Palate is on the thin side, with low roast losing out to caramel malt. Low bitterness. Not terrible, but a little lacking in character.


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