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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (40503) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 12, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ As Gigantic The City Never Sleeps ].
ABV: 7.6%. Clear dark black brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, moderate yeasty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, molasses, chocolate, roasted, dark roasted sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140316]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (19649) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
14th February 2014
Almost opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is smooth with fine carbonation. Very light spice. Slight dark malt vibe. Little toffee - treacle and bruised fruit. Fairly dry finish. Tasty but not seducing me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (18566) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle at home... Deep black... Thin tan lacing... Soft dark cherry and plums nose... Dark malts dark fruits... Light peppery

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (17716) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle, hotel tasting, RBWG Tampa 2015. Dark clear brown color. Aroma of sourdough brownies. Taste is funky cocoa. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (15389) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle shared late night during RBWG 2015. Pours Deep brown with a creamy tan head. Well toasted malts in the aroma, light cocoa, burnt cereal. Medium sweet flavor with basic milk chocolate, low bitterness. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. More toasted cereal on the nose, dusty chocolate, burnt leaves. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (14326) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle at home, thanks to JF, 29/03/14. Light black with a good sized tan covering. Nose is tarte fruit rind, charred wood, dank notes, tobacco, light spice. Taste comprises caramel, brown sugar, light cocoa, tangy woody licks. light plummy notes and dark fruit.. Medium bodied, fine carbonation. Nice beer but more a sweet stout or stout, not feeling the saison, dark or otherwise!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12968) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours very dark brown with a foamy/creamy dark tan head. Aroma of earthy chocolate. Med body more or less. Flavor is earthy chocolate. A chocolate saison? It sort of fits. It’s dry, dark, tasty. Definitely close to the edge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2013
(22oz bottle) Pours brown body with tan head. Aroma of roasted grain, raisins, earth, nuts, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, dates, anise, fennel, nuts, caramel, and chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11589) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2013
A dark brown saison with a thin brown head. In aroma, a sweet fruity chocolate with dark fruits, prunes, molasses and licorice. In mouth, a sweet peaty chocolate with caramel, dark fruits, orange peels and alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (10578) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 22, 2012
On tap at Bottleworks, pours black with a small light brown head. Aroma of yeast, chocolate malt, light herbal notes and candied sugar. Flavour is quite sweet for a black saison, with bittersweet chocolate, candied sugar and loads of yeast. Very highly carbonated and becomes very sweet the more I drink. Decent.

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