Goose Island Black Candle
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Charcoal color, roast and citrus aroma, chocolate orange flavor, medium-dry body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2013
On tap at Clybourn location, Black pour with a thin tan head. Aroma of coffee grounds and roasted malt. Similar taste, bit ashy, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Daytonbeer (585) - Ohio, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Pours black with tan head and no lacing. Strong smokiness on the nose, with expresso, and biscuit. Taste is coffee, alcohol, licorice, and ash tray. Not pleasant, but ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (1780) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAY 12, 2013
May 11, 2013 - tap at GI 25th anniversary party. Black pour with big head. Roast, chocolate and citrus hop aroma and taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1354) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Enjoyed on cask at Goose Island Clybourn in Chicago, IL while killing time waiting for parking to run out. Great stop over beer! Appearance is pitch black, moderate thickness, huge frothy off white head. Aroma is rich in citrus notes, smells more like an IPA than a stout, not much chocolate aroma. Taste goes down smooth and lightly dry, roasted chocolate notes in the flavor, also a bit of pine and citrus, pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pantanap (3340) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2013
Tap at the source... Cola consistency with less intense edges and topped with a medium beige head and lesser intense deeper red edges... Heavy roasted malt, cocoa, and citrusy hop aromatics in the nose. Nice... Flavors are more of the same with cocoa, roast, and green citrus hop component intermingling with the aforementioned. Medium bodied with adequate carbonation. Not too big with a decent profile throughout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2220) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2013
From notes. Draft at clybourn. Roasty coffee and chocolate malts with a huge dose of citrus hops. I like this one quite a bit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dinkle50 (907) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2013
Dark pour with a huge off white head. Aroma is slightly roasty. Some grain and hop on the nose. Creamy mouth. Taste is bitter and roasty. Finish is a little grassy. Very earthy, but nice and smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rhsiung (597) - USA - APR 2, 2013
roasty + hoppy. nice. on tap @ clybourn. haven’t been here in a while, it’s nice to be back.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (6371) - Illinois, USA - APR 2, 2013
Chocolatey, roasted, some hops, does ahave a medium dryness, not super sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5007) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2013
On tap at Goose Island Clybourn. Mild chocolate and roast with a really nice citrus hop presence over the top. Chocolate, roast, and hops through the flavor. Like a mini Night Stalker. Really tasty.

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