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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Trout Hop is brewed with Idaho 2-Row Brewers’ Malt and German specialty malts and has a deep, rich color and roasted finish without the thick and malty body that often accompanies dark beers. It is kettle hopped and dry hopped with Pacific Northwest hops, resulting in bold and intense bitterness and piney, zesty aroma. The full body and dry finish create a refreshing autumn ale, perfect for any crisp afternoon or cool evening. The spicy hopsof this ale complement rich, flavorful foods. Chocolate mole enchiladas, Indian and Thai curries, and barbeque ribs will accompany nicely.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cathcacr (645) - Oregon, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Slap a more prestigious brewer label on this and it would be more the rage. Appearance slightly off-black, non-aggressive musty aroma, aggressive bitterness, somewhat abrasively aggressive finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (8628) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle. Very dark brown, lively brown head. Lots of hard roast and fruity hops combine to give aromas of coffee, stone fruit, pig manure, licorice. Black malt flavours quickly give way to fruity hops with strong piney undertones and long bitterness. The hops and black malt really wrestle for dominance here, but the hops win in the end. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15029) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Keg at Craft Conundrum, Charleston, 18/02/15. Extremely dark mahogany brown with a moderate tan covering. Nose is light roast, charr, liquorice, earthy hop, dark maltings. Taste comprises liquorice, spice, bitter hops, light cocoa. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TattooJack (407) - Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Poured from the 4-pack on clearance dated 12/19/13. Jet black with a nice tan collar, has all the visual qualities of a stout, but with more hops than malty sweetness in the taste. Strong yet easy drinking, and on sale, great buy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Montana, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle pours a dark reddish black with an off white top. Nose is roasty and piney. Taste runs sweet to mildly bitter with notes of citrus and resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (5286) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JAN 27, 2015
On draft at the brewery. Pours black with a tan head. Hoppy nose. Flavors of tobacco with vegetal notes. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (4272) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours a near black color with a moderate tan head on there. Nose is more grassy and floral than it is roasty, though I can get just a hint of some roasting in there. Taste is fairly bitter, though a more robust roasting is coming through underneath. Pretty decent, actually.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madchemist83 (221) - USA - JAN 3, 2015
Roasty, coffee notes comingled finely with citrus of Pacific west hops. Brown with tan head. Roasted, coffee, grapefruit. Ok ipa. Balanced well for 8.5 percenter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (8406) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
supposedly 145 ibus, this is a dark, rich, monster of a beer that ended up being quite enjoyable, but again - overpriced. thick, resinous, with bright hop complexity and enough dark roasty malt to balance but not overpower. just a good beer all around."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2510) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
A great little back IPA. Pours a dark brown with milky mocha head. Aromas are pine and citrus. Bitter chocolate flavors with fresh green hop notes. Delicious.

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