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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   ABV: -
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3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
phranq (7) - - JAN 11, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Poured black witb minimal tan head. Aromas of coffee. Started bitter coffee. Finished with chocolate and carmel notes. Overall above average.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hayduke (3317) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 3, 2013
This bottle was courtesy of Strykzone. Poured dark brown, almost black.. Tan head. Medium body. Flavor is roasted malts, some chocolate, and bitter hops. Finish shows citrus and bitterness. Quite nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4781) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2013
12 ounce bottle from a sampler box from Shop N Save. Red hues in an almost black beer. A small tan head is fizzy and dies quickly. I smell tobacco, light cocoa, and a bit of smoke. The flavor offers light roasted notes, smoke, chocolate, and brewers grain. Mid glass some sharp hops are noticed and they are citrus and mildly bitter. After that some lactic effects. For a stout this is quite thin but is not a bad beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlbeer (694) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Smells of chocolate and very slight smoke. Bitter start with almost a slightly sour finish. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash (7086) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Bottled. Poured medium-deep chocolatey brown with a short toasted tan head. The aroma picked up toasted black and lesser chocolate malts with light accents of vanilla and detergent.. didn’t do much for me. The flavor found lightly-roasted black malts, chocolate, and a touch of licorice, again accented by detergent and a touch of vanilla.. had a few too many residual sugars on the finish. Light-bodied and fairly dry on the palate.. decent feel and flow.. drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robobeerbelly (51) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Poured black! kind of tastes like a watered down guiness. Decent flavor for the most part.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Black pour with a brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, maybe black patent. Little sweet aroma. Taste is roasted malt, a little dry. Ok flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nuplastikk (4268) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 24, 2013
First rate! Kind of shows you the general lack of enthusiasm for Grays beer, as this has been out for a few months. Sweet and sugary, dark beers like this are a little forgiving. I don’t really like designating it as a Dry Stout, as it calls itself a Black Ale...and is such..but maybe the brewer added it? Simple, straightforward Black Ale. Not really that good, but certainly not bad.


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