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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Big, but not huge, this American Chocolate Rye Stout fires off a lot of coffee and chocolate notes. Balances well, but rides high on hop character at 60 IBU’s while the Rye finishes it dry.

A specialty brew. Grab it when you see it. 7% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1428) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2015
On tap at Three Aces. Poured black with thin dark tan head. Aroma light resin hop roast. Light carb med bod. Taste is semi bitter dark bitter choc.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Awktoberfest (325) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - MAR 25, 2015
This version strikes me as more back of tongue bitter. Which I don't care for here. Before and after that I like the base and nice dark khaki head. But the first beer from new brewery let's me down a little bit:( but you will have that! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raoul_duke (105) - - MAR 21, 2015
Bomber from the brewery. Strong chocolate and cocoa on the nose. Black with a brown head which sticks around nicely. Really great flavor, nice hoppy stout. Would love to drink this again. No real alcohol flavoring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mindwarp (106) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 15, 2015
From notes-On tap, pours a typical dark color with a thin tan head. Aroma of burnt malts with a hint of chocolate. Taste followed the nose really good. Had to have 2 of these on the tour, a good Rye Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1678) - Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Bomber. I was hesitant to pick this one up, usually rye is a red flag for me. But boy am I glad I did. Huge chocolate note. Unsweetened baker cocoa. Coffee roast. There is a touch of rye in there but it’s really in the background. More flavor and thickness than you expect from a 7%er.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2142) - Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Dark brown/black color; Medium to heavy slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, coffee, hops, & some dark chocolate; Flavor of roasted/burnt malt, caramel, hop, coffee, some rye, and dark chocolate; Finish is fairly bitter; Nicely balanced; Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle is probably 6-7 months old. Pours murky brown/black with tall tan head. Aroma is stale coffee, rose petal, some chocolate. Taste is sweet cocoa nib with a bit of bitter coffee and floral notes as well. Got even more complex as it warmed. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9896) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle... Pours dark brown with a small, creamy, khaki head. The malty, vinous aroma boasts dark chocolate and red wine. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and modest carbonation. The flavor is deeply roasted and bitter - 85% cacao chocolate stands out. Lengthy, scorched, burnt-cocoa finish. Bottle courtesy of newcigarz!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
keepersj12 (2834) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2014
This is a very special brew. Starts out like a sweet stout but the hops take a bigger profile after a while. Perfect look, black with a tan head. Very good indeed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8250) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bomber. Pours hazy dark blackish with 2-finger frothy tan head. Nose is roasty dark malt, cacao, big resiny hops. Tastes dark malty, with notes of cacao, pine, hops, and brown sugar. Medium palate heft. Solid.

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