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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Hearths Ablaze is a stout brewed to be enjoyed while basking in the warmth of your fireplace. Hoisted up by roasted-chocolate aroma, jet black in color, silky smooth in taste and feel, this is a straight-forward stout built for wintertime accompaniment.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
holdenn (2080) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2012
On tap at the tap room. Pours a dark black brown with a beige head. Nice roasty and nutty nose. Simple but solid. Creamy yet high on that harsh black patent malt with an under note of peanut butter. Strong bitter flavors. But it becomes watery fast. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2015) - Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Tap; Dark brown/black color; Heavy to medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, cocoa, & chocolate; Flavor of roasted sweet malt, caramel, dark chocolate, hops, and some coffee; Nicely balanced; Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10139) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2013
A clear dark brown stout with a thin brown head. In aroma, smooth chocolate with nice grassy hops. In mouth, good nutty caramel malt with smooth chocolate malt, coffee, very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonkeyBra (3420) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Bomber from the brewery, rating from notes. Pours a rich black with a nice tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, some cocoa, touches of nuts and molasses. Flavor is dry and quite english in nature. Earthy, nice rich chocolate and cocoa notes. Touches of baker’s chocolate, some nuts. Smooth mouthfeel, silky texture. Finishes roasty. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ICEatALAMO (944) - Troy, Michigan, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle. The pour is dark with a little head around the rim. The aroma is all malt, smells yummy. The taste is also a big malt bomb. Thin, but not disappointedly thin. A nice drinking stout that I could drink all day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5553) - Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by Tmoney99. Pours a dark cola brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, dark chocolate, earthy notes, char, a subtle char and wood. Pretty straight forward stout with some decent finishing touches.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10800) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle. Poured black color with an average brown frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted chocolate malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet toasted flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Good complex stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (7563) - Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle. Chore to drink. Salty, very dry, like a crappy imperial guiness to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6606) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 23, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by Tmoney99- thanks again, Tom! Pours a deep brown with a small tan head. Notes of chocolate, milk powder, roast, leaves, earth, and tobacco. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a roasty mouthfeel. Just a well-done stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (6571) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2013
22oz bottle, shared by tmoney99. Mostly clear very dark brown color. Thin khaki head. Roasty malt, molasses in the nose. Some earthy hop. Nice smooth lighter carbonation. Lightly dry finish, light chewiness. Nice moderate bitter taste, light sweet. Really solid stout. I like it a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5557) - Indiana, USA - MAY 16, 2013
Bomber to snifter (thanks Tmoney99). Looks good; a dark and fairly opaque cola with light beige lacing. Smells solid; dark malt and roast with a touch of chocolate. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. A solid stout.

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