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A hearty roasted stout with the hints of Java and a rich dark chocolate sweetness. Gold Medal Winner 1997 Great American Beer Festival. Bronze Winner 1995. Silver Medal Winner 1999.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jflopsu (809) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Pours a dark black with light brown head. Has a caramel, coffee, and chocolate aroma. Taste is similar to a (good) Guinness with chocolate and coffee. Has a rich and thick texture.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tricker (327) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 4, 2013
Bière de 6 % d’alcool. Elle possède un col laiteux ainsi qu’une mousse très épaisse. Elle est limite d’être une bière noire, elle a une ressemblance avec un Guinness. Elle possède un goût de chocolat et de café, de type expresso et/ou capuccino. Elle possède une légère amertume en finale. Elle possède un goût de caramel restant en bouche. Succulente !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patxa (202) - MEXICO - OCT 19, 2013
Good coffee and dark chocolate aromas. Dark with hue of caramel against direct light, good head good lace. Medium to full body, malty and sweet, with hints of dark chocolate beans. Nothing extraordinary. Just a good stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (419) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - AUG 20, 2013
On tap at the brewpub on 43rd. Deep walnut, hint if ruby on the edges. Thick creamy head. Chocolate, oats and roast in the nose. Taste is semi sweet followed by moderate bitterness. Dry finish. Nice creamy body. Decent stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (2758) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 27.06.2013, tap @ Heartland Brewery & Rotisserie NY:
Big creamy longlasting head. Aroma is sweet and slightly roasted, dark malts, dark sugar, caramel, mocha, coffee, toffee, grass. Taste is slightly sweet, dark malts, dark sugar, grass, coffee, hay, mocha, nuts. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Fair enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AbbeyRoade (443) - Missouri, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Velvety, thick body. Beautiful rich foam head. Coffee flavors all the way with minimal chocolate flavoring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4863) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2013
18th Jan 2013: my last beer in the Heartlands New York outlet under the ESB. Looked good: dark and mean, the beige head setting it off nicely. Malts all the way in the nose: roasted and over toasted with some hints of both coffee and dark chocolate within. Those hints in the aroma came out in the taste also: rich coffee flavours with a dark chocolate biscuit feel. Very drinkable and smooth in the mouth, a pleasant way to end a mini-session before more sight-seeing during the afternoon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
RedSox2004 (1421) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - APR 5, 2013
Dark amber brown with some ruby highlights, solid tan head and very nice lace. Bittersweet chocolate, roasted malts and oatmeal aromas. Complex flavor profile includes semisweet chocolate, oats, roasted malt and hints of coffee. Full body, no carbonation to speak of, super creamy smooth mouthfeel, and a lingering bitterseet chocolate in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Docavey (20) - Lehigh Acres, Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Nice aroma of chocolate. Deep color and long lasting head. Mouthfeel was light for a stout but taste was wonderful. Like a dark chocolate liqueur with amaretto inside. My favorite of the tasting flight. F Avey---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (3844) - Santa Monica, California, USA - FEB 18, 2013
overall good stout, smooth, part of sampler, dark, chocolate and nuts and roasted taste but good

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