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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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Formerly Ex Umbris, Umbrix is rich, deep, and intensely complex. The roasted malts give this ale flavors of coffee, chocolate and toffee, while the rye malt and generous hopping rate result in light spiciness . Always smooth, always creamy, always great. Seven different malts, three American kettle-hop additions.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (7623) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/21/15] Draught at Mike Hess North Park in San Diego. Black with a nice tan head. Aroma of chocolate, liqueur, licorice and a bit of alcohol. Bittersweet flavor, roasty, somewhat salty, with licorice, chocolate, alcohol and a coffee finish. Full-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4102) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Draught at Ground Control. Pours a near black color with a moderate brown head on there. Nose is very darkly roasty with some hints of rye spice and seems very thick. Taste is also heavy and extremely roasty, and ends up being quite dry. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10546) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours opaque black with a medium, creamy tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is spicy rye malt, coffee and roast malt with earthy and spicy hops, prunes and spicy alcohol. Flavor is dark malt dominant, lightly tart dark fruits, light hops and medium bitterness with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (11658) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Keg at the North Park tasting room, 15/11/14. Black with a decent tan covering. Nose is chocolate, roasty tones, dark toffee, charr. Taste comprises spice, chocolate, good roasty notes, dark fruits. Full bodied, fine carbonation, sweet licks in the close. Ok impy but a touch sweet, could do with more bitter/roast to give a better balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3322) - Panama City, Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Brewery draft. Dark brown pour with a foamy brown head. Nice aroma of caramel malt, coffee and chocolate. Silly mouthfeel. Starts sweet then a little rye spice. Finishes with some dry, bitter espresso. ABV is completely hidden. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ReverendMoon (155) - Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2014
A little too sweet for my liking. Slightly watery as well. Overall not a bad imp. Stout, but doesn't compete with the giants. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (12521) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Draught at the Tasting Room. Pitch black beer with a rich lasting brownish head. Roasted chocolate and caramel aroma, tar, soot, licorice, cocoa powder, figs, raisins, some ash snd dark chocolate. Roasted chocolate flavor, cocoa powder, peat notes, caramel, licorice, hay, some tar. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ICEatALAMO (1087) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Draft at brewery. The pour is black with a nice head that sticks around. The aroma is mostly malt. The taste is thick and malty. Hits the style well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2262) - Silver Spring, USA - DEC 17, 2013
On tap 5 oz. pour at the 2013 Strong Ale Festival at Pizza Port in Carlsbad (village), CA. Opaque, near black with a large tan head and excellent lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, oak and Pinot Noir. Taste of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and oak. Medium/full body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (13403) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Two at the brewery - San Diego. Pours black-brown with a dense, creamy mocha brown head. The aroma holds charred and lightly tangy wood, a bit of dark chocolate, some rich coffee. Medium sweet flavor with lightly ashy roast, scorched earth bitterness, wood, coffee, bittersweet baking cocoa. Full bodied with fine carbonation and a chewy texture. Warming finish with lots of burnt malts and wood, tar, coffee grounds, bittersweet baking cocoa. Pretty big and bold though does have some grace.

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