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RATINGS: 556   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Highland’s most robust beer, having a very malty body with a large, roasted chocolate flavor. It is black in color with a very clean finish and a moderate hop flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nakedwhendrunk (2113) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Rcvd in trade. The appearance has a dark black body with an off-white colored one finger head and minimal lacing. The smell has some roasted sweet malt and light coffee. The taste is roasty and sweet through previously mentioned flavors, with a slightly woody, dry aftertaste and finish. On the palate, she sits about a medium, shows a nice sessionable quality to it and has some adequate carbonation. Overall, I would have this one again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nealblind (757) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - FEB 7, 2014
very dark reddish brown pour. aroma of very strong soy sauce, coffee. tastes like soy sauce, coffee, char. watery body, dry finish. not that great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 1, 2014
12 ounce to pint with an awesome oowee. Pours pitch black reminiscent of a nightmare! Brown thick head. Mucho lacing! Smells of vanilla latte. Taste follows smell put is a little watery. Nice beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eelbasher (285) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 24, 2014
12oz to mug. Pours pitch black with a dark brown head. Strong coffee, chocolate, roast, and vanilla come from the glass. Smooth drinking with balanced carbonation. Loads of brownie, caramel, roasted malts, fudge, and vanilla. Just masterfully done

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smaynard6000 (635) - Apopka, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2014
22oz bottle. Pours black with small beige head. Aroma is chocolate and roasted coffee. Rich roasty and chocolate flavors, slightly sweet finish. Full bodied with creamy mouthfeel. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
devman171 (967) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2014
This is a nice medium bodied stout with great chocolate and coffee flavors. Nice dry and bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
firemarshal (159) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle into shaker. Pours black as night with appropriate tan head, leaving sparse lacing behind. Dark roast coffee, chocolate malt, and oatmeal aroma. Heavy sweet, medium bitterness, lightly sour, lightly salty. Big body, thick chewy beer. Soft carbonation, sweet lingering finish. Nice after dinner sipper by the fire.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1267) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle. Black color. Aroma of sweet chocolate and vanilla, with roasted matls. A good medium bodied (at least). Creamy texture. Taste is about the same with some additional roasted malts and cocoa malts. Some dryness and bitter at end. A solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremugohio (94) - springboro, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Solid 3.5. Good, not great. Not much aroma, tatse is malty, hint of chocolate and coffee. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firefly765 (115) - - NOV 19, 2013
12 ounce bottle pours a dark brown to black color with a tan head that doesn't last long. Caramel vanilla and chocolate aroma with some licorice smell as well. Medium body, nice chocolate coffee flavor very nice balance of the hops. Solid example of a stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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