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RATINGS: 722   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A unique Highland creation, this robust beer is black in color, very malty with hints of chocolate-roasted flavor and a well balanced hop character.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DearBeer2013 (46) - - MAY 8, 2014
Really nice balance of malts and hops. Practically no aftertaste. Good tasting beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
1guywith_aboat (223) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - APR 23, 2014
Pours vert dark brown/ black with a khaki head. Aroma is toffee, coffee, cereal grain, slight citrus. Flavor follows suit. Silky smooth texture, medium body. Very good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sturmthis (387) - Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with beige head. Molasses and vanilla aroma. Tastes the same. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (3578) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bottle: Pours dark cola, with a short, creamy, light brown head. Dark chocolate roast aroma. Taste is creamy, chocolate, light coffee bitter. Very nice...robust in body and flavor... Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (2329) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2014
Pours black with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted malt and cereal. Taste is roasted malt with chewy oatmeal and a touch of smoke.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rperez (132) - Florida, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Fantastic beer with some depth and it gets even better once it hits room temperature, coffee, some bitter chocolate very well balance! I loved it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
carolinewils81 (9) - - MAR 18, 2014 does not count
Smooth, robst, sweet and bitter, hops come through nicely. Very enjoyable. Well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ContemplateBeer (1530) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Aroma: Almost reminds me of a Schwarzbier; chocolate is subdued and a dry roast pervades; some solid herbal/floral hop presence in tow; not even a suggestion of sweetness. Appearance: Solid black pour with a big, sticky mocha head that settles into a sticky crown. Flavor: Starts off light enough with a touch of chocolate; roast is ever present but not dominant until towards the finish, where it leads a bit of a crescendo; lingering bitterness is low but present. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: A pretty nice porter; wouldn’t know there were oats involved without being informed.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
novice101 (308) - - MAR 14, 2014
Pours a rich dark brown color with a khaki head, smells of loads of caramel with some chocolate.Taste is very rich with a very thick mouthfeel, loads of caramel and chocolate and coffee

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thebos (35) - Eatonton, Georgia, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Pour from bottle dark brown with beige head. Very mild malt aroma. Very smooth, well balanced beer. Slightly sweet malt with nice bitter hop follow up.


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