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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Beer of the Ancients! Barley (Egyptian), Wheat (Mesopotamian), Oats (Egyptian), Amaranth (Aztec), Quinoa (Incan), Spelt (Mesopotamian), and Kamut (Egyptian) sustain the soul with a nutrients cultivated through the millennia. Finished with 15 pounds of cold-pressed Stumptown Hairbender espresso. Unlock the mystery entombed in darkness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (2041) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Can pour. Pours black. Nice dark malt aroma with some coffee. Nice roasted coffee flavors throughout. Overall, another good stout here. Nothing particularly standing out as unique, but good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (3044) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 20, 2014
Tap at Hopworks BikeBar. Light creamy coffee nose. good roast malt. Dark translucent brown. Coffee springs up right away, not scorched as so many are, lightly sweet, with mild roastiness, and the roast extends to the finish. Medium body. Light, pleasant, gentle stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheRatKing (122) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Pours motor oil black, which is a very nice start, in my eyes. thin tan head that dissipates quickly. Rich aroma of bitter chocolate and coffee. Tastes echoes this very nicely indeed. Nicely sweet without being overly so, just a bit of bittersweet chocolate on the finish to keep it balanced. I’d have a bottle of this for breakfast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hivemind (875) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Tap @ brewpub. Erica and Matt N. Black pour, light brown head, really drinkable, slightly roasty just beyond an Irish stout but not too heavy duty. Light-bodied and refreshing for a stout. Was fun.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxwelldeux (4270) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Can. Pours a near black color with a smallish off white head on it. Nose is very roasty with some great dark roasted coffee elements to it. Taste is slightly bitter and very roasty. Smooth like an iced coffee. Really tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (5137) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 26, 2014
On tap at the brewpub - Pours dark brown with a beige head. The aroma has smooth roast, lots of chocolate and vanilla. It has a medium smooth body with soft carbonation. The flavor has the chocolate from the aroma along with dark caramel and coffee. The finish brings in some creamy vanilla. Ultra smooth and full flavored. Solid stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (4351) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 24, 2014
La tunique brune est fière de sa tête plutôt solide. Une dentelle est éparpillée sur mon verre. Au nez, des parfums forts de café frais moulu se font bousculer par malts rôtis. Une pointe de chocolat se fait aussi sentir. Au goût, le café est fort et les malts en retrait. Tout de même, un chocolat et un caramel se pointent sur le bout de ma langue. En bouche, le corps moyen-mince est bien heureux. L’effervescence est légèrement montée. La texture demeure crémeuse. En finale, tout est bien amer de café équitable avec une petite pointe poivrée. Facile à boire. Bon stout au café.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (5608) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Draught @ Hopworks, Portland, OR

Smooth, roasty and malty stout with some licorice, coffee with some spicy notes. Okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3801) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle from Sugaya, shared at Takatsuki Jazz Street. Served in a mini-half-pint glass. It’s a cola brown pour with a thick tan head that dissipates leaving a brown film clinging to the glass. In the glass it is basically black with a strong roast coffee & pecan? aroma. Full bodied, sweet lactic milk chocolate with a roast coffee blend. Middle of the road flavor wise but incredibly appetizing. A really great low ABV stout, just 5.3%! My favorite of the day, damn good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwm1034 (721) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 2, 2014
Bomber from Portland via the lake beer fridge. Pours a rich black with thinish head. Some lacing. Nose is mild; initial taste screams coffee and chocolate...very tasty. Smooth / full mouthfeel. Wish we could get this here.

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