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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Our award-winning stout is rich and malty with hints of chocolate and coffee. It’s what espresso would be if it had the gumption to be beer. Makes a great dessert...or meal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lagermonkey (725) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2005
Pours a jet black with a dense brown head. Nice looking beer. Smells of very bitter malt. Sour and oaty aromas and prominent. Taste is bitter and sweet and oaty. This beer screams oatmeal stout from 6 miles away. Smoky bitter finish. Quite a complex beer. Sweet and bitter with a bit of sourness. Grainy (oaty) but strangely smooth and tasty. Flavors linger on the roof of your mouth forever. It’s like drinking a cigar. The flavors are bold and strong. This beer is just damn good. I only wish I could get more of it where I live. A definite must try if you are in MA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GirlyBeer (190) - Old Orchard Beach, Maine, USA - MAY 9, 2005
Half gallon growler. Pours dark with a brownish head. Tastes like cold bitter coffee. Finishes a little over hopped. Hints of chocolate. Very strong flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
richlikebeer (838) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2005
opaque black color with foamy tan head, smells of burnt coffee with hints of chocolate, generally a sweet smell. flavor a sweet coffee taste to match the aroma, loads of malts, but a little too much bitter hops in the tail. a nice chewy body, almost a solid feel in your mouth. if it weren’t for the bitterness, this would have been outstanding.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - MAR 16, 2005
Poured almost black. Aroma of roasted malt espresso, and some chocolate. Flavors match aroma plus some hop flavor in the background with a light bitter finish. Light to medium body and a smooth and creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
YogiBeera (2570) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2005
Tap at Redbones: Opaque black, small layer of an off white head. Nice intense chocolate milk roasted nose. Roasted chocolate taste - blend all in all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - MAR 6, 2005
Tap at Redbones: poured black with a tan head. Seems to taste like a thousand other stouts. Roasted malt, mild hoppiness. Slightly burnt flavor. Some coffee notes. Pretty tasty but nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2005
Bottle. Deep dark brown in color with a ncie brown head. Hoppy aroma. Roasty. Very roasty. Bitterness in the flavor. Some chocolate notes. Smooth tasting. Nice beer. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2005
Bottle. Deep dark brown with a light brown rich head. Aroma of American hops and roasted barley. Flavor has a big hop bitterness ad flavor component. Roasty as well. Some bittersweet chocolate. Smooth malt underneath. I can see inconsistancies coming from BC, but this to me is a very good Stout.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spikee (96) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - FEB 19, 2005
Aroma is seriously lacking - not much to speak of. Smells a touch like chemicals of some sort with a metallic hint. Pours a dark, velvety black with slight hints of purple. Zero head and very light lacing. Full-on burnt coffee and chocolate taste. The finish is a bit like the nose - a little too burnt with a roasted maltiness that seems somehow artificial. Good, though not great. Would buy again, but it wouldn’t necessarily be my first choice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KarmanGhia (276) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2005 There’s a strong burnt nose in this beer. It has a strong burnt, lightly paint, and strongly medicine taste and mouthfeel. You know, this is a pretty standard micro stout - over-burnt but, of course, rather respectable. Oh yeah, there’s some dark chocolate in there too.

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