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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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SixKiller Stout is not for the faint of heart. Sixmalts, sixhop varieties,sixingredients—it’s a triple threat. Brewed in the style of a traditional stout with 100 percent Arabica Hazelnut coffee beans to get your clips spinning. Feeling strong? Step up to SixKiller and see who’s boss!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stuedmaster (298) - San Marcos, California, USA - JUL 28, 2014
22 oz. bottle. Since when is drinking a beer supposed to be a challenge? "Feeling strong? Step up to SixKiller and see who’s boss!" Isn’t it more important to have a good tasting beer than to "see who’s boss"? This has a nice appearance, pours jet black with a creamy, khaki head that lasts and leaves thick lacing. Aroma is strong, bitter coffee with a slight hazelnut nose. Taste is dominated by astringent, bitter coffee, very little sweetness. The bitterness is kind of overwhelming, not very tasty. It does seem to get smoother after it warms up a bit. Medium to full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, and bitter finish. Not sure if I can finish this one. Another disappointment (too bitter) from a local brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales (701) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Appearance was clear black with creamy beige lasting 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are coffee, chocolate, hazelnut, brown sugar with cream. Taste are latte expresso shot upfront with chocolate, toffee hazelnut creamer mid swallow, then slight bitter baker powder at end. Palate was smooth creamy CO2 with medium body, then lasting coffee bitter finish. A solid coffee stout, needs to back down the bitterness a touch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jcarb28 (97) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Dark black on the pour. Almost a morning coffee roasty aroma. Hints of dark chocolate and hazelnut with a light bitter and hoppy taste that finishes smoothly on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfroms (471) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle sent by GT2, thank you very much! Sampled 3/21. Pours a dark chocolate color with reddish cola tinge and creamy tan head, good lacing. Aroma is massive hazelnut coffee, slight roasted barley, slightly cardboardy, sweet malts. Taste is a bit of a letdown after the nose: hazelnut coffee, black chocolate, yogurty tang, lingering astringent hop bitterness, roasted barley, burnt toast, herbal hops. Slightly weak mouthfeel. Improves as it warms, though. I’d prefer more body and balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (1115) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Had on tap at Crush & Brew, Temecula. $6.50 for the full pint. Pours jet black supporting a sudsy, thin khaki head,1 finger in length. Aromas of marsh rosemary, straw, candied sugar, cocoa nibs, DME, and farmhouse yeast. Tastes the same with the addition of baker’s chocolate powder, mildew, roasted lavender, and white truffle by mid-palate. Bitter hops, charcoal, bay leafs, pottery clay, and palm tree bark by swallow. Ruggedly astringent. Soothingly warming. Would have again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (3005) - Bellmore, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2014
The aroma is roasty, hazelnut, coffee, cream. The appearance is deep black, cream colored head. The flavor is roast coffee, hazelnuts, bitter chocolate. The finish is cream, roast, pine. Medium in body, slightly thick, creamy mouthfeel. Nicely done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (13821) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Draft at the brewery taproom. Pours rich brown with a creamy, tan head. Good balance here. Moderate roasted malts, milk chocolate, hazelnuts. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation and creamy texture. Still well balanced to finish with notes of ash, charred earth and baking cocoa. Solid stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (4870) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Draft at the brewery. Dark brown pour, with a light tan head. Roasted malt, sweet chocolate, hazelnut, light coffee notes, cocoa, and light molasses. Flavor is strong for the 6%. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24 (1650) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Dark brown pour, tan head. Coffee, molasses, roasty and nutty. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7335) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Draft. Blackish beer with a tan head. Nutty and roasty aroma with chocolate. Chocolate and nutty flavor. Medium bodied. Roast and nuts linger with chocolate and light caramel.

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