Lakewood Goatman
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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Goatman is the third release in our Legendary Series. It’s what we’re calling an India Black Lager. It’s a hybrid of a West Coast-style Black IPA and a German Schwarzbier, and its odd, danky melding pays homage to the strange and dark creature that haunts the woods and shores of White Rock Lake. It’s enough to curl your toes, or hooves.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2014

[ As Lakewood Goatman ].
Clear dark brown color with a small to average, fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark malt, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, spicy notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, salty licorice, dark malt, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. IMO. maybe a bit more like a Black IPA ! [20140516]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11906) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 30, 2014
Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, coffee, pine. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee, hop, pine, bread, alcohol, caramel. Full body. Nice/OK beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle:   That’s pretty black.   Pithy citrus peel up front.   Flavors of black malt, soft roastiness, citrus peel and pith, some dank hoppiness.   Gets a bit brighter on the back.   Very unique and interesting, Black IPA with the smoothness of a lager.   Roasty backside, but with a sweet citrus peel.   Might say its more of a Black IPA than a Schwarzbier, but nonetheless its interesting.   Warming but not alcoholic.   Just noticed this was 9.3%, wow.   Very dark pithy finish.   Pretty tasty!   Thanks Bill!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfinney23 (2087) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Kind of tastes like a forest fire, in a good way. Pine and smoke and chocolate (left behind by the campers making s’mores who started the forest fire in the first place, no doubt).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2981) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 15, 2014
It poured a pitch black color with a tan head. The aroma was of pine, citrus and hints of dark chocolate. The taste was hoppy with hints of lager and chocolate. It was medium-bodied with a slick texture and smooth carbonation. Good stuff. Thanks Johnny!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1746) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Pours a black color with tan head. Pine, bread, and roasted malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with a bready note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (33737) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish. Liqourice. Roasted malty, liqourice and breadish. Dry and roasted. Lingering dark malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8609) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, licorice, hint of chocolate and citrus and orange hops. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long licorice and citrus fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (3948) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2014
Pours cloudy very dark brown with airy tan head. Dusty aroma of roasted malt, with subtle notes of hops. Bitter and dusty flavour of hops and roasted malt, with notes of some spice and coffee. Lingering, bitter aftertaste with sourish notes. A weird Schwarzbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11978) - DENMARK - MAY 16, 2014
Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, hop and a little earthy. Flavour is roasted malts, chocoalte, caramel, liquorice, medium sweet, pine, grapefruit and bitter.

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