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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Rich Coffee and chocolate flavors dominate this opaque working class Ale. Stout’s extreme popularity among the British factory workers of the 1800’s may qualify it as the fuel for the Industrial Revolution. "By the time you get it, you’re too far out."


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2009
Tap@Brewpub. Coffee aroma. Opaque colour, beige head, good lace. Sweet, bitter, coffee. Soft mouth feel. Flavourful, good balance, easy going.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3472) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 16, 2009
On draft at the 51st Street Brewpub this poured a dark brown with a small tan head and light lacing. Nose of chocolate and coffee with good roasted malt qualities. Mouthfeel rich and clean, and flavor shows lots of that chocolate and coffee, which when combined with the slightly bitter finish made this a solid offering.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jimbowood (1036) - Freeport, Georgia, USA - FEB 27, 2009
draft at the NW location. more reminiscent of a lighter imp stout than a sweet stout. full bodied and flavorful.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17614) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2008
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted sweetish malty chocolate aroma with some hints of coffee. Sweetish roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Has a slightly sweetish roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (2936) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2008
tap. sampler from Laurelwood Public House. I was well into a day of drinking while exploring portland and all I have written down for this one is: tingly mettallic and thin... but I gave it a 7 (or 3.5 by ratebeer scale). so I won’t screw up the average by putting this in, but would need to try again for a proper rate. portland is a dangerous place for a beer junkie.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stchloe (793) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 26, 2008
A great stout, huge body and mouth. Creamy strong head, dark as night with chocolate malts and barley aroma. Smells and taste like grain.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6014) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 22, 2008
Near black with a tan head. Nice coffee roasted malt aromas. Medium body. Rich, hearty sweet flavors of mocha coffee with black roasted malt bitterness to balance. No off flavors, a very good draft stout. Tap @ Laurelwood PDX airport.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2008
Draft. A black beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of roasted malt as well as lighter notes of chocolate. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of roasted malt and chocolate as well as hints of acidity from the roasted malt, leading to a dry bitter and roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUN 22, 2008
On tap at the brewpub. Pours translucent blackish brown with a tan head. Aroma and taste of brown sugar and coffee. Dry coffee finish with a touch of pine. Decent, but kind of a letdown after the Tree Hugger Porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jake65 (2730) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Draft at Laurelwood PDX: Very dark brown with a creamy tan head. Thick lacing. Nose is hefty with roastiness, coffee, and chocolate. Thick and creamy. Flavor is not overwhelming, but balanced and soothing. More choco, coffee, and roast. A basic stout in most areas, but done on a very nice level. Too bad I didn’t stumble on this spot until 20 minutes before departure...


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