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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
eaglefan538 (2968) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 4, 2015
From the bottle. Aroma of ash and chocolate syrup. Flavor of molasses, caramel, ash, nuts. A bit thin on flavor and mouthfeel. Not bad flavor though. It works.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2011
thanks riversideak! dry mineral aroma, jet black, strong tan head. little mushroom earthiness up front, grows in dark roasty body, finishes aggressive and intense. great weight, chewy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2217) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - DEC 3, 2011
On tap at brewpub. Pours dark brown with light tan head. Aromas of roasted malts and chocolate. Flavors rich chocolate, dry roasted malts, and a little bit of earthy bitterness. Nothing crazy but this is a solid tasting stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDurden24 (1664) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2012
At the brewery, dark brown pour with a nice tan head. Roasty and dark chocolate aroma. Taste has a little sweetness touch with the dark chocolate roast. Good stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
koleminer20 (1383) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 20, 2014
From notes. Finally getting around to adding beers from the Detroit Zoo Brew! Enjoyed on September 26. The pour is a nice dark brown, almost black, with a off white medium head that fallc down to a ring. The aroma is incredibly roasty. There is a strong chocolate presence and a lot of malt throughout the nose. The flavor is just as you’d expect. A lot of roast, some bitterness as if there is a little coffee there, and some strong cocoa. The malts are probably more powerful than any stout I’ve had in a while. The mouth feel is definitely thin, The carbonation does a nice job helping it feel more velvety than it should. The aftertaste is dry and lingeringly bitter, like a cross of roasted malt and spent coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flatmatt (1317) - Northville, Michigan, USA - MAY 27, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a fluffy dark tan head. Aroma is very rich and creamy with lots of roasted character, coffee, cocoa. Flavor is also quite roasty and creamy with notes of coffee, chocolate, vanilla, and a bit of dark fruit. Roasty finish with a touch of bitter hops. Excellent job!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtw (1148) - farmington, Michigan, USA - JAN 4, 2011
on draft at the brewpub. Finally! A craft stout that’s *not* on a nitro tap! Pleasnt aroma of roasted barley, some malt sweetness and a nice green cascade-like hops bitterness. Not strictly citrus and pine, so it must be a combination of hops but it’s very balanced. Light tan head with some nice sticky lacing stuck to the glass as its smooth medium-full body works its way empty (perhaps time for another?). Plenty of roast and charred wood in the finish and leaves a savory and slightly smoky taste on the palate. Quite a nice stout, hopefully something Liberty produces regularly.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
bwa5879 (826) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Very explosive opening, overflowing beige head. Once cleaned up it settled to a dark brown to black. Cottony aroma of floral hops and smokey campfire malt. Fairly low carbonation, really foamy yet thin watery mouthfeel, finishes a little smokey but mostly clean. Bitter licorice and campfire roast flavor, burned smoked meat taste too. Thin flavor reminds me more of a porter. Too much carbonation, flavor is okay but everything else is flawed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
malkyore (313) - - DEC 4, 2014
It took me an hour to pour this beer, then another hour shaking it around a bunch to get the carbonation down to a manageable level to be able to drink. Waaaaay overcorbonated in my opinion. The beer itself is sort of a no-frills dry stout. Roasty malt, if you smell hard enough there’s a hop... Yeah. Not so impressed with this one... Which is sad because I really wanted to like this brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukedarock (246) - Howell, Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2014
A decent stout, with a distinct flavor has something different to give it a bite of bitter along with some sweet malts

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