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RATINGS: 1158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Not for the faint hearted! Our stout rewards the palate with robust flavor of roasted malts (malts are roasted like coffee beans) and heavy hops. A creamy smooth surprise.


mikedevilsfan's rating

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedevilsfan (225) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 12, 2013
Super solid stout from Lost Cost. Wonderful malts, hints of chocolate and an smoky flavored back end. One of the best out there. Try it!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (1277) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 30, 2016
Negro con reflejos caoba y espuma beis. Aromas de chocolate con leche y café. Cuerpo ligero, sabor como en aroma con final tostado suave.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6297) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2016
Bottle from Biernavigatie, large sample. Dark color, short creamy head. Aroma of roast, mocha, bit coffee, milk chocolate. Bit dry roasted in taste, medium bitter, milk chocolate. Smooth, silky. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (6978) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 26, 2016
Bottled 355ml. -at Pivoteka Zagreb. Almost black coloured, small to medium sized beige head, chocolate in the nose. Roasted malt, chocolate, light coffee and moderate dry bitterness in the finish. Simple and enjoyable stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1429) - - APR 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours black. Aroma and taste are roasted malts and some coffee. Good stout.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rikstar (1926) - NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2016
Fles bij melgers vandaan. Zwart met een crème kraag. Smaak en geur redelijk aan de droge kant met as en een trekkende afdronk. Veel CO2 alsof het bier iets te ver is doorvergist.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
donandres (265) - , Washington, USA - APR 19, 2016
Tap to glass @ Lost Coast tap room@ Eureka,CA Appearance : black, brown small foam- goes away quickly Aroma: toasted grains, nuts, slight coffee aroma Taste: lightly bitter, light sweetness Palate: medium body, creamy, flat Overall: Fair not to repeat Drank: April 11, 2016

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarrettB (1364) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 4, 2016
May 5th, 2014 - Lost Coast provides us with our staple drinking for television this night, an opal black beer which, in our make shift wine glass, does indeed look like the dark side of an eight ball, a dull sheen coming from the ceiling light. The aroma features charcoal and raisins, though given the cold temperature, I don’t get much more than these two dimensions in the olfactory. The carbonation is notably heavy and fuzzy - good for clearing out food and grease - but the palate is surprisingly light. More charcoal and raisin here too, and not much else, but that’s okay. For chilling with friends on a ragged couch years past its retirement date, this does the trick.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (5455) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2016
355ml bottle. Poured black with a thick off white head. Licorice, roastedness, vanilla icecream aroma. Delicious. Nicely balanced. Flavor has milky sweet notes, some light roastedness, licorice and oat. Smooth. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (700) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2016
35cl bottle. Dark brown pour with a thin beige head. Smells of roasted malts, milk chocolate, cocoa. Chocolate-bitter taste, with notes of cocoa, roasted malts, dark chocolate and a bit of dark cherries.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (5665) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 7, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Deep brown color with the thin lasting head, light legs of lacing down the glass. Aroma is deep roasted espresso beans, charred barley, cocoa nibs.

Flavor has bold espresso grounds, base of full roasted malts with plenty of milk chocolate. Very mild sweetness in the finish. The flavor is very nice. My only complaint is the thinner body. Not as full as I was hoping after the aroma and initial sip. Overall still damn enjoyable.


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