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RATINGS: 1061   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.


edgallow's rating

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
edgallow (2196) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 18, 2012
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma is of roasted malts with a hint of coffee. Nice taste , heavy malts, roasted coffee and a hint of sweet chocolate.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lunkie (1420) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2014
Smokey malt herbal aroma. Dark brown colour good head and lacing. Malt spice smokey flavour. Fizzy palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vanvenlo (1255) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle(21-Oct-2014)Choc roast malt aroma.Black,low head&suds lace.Sweet choc caramel flavour.Bitter roast choc finish&choc aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ametras (443) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 20, 2014
22oz bottle. Deep brown with a frothy tan head. Flavors are milk chocolate, coffee, vanilla, caramel and molasses with fruity notes and woody hops. Medium body, moderate carbonation, smooth texture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"this was my first ever chocolate stout back in 2001(?). pours jet black, sweet malt and chocolate up front, nice body, if a little on the thin side. smooth, with a slightly surprising, slightly bitter finish. solid beer, great as a float."

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
worldbeertaste (1670) - AUSTRIA - OCT 15, 2014
Dark brown with a thin, tan, ring, disappearing, slightly lacy head. Nice smells of roast wih caramel, raisins and lots of deep chocolaty malt. Soft bitter roasty a nice sweetness and a dry roasty centre and finishes with sweet malt, chocolate and a lingering dark fruity raisin bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4508) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
pours unclear very dark brown with a nice light beige cap showing some retention and lacing. luscious chocolate and roasted malts - nice profile, never overly roasted, some red fruitiness, semi-sweet molasses, woodsy and resinous. light carbonation, medium body - oily and smooth, assertive resinous-woodsy finish. good!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2801) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Black pour from bottle at dukes in crystal lake. Tiny ring of white head. Black licorice aroma. Choclate and milky taste. Very smooth. Happy

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlennHendry (1) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2014 does not count
Black as treacle with a creamy and classic head, with lots of roasted coffee and bitter chocolate on the nose. Then more coffee and chocolate with a little nuttiness and a rich caramel malt finish. Damn tasty

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
loubar (2) - Los Gatos, California, USA - OCT 1, 2014 does not count
Rich taste of caramel, chocolate, coffee and nuts. The kind of taste that one would associate w/a bitter finish. However, to my surprise and delight it has a smooth malty finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (2015) - Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Dark brown/black color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, chocolate, & coffee; Flavor of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, and some coffee; Just decent for me.


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