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RATINGS: 1088   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (957) - California, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Pours black with a khaki head. Chocolate, roasted malt, caramel and coffee aroma. Rich chocolate, caramel, toffee and roasted malt flavors. Medium full body and moderate carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel and a chocolate and caramel finish.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregwilsonstl (1170) - Missouri, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Dark black. Smells chocolately. Tastes like milk chocolate. Sweet. Somewhat buttery. Slightly roasted. Vanilla. Some hops cut through at the end of the taste. This is really enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frothmeister (596) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2015
650ml bottle. Pours black with clear crimson highlights when held up to the light, and a two finger beige head. Cocoa, dark roast coffee, mineral notes, and light ashy notes on the nose. Medium bodied with light ash, coffee, mild acidity, and molasses that continues on almost the same as it starts with some dark chocolate, and citrus in the bitter finish. It’s a solid session stout. No complaints.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mircoas (138) - ITALY - JAN 18, 2015
33cl @ bottle. Ottima scura di questo birrificio californiano. Cioccolato e caffé persistenti per una scura molto dolce.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (2070) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is roast with slight coffee. Fairly sweet. Smooth mouthfeel. Decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BobyFischer (118) - FRANCE - JAN 3, 2015
bottle. Dark black colour and small tan head. Strong roasted chocolate aroma and flavour. Slightly sweet, but not overpowering. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Good stout

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
left_bank (73) - JAPAN - DEC 31, 2014
Smooth & mellow does not work for me with jazz but it does work for me with this stout.Black in color,nicely sweet,roasted malts and creamy chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sblsimone85 (314) - USA - DEC 28, 2014
Ottima stout americana dai profumi esasperati. Buonissima da abbinare con carni rosse stufate o da degustare in dopo cena. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lukin (504) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
bottle. Dark black colour and small tan head. Strong roasted chocolate aroma and flavour. Slightly sweet, but not overpowering. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Good stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1109) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Very nice black pour w/ a retaining thin tan head that leaves a circle of lacing. The aroma is quite coffee like & of dark chocolate. The taste is both bitter & creamy at the same time. The roasted notes linger while the beer remains smooth & drinkable. Pretty darn good!

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christpuncher (1478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Starts with a nice roasted malt and coffee flavor. Vanilla notes in this one as well. Leaves you with a nice bitter coffee finish. Smells like roasted malt. Had out of a bottle at home. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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