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Magic Hat Heart of Darkness Stout (-2006)



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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Our inky-black, oatmeal stout has a smooth, round palate with a dreamlike undercurrent of bittersweet chocolate. This dense liquid-silk summons hope from hibernation and balances winterís endless white snows with a rich swirl of creamy black rapture. Available in the Winter, reintroduced in Winter 2012 after a hiatus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2016
Pours a nice dark brown. Aromas of malts and chocolate. Flavors of oats, slight caramel, roasted malts and some slightly burnt chocolate tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2015
Dark dark beer with a white head that has a lot of malts and very smooth malty aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mstrcrwly (1000) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2015
bottle poured into a pint glass..dark brown with a fluffy white head..aroma of coffee,roasted nuts,milk..malty and not complex in the least.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 5, 2014
12oz bottle pours a dark black with a tan head. Caramel and roasted malt taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndrewMichaelZ (63) - - FEB 5, 2014
Pours a dark brown with almost no head (just very little beige bubbles that disappear in an instant). Faint hops on the nose but it's mostly dominated by chocolate aromas. Drinks with a bubbly light-medium body. Again chocolate comes through with coffee alongside. Finishes a drop bitter with a roasty linger. Overall for me: a very middle-of-the-road stout. Nothing to write home about. For the money I'd take Trader Joe's Oatmeal Stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ejh8 (118) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Wow talk about dark. The appearance is so black you can see a sheen of purple in there. Great heavy stout for those colder than cold winter nights. Leaves a little bit of a metallic after taste which is not appealing. But a good stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rperez (239) - Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Nice stout, easy to drink with coffee and bitter chocolate notes, low alcohol and fairly smooth ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FriendOfBeer (101) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Frothy dark brown head. Pitch black appearance. Roasted malt and coffee aroma. Initial taste, is roasted malt, toasted bread,and coffee then fades into a sweet molasses like taste, finishing with a bitter and smokey palate. A sweet stout, not too overpowering in anyway. Medium length finish. Medium creamy mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (2836) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2013
A really strong stout from magic hat. Had this one at my house pours a little bitter and smells like coffee. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Too toasty. Very nice. Entered this beer on a different app and I'm not able to import my comments unfortunately.

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