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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Formerly known as Martin House There Will Be Stout
Thatís right, The Original Pretzel Stout. This 6.5% abv stout is as black as West Texas Intermediate and is brewed with over six pounds of crushed sourdough pretzels per barrel. Guess what? Thereís no style guideline for this one. The salty fingerprint of the pretzels works with the sweet and roasty flavors of the chocolate malted & roasted barley to give this beer a flavor that is much greater than the sum of its parts.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zmanzorro (128) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2013 Flight. Pours a dark brown with a brown head and some lacing. Aroma is of dark chocolate and coffee. Taste is bitter chocolate with some coffee notes on the back end. Average carbonation with a clean mouthfeel.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
darb85 (76) - Canton, Michigan, USA - NOV 13, 2014
First local Texas beer. Can, pours black with tan head. Great lacing tastes a bit like pretzel,a little sweet and a bit creamy. Thicker mouth feel. Would drink again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6322) - lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pour out of 16 oz can, dar brownish black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of roast, chocolate, coffee, hints of dark fruit, nice slight salty note, hints of bread, biscuit. Taste is a mix of dark cocoa, roast, coffee, hints of dark fruit notes, nice earthy tones, finishing bitter, dry.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (1825) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Refrigerated 16 oz. aluminum can, an extra from Blutt59, poured into a glass. Coal black with big fluffly beige head. Aroma is roasty, medium body, medium carbonation, and little big-bubble lacing. Taste is roasty, some coffee, some herbal hops, salty, and dry finish. Complex, but too salty for me.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SPDickerman (986) - Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Pours dark brown with a small brown fizzy head. Smells of chocolate, hints of roast and toast, subtle notes of coffee. Taste is bready and chocolate, some coffee bitterness. Full-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Martin House Pretzel Stout finishes with bitterness and a subtle saltiness.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
FriendOfBeer (92) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Creamy mouthfeel. Initial taste is bready, very malty, toasty. After taste is where all the pretzel comes in. The sweet malt fades into a salty taste. Medium length, bitter, coffee finish. Medium bitterness. Overall a full flavored beer with a legit pretzel taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brandon1989 (240) - Euless, Texas, USA - SEP 5, 2014
the aroma is sweet chocolate, coffee, slight pretzel. the taste is similar with the chocolate malt and coffee. i donít pick up the pretzel at first but the saltiness is faint in the aftertaste. very unique beer and well worth a try.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (1483) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Pours black like oil with khaki colored head. Chocolate, roasted malt, bread (pretzel-like), and some sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. The saltiness of the pretzels come through nicely on the finish and give this stout an interesting character.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jerseyjohn71 (199) - corsicana, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2014
salty , sweet , toast, roasty , coffee, earthy, alcohol, vanilla, black, clear, tan foam, minimal head, light sweetness, salty, medium body, creamy, slick feel, average carbonation, dry finish,,

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
stationX (4) - - APR 26, 2014 does not count
I only rate beers I love or hate. This is a why didnít they think of that beer. The salt in the beer will have you coming back for this one. Iím sorry, aroma, head, etc...I donít really care.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiveacestx (611) - Texas, USA - APR 19, 2014
On tap at the brewery - jet black with a khaki head. The aroma is mocha and the taste is burnt malt and too salty.


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