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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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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   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1561) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - APR 9, 2015
Can at Braindead Brewing. Pours a dark, black color with a thick, tan head. Salty, pretzel aroma with smoked malt and chocolate. Strong, smokey taste with a salty presence. Very interesting stout but I love the bold idea with the taste. Really good stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregwilsonstl (1280) - Missouri, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Dark black. Super thick foamy. Not getting pretzel at all. Roasted. Tasted at Timís bottle share. Thanks tony b.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (3883) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Can: Poured a black with light brown head. Sweet chocolate and salt aroma. Taste is super dark rich chocolate with roasted malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6396) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Can and served in snifter: Nice roast, toast, slight mocha and coffee offering... Not sure about the whole Pretzel thingy, I guess there is a touch of salty breadiness upon the finish but methinks I am just convincing myself of that. Still, this is a darn nice stout gimmick be damned.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1909) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2015
bitter and dry, not nearly as good as i thought it was going to be given the name.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmmbeer (1298) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Pint glass at DH- served a used motor oil black, thin tan ring around the glass for a head. Aroma of gummi bears, roasted malt, and some bakerís cocoa. Hits the mouth with a wide and hard body, malt has a little bit of caramel in it, a light salt sensation in the middle, finish is milky and complete. Yea!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (2695) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JAN 29, 2015
Tasting at Rockwell Tavern. Black, small foam. Typical stout tasting, could not find the pretzel. (Houston 201501)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roxtersoxter (358) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Pours black with thick brown head out of can. Aroma of roasted cocoa and malt. Flavor of roast on the front end and saltiness on the back end. Pretty good stout for being brewed with pretzels. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (8910) - Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2015
473ml can. Dark pour with a tanish head. It is okay, some fruit flavors, pretzel flavor in the finish. A pretty mediocre stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttutony (759) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Jet black with a brown head. Roasted malt aroma. Full body. Slight saltiness? Nice bittering hops. Full flavored malty roasted profile. Nice.

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