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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Sure.. the scientists have published essays, the philosophers poems, the naysayers flyers.. but here at the center of the Maui Brewing micro-verse, we are publishing the ultimate in doomsday aloha – this year’s last canned seasonal, Aloha B’ak’tun! The word aloha conveys both greeting and goodbye in the Hawaiian language and B’ak’tun refers to the 3000+year cycle of the Mayan Calendar which is ending. This apocalyptic Belgian-style stout is brewed with Hawaiian chocolate, locally-grown chipotle chilies and cinnamon spice.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GandGKevin (919) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2013
Very tasty Belgian stout. Unique flavors that compliment the aromas. Let me turn down the thermostat and enjoy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brouwerij (915) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Can. Pours a dark brown with quickly diminishing brown head, minimal lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, dark chocolate, slight smoke, mild chili and heat, hint of tobacco. Flavor is mild chili up front with a chocolate, fruity, mildly roasted finish. Quite sweet as usual. Moderate carbonation, medium body, and a smooth texture. The chilies and chocolate are an interesting combination, but it is too sweet to drink much of.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (838) - California, USA - MAY 3, 2013
A very unique beer. Pours a brown-black with a tan head. Smell is strange. Spices and chipotle, but not particularly appetizing. Taste is better. Lots of chipotle and some cinnamon. Some spicy aftertaste. Taste is better then the smell, interesting, but couldn't have too much. Had in the can. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thisis12ptfont (829) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - APR 5, 2013
Strong herb filled aroma accompanied by chocolate. Black in color with a thin foam rim. Unique, well rounded flavors of cocoa, chile’s and black patent malt upfront. Undertones of herbs, cinnamon, brown sugar, toffee and other funky unidentifiable flavors. Overall, very complex flavor with strong alcohol and chocolate notes. I’d give this an A rating.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (767) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2013
355ml can, pours black with small off white head. A Belgian stout. Dark chocolate malts balanced with dark dried raisin and blackberries and watery cheap cola. Finish is well balanced and slightly bitter. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RumRunner101 (751) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 18, 2014
Near black pour with tan head. Aroma is chocolate chip cookie dough, licorice. Flavour has dark chocolate, licorice, and on the finish some pepper and cinnamon spice. Little bit of Belgian influence. Nice blend.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (748) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Can poured a back hue w/ big fizzy tan head fully diminishing. Big chocolate aroma. Initial flavor is moderate sweet with a moderate bitter finish of short duration. Tastes are roasted malts, chocolate, bold roast coffee, cinnamon, clove, and a light heat of chipotle after the finish. Full bodied, soft carbonation, light syrupy mouthfeel, and light warmth in the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thetmaxx (742) - West Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 20, 2013
On tap at the brew pub in lahaina. Pours dark with a tan head. Aroma is very chocolaty. Flavour takes a different turn, with the spices taking hold of the show. Some smokiness as it finished and then into the roasted barley and coffee notes. Very complex I love it! Palate needs work. Its way too thin and watery. Probably preferable in the hot humid climate, but strange compared to most stouts. Overall this is a really good beer though.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nealblind (717) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - APR 17, 2013
tan head that lingers. aroma of tart yeast, roasts, pepper and woody vegetation. Starts with flavor of coffee than goes into a subtle heat and finishes a tart lactic sour taste and chocolate aftertaste. Effervescent and light on the palate for a beer of it’s class definitely reminiscent of the Belgian Stout style. It’s much taster than other Belgian Stouts I’ve had. The spices and chocolate really help flesh out the flavor spectrum that exists between tart yeastiness and dark malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
J_man (695) - Tustin, California, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Coffee, chocolate and charred wood on the nose. Black as night with a brown head. Smooth, lightly creamy body but not thick at all. Lots more dark chocolate and dark coffee with some nice honey and molasses sweetness. Definitely bitter, but probably more from the roasted malt. Good strong alcohol balance to all of this. The flavors stick to the tongue and last a good long time.


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