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RATINGS: 813   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Black Hawk Stout retains the big traditional flavors of an Irish-style stout and yet offers a refreshing dry crispness that is rare in many dark beers. "Bottle Conditioned" Black Hawk Stout is replete with a rich, roasted malt flavor that makes this not-so-heavy stout, creamy and ever so smooth. It has a subtlety that surprises and converts even the most reticent stout drinker.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2004
Pours almost obaque black overed with a fluffy, frothy, coffee head. Not much in the nose, chocolate chips and malt. Taste is very dry with good carbonation. Slight coffee, but not a major flavor. Interesting linger I can't put a finger on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theOptimator (357) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Aroma is roasty chocolate and sweet malt. Appearance is dark brown almost black with big frothy off white head that lingers well. Taste is sweet roasty chocolate malt forward. Hint of bitterness from roast and hops. Light minerally water flavor. Palate is medium. Creaminess coats the tongue nicely. Overall an excellent stout. Not over the top but well brewed with nice flavors. Great definition of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eRock_2013 (383) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2016
An interesting and well done stout, pours a dark espresso brown with white lacing to contrast, aroma of light roasty malt with bitter cocoa accents. Flavor of smoky roasted malt, some subtle chocolate malt sweetness. Medium-to-light mouthfeel, thin but not watery. Coffee roast and cocoa in the finish. An interesting variety of layered roasty malt flavors present overall, that doesn't overwhelm the palate and indeed finishes on a relatively crisp note. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1439) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Bottle. Variety 12 pack. Pours a black color. Medium head. Aroma of chocolate and roast Malt. Light sweetness. Dry finish. Nice smooth mouthfeel. Not too heavy. But not to light either. Somewhat creamy texture. Nice cocoa taste notes with roasted malt. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bytemesis (6132) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 12, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2015 Bottle. Pours clear black, small beige head, some lacing. Aroma is roasty, perhaps a hint of rubber and ashtray. Flavor is very light sweet, roasty, light bitter. Light body. Eh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TorbenJensen (1426) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2015
Rich foam and a lovely aroma of coffee and chocolate. The taste varies over the classical dark chocolate, coffee, lightly roasted malt and a small touch of licorice. The finish is moderately hoppy with dry end. A good stout who do nothing bigger impression, but still keeps the type of accuracy. Well recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (1171) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Dark pour, decent tan head. Nose roasted grain. Bittersweet. Middle is coffee, coco powder, seared grain. Finish dries some. Pretty good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1169) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Big coffee smell with a nice malt backdrop Appearance- pours a black color with a thick brown head. Taste- Coffee and a bit of licorice with a nice malt mix Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation with a dry finish Overall- A real good Irish Dry Stout, highly recommended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
larsga (7102) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 13, 2015
Medium gray-brown head. Opaque black body shows hazy dark red light at edges. Roasty floral aroma is faint, with traces of rubber boot (no, seriously). Dry earthy roasty soy sauce taste with toasted sugar notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish earthy mealy soy sauce aftertaste with rubbery notes. Well. It’s ok. (0.355l bottle, from Fish & Beer, Copenhagen.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martin00sr (2385) - Haderslev, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2015
Very dark copper, thick light beige head. Roasted, wet malt aroma. Light, dry mouthfeel. Roasted aroma, faint, fruity and smokey notes. Dry and light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (4811) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Pour cloudy nearly black with small but stable light tan head. Dark aroma of coffee, malt and caramel with some subtle roasty notes. Bitter, roasty flavour, complemented by sweetish notes of caramel malt and touches of coffee. Roasty and bitter aftertaste with notes of yeast. Decent, albeit just medium-bodied.

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