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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Autumn   ABV: -
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Stout brewed with artificial flavor.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kinz (3274) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Richmond 19th. Medium to dark brown. Aroma of chocolate and pumpkin. Lots of chocolate in the nose. Flavor is tons of chocolate, a faint hint of pepsin. Vanilla too. Really quite nice. Not sure I would have detected pumpkin on the aroma if there hadn’t been a big orange one on the label here.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (3750) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Rich chocolate syrup nose. Clear brown, medium yellow head. Chocolate flavor, leaning toward the darker varieties.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tia (878) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
RG 19. Medium-dark brown with dissipating head. Smells chocolaty and a little fruity. A little spiced, chocolaty, bitter. Nice dry bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopTsing (422) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
From the bottle poured a dark brown brew with a tan head. Wonderful aromas of chocolate, malt, sweet tobacco. Flavors of chocolate, lightly coffeed. Medium bodied and a bit dry.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (8186) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
12 ounce bottle courtesy of pepsican and shared at the 19th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering. Pours a clear dark red color with lots of tiny black floating particles. Aroma of pumpkin, chocolate, mild roasted notes, mild nuttiness. The taste is nuttiness, pumpkin, caramel, chocolate, vanilla. Medium bodied, astringent. Meg.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6239) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Bottle:   Nearly black, thin tannish sudsy head, little lacing.   Odd spicy sweet potato and roasted malt nose.   Spicy start, but more of a spiced candle than anything.   Sweet too.   When I read the description I see it was brewed with artificial flavor.   Nail on the head, artificial, as thats how it tastes.   Has a weird fancy vanilla candle aspect.   Yeah, autumn spiced candle with vanilla.   Some overly sweet mocha like notes on the finish.   This was tough...


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
badgerben (4391) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Black color with a medium head. Dark fruit and a tannic aroma. Roasty flavor. Slightly acrid. A bit tart and dry. Could have been the start of an infection.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JStax (2955) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle thanks to pepsiedcan. Thanks. Pours a dense black with a beige head of foam that dissipates quickly to a ring around the edge of the glass. The aroma is sweet and coffeeish. Kind of like a pumpkin latte. The taste is very sweet. The artificiality is a little too much in the forefront.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nuplastikk (4321) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 18, 2012
12oz bottle. Well this is a unique one. Syrupy, oily chocolate syrup and a candy pumpkin sugariness. Remember those orange pumpkin candies? This tastes like they dumped those in the boil. Sweet and not really that refined of a venture, like a sub par Southern Tier offering. Too imperial.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JK (4400) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Bottled. Black and it starts with a nice head. Low carbonation. Lightly roast flavor and some vegetable character. Grain and some alcohol. It isn’t very good, thin palate. "Stout brewed with artificial flavor?" I can’t believe that is the best they could do.


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