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Moon River The Bomb Dry Stout
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Don’t be afraid of the dark! We brew this smooth black ale in the tradition of Irish-Style Dry Stout. A Creamy, yet light-bodied beer, with a big roasted barley flavor.
Moon River earned four medals at the 2005 Georgia Craft Brew Challenge hosted by Georgians for World-Class Beer. On Nov. 5, more than 200 lucky people packed the Biergarten at Atlanta’s 5 Seasons Brewing Company to taste the best beers made in Georgia. During the blind judging session, judges evaluated 35 beers and deemed:
• UK Ale Category: 3rd Place - The Bomb

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2145) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 16, 2014
On tap in Atlanta where a brewery rep. listed the ABV as 3.8%. Black with ruby edges.Soapy head. Features massive dark roasted malt flavor with some char. Hints of bitter chocolate and black coffee. Mild bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9443) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2014
GABF. Deep brown, almost black with a brown head. Dry and roasty, but not overly bitter or over roasted. Hints of cocoa nibs and maybe some espresso beans. Really tasty. Drinks bigger than its ABV

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
LuckyDog (367) - - AUG 31, 2014
Nothing fancy, but it is a good basic dry stout. If you like the style you’ll like the beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (834) - Georgia, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Dark brown pour. Coffee and roasted malts. Somewhat nutty. Lighter body. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
snoworsummer (2473) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours Very dark brown with a fizzy tan head. Tastes very burnt, like coffee, toast, and roasted malt. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like burnt malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (3757) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Tap at brewery. Pours dark brown with fizzy beige head. Aroma is roasted and chocolate malts, light toast, light plums, light earthiness, and faint vanilla. Flavor is dry, roast malts, dark chocolate bitterness, light ash, and faint dark fruit notes; dry, ashy finish. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JHeath99 (1129) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours an opaque dark brown with beige head. Taste of roasted malts. Aroma the same.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhp40219 (319) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 8, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours black with a light tan head that leaves plenty of lacing. Aroma and taste of fresh roast coffee, milk chocolate, roasted caramel malts, slightly bitter earthy hops. Dry finish of coffee, chocolate, and caramel malts. Medium bodied, creamy texture, lively carbonation. One of the better Irish stouts I’ve ever had. Crisp and refreshing on a hot, humid Georgia day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2291) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 7, 2014
On tap @ Moon River / Savannah GA --- Opaque dark brown, thick tan rim head, sheets of lace. Taste is bitter coffee/chocolate and roasted malt, in that order. It expands in the palate, but needs no further battering for balance. Already bitter enough. A lot of taste for 4.6abv.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3505) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2014
On tap at Moon River. Pours black with a thin light tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, roasted nuts, peanut butter, roasted coffee. Mmm, great aroma. Flavor starts off with roasted/burnt malt with a finish of chocolate and roasted nuts, light coffee. Delicious dry stout! Great flavor profile with aroma slightly better than flavor. 8/4/7/4/14 (3.7/5)

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