Morgantown Coal City Stout
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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A dry stout that opens with a creamy wave that rolls off the tongue to unveil slight bittersweet chocolate and espresso undertones. A big bold brown head tops this midnight black brew, which features a light body, low hop bitterness, and grainy goodness throughout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13860) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 15, 2015
Very dark brown, dark bubbly head. Rich, molasses, a bit smoky. Malts end up being a bit thin on the palate, the sugars I smell but don’t taste as much.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
can8ianben (1423) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2015
Tasty stout that felt a bit thin on the mouth but full of rich smokey and chocolate flavor. Not bad, not amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (7418) - Ohio, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Growler shared by someone at Natifest (from notes). Pours dark brown to black in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have some roasted malts, dark cocoa, ashy, hints of coffee, I realize this is not an imperial stout, but this seemed thin and a touch watery, ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5251) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Tap at MBC. Black body. Dark rusty beige head. Roasty chocolate aroma. On the fuller side of medium bodied. A really solid Stout. A nice brewpub asset.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerdedDave (980) - - OCT 9, 2014
on tap at the brewpub; black with chocolate and roasted malt aroma; a smooth, dry stout with mild roasted malt notes; very pleasant and easy drinking

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7582) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 2, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark almost black color with a medium off-white head. A nice dark fruit and coffee nose. A pretty heavy roasted nose, chocolate, dark fruit. Pretty robust. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cheap (4749) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Interesting black beer smell. Big and black with a nice head. Barely any co2. Taste is mild roasty beer with a dark roasted finish. Pretty good dark beer, friendly and easy to take. Enjoyable too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bnokk (289) - Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Morgantown Brewery Coal City Stout. APPEARANCE– Black as sin (not coal, HA!). Dark, creamy head. Can’t say any more about that. NOSE– Smells like a typical stout. Deep & roasty smells. FLAVOR– Outstanding! It’s a perfect stout. Just enough roastiness, and very balanced. NOTES – Excellent. Best WV beer I tried while on a week long trip through the state. Definitely will go out of my way in WV to return to Morgantown brewing and have some more of this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jimmis (10) - - AUG 5, 2014
Enjoyed on tap at the brewery. Wonderful sweet, coffee, and malty nose. Pours dark, thick brown, with a thin head. Flavors comparable to the nose, with dark chocolate present, especially on the finish. Great stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Growler at Natifest - thanks for sharing! Pours a deep brown color with a tan head - understated, lovely appearance. Notes of roasted, toasted, and chocolate malts, earth, nuts, and a bit of espresso. The aroma is sweeter, while the flavor leans earthier. Light-bodied, with low carbonation. A bit watery and washed out. Otherwise, a decent stout.

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