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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Coal Black and creamy smooth, this beer holds a light tan head and is surprisingly light in body - so it wonít fill you up. Thomas, WVís heritage was based on the hard-working Italian coal miners who worked the mines from the 1890s-1940s. The tap handle is the silhouette of a local coal minerís daughter.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (4251) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Tap. Pours dark brown with thin, creamy beige head; good retention and some lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, dark fruit, light earthy hops, light smoke, and faint vanilla. Flavor is roast and caramel malt forward with some supporting dark fruit esters and faint hops; creamy, dry finish. Medium body, low carbonation, and low warmth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fordest (2030) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - JUL 28, 2015
From the can at Patomac Grill in Old Haperís Ferry. It looked really nice. Dark. Black. Nice head that almost overflowed the pint glass. But the aroma was weak and the flavor wasnít a whole lot better. I should have just looked at it all night.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (15390) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2015
Can. A brown beer, unclear, topped by a small, dense, off-white head. Sourish coffee grit aroma with butter-scotchy notes. Toffee and some charcoal. Itís medium to ful-bodied, soft and almost to low on carbonation. Sourish roasted malts, coffee and melange coffee flavor. Some roasted malts kind of bitterness. Lasting finish. Not very good this one. Smooth, yes, but the aroma and flavor isnít much interesting or good. 150622

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2015
Can 355ml @ Hotel room, The Latham Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of malt, chocolate, caramel, floral and tartness. Taste is light to medium sweet, light to medium bitter and light sour with a long chocolate, sour and grainy finish. Body is medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Homer321 (2768) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle to globe. Nose is mostly chocolate. Pour is black with light Browns, small head. Taste is bitter, dark cocoa and watery thin. Very lackluster in the flavor. Like watered down coffee with extra harshness. Ugh

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnGalt1 (803) - , Idaho, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Buckeyeboy provided the elusive WV tick! Thanks buddy! Standard black with good dark brown foamy head... no real lacing, looks a little thin on the pour. Dark malt with a little char in the nose, not enough sweetness to balance IMO. Flavor mirrors the aroma and could again use a little more malty sweetness to help tie things together... Lighter than expected body too unfortunately.. Still a decent beer, just could use a little dialing down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (2880) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Bottle share, thanks to Jeremy. Black, but kind of flat, toasty but dull. Dry finish, sort of metallic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
boisebeerguy (102) - boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 30, 2015
12 oz. Bottle thanks Jeremy. Light smokeyness . Rather have the daughter hopefully she taste better.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (3611) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 30, 2015
12oz bottle thanks to Jeff. Pours out a dark brown topped with a tan head. Nose is roast malts some green hop some coffee. Taste is more roast malts and some ashtray.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (4601) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Mild coffee nose. Cola brown, thin tan head. Smoke, charcoal, dry. Medium body, moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (6850) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2015
hey rod! you guys look hot! .. . pours a very dark brown .. mild coco foam .. burnt oatmeal and burnt grass .. mild mouth, touch coating .. decent oatmeal stout, seems on par with their other offerings .. .
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