Mountain Sun Thunderhead Stout
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Made with Maris Otter malt, two varieties of Munich malt, a dark Caramel malt, and generous portions of both black and roasted barley. The Thunderhead is our standby for stout. It’s good and dark, has a full body, plenty of alcohol, and hops too! You may enjoy the depth of flavor in its malt sweetness, roastiness, hop bitterness, and alcohol kick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (13426) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2009
On tap at Mouintain Sun poured a clear dark brown with a small diminishing brown head. Aromas of coffee, carmel, milk chocolate, brown sugar and light roastiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of coffee, roasted malt, vanilla and milk chocolate with a smooth lingering chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12198) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 25, 2005
Draught. Pours dark brown with a thin creamy tan head; creamy lacing. Dark coffee and chocolate with fruit hop aromas. Dark chocolate and coffee body with a hoppy end. Dark and full bodied palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2006
on tap-pours a tan head and black color. Aroma is coffee-dark malt. Taste is coffee-dark malt, oatmeal, creamy. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11653) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2006
On tap at the Southern Sun Location. Poured a dark black color with light red edges and a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of chocolate, roast, vanilla, and light smoke. Tastes of chocolate, roast, and some dark fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11621) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2010 Sample at the brewpub. I will add the entirety of my notes as soon as possible. This Stout pours nearly black with a medium thick tan head that dissipates slowly to a film. Patchy lacing on the glass. Roasty malt and coffee in the nose. Medium, dry body with flavors of caramel malt, roasted coffee and a touch of chocolate. The finish is mildly bitter coffee and hops with a roasty aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 10, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2012 Tap @. Vine Street location. Very dark brown appearance with a brown head. Roasty dark chocolate malty nose. Smooth, creamy dark roasted stout flavor. Roasty finish and aftertaste. Great drinkable and flavorful stout. I <3 Stout Month!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (10454) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2012
Tap @ Vine Street Pub, Denver. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, oak, coffee, cherry. Taste is hard roasted malts, dark chocolate, oak, cherries, licorice. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry finish. Easy drinking stout. 240212

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Pour on tap is dark black with nice tan head at Vine St pub, aroma brings notes of standard caramel, toffee, dark chocolate and earthy coffee, hints of roast and slight dark fruit. Taste is your standard stout, with a mix of caramel, coffee and chocolate notes, hints of nuts, earth in there, finish fairly bitter. Nicely done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2009
Sampler at the Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery, Boulder 12/10/2008 Roast and hop aromas. Dark coloured strong in alcohol and fruity with a crisp dry and bitter chocolate roast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9150) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 18, 2010
draft. fresh pine needle and green citrus hops in the nose clash with roast and chocolate malt. medium body, okay carbonation, overly bitter and acidic hops come across as messy with the astringent roast; seems like burnt plastic. forgettable finish. okay beer but not something that demands attention.

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