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Mountain Sun Thunderhead Stout
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ghosthealers (3) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2007 does not count
This is a wonderfully complex stout. With notes of toasted oats, roasted barley, and black malt. Marris Otter malt comes through as well. Fantastic Stout! The pub "is what it is" but come here for the beer!!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RCWCPACFP (102) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2006
Got to love this one. Strong malts and hard hitting stout sour/sweet anise and coffe grind pungent punch in the mouth. I was imperssed and pleased that I had something this good after the weak wheat offering I had here.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fro2218 (470) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2007
Black with tan head. Aroma of dark malt an coffee. Flavor of very dark coffee and also chocolate malt - like a very dark and heavy robust porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - MAY 15, 2008
Draft at brewery. Body-opaque with a very thick ring of bubbles. Nose-lightly soured milk, light coffee, toffee. Taste-light sweetened coffee, very low hop presence, piney, lightly grassy, kind of soft mouthfeel, light unsweet Dr. Pepper, toothpicks, soft finish., Quite enjoyable stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3584) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 19, 2009
tap at Mountain Sun - Pours near black with a light tan head that leaves heavy lacing. It smells of coffee and big roast malt. The flavor is sweet roast malt up front with bitter chocolate and coffee coming in later and ample hops. It has a long, roast finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2009
On Nitro at MOuntain Sun. Black, very black with silky tan nitrous head. Big malty chocolate and coffee. Heavy coffee. Alcohol really comes out in taste with hops behind a very malty chocolate roast. Sugar sweet. Soft wet and it lingers

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackDonald (1126) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 1, 2008
This was an extremely nice beer to drink. Full bodied and very much on the big and rich side, creamy mouthfeel with lots of malt ball and chocolate creme maltiness. Burnt bread crumbs, and a bit of roasted coffee come through as well, this would have been just fine being this malty, but the piney hops kind of throw it out of balance in the finish in my opinion. Still lovely to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (9247) - 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!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6293) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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.


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