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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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A healthy helping of chocolate malt and roasted barley give this stout a bold roasted malt flavor that compliments and highlights the American hops that define this distinctive brew.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5486) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Expected visuals for a stout. Salty and almost briny like an oyster stout. Best body among the beers we tried at this place. Decent roasty offering, best of the lineup. (#5366, 11/29/2013)

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oginme (35) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 6, 2013
draught from bar: dark rich color, off white head. Mild smell of roasted malt. Rich flavor of chocolate, roast malt. Crisp, dry finish with ample but not overpowering hop flavors. Full mouth feel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DubCInjun (7) - - NOV 24, 2012 does not count
Draft. A typical chocolate/coffee style stout but not quite as full bodied as you would expect. Has roasted coffee flavor with some caramel and raisin hints to it. Not bad, but not one of the better ones I’ve had of this style.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Draft. Cola dark-brown body, small beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, some earthy, light bittersweet chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, roast, some bittersweet chocolate, earthy, light grapefruit. Medium body, light stickiness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2012
From the source. Decent pour, looks a bit thinnish for the style. Soft chocolate malts in the nose give way quickly to a fist of roasts. Body is indeed a touch on the undeveloped style, and it does the beer no favors. Decently dry, much less roasty to taste (there’s actually a dearth of flavors overall). Okay, I guess, but given how low-gear this is across the board I wouldn’t have guessed 7.4%.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Tap. Pours black with a small, fizzy light tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is roast, coffee, and chocolate malt, prunes, leather yeast and earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and medium bitterness, dark fruity esters and a dry finish. Light body and warmth with medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TonyDiUlio (643) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Aroma is robust chocolate coffee malts. Smooth flavor with notes of chocolate. And a delayed coffee flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
machfive55 (355) - Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Had a sample on tap at the brewery. This is a solid stout, nothing over the top and nothing extremely stand out here. Average maltiness and hop character for the style. Solid and drinkable.


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