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RATINGS: 1150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Named for a retired steam engine on the Ft.Bragg-Willits Skunk run through the California Redwoods, Old No.38 Stout is a smooth, firm-bodied stout with the toasted character and coffee notes of dark malts and roasted barley.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Flanfl (548) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - MAY 23, 2016
Black body, medium brown head. Aroma of coffee, cocoa, roasted mal, ashes, light vanilla notes. Flavours of roasted malt, coffee, cocoa. Medium coffee bitter finish with some ashes. Medium body, medium-high carbo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (2168) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 6, 2016
Caña en el señor Lupulo Gijón tomada el 01..05..2016. (r1149). Color negro con espuma beige. Aromas y sabores suaves maltas tostadas con ligeras especias. Cuerpo ligero a medio bastante líquido y fácil de beber. No está mal.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
donandres (276) - , Washington, USA - APR 19, 2016
Tap to glass @ North Coast Brewing tap room@ Fort Bragg,CA Appearance: Black, big foam-last long Aroma: licorice, fragrant, aromatic Taste: no bold taste, lightly bitter, light sweetness Palate: light body, soft carbonation, abrupt finish Overall: good beer, but not the top stout Drank: April 13, 2016

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (1778) - Asturias, SPAIN - APR 16, 2016
On tap. @El Cabanón, Avilés 15/04/2016 Color negro, sabor regaliz, torrefacto, ligera.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (8808) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 13, 2016
355 ml bottle.
Pours dark red-brown, almost black color with a large fluffy and lasting head. Lots of dry malts on the nose, subtle chocolate notes, some mild hops and faint piney tones. Bitter dry malty flavor, some citric fruits come through, cocoa powder, subtle lingering spice notes on the finish. Medium carbonation, dry and bitter. Good but nothing special here.
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (11953) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2016
Bottle. Almost black. Malt, chocolate, coffee and roast in the aroma. Malty sweet, Thinnish, coffee and roast. Low on carbon. Smooth and tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (4083) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Black-brown with a thin tan head. It has a rich chocolate, liquorice and coffee flavour followed by a roasted nutty and red fruity finish. Very good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jyrsa (417) - - MAR 24, 2016
Clear very dark brown with small light brown head. Nose is porridge, vanilla and some roast malt and chocolate. Coffee and butter with some smoke. A bit too watery for me but properly hopped.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
migwell (272) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 12, 2016
On tap at The Foundry, on nitro. A very smooth and creamy, easy drinking dry stout. Pours black with a big nitro head. Aroma of roasted malt and dark chocolate. It’s got the usual stout flavors, chocolate and coffee, and it’s more bitter than sweet. I think I detect just a whiff of vanilla in there as well. This is a brew I would be happy to sit and drink several of, as it is quite delicious and goes down easy.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Acid303 (654) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - FEB 4, 2016
35.5cl bottle, served in Shaker glass. Pours black with medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, dried fruits and hints of coffee. Taste is pretty much the same: roasted malts, dark chocolate, nuts, coffee, cereals...very complex. Dry finish with bitter notes. Medium/full body, good carbonation. Very nice beer, perfect for those who don’t like heavy Stouts.


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