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RATINGS: 1148   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.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CObiased (241) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - JAN 19, 2016
12 oz bottle - pours a deep black color with a thin tan head. I really liked the aroma, especially as it warmed up - fudge, chicory coffee, peat and licorice. Similar roasty and cocoa flavors are abundant. Creamy but dry mouthfeel. Delicious, solid and well made front line stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ozzy70 (453) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 8, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours cola colored with small to no head. Aroma of caramel and malty chocolate. Taste was slightly sweet and roasty.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
batneil (574) - - JAN 3, 2016
Nice stout. Thick and creamy head (on draft with nitro), deep black body. Flavour is a little thin, but general good.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidm (2037) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Very well balanced. Taste of chocolate and notes of liquorice. Very tasty and enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (12156) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle shared with dad. Opaque black color, medium to full sized off-white to beige head that lasts for a long time. Aroma is malts, ashy and lightly coffee. Taste malts, toasted malts, slightly sweetish, lightly chocolate and mocha, dark malts, lightly coffee, malt bitter. Decent to medium body and carbonation. Solid dry stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (9496) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle, Brewdog Leicester. Black with a beige head. Oily, earthy with mellow berries. Good earthy roast coffee. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4561) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle. Black beer with a reasonable head. The aroma is lightly toasted, and the flavour is lightly roasted with gently bitterness. Overall a nice drinkable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2015
Bottle from Bottlecraft, Hanley. Pours black brown with a tan head. Some coffee, choc, roast, little fizzy and thin but good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teddybeer (3193) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 9, 2015
Black color with a beige head, good lasting with nice lacework. Aroma has light coffee beans notes with a good presence of black chocolate and roasted malts. Strong coffee taste with roasted malts and light licorice. Roasty final with strong notes of coffee on palate. Creamy and smooth mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (8678) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2015
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aromas of coffee, liquorice, faint cocoa. Taste is roasted bitter, liquorice. Dry finish. Decent.


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