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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2014 Bottle->Nonic. Dark brown with huge pillowy tan head. A: roasted malt, cocoa, licorice. T: chocolate malt, coffee, roasted barley. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VsXsV (1878) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2013
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with small to medium light tan head. Aroma of licorice, pumpernickel, dried fruit, raw sugar, chocolate and light ash. Taste is dry to light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of licorice, chocolate, bread and raw sugar. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Ok but very much licorice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (4402) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Bottle to taster. Looks good for the style; a dark cola with thin beige head that dissipates into lacing fairly quickly. Smells solid; dark malt, chocolate, and coffee. Tastes like it smells with a nice, smooth mouthfeel and a dry finish. A good Dry Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emeister84 (752) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Aromas of earth and chocolate. Black with a beige head. Off-dry and earthy. Smooth, medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (2960) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours black with a slight tan head. The nose is roasty with slight chocolate and nut notes. Full, round mouthfeel for a dry stout. Slight earthy, roasted malt notes, a hint of coffee and chocolate, and a very light sweetness. Medium bodied but finishes dry and a little thin due to higher carbonation. Good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (1308) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Pours black. Licorice chocolate and roasted barley on the nose. Medium bodied beer and smooth. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (1523) - USA - SEP 4, 2013
Dark black in color... Aroma of roasted malts, hints of coffee, dark chocolate... Flavor is rich roasted malts, americano... Hint of bitterness on palate... Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imperial_Scout (363) - Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Pours dark with tan head. Smells of roasty malt. Taste is think in palate but bold coffee malt taste that seperate it from a guiness. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fezzy (71) - California, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Nice toasty malt aroma with chocolate and coffee notes. The taste is similar, big, full-bodied and roasty. Satisfyingly dry, so drinks easy. An extremely faint hint of molasses in the finish. The only imperfection in the flavor profile and palate is a thinly acidic bitterness which isn’t florally hoppy in nature. Overall, a solid dry stout that I will buy again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lliams (193) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 2, 2013
great little session stout. cola, straw, grain toast, aniseed. easy going dark brew

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