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North Peak Dubious Black Chocolate Stout



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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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North Peak Dubious is a Dark Chocolate Stout that has the perfect combination of chocolate, roast and black malts resulting in a smooth rich beer. Judicious use of hops bring out a complex, yet subtle bittering finished off with a big Goldings nose. This swirl of aroma, flavor and body is underscored by the rich chocolate that is added at the end of the boil. This medium bodied beer is brewed in Traverse City, MI, on Old Mission Peninsula incorporating locally grown hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4211) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
Draft - Roast malts and creamy dark chocolate. Jet black with a decent brown head. Dark chocolate, light sweetness and a long and very light bitter roast. A bit watery on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (3662) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle: Black, with a thick dark tan head. Scent is rich fudge and cream. Taste is cocoa, roasted chocolate malt. A bit of ash... A little thin... Tasty, but predictable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Draft. Blackish beer with a light brown head. Chocolate and light caramel aroma. Chocolate and light caramel flavor with light roast. Medium bodied. Chocolate and light roast lingers with light caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
AmEricanbrew (5840) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Black body with foaming tan head. Dark mocha chocolate, vanilla, caramel, roasty aromas with mild polycarbonates. Frothy foaming mouthfeel. Chocolate, roasty, coffee, pale malt flavors with a mild plastic taste to finish____a little bit off

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thegreenrooster (3215) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Pour is a black with a large tan head. Aroma is more of a roasted malt and not much of a chocolate malt. Flavor has more of the chocolate but not really anything over the top. After the swallow a char malt is left on the tongue. This was a big meh for me. There was potential here but nothing really stood out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2210) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle. Black body. Tan head, rapidly diminishing. Aroma of roasted malts, char, chocolate. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, moderate carbonation. Burnt taste along with some bitter coffee and chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EtTuCthulhu (1049) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JUN 25, 2014
The beer pours black with a small tan head, and the aroma is predominantly Hersey’s chocolate syrup, which breaks down into caramel and chocolate malts and vanilla. The taste has a slight malt bitterness, slight sweetness, and a mild umami flavor, and the malt bitterness intensifies through the finish; the mouthfeel doesn’t match what the aroma suggests (and, therefore, causes the overall impression of this beer to fall somewhat flat) due to the thin texture, medium-light body, and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (472) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2014
On tap. Black pour with a thin quickly dissipating head. Aroma and taste of dark chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. Nice, but not outstanding, stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AbbeyRoade (317) - Missouri, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Ideal chocolate stout. Thick, sweet, excellent flavors with plenty of coffee and malt to hold it all together.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rperez (134) - Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2014
A light bodied stout with strong chocolate flavors, easy to drink, perhaps to easy, its a good beer to try if you are just getting into stouts ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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