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North Peak Dubious Black Chocolate Stout



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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10359) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle. Cherry, chocolate malt, and grass aroma. Very dark brown with small head. Mildly sweet tart cherry, chocolate malt, and moderately bitter herbal hay flavor. Dry finish. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (6773) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2016
Bottle. Clear mahogany brown pour with a thick beige head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, caramel and metal. Malty and chocolatey flavor with a caramel finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (3570) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 6, 2016
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is chocolate, coffee and some toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (7868) - Georgia, USA - MAR 31, 2016
3/3/16. On tap, World of Beer - Destin. Brown pour under a small khaki head. Light aroma, nutty, mild chocolate. Thin flavor, caramel, chocolate, light, doughy. Thin body. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Block (2165) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 25, 2016
I certainly wouldn’t call this a black beer. It’s a brown ale. Brown pour, thin head. Aroma is malty. Flavor is sweet, roasted malts. Definitely a brown ale. To look at this beer as a stout - it would rate very poorly.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
veggieBen (11) - Michigan, USA - FEB 9, 2016
A deep chocolate color with a thin white head that dies quickly A light earthy smell that could almost be missed The taste is lightly sweet lightly bitter. It is exactly what any stout should be. A smooth light body and slight finish really round this beer out nicely.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
SanfordBrewer (1465) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Opaque mahogany with lasting beige head. Medium body with very high carbonation.

aroma: roasted malt, faint cacao, leafy hops, faint rubbery phenols and astringent notes.

taste: tart roasted grain acidity, roasted/black grain astringent bite, floral/leafy hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (2042) - Missouri, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Bottle - fair size foamy head, very dark brown color, definite roasty and chocolately malt aroma and flavor, not overly sweet, which is good, not bad overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (8903) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 19, 2016
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours near black with a thick tan head and a chocolate and treacle aroma. There is a hearty dark chocolate flavor with a dry smoky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2870) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Black with a very large foamy monster of a brown crown that fades away much to slowly. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, grains, chocolate and a touch of sourness. Taste of dark roasted malts, coffee and notes of peat and very faint chocolate. Chalky and bitter

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