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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Stout is a black ale. Ours is highly hopped, moderately high in alcohol and boasts a rich roasted barley and chocolate malt flavor. It chimes a Big Ben & mash.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - OCT 11, 2010
20101011 Nitro at Wharf Rat. Dark brown with usual nitro head. Aroma is a touch vegetal, but mainly coffee and dark roast grain. Pleasant roastiness throughout, with soft, light body and lingering leafy bitterness. Mild sourness, bready. Nice match with a load of deep fried schwag.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2010
Tap at Wharf Rat. Dark brown with a thick creamy mocha head. Good retention and sticky lace coats the glass. The nose is roast, light chocolate and brown sugar. Taste is lightly sweet, lots of roast, some chocolate and light molasses. Medium body is soft with light carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - OCT 9, 2009
On tap @ Pratt St Ale House. Black with a creamy dense tan head. Mild roasty aroma with some bittersweet chocolate scents. Flavor is sweet with a bitterness from the roasty qualities. Medium body with a mild carbonation and a creamy mouth feel. Pretty darn close to Guinness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5700) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2009
Location: Nitro draft (on the menu as "smooth pour") at the Pratt Street Ale House, 9/6/09

Aroma: Roasted dark malts dominate the nose 6/7
Appearance: Black color, tan head, lots of lace
Flavor: Strong roasted malt flavor with a bit of hops 7/8
Palate: A very smooth and rich beer 3/4
Overall Impression: This is a pretty solid, though slightly one dimensional stout. A nice beer none the less.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2873) - California, USA - JUN 3, 2009
Black in color with rich creamy tan head... Aroma is extremely malty, but the flavor is surprisingly hoppy for a stout... Like a stout and pale ale fused together... Initially very malty with rich roasted barley flavor, but finish has a touch of bitterness, very mild however, probably from English hops... Very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5828) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2009
On tap, @ Wharf Rat. Pours a pitch black body with a creamy brown nitro head. Nice roasty and black patent malt nose with some coffee, bitter chocolate, and leafy hops. A big molasses note came out late when it warmed up a good bit. Nice smooth flavor, not overly burnt or roasted with a nice bitterness level on the back end. Pretty hoppy for the style, but I dig it. Mouthfeel is the usual nitro feel, but it’s got a bit more body and substance than the usual. Overall, pretty nice. I could have a nice session with this guy pretty easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 23, 2008
Nitro at Frisco Grille labeled simply as ’’Olivers Oatmeal Stout.’’ Pours a deep brown with a eighth inch creamy tan head, coating lacing. Medium bodied with a smooth creamy texture. Mild chocolate and roast aroma. Flavor of dark roast, milk, and oats countered by a firm coffee-esque bitterness. I could use a little more sweetness. Finish has a lingering husky graininess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 20, 2008
Dark brown with a creamy tan head. Nice roasty chocolate malt aroma and taste with a watery palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12190) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2008
on tap-pours a rich, creamy, cascading light brown head and black color. Aroma is dark malt-roasty/bakers chocolate, hint of acidic. Taste is dark malt-roasty/bakers chocolate, hint of acidic-hops, dry finish. Not my taste but nice. Occasional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brewbie (478) - New York, USA - JUL 28, 2008
pint @ downtown Baltimore Wharf Rat. dark black with a nice tan head. Creamy smooth, nice roasted chocolate taste with a slight dry finish. easy drinking before and after the game

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