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RATINGS: 396   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Midnight black color and rich dark-roasted aroma. Specially blended hops combine with flaked unmalted barley to give this brew a full body and a dense creamy head. All elements combine in a solid, lingering finish.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tia (878) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Tap. Very dark with thin tan head and decent lacing. Nice aromas of worst coffee and cocoa. Nice dry today flavor and not too sweet. Fairly light bodied and nice dry finish.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (448) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 3, 2014
Licorice aroma nicely complements the tart flavour that follows. A good example of the style but many others are better.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heyden (42) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 30, 2014
Roasted nose. Roasted malt bitter slightly coffee. Creamy thick mouthfeel. Warming high alcohol. Addition of hops adds to an already reasonably bitter profile. Good but nothing particularly special!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3209) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Big ups to Homer321 for bringing this to RBSG to share with me, then accidentally leaving it in my cooler so that I could share it with friends in a location remote from my dining room.
Pours black with a small head and some lacing on the glass.

The aroma is ashy with some licorice, some black strap molasses, light chocolate, and lighter hops.

The flavor possesses a very satisfying but somewhat bracing level of bitterness, it’s got molasses & dark chocolate all over the place. The beer is very roasty and mildly sweet featuring a dry-ish finish.

A cool beer I had always wanted to dry. Thanks homie!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (977) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 8, 2014
At prewpub in Tillamook with Taylor, Stephen, and Dina. Pours black with almost no head. Aroma is nutty roasted malt, thin, tang. Taste is creamy, nutty, marshmallow roasted malt, kinda smooth. Light and fluffy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salmoniform (532) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Poured from tap to glass. Dark hue with creamy brown head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, cherry, straw, molasses. Mouthfeel is nice with medium body and soft carbonation. Taste is sweet initially with astringent following and clean finish. Overall a nice shelf stout.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (5614) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle. Chocolate roast, light licorice aroma Black, brown head Dry roasted choc, coffee and licorice notes. Medium body, ultradry mouthfeel. Somewhat cloying, did not enjoy on the long run.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5359) - Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle picked up in Chicago and shared with Tmoney99 in 2010. Pours dark brown to black in color with a small khaki colored head. The aroma and flavor had roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, some coffee, cookies, earthy bitterness with dark fruit and a creamy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (370) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUN 8, 2014
22 Oz bottle. Pours oil jet black. Thin tan head. Roasted coffee aroma. Bold tasting stout which I like. Nothing really sweet about it. Dark chocolate and dark roasted coffee flavor. Great stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2075) - New York, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle at home finishing up Oregon week. Pours jet black with nice head. Nose is malty and of coffee. Tasted ofmroasted malt, chocolate, woody, sling cola, grapefruit, and licorice. Slight powdery texture. Quite decent not too sweet stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skoisirius (1628) - Earth, Washington, USA - MAY 14, 2014
22oz and on tap a few times around the PacNW. Rich, roasty, and nicely flavored in the grain department, this brew is solid.


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