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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Bearded Seal is a stronger, bolder version of traditional Dry Irish Stout, however not quite an Imperial Stout. Whereas other Dry Irish Stouts come in at less than 5% ABV, Bearded Seal comes in at 6.1% ABV., capturing the intensity of a higher ABV beer yet remaining drinkable and complex. Pleasant herbal character shines through from the generous hop addition playing off the rich coffee and chocolate notes. The flavor of this beer begins roasty and intense and then finishes soft and clean with a refreshingly smooth dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
angrypirate06 (1388) - Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Nitro at the brewpub. Dark pour with large foamy tab head. Aroma is roast, jerky, meat. Flavor is roast, jerky, meat, faint smoke on the back end. Well balanced. Silky mouthfeel. Tasty dry stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6288) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2013
On tap, black pour with lacy tan foam, aroma of licorice and chocolate, flavor is roast malts, chcocolate , baileys, licorice , good dry finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (5030) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Draft. Awesome mouthfeel !! That nitro gives the proper creamy mouthfeel. Nice dry roasted texture. Notes of coffee grounds and dark grains, some coffee bitterness. Very nice and classic dry stout. Very nice and went well as a after pizza brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2015
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, herbs, chocolate, lactose, and coffee. Flavor of roasted malt, herbs, lactose, coffee, and chocolate with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (2327) - Plano, Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2013
tap at the brew pub..Pour is dark with a tin cream head..Nose is dry chocolate, spice, earth hop, pin, dry chocolate...Taste is dry spice, dry chocolate powder, cream, roast and coffee..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6535) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Austin, Tx - on tap at Pinthouse. Dark black pour, nice khaki colored head, thick lacing. Aroma of potting soil and licorice. Flavor has some chocolate notes, a touch of black coffee, some licorice in the back end with a potting soil finish. Good chalky mouthfeel. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4576) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Draught. Nitro. The smell is gassy, malt, dry, burnt, earth, and dirt. The look is dark, brown to black, with a thick foamy tan head. The taste is dry, malt, roast, and ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (1744) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Draft to taster at brew pub pour opaque black with moderate tan head. Nose roasted malt,stale coffee, and slight soapy. Taste less off flavors initially, dark fruit, roast malt, and light bitter. Late in palate I get a hint of the soap again. I want to like it, but something just seems off

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmmbeer (1342) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 17, 2014
Shaker at the joint- served a near black color with a tan head. Aroma of coffee and dark chocolate. Hits the mouth with a big somewhat wide body, malt is just delicious, some note of smoke in the middle, finish is only lightly bittering and drying. Another one she liked.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (17715) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Draft at the source. Very dark brown color, bright tan head. Aroma of light coffee. Taste is burnt espresso, dark cocoa. Decent.

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