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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Flavors of dark chocolate and roasted malts are complemented by generous quantities of Northwest hops to give this dry stout an assertive but balanced profile. A traditional yeast strain lends further complexity to this rich dark brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4728) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 27, 2014
On nitro at the brewery. Dark brown pour, with a light tan nitro head. Roasted malt, light chocolate, mild bitterness, and toast. Watery, not bad, but not interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (8010) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
On tap at Port Townsend, pours a deep dark mahogany with a medium beige head. Aroma brings out notes of chocolate, cocoa nibs and a little roast. Flavour is very light for a 6.6% stout, with notes of roast and cocoa. Smooth and creamy on the palate. Very drinkable but not overly thrilling. Decent stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4025) - Everett, Washington, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown color with a slightly thick light brown head on there. Nose is roasty with just a hint of chocolate and sour in there. Taste is a tad sweet and quite roasty, and not as dry as i would have guessed. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
suprchunk (2473) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Black pour. Big tan head. Plenty of lacing. Smells of licorice and malt. Taste is...unexpected. Very sour. I’m guessing it wasn’t intentional as it tastes like Madrugada Obscura - a sour stout. After that there is notes of coffee, but I really can’t get past how sour this is. Not intentional at all, but not bad. Sadly it isn’t supposed to be a sour stout at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirdeye11 (5688) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2013
(Draught at The Beer Junction) black, on nitro, creamy tan head. Nose of raisin, rich chocolate, dark fruit, cream, brown sugar, cola, very complex. Taste of raisin, milk chocolate, cream, honey, rum, and brown sugar. Really flavorful for 6.6% ABV (what was listed when I drank it). Awesome dry stout, maybe the best I’ve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shigadeyo (3096) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2013

Vacation 2011 - Seattle and Olympic National Park

8/18/2011: Port Townsend Stout... Aroma: Semi-sweet chocolate; suggestions of roasted malt and coffee beans. Appearance: Deep brown color with a ruby shine, mostly opaque in the glass; foamy, tan-colored head. Flavor: Moderately roasty; more milky chocolate; molasses and caramel. Palate: Medium-full body; smooth and creamy mouth feel. Overall: This is a really smooth stout that good and has even more potential with a little more tweaking; this would be a fantasic "sweet stout" (or the way I think a milk stout should be done)...

22 fl. oz. bottle from Port Townsend Brewing Company in Port Townsend, WA. Rating #69 for this beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (4898) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle as shown. Pours a dark brown with small beige head. The aroma is raisin and licorice. Thin mouthfeel with sweet roast and light chocolate. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1199) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2013
A nice stout, extremely smooth. Pours a black with a thick tan head. Smells of cream and maybe a bit of banana. Taste is smooth and malty, with a bit of cocoa. Good! Had on tap at the brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdavisesq (38) - - DEC 5, 2012
Nitro tap to half pint at Parkway Tavern. Pours coffee black with creamy brown head. Smells of chocolate, coffee, roasted barley. Smooth low bitter taste with roast malts and chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Nitro pour. Stunning black core with a thick tan head. The nose shows blue fruit and roasted nuts. Soft pillowy mouthfeel with light mocha and a milky texture.

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