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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8153) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2010
2010-06-29. Very dark brown body, creamy tan head and lace. 4+ Flavour has a modest roast, sweet mild malt middle has muted toast and caramel/sweet accents, modest dry roast bitterness in the finish. 7+ Aroma has modest roast over muted coffee and mocha notes, mild malt core. 6+ Very smooth average palate is pleasant but less chewy than my preference. 3+ Very pleasant drinkable stout is a bit tame. On tap at the brewery, Port Townsend

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 15, 2010
[3036-20100629] Tap. Little toasted roast malt aroma has a hint of red wine. Murky, dark brown body with a long-lasting creamy mocha head and thick lacing. Rich mid-tone roast malt flavour has a hint of coffee and sweetness throughout. Full body is smooth. Easy drink, could even have handled more roast but nice as it is.
(@ brewery, Port Townsend, WA)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Stout--aka Strait Stout--2008 22 oz. Bottle. 5.80% ABV. 35 IBU’s? (4.0 / 5.0) Mild lace very thin espresso head. No sediment. Clear opaque obsidian dark mahogany red black color. Toasted mild hop chocolate front. Smooth creamy sweet mild crusty roasted rich chocolate mild fruit body. Smooth hop spice balanced satisfying Stout end. Sampled 8/24/2008. 2 @ $3.99 each.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
HermanW (1043) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2010
fles gekocht en gedronken in de USA. Lekkere stout smaakt heel goed.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11806) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 23, 2010
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours black with a 4 finger tan head. Nice burnt/toast malt aroma. Maybe some hop bitter? Full bodied with very foamy carbonation. Smooth. Flavor is very dark chocolate with burnt malt for bitter. Hop? Maybe. It’s just very, very flavorful. Finish is towards dry with chocolate notes. Delicious.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12040) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2010
( 22oz bottle ) Pours a black body with a medium tan head. Aroma of roastiness, coffee, and cocoa. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, some dark fruit, and chocolate with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9163) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2009
From the Bottle at Indulgences Etc, Denver 23/09/2009 Big roast and hop aromas. Dark coloured strong in alcohol hoppy and bitter with a crisp and slightly dry coffee roast finish.

2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 25, 2009
Nice cocoa aroma with hints of black olives. Flavor: this has some bugs in it - probably lacto - quite lemony tart. Really unfortunate, as the nose had some promise.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (37073) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2009
Bottle 1pt. 6fl.oz.
Clear dark brown color with a huge, frothy - creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, light licorice, vanilla and tobacco notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy chocolate sweet and chocolate - coffee bean bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is smooth and oily, carbonation is soft. [20090621]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9393) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2009
22oz bottle. Poured a medium to deeper brown color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of burnt malts, roasty, some chocolate, and a little earthy. Tastes of the same roastiness, lighter coffee, earthy, and chocolate. I would say the roastiness and burnt quality dominate.


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