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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (5101) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 15, 2010
(Draught) Sampled at GCBF 2010 on September 11, 2010. Nutty and lactic. Milky coffee and ash flavour. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 30, 2010
Served on tap at the brewery. The appearance is a deep flat brown black. The nose is medium with roasted grains, brown rice, and hints of coffee. The flavors are also medium in intensity. A nice malty, brown rice flavor, some bakers chocolate. Medium bodied mouth. A well done everyday stout. Looking at other reviews this is much better on tap.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9500) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 18, 2010
GCBF 2010. Cloudy walnut brown. Minerally roast aroma, earthy chocolate, hard roast bitterness. Solid.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skortila (5240) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2010
West USA trip 2010. Bottled. The aroma has dark choclates, roast. Black coloured beer with an off-white, thin head. The taste is sweet, has chocolate bitterness. Clean palate. Light-medium bodied. But a bit too sweet imo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9722) - 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 (8537) - 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 (1066) - 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 (13995) - 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 (12697) - 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.


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