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Railway City Black Coal Stout

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Brewed by Railway City Brewing Company
Style: Stout
St. Thomas, Canada

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregorymconway (209) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
473ml can from the LCBO. Opaque black body with a thin creamy tan head, A lot of baker’s chocolate/ cocoa on the nose. Some earthy decaying leaves note. Roasted barley and some subtle vanilla as well. Not that dry on the palate, but not sweet either, quite balanced. Medium-bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RhetoricalAns (465) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 17, 2015
473 ml can. Black pour, brown highlights, finger of brown foamy head that has some decent retention. Aroma is very much roasted malt. Taste adds some smoke to it, fairly sweet. Quite a heavy body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jksipa (455) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
Can from the LCBO. Deep black with burgundy highlights under a dense dark khaki head that fades slowly. Nose is prominent dark chocolate and roast with some plum backing. Light toffee sweetness supports bitter chocolate with some smoke appearing. Medium thin body with average carbonation and a dry finish. NIce, if a bit thin.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bunget (597) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2015
473 ml can. Black body, chocolate dense head with average retention. Aroma of roasted malts, milk chocolate, herbs, vanilla. Taste of chocolate liquor, toast, condensed milk, ash, a tad metallic. Mild and on the sweet side.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rcorriveau (7) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2015 does not count
The darkest stout I have had personaly. Coffee. Dark chocolate and expresso are dominant flavour. Great roast notes and black as oil

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
asheft (2633) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
On tap at Union 613. Roasty aroma with some red fruit and faint smoke. Opaque black with hazy brown highlights under a persistent, light brown cover. Flavour is probably the roastiest beer I’ve ever tasted, with a pervading black grain astringency. Accents of red fruit. Medium body, slightly tangy, moderate carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1303) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
Can from LCBO. Great rich chocolate roasty grainy aroma, with some vanilla. Pleasant roasty taste with some chocolate. Not as rich as the aroma, but good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJester (2038) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2015
473 ml can. Stout brown. Light brown head is thin but laces nicely. Roast and semi-sweet chocolate in the nose. Taste is a little thin and sweet. The roast from the nose is barely present in the mouth.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13147) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
Can. Very dark. Sweet, smooth, espresso, and milk chocolate, pretty good, sweet and balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strangebrewer (947) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
can. Poured jet black with a thinning mocha head. Sweet and smokey aroma. Full bodied, carbonation is flatter with medium bitterness. Flavour is heavily roasted malts, smokey with a kinda dusty note, some coffee, dark chocolate and fig.


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