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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Caramel and toffee notes bring a full and satisfying body to this classic style. Northern Brewer and Willamette hops balance the sweetness of the malt.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 16, 2013
(Draught) Pours a brown body with a medium cream head. Aroma of grain, caramel, toffee, and raisins. Flavor of cocoa, caramel, dried banana, light roasted grain, and subtle vanilla.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3839) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Pours a clear dark amber to copper color. Brilliant. Foamy beige head. Aroma is grainy, very grainy. Small earthy tones. Flavor is dry, semi-sweet with some metallic finishings. Medium bodied. Light bitter finish. Refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6032) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2013
On tap at Common Table, amber orange pour, minimalist head, fruity plum aroma with plum, raisin, chocolate and some vanilla extract flavor, tasty bock

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
lawman834 (229) - Texas, USA - APR 8, 2013
Sampled at the Texas Craft Brew fest, my score is based off of some incoherent notes and a 2 oz sample.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roxtersoxter (344) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2013
Dark brown color. Chocolate aroma with notes of chocolate and oak. Very smooth taste. Yummy! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crajun (993) - , Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2013
on tap at Hentry’s tavern. I liked this!! bar so hard to get aroma. but there was some aroma just can’t place it. Some caramel and/or tofee with malt sweetness + somethign else that lingers at end of taste - not sure if just toffee or mybe some dry chocolate? This was good and I will try again!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jerseyjohn71 (202) - corsicana, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2013
picked this up at craft and growler [ dallas, tx ] [#16] head is very good for a growler,,, great red hue ,,,, [ibu 28],,, not too hoppy,,,, little bitter but good ,,,, the empty glass smells of toffe / caramel ,,,,,,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4150) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Tap. The look is cola like, beige light head, clear, spritzy. The smell is malts, banana, yeast, nice, spice, and better as it warms. The taste is malts, slight roast, yeast, fruits, spice, and nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2332) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Pours a dark reddish brown color with a large creamy tope colored head. Notes of caramel, earth, chocolate, and musty cellar. Great balance and soft mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3240) - Panama City, Florida, USA - NOV 6, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2014 Draft at FS FW but a later update from a bottle at Scardello. Great dark bock with lots of chocolate. Very nice.


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