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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Our rotating dark brew is a big, malty, full-bodied and extremely hoppy American stout brewed with real oats and dry-hopped! Huge roasted and coffee aromas blend with citrus and pine creating a complex and wonderful drinking experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (4165) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 12, 2009
On tap at GABF 2009. Black in color with a nice creamy tan head. Aroma is roast, coffee, and chocolate. Flavor is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and citrus/pine hops. Smooth on the palate with medium-full body. Overall very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2009
[2500-20090926] Tap. Smoky sweet roasted malt aroma. Black body with a long-lasting creamy light tan head and some lacing. Sweet dry-roasted malt flavour has mild chocolate, an odd vegetal note and a long roast chocolate finish. Full body is quite dry. Weird notes, mostly good.
(Dry-hopped @ Rock Bottom; Chicago, IL)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (9849) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2009
2009-09-26. Black body, creamy khaki head and lace. Roasty mocha aroma. 7+ Flavour is similar, with lots of hops up front, modest roast and mocha. 7+ Smooth medium to full bodied palate. Solid stout. Dry Hopped, On tap at Rock Bottom Chicago

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2009
Deep black beer with a sticky brown-tan head. The nose is herbal with a soft cocoaish/chocolatey character. Very soft silky palate, cocoa, bitter roasted dark chocolate. There is a bit of heavy bitterness toward the finish that is quite appealing. A rich and lovely stout. Herbal hoppiness as well. Chewy and earthy and quite lovely. Much more than the sum of its parts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2009
Tap at the Brewpub: Near black with a bit of light getting through at the edges and a dense khaki head that retains well. Rich roasted black malts in the aroma- nice malt depth displaying mocha character and an evident fresh resinous hoppy presence. Creamy body. A rich espresso roast flavor and chocolaty notes precede a fresh herbaceous resiny hop chewiness. A very done done and balanced hoppy stout. Nice and fresh tasting with rounded edges.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a very nice looking black with a thick creamy tan head. Aroma is pretty darn hoppy for a sweet stout but that added a nice twist. Definite bit chocolate roasted malts and coffee. Nice dark fruitiness along with the piney hops pushing through. Flavor starts with a rich bitter chocolate character. Some roasted nuttiness and sweet chocolate come into play before finishing with another round of nice creamy bitter chocolate and molasses. Medium to full body and a soft carbonation. Really nice stout, the oatmeal made it a very good dessert beer after my meal. Complex but easy drinking and very rich.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2009
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 13/10/2007 Fruity hop aroma. Beige head. Black strong in alcohol and fruity with some bitterness in a crisp and dry coffee roast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yumyum (221) - barrie, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 18, 2009
decent brew, some sweetness to compiment the hoppines. Very smooth and drinkable. Flavour not outstanding but again mouthfeel made this beer pretty good but not great

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChrisThomson (522) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2009 On tap at the brewpub. My favourite beer of the night at Rock Bottom. Black with tan head. Nice roasty flavour, some toffee, with a suprising hit of hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2009
Tap at Brewpub pre DLD 09 ... Ok i had 2 that were terminal stout no idea what th 2nd one could have been... Black ... slitly smokey roast malt nose with a little coffee ... again deep roast mal;ts ... little coffee ... lightoatmeal in background... soft roast.

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