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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielcurtis81 (1517) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 2, 2009
Tap at the Del Mar race track. Pours a deep chestnut brown almost no head. Roasted malt, light bitterness, oatmeal, and 2 hour old Folgers coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUN 28, 2009
Tasted at the San Diego International Beer Festival. Dark brown with no head. Faint malty aroma. Sweet, chewy, sugary, chocolate taste with a roasty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 8, 2008
On tap at Hamiltons. Pours with a black body topped by a thick brown head wtih a good amount of lacing. It’s sweet and full of coffee, vanilla and an artificial chocolate note (reminds me of Cocoa powder). Light bodied for a stout and smooth.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 4, 2008
Tap @ La Jolla location. Pours dark brown with a nice cascading tan head. Caramel, cocoa, oatmeal, and hot fudge in the aroma. Sticky on the tongue, but overall more of a dry stout mouthfeel. Chocolate milkshake with malt, and some espresso in the taste. Dry finish. A nice, silky smooth stout.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DarkElf (3025) - La Jolla, California, USA - APR 14, 2004
(Draft: Rock Bottom in Irvine, CA) Competent, but not outstanding, this beer is balanced, flavorful, pleasant, but still seems lighter in flavor than other oatmeal stouts; Strong dark roasted maltiness with only a moderate oatmeal flavor; Mildly sweet; Fairly bitter, but the bitterness is in balance and complementary to the maltiness; Hardly anything in the nose; Black and opaque, even at the edges; Huge, tall, tan head has great retention and good lacing

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkAsASkunk (847) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - FEB 29, 2004
Delectably delectable...i think! It pours a mean black hue with a thin scattering of orangey head which dissipates mighty quick. The aroma is choco-cocoa...! The taste...is more choco-cocoa, but it is just beautifully put together. Mocha, chocolate, cocoa and a hint of sweet coffee mixed in with more chocolate malt finish this dry beer. Nicely done indeed. I want more!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
21iceman40 (1731) - vienna, West Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2003
A voyage into the deepest blackness occurs upon visual inspection of this brew. Big ass chocolate in the araoma and continutues into the body of the beer, Damn impressive, just like a nice piece of dark chocolate. Most impressive.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 22, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2003 Cask-conditioned draught: Dark brown, head bigger than the beer, nice nutty/chocolatey aroma, HUGE chocolate flavor and very sweet...The closest a beer can come to pure milk-chocolate

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
40oz (181) - Newport Beach, California, USA - OCT 17, 2002
Toasty bitter chocolate flavor with a hint of coffee. Sweet but with a thin mouthfeel. A solid stout.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bigal9699 (152) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 13, 2002
Right on! Good to see this beer on the boards! My wife actually discovered and fell in love with this beer - we order it by the pitcher at the Irvine, CA location. Very tasty & smooth stout. Heavily leans towards roasted/burnt malts, bakers/bitter chocolate and cofee. BIG FLAVORS. Wouldn’t exactly call it sweet, but certainly smoother than hoppy stouts and is bitterSWEET. When visiting SoCal - give this a try - its my fav local brewpub micro draught stout.


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