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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Santo is a black Kölsch, which technically doesn’t exist as a style, but this is as close as we can come to describing it. Essentially it is brewed using a Kölsch recipe with the addition of Munich and black malt. It is light bodied and floral yet with a distinct dark malt flavor. Our goal was to create a dark yet refreshing beer that would pair perfectly with a plate of enchiladas. The label artwork is by Houston artist Carlos Hernandez who is known for his Day of the Dead Rock Star series of paintings and prints.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nathan30533 (678) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Though a bit smokey... This one is an enjoyable beer. Good looking and kind of reminds me of a sweet, smokey, octoberfest beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7942) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Chocolate, straw, and barley malt aroma. Dark brown with giant light tan head. Lightly sweet chocolate, barley malt, and lightly bitter hay flavor. Nice body. Very tasty.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ZacM612 (211) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Dark brown with medium off-white head. Aroma is sweet, mostly malt. Flavor is similar, very easy drinking, but nothing special.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4070) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle: Clear, deep chestnut with a frothy beige head. Caramel, cola, nut aroma. Taste is slightly spicy caramel malt, roast, nuts....bark. Pretty nice tasting beer...sort of a Kolsch/Brown Ale combo.... Rather mild and tasty.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hotstuff (4269) - Indiana, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Rated on 02-18-2013 at Saint Arnold B.C. This draft beer pours a small beige head that is mostly lasting, semi-transparent reddish brown body, no carbonation observed, and a good amount of lacing. The aroma is roasted, toasted, caramel malt, nutty, and a hint of earthy hops. The flavor is toasted malt, earthy hops, semi-sweet, and light earthy hops. The mouthfeel is smooth and thin. This beer is light bodied. This beer is quaffable and semi-refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christpuncher (1389) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Average beer. Not much flavor, aroma. Tastes like a kolsch but pours black in color. Malty with little aftertaste. Garbage ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bork (334) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Low-smelling, low-tasting and light beverage with some faint traces of fruit and a slightly acidic appearance. Rather uninteresting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Foxbush (1320) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Draft at the Flying Saucer in Fort Worth The beer poured a dark maroon opaque color with a foamy off white or beige head and lacing. This is refreshing drink. The aroma had some coffee and caramel malt. The medium body beer had average carbonation. The finish was clean with the taste like a black IPA without the bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Tap. Deep brown with one finger head. Roasted malt, but rather light body. I definitely like this better than dark lagers.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onslow (1210) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Clear, dark cola colored brew. Mild aroma of toasted grain. Taste is light and nible but backed by a slightly sweet toasted maltiness. Very good.


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