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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A dark Belgian-style stout with notes of spice, coffee, chocolate & oak The 13th Hour Is The Witching Hour and a time when strange brews can occur With 13 ingredients, we combine the roasted chocolate and coffee notes of a stout with the complex spicy character of a Belgian-style ale aged in oak for a dark, robust, and bewitching brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trapped (1207) - New York City, TURKEY - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with reddish tint, beige spongy head with long retention, light caramel aroma, slightly bitter caramel-mocha taste, high carbonation, medium finish with caramel aftertaste. The high alcohol content is nicley masked; quite easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clarkdvm (227) - Florida, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle in FL. Not as thick as desired. The oak flavor tastes somewhat artificial- overly sweet. Good beer but definitely not bourbon county.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (4136) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Tap. Pours deep, dark brown with thick, creamy beige head. Aroma is chocolate, black cherries, raisins, plums, faint oak, light booze, and some caramel. Flavor is chewy, thick malt base with heavy dark fruit notes, some light caramel sweetness, and a touch of booze. Medium/full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (3040) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Draft at Savannah WOB. Pours black brown with a creamy bubbly beige head and lots of lacing. Tastes like sweet raisin, sweet cherry, dried dark fruits, sweet malt, and some booze. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like sweet fermenting raisins, sweet fermenting cherries, and sweet malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (2901) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a dense tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark fruit, yeast, chocolate and coffee. Flavor of chocolate, coffee, oak, cherries, dark fruit, spice and had some light acidity. Medium body, average carbonation, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deepeary (271) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
750ml bottle from the LCBO. Looks like cola glass. Sweet malt nose, cola, light roasted malt, dark fruits. Taste has a grape-wine to it, with roasted malt. Sweet tart finish. More like a Belgian ale. Warming on the way down.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4603) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Sweetish, sourish dark Belgian aroma with some dark fruit. A bit ragged... cherry stout tasting, body is a bit on the light side for what I expected. Tangy, fruity, lacking complexity. On tap, Brass Tap, Tallahassee Midtown.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DenverLogan (857) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Poured from big bottle into a Lost Abbey glass. Pours muddy brown with amber head and lace. Aroma of malt and sour fruit rind. Medium carbonation and significant mouthfeel. Flavors of roasted malts, melon rind, tart fruit juice, caramel, oak & lemon zest, The dark roasted malts I might expect in a stout are challenged by tart fruit, some spice, and yeast esters to add complexity and uniqueness. As it warms up I get a sweet & tart finish that’s intriguing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (15104) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Draft at Churchkey’s 5th anniversary, courtesy of Bryan’s friend and Eric, thanks! Opaque dark brown color, bright tan head. Aroma of lightly funky coffee. Taste is cocoa, coffee, just enough of a touch of funk to be noticeable but not overwhelming. Light body. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (2876) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2014
4 oz draft pour at ChurchKey during the Kosmic Mother Funk Grand Cru Launch Party. Black with off-white head. Aromas of chocolate, light tart notes, light oak. Tastes of chocolate, oak, light licorice, herbs, light tart dark fruit and wine. Medium-full body with a dry finish.

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