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RATINGS: 436   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemattie (4335) - Georgia, USA - DEC 14, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2011 Unique bottle. Corked and caged. 750mL, BRC. Dark brown, creamy tan head. Sweet malt aroma, nice wood scent, light spice, dark malt, a touch of cherry wood scent, and some coffee. Dark malt flavor, dark fruit, alcohol, and roasted malt. Tastes like a stout, full of roast. Finishes with a big burn. Definitely not as good as the other Barrel Room Collection, New World Triple, that Iíve had.
My 70th Sam Adams.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Samuel Adams 13th Hour Stout is a very dark brown beer with a thick, creamy, beige head that has awesome retention and lacing. There is wood and spice in the aroma with notes of cinnamon and coffee. Itís full bodied and smooth with a dry, slightly ragged finish. Itís pretty complex and not very sweet. It has flavors of raisins and musk; cinnamon and dark chocolate, almost cherry. Itís followed by a long, bitter coffee aftertaste. Itís very unique.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
matt7215 (2263) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 4, 2011
750ml bottle shared by jsprime with joe and I. dark brown with a fluffy tan head. dark fruity nose. flavour is just simply a belgian dark ale. ok but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1876) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 25, 2011
750ml. bottle poured into a tulip at 42į. Color is a deep almost black brown with good carbonation and a small soft brown head. Aroma a sweet candy sugar and yeast scent with a light sour brett note in the back. It has a medium body that gives a light crisp mouth feel. Flavor of dried fruits, caramel and a touch of coffee, then some Belgian yeast and a hint of cheery. In the after taste the oak comes out with a light sour note. Overall its a great brew and a well done Belgian strong, but the Stout characters are a little weak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LyndaNova (532) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 24, 2011
Cold, corked, 750ml bottle: Pours a deep ruby brown color with a medium sized, rocky, tan head that doesnít last very long. Aroma is of cherries, molasses, plums, coffee and chocolate. Taste is of dark malts well blended with dark fruits (cherries) and subtle, grassy hops. Medium bodied and somewhat fizzy. Ending is lightly sweet with some caramel and chocolate notes. Alcohol is well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 24, 2011
750ml bottle: Pours a clear ruby with a large tan head, aroma has cherries, pears, chocolate and oak, starts and ends lightly sweet with a cocoa ending, medium bodied with a syrupy texture, fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SSSteve (3905) - - NOV 24, 2011
nifty bottle. a black beer with a small tan head. nose is milk chocolate, red fruit, cinnamon, vanilla and touch of sour. a hard one to place in a style. oak comes out a tart/sour red fruit with no vanilla notes. very light notes of cocoa but not sweet. medium body. i donít get it, but the bottle shape is really cool!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (295) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 24, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2014 Bottle pour from Bottle Cellar A&P in Washington Township, NJ. Pours a dark cherry brown. Sniffs of cherries and wine. Tastes of thick cherries off the tree soaked in molasses. Not too sugary and nice alcohol balance. Reminds me of a darker Innis & Gunn Rum Cask. Impressive and interesting.

2nd Bottle: Gift from Aaron Martin. Still enjoyed this immensely. Getting more alcohol burn (but warming and pairs well with the big fruit flavors) this time around. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Pours dark brown with a light brown/tannish lasting head. Smells of roasted malt, some burned sugar, dark fruit. Tastes of dark chocolate, some coffee, some dark fruit, peppery with some huskiness on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jow (2501) - New York, USA - NOV 21, 2011
Bought this for my beloved patriots MNF game. Pours black with nice head and lacing. Nose is of dark fruits. Tastes great of plums, cola, vanilla, pepper, cloves, rum, and earthy goodness. Loved it more than I thought

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