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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaymobrown (1712) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Iím a sucker for smoke and roasted malt flavors, so this was right up my alley. Didnít notice that alcohol. Poured a decent dark brown with a tan head. Some light chocolate notes in the nose and taste. Long finish, rather played on the tongue. A bit of coffee, bitter smell as well. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (4262) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Aroma is dried dark malts, stout yeast and mild chocolate/oatmeal. The flavor is dark malts, oatmeal, mild chocolate, dark fruit and a dry/acidic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (7800) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2014
12oz bottle, purchased from Brennanís in Madison during my stay for GTMW. Black color. Thin tan head. Some loose lace. Dark fruity, raisin taste. After that, some dark chocolate, oatmeal taste. Moderate sweet taste, light bitter. If itís really 9%, it hides alcohol impressively well. No hint of that, drinks like 7% or less. Medium plus body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Slick texture. An alright double chocolate oatmeal stout. A little sweet, but best thing about this is how well this hides the alcohol. Didnít expect 9% at all, and doesnít taste a bit like it either.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1428) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle thanks to nuplastikk. Poured pretty much black with tan head. Aroma of sweet oat choc. Light carb med bod. Taste coats with soapy choc burn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle at brewfest. Dark pour with tan head. Smells of chocolate and coffee. Taste follows. A little thinner than expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RSRIZZO (1873) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 19, 2013
12oz bottle (courtesy of Headbanger) poured into a Shaker at 41į. Color is black with light carbonation and a thin tight tan head. Aroma is rich and sweet with a hint of smoke. It has a bolder medium body with a sharp slightly rich mouth feel. Flavor jumps in sweet with toffee, coffee and just a hint of dark fruit then a very light bitterness shows with mild smoke. In the after taste the fruit seems to stand out a little more with the smoke lingering. Overall I didnít get any chocolate out of this, but the smoke is nicely done, its well balanced and the alcohol can not be detected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3472) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2013
12oz bottle 10/2/13 (Binnyís Naperville)-40į in English Pint-Pours black with ruby tints. Aroma of roasted malt, smoke, and bacon. Taste of sweetness, smoke, and burnt malts. This medium bodied brew should almost be categorized as a smoke beer. You donít get much sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (16890) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013
30th January 2012
Opaque black beer, tidy tan head. Slightly soft palate, semi dry. Smooth dry powdery chocolate. slightly dark chocolate character. Lactose that is a little sour. Good fruit underneath - fig and raisin. Semi dry finish. Lots of flavour here but itís somehow disjointed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Thanks to thirdeye11 for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a dark amber color with a white head. The aroma has some chocolate notes, but there is also an off-putting quality that resembles trash. The flavor has a lot of chocolate and some very burnt malt notes which are so strong they make the beer tough to drink. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2012 Nice chocolate roast and smokey flavor notes. Amazing roasted/smoked meat flavors intense on the tongue, top beer for sure. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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