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Sawdust City Long, Dark Voyage to Uranus

Brewed by Sawdust City Brewing Company
Style: Imperial Stout
Gravenhurst, Canada
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
A big and bold Imperial Stout. Brewed with lots of roasted and chocolate malts, with a touch of special sugar added in to give that little something extra. Very, very black and very strong. Just the thing to curl up with while the snow flies!

Designed to withstand the grueling voyage from Earth to Uranus, Long Dark Voyage is a stout of the highest order. Ass-puckeringly bitter and dry as a bone, thus dark chocolate treat is quite dangerous and will sneak up on you from behind if you donít keep your wits about you. Youíve been warned!

Last yearís offering was a mere 8.5%, but Sam boosted the ABV up a notch for 2015.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MisoW (2416) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle from my Secret Summer Santa 2015, robinvboyer, thank you very much. Pours nearly black color, dark beige head. Aroma of cocoa, coffee, dark chocolate, dried fruits. Taste is sweet, medium bitter, coffee, cocoa, chocolate, plums. Nice coffee bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (3014) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
RBAG 2015. From a brown 750ml. A dense brown/black colour. Headless. Nose has nut and chocolate, roasty. Taste is bitter and roasty with dark chocolate. Ends quite roasty and bitter. Body was medium, soft texture. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1369) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle to tulip Chocolate, light coffee, some caramel. Dark brown, no head. Chocolate, coffee, and rye.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (8198) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle, shared at RBAG 2015. Very dark brown, copper highlights. Very nutty chocolate character, dry roast, low sweetness. Cool.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (911) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle thanks to Duff. Appearance is thick black with light mocha head. Aroma is nutty chocolate, roasted malts, and coffee. Taste is roasted malts, bitter dark chocolate, peanuts, and coffee. Not bad, lots of chocolate and peanuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (8487) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle - Dark roast, nutty, and dark chocolate. Jet black brown with a light brown head. Dark roast bitterness and a long burnt finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2286) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Tap. Pours a dark brown/black. Light treacly, light coffee aroma. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Milk and dark choc, treacle, lemon, orange... OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (1841) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2015
Black with a decent beige head. Aroma is liquorice, chocolate, roast, hint of anise. Full bodied, slightly oily mouthfeel, roasty on the palate with a long, astringent finish. Taste is dark chocolate, liquorice, charred wood. A little tannic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gethinbeer (2388) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Deep jet black pour with a frothy tan head and lace. Chocolate malt aroma with a roasted coffee influence. Delicious full bodies flavour, liquorice, coffee, dark chocolate, fudge cake goodness. Silky texture. Lovely dark alcoholic finish. Little sticky but a gorgeous beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlennHendry (150) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 3, 2015
Really, really smooth stout and the alcohol isnít felt until long after Iíve left the bar. Not much on the nose but plenty of dark chocolate and licorice on the swallow. Some dark fruits, pine, toast and coffee as well. Easy drinking for an extra strong beer.

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