Sea Dog Black Irish Winter Stout
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
Dark in color with a creamy head and flavor. Leads to a mildly bitter ending. Very dark indeed, almost black like it's name.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 23, 2005
On tap at pub. Dark black, with nice everlasting off-white head & lace. Coffee aroma with a little hops & some malty sweetness. Flavor is almost so tart & roasty its not a smooth drink, something is out of balance here, but not too too bad of a brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2005
On tap at the brew-pub. Pours a deep black color with ruby highlights. Very weak aroma of coffee.Ordinary flavor of coffee and roasted malt with a mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (5101) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2003
(Draught) Sampled at the Sea Dog Brewery. Lasting beige head with opaque body. Mild malt and cocoa nose. Tart cocoa flavour. Finishes dry and bitter. Good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - OCT 14, 2001
Smooth mouthfeel, bitter aftertaste. Very ’Guinness-like,’ except I thought it was more bitter. (It was a while back that I sampled this; just came across my notes for it.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammys (428) - Portland, Maine, USA - DEC 24, 2000
Not quite as roasty as I would have liked, but not too hoppy like some other micro stouts I know of. A good beer, even served it with nitrogen off the tap.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerman991979 (137) - Old Town, Maine, USA - OCT 23, 2000
What a damn fine beer. I had the draft at The Sea Dog in Bangor and I was most impressed. This was definitely an awesome beer. Like the description, a very strong, dark stout with a very creamy taste and creamy head. Has a nice bitter ending.

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