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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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American Stout, full-bodied, roasted, and highly hopped.
Each dawn is clear. Cold air bites the throat. Thick frost on the pine bough. Leaps from the tree snapped by the diesel. On the darkest days of the year, light becomes a luxury. Just when you think you cannot penetrate the darkness... SNAP! Light pierces through the roasted pine forest.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maverick34 (2041) - New York, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Canned. Pours dark with largish head. Roasty malt aroma, some pine malts as well. Quite good IMO.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (1741) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Nice thick stout that had a great head that lingered throughout. Nice aroma of malt and alcohol. Good flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
magdalar (513) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - DEC 30, 2011
Draught at Ale House. Pours black with a small persistent tan head with good lacing. Smells chocolate and malty. Tastes strong espresso bitter with chocolate. Creamy texture. Heavy active carbonation. Finishes dry.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeff789 (1404) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2011
Black with a nice tan head that leaves good lacing nice retention... Hoppy but in a mildly medicinal way, roasty, not that appealing in the aroma... Flavor of light vanilla and mild roast... Medium bodied...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (7481) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Pounder cans from Smith’s and Wegman’s. Poured dark brownish black with off-tan head. Nose was charred black patent malt, cacao, hops, molasses. Tasted malty, with charred roasted notes, backup hops, and that Sixpoint house flavor that does clash a bit with the malt here. OK, not great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Capa (1943) - Manama, BAHRAIN - DEC 28, 2011
Dark with a small head. Aroma has light roasted malt, some molasses, plenty of citrus hops. Medium bodies. Flavor is packed full of American hops. Background roasted malts. Good brew but would have liked a more powerful malt profile instead of the hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pinkzambia (1395) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Tap: Jet black with a tan head and sticky lacing. Aroma of broccoli when being cooked. It has an interesting zing in the flavor as if the malts are crashing with the hops instead of blending which is ok in this case. It has an intense earthy taste followed by spices like nutmeg.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikem409 (1461) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2011
pours jet black with minimal head. aromas of roast toffe and hops. taste of burnt coffe sweet malt and hops nice can stout

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (1862) - New York, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Poured from a can for sunday night poker game. pours brown with big fizzy head. tastes of chocolate, coffee beans, dirt, cola, spruce, and chalky on the palate. a tad thin, but drinkable

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremytoni (2926) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2011
From a can poured a brown color with a small amount of head. More of a hoppy flavor than a malty flavor as expected with a lingering finish.


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