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RATINGS: 286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Wiesbaden, Hesse, GERMANY - APR 28, 2009
On tap at House of Brews on 51st. Pours roasted black with a frothy tan head. Smells toasty with plenty of cocoa in the aroma. Tastes the same with a notable amoutn of hops in the flavor. Very smooth and balanced, which is to say I could drink a lot of this.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sleepylopes (318) - New York, USA - AUG 21, 2008
a great choice, i am constantly impressed by sixpoint. a nice offering and oh so smooth. decent and in proportion, a little sweet and a little bitter. roasted and malt give the beer the flavor and body and the amount of hops is a nice departure for a stout.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2008
Date: 07/03/2008
Mode: Growler
Source: Ale Atlanta

Appearance: black, fine tan head,
Aroma: dark chocolate roasted malt aroma with dark caramel sweetness,
Body: creamy body,
Flavor: rich dark chocolate flavor, lots of roasted, dark caramel sweetness balances out the bitterness from the roasted, lingering black bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2008
At Redbones, on tap. Opaque black with 1/2 inch light tan head and rings of lacing. Rich coffee and cocoa nose. Slightly tinny but inviting. Smoth, creamy, like an oatmeal stout in mouthfeel, which is excellent on this beer. Lovely body. No spikes. Totally smooth. Robust malt but never tastes burnt. Great stout!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4489) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUL 5, 2008
Appearance: Pours a dark brown body with a medium-sized, light beige head. Smell: Roasted grain aroma with notes of licorice and chocolate sauce. Taste: Chocolatey flavor with a taste of burnt grain and a reasonable amount of malty sweetness. More of the licorice. Medium hop bitterness. Roasty, lingering finish with a last taste of unsweetened chocolate. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-low carbonation. Drinkability: Diesel Stout is a Decent Stout. Thanks for sharing the growler, Matt!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemattie (4348) - Georgia, USA - JUL 3, 2008
Growler shared by the BeerCellar. Pours dark black, thin light tan head. Sweet aroma. Hints of band-aid, lots of chocolate. Flavors of licorice, big chocolate. Finishes dry. light-medium bodied. Well enjoyed. Thanks for the treat, Matt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11955) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 3, 2008
(growler, thanks CaptainCougar) Medium tan head atop dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, roast, some coffee, light chocolate, burnt. Taste is medium sweet, roast, coffee, light burnt. Smooth medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUN 28, 2008
Growler, courtesy of CaptainCougar. Thanks, Tom Pours a very dark, chocolate-brown color huge, light-brown head with excellent retention and lacing that coats the glass a great pour. Lots of dark bitter chocolate, cocoa, and roasted malts in the aroma soft, roasted edges. Medium mouthfeel: roasted / charred malts, chocolate (milk, bitter, dark), and sweet tea maltiness upfront mineral bitterness presence that balances out quite nicely very drinkable, toasty stuff. Lengthy finish: bitter chocolate, cocoa, and roasted / charred maltiness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kramer (5346) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2008
Growler, via puzzl. Pours a black body with no light passing through with a nice one inch fizzy light brown head that gained density as it sat. Nice roasty and chocolaty nose with some coffee and a hefty dose of hops. The flavor is very roasty, almost bordering on burnt with a moderate hop bitterness throughout. Very full flavored, it doesn’t get thin or watery at all. The lingering bitterness from the hops combine with the slight astringency from the burnt malt to make a long fulfilling finish. The body is sturdy and full with moderate fizzy carbonation. A little resiny stickiness on the finish. Overall, this was a pretty great Stout!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blankboy (6444) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 23, 2008
Growler shared with tupalev & GregClow -- courtesy of tupalev. Pours a very dark brown with an average size somewhat-lasting creamy tan head. Big aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and eggshells -- very nice! Flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and light hops -- tasty stuff. Light bitter/roasty finish. Medium bodied. Simply put, a fantastic stout -- I loved it!


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