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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   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.


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maxcoinage (26) - Wauconda, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Poured from a 16oz can ( Canned Nov 2012 ) into a pint glass a jet black with a 2 inch thick off white head. Took a couple min to settle. Nice aroma of coffee and roasted malts. Mouthfeel is smooth yet has a nice bite. Tastes of dark roasted coffee and decent amount of hops. Finishes with a little bitterness and leaves a nice thick lacing on the glass.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (6684) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Sample @ Northern Lights. Deep brown pour with a small head. Cherry skin and toasted brown bread. General umami flavor. Dark chocolate. Gentle roast. Earthy and supple. Medium body, soft carb.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (5146) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, coffee. Tastes of dark chocolate, coffee, roast, slight bitterness. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eaglefan538 (3009) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAR 3, 2016
On draft, pour was dark black, medium head, low lacing. Aroma of chocolate and earthiness. Flavor followed with some chalky notes, some pine, some caramel, some roast. Mouthfeel moderate in body and carbonation. A decent brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6910) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Tallahassee, Fl - on tap at Growler Country. Pitch black, motor oil like pour, bubbly mocha colored head, nice sticky web of lacing. Licorice and creosote find their way into the aroma. Solid, bold flavor with bittersweet bakerís chocolate, some earthy topsoil notes, a touch of espresso. Smooth mouthfeel, just a hint of chalkiness. Sixpoint is proving to be a consistent, solid brewer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KoRoBeNiKi (138) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Can, as well as tap, Tap was slightly better Appearance: black with a tan head, a bit more of a head on tap (either that or I suck at pouring) Aroma: Light sweetness, some rich dark chocolate, light bitterness, caramel Flavor: Some bitterness from the chocolate balanced out nicely with caramel, excellent Palate: Semi-refreshing, a bit of sweetness and a TINY hint of alcohol My favorite beer by them I have had, which is odd since I tend to not love Stouts.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrol (216) - - MAY 7, 2015
Can. Pours a deep, dark brown color with a tan head and some lacing. Aroma is roasty, a little bit of pine hops. Taste is malty roasty and hoppy. Good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PrattBrat (30) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
Pours a very dark brown with a medium creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and nutty. Tastes of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and light hops. Light bitter finish. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (8037) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Can. Pours a cloudy brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is smoke, caramel, and pine. Medium mouth, nice roast, light smoke, bitter finish, very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5135) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Black with a cream head. Roasted malts, citrus, chocolate, and coffee. Creamy palate, coffee, hops, very smooth finish, and roasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (2353) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Pours almost black with tan head. Very thin on the pour. Roasted malt, some pine, and a bit of caramel on the nose; follows onto the palate. This beer is interesting, but Iím not sure it knows what it wants to be.


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