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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A rich, well balanced Foreign style Stout with a generous amount of roasted barley. Complex hop sequencing creates superbly balanced flavor.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shaeffbser (70) - Vail, Colorado, USA - APR 2, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2004 opaque body with a light brown head. coffee and roasted aroma. Tasted roasted, bitter, and creamy. With a good strong carbonation with a bitter ending. I like it a lot.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ultraspank (867) - Alverca, Lisboa, PORTUGAL - MAR 29, 2003
Rich roasted nose of chocolate, medicine, caramel, oats, and flowers. The brew pours a dirty motor oil black. The solid brown creamy head is fully lasting with good lacing. The bittersweet chocolaty flavor is excellent with a light acidity and a long bitter full finish. The chewy body is syrupy and soft, the finish feels clean. Outstanding.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crit (3483) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2003
Black,thick brown head. Roasted malt alcohol nose. Dry roasted chocolate malt flavor. Chewy

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 10, 2003
Pours like thick motor oil. Strong roasted coffee bean aroma and flavor. The body is lightly carbonated and malty. It has a dry moderately bitter finish. Enjoyable, but average for its style.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (3806) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2003
Nice aroma, particularly smoky, dark fruits, alcohol, but slight metallic tang. Nice dark black beer with brown foamy head that dissipated quickly. Medium oily body and medium-light carb. Metallic tang - copper. Smoky and meaty, dark roasted malts with a little bitterness and sourness. A decent stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dukefan (214) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2003
Chewy, roasty, full bodied the way a stout should taste. It perfectly balances roasty malts, with complementary hops, and a slight chocolatey flavor to an excellent (almost benchmark) stout.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 25, 2002
Jet black color, nice clingy head, smells of chocolate, much too sweet unbalanced.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gunshy (479) - Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2002
This beer poured an amazing jet black color and formed a very nice dark brown, bubbly head that left some nice lace. I had an aroma of malt, hops and coffee. The flavor was of malt and coffee. The finish was a touch bitter and had elements of the coffee. A very nice stout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stephen (308) - California, USA - NOV 20, 2002
This beer was 3 months past the expiration but still held up. Poured nicely and held the head for several minutes. Flavor was smooth roastiness. Fairly malty. I’d like to try this less aged.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2002
Pitch black color with a dark brown head. Tiny bubbles dance down the side of the glass. Roasty malty taste, but not overpowering.


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