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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Bold and complex from a tremendous amount of roasted malts, yet smooth and rich from the addition of oats. Dissent has its own opinion of what a dark beer should be.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mrhowes (16) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Wonderfully smooth stout. Creamy medium brown head. Despite the higher alcohol content (7%), this one was so easy on the palate. You really don’t taste the alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (748) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Bomber from brad...solid showing...tastes of chocolate licorice a little coffee...a little hop bitterness...this is a great beer for the price...yum!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
edbast (38) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Pint pour. Thick, dark, decent head. Listed on the menu as "stout-like"; it’s pure stout. And a good one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7798) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Bomber. Pours a wonderful jet black color with a large light brown creamy head. A great nose of metal, dark fruit, heavy roast. Oats make this very creamy and full, big dark chocolate, some lactose, the roast is pretty heft, metallic lingering licorice and bitter hop notes. Lovely beer. Yeah, 7% big old stout is my kind of beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Carlisle (322) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Draft at the brewery in Minneapolis. Black color with substantial lacing. Chocolate and coffee aroma but not too overpowering. Subtle chocolate and coffee flavor that doesn't overwhelm. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brigadier (3410) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - JUL 28, 2015
22 ounce bottle
A solid and affordable release puts Steel Toe squarely on my radar for future visits to the Minneapolis area. Better examples may exist but few blend its balance of flavor with a price point that doesn’t stretch the budget. If you are in the area give at least one of their drafts / bottles a shot.

Aroma / Appearance - A fluid ebony black base seeps from the bottle into the bottom of the glass like molten char. Mocha head dances on top along with slick legs. Chocolate, roast coffee, dry malts, and sweet hazel shimmer in the air as they balance a light roasted texture against the bitterness of fresh hops.

Flavor / Palate - Black coffee with a splash of skim milk immediately singes the tongue with a tease of malts. Bittersweet dark chocolate unfolds over the course of subsequent sips. A refreshing dry finish leaves traces of wood and hops. The total package drinks easily for a 7% ABV release with only a handful of small things keeping it from being truly world class.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (1110) - Iowa, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Draft at Happy Gnome. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose is cocoa and roast. Taste is coffee, powdered cocoa. Nice dryness in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (891) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Sampled at Northgate Liquors MN beer tasting. Very nice coffee aroma, earthy finish, and a good, roasty aftertaste. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smith4498 (3386) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle from a locals for locals trade from Atom. Pours black color with brown head. Aromas of roasted malt and chocolate with a hint of coffee. Moderately roasted malt flavor with sweet milk chocolate and some coffee. Medium to full body with minimal carbonation. Thanks Adam.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (3190) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 15, 2015
22 oz bottle pours black with a brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, grain, and coffee . Taste is coffee, dark chocolate and malts.


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