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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31790) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
From tap at Republic. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted dark malty and light liqourice. Thick malty, dark roasted and liqourice. Light tarish. Dark roasted and bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11489) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Bomber from Guerde - thanks guy! Pours very dark brown with a slight dark tan head. Aroma is dark malt, chocolate, and a touch of resin. Ful bodied. Flavor is smooth burnt malt, very dark chocolate, coffee, and I think some resin. The bitter prickles in the mouth. Smooth and rich it is. Finishes burnt malt, chocolate, coffee and bitter. Good drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11061) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Bottle shared by ab3shine. Poured black color with an average frothy light brown head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Medium to heavy dark malt aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted dark bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good and my expectations where met.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9437) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 4, 2012
Thanks sparky! Dark brown pour, tan head. Roasty aroma, molasses, burned toast. Flavor is roast up front followed by some plums and chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7938) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle. Lactic chocolate malt aroma. Black with small head. Light ashy dark chocolate malt flavor with a lightly bitter herbal hops finish. Very tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7866) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle thanks to Freddy. PRetty basic stout here, some cocoa and spices, lower body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ughsmash (7181) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 29, 2011
Thanks to Bob for the bomber. Poured deep brown with a dense, well-retained khaki head. The aroma picked up sweet milk chocolates and rolled oats, with fresh earthy accents.. sweet overall, and very pleasant to smell. The flavor found sweet and a little darker chocolate at the core, with plenty of ashy, well-roasted black malts too.. a touch of fruit joined sweet chocolate, oats, and roasty black malt on the long, dry, tasty finish. Medium-bodied, well-carbonated, and silky on the palate.. loved the lingering roast and bitterness.. great brew!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7077) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Courtesy of hellbilly. Pours deep and dark with nice looking mocha like head. The light aroma offers up earthy notes, some dark roasted malts and a touch of chocolate. The taste is pretty rich with dark roasted malts and some chocolate that roll headlong into some spicy and earthy hops. The earthy hops seem to give a sense of oxidation that may detract from the experience, but not for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6954) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours black with a mocha brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges and laces slightly. Aroma has chalky dark grains with touches of roasted malts and chocolate. Flavor has lots if dark grains and roasted malts with touches of molasses, bitter chocolate and a hint of pine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (6939) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 3, 2011
Tap at the brewery. Very dark pour with a beautiful reddish brown head. Great aroma of roasted malts and molasses. Taste is rich roasted oats, slight sweetness, and a bit of hop kick. Terrific.


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