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Thirsty Bear Kozlov Stout
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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Foreign-Style Stout brewed with black and chocolate malts along with roasted barley. Bittersweet chocolate and espresso flavors are highlighted by nitrogen dispense.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23430) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2006
Draught at the brewpub. Dark black with small brownish head. Heavy espresso aroma and flavour. Dryish with dense mouthfeel, Thereís plenty of coffee, licorice and tar all th eway through to the salty, bitter finish. Perhaps not much finesse, but it sure packs a heavy punch of flavours.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mreeves (276) - Sammamish, Washington, USA - DEC 3, 2005
On tap at brewpub, cask conditioned and dry hopped, according to the sign on the cask. Really enjoyed this one as the last of 3 at the brewpub. I donít really love nitrogen stouts, so I was happy it was on cask and the dry hopping gave it an interestingly hoppy taste for a stout. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2005
On tap, brewpub. Pitch black, medium nitro tan head. Strong roasted barley aroma - sweet as well. Medium watery mouthfeel. Very sweet taste, I thought this was easily a sweet stout all the way. Lots of roast as well. Apart from the watery aspect, this stout seemed somehow unique and pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - OCT 8, 2005
Deep black with generous light tan head. Very little aroma. Flavors of coffee, dark chocolate. Body a bit light.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13233) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2005
(nitro) Black body with brown head. Aroma is medium sweet, roasty, coffee, light cocoa. Taste is medium sweet, roasty, coffee, some chocolate, roasty bitterness. Watery light-medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (7330) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 12, 2005
On tap at the brewpub in downtown San Francisco. Tar black pour with a generous and long lasting creamy off white head and thick lacing. Aroma is pleasant, pick up some fresh lake water notes with a hint of chocolate. Very good roastiness in the flavor, with some bittersweet chocolate and coffee making prominent appearances. High lacticity makes for a very creamy and delectable mouthfeel. Very good brewpub stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hooker (467) - Coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2005
Black colour with thin creamy chocolate brown head. Roasted malt nose with hints of coffee and chocolate. Bitter raosted malt taste with lingering bitter coffee and chocolate malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - FEB 25, 2005
02.18.05 Black with thick brown head. Earthy, which was great, chocolate, roasty aromas betray bitterness. A touch sour, creamy (nitro). Reminds in some ways of Lancaster. Nitro sucks. Could be more bitter.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12878) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2004
Tap. Black opaque stout with a nice moka head. Moka vanilla aroma. Dry powdered cacao with hops in finish. Slightly lactic in middle. Again, lightet bodied. (June 2004).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - SEP 9, 2004
Tap. Dark, a little bit mahogany around the edges. Roasty, coffee...itís almost exactly like the 21st amendment 563 stout that I had last night. Good mouthfeel.


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