Tide (2069) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at ThirstyBear. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with chocolate, coffee, nuts, vanilla and roasted malts. Bitter finish with chocolate, coffee and roasted malts. Very nice dry stout.
ration (2004) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
180712. Tap at Thirsty Bear, SF. Pours black with a nice thick head. Aroma roasted malts, coffee, chocolate. Slight bitter roasted malty dry taste. Medium palate.
rarbring (1753) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Overall: Roasted malt, molasses, coffee, figs. Dry.
Note: On-tap at ThirstyBear Brewing Company. Reviewed 2014-03-24.
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - APR 10, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at the brew pub. Pour was very dark and aroma was rich with roasted scents. Head is pretty thick thanks to the nitro. Overall flavor and texture is very smooth with a dry finish and a nice aftertaste. Very full bodied.
AgentSteve (1640) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - FEB 27, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown pour with nose and flavor of tobacco, chocolate and roasted malts. Dry finish.
jasonp (1556) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
From June 2007 tasting notes, sampled at Thirsty Bear. Dark brown, almost black with a beige head. Lighly roasty nose with a touch of smoke. Flavor starts with roasted malt, coffee and earthiness - moderately sweet then the bottom falls out (flavorwise) and fades into watery-ness. Light bodied, a bit watery with light carbonation.
TEJA (1530) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at the Thirsty Bear, San Fransisco.
Long lasting brown head. Dark red color. Big chocolate aroma. Light body for such an impressive aroma. Long lasting bitterness that isn’t big but just lasts.
AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - SEP 9, 2004
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Dark, a little bit mahogany around the edges. Roasty, coffee...it’s almost exactly like the 21st amendment 563 stout that I had last night. Good mouthfeel.
mrhoppy (1289) - Santa Clara, California, USA - JUN 4, 2009
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Decent stout. Nothing special but a good representation. Toasty and chocolate. Creamy.
monk191 (1223) - California, USA - NOV 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A great stout. Easily the best we've had from Thirsty Bear. Pours a beautiful thick black with a tan head. Smells like nutty vanilla. Taste is nutty, creamy and extremely thick. Had a slightly bitter finish. Paired with Point Reyes blue cheese, it smooths out the bitterness and brings out the sweetness and nuttiness. Makes it tastes like a ice cream stout. Great. Had on tap at the brewery.
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