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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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This stout ale is the combined efforts of Municipal Waste and Three Floyds to create a black liquid wall of death in your mouth. Enjoy!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (2693) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2013
On draft at the brew pub. Pours black with a tan head. Roasted malt flavor with chocolate and coffee. Bitter finish. Nice stout.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (790) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2013
At the brew house appearance black with a slight tan head. Carina of chocolate and coffee taste of chocolate caramel and coffee. Long on the palste

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2220) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle at cfobes tasting. I think brad brought this one. Coffee and chocolate. With a little roasty and pine. Pretty solid stuff. I know floyds stuff gets a bad rap sometimes but this is worth the hype.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (1051) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Bomber from Rayans shared with ck1. Pours black with a small head. Aroma is a nice grassy chocolate. Huge Alpha Klaus memory from this. Taste is of sweet chococaramel, grassy hops, and a bit of alcohol. Medium to full bodied. Sweet and grassy/grainy. Not real deep, but tasty. A surprise, although Floyds always has such nice stuff - just had no expectations for this. One to have again says ck1. 15 also.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (1538) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle shared at Ale Alpharetta. Pours black with frothy beige head. Nose was roast, earth and pine. Taste was big chocolate malts, roast, piney hops, coffee. Without knowing what this beer was I assumed it was a slightly faded black ipa as there was still a nice bitterness but the assertive hops had faded slightly. Overall quite nice but perhaps a tad thin (yet creamy) for a stout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ApisAles (1576) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Bomber. Dark brown pour with a nice tan head. Aroma is chocolate, slight roast, coffee. Flavor is nicely balanced, mild, chocolatey, but not bitter at all. Actually could have used a bit of punching up. Pretty mild, but tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1061) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 13, 2013
22oz bottle, purchased at DLD 2013. Pours a deep, dark brown color with a big tan head and some lacing. Aroma is hoppy, piney, lightly roasty. Medium on the palate with big, creamy carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, roasty, coffee, nutty, some pine, some grassy hops, with a smooth, bitter coffee finish. Really blurs the line between hoppy stout and black IPA. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DalzAle (1905) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Tap. Dark black pour, nice lacing and a slightly hoppy roasted malt aroma. Flavor is similar to the aroma; bitter peppery orange nicely melded with dark malt and finished a bit dry/hoppy. Really enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hamilton23 (599) - Alpine, California, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Poured from 22oz bottle. Pours black as night with a nice amount of tan sticky head. Aroma is campfire, some smoke and toasted malts. Taste is minimal coffee with a fair amount of smokiness. Decent beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brian60625 (735) - Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2013
22 ounce bottle divided by five. I like the label, the best presented of Three Floyd’s recent offerings. Aroma is roasted coffee and a fried, oily soy sauce meatiness. Appearance is dark black-brown, but it’s pretty liquidy and doesn’t have the viscosity found in Three Floyd’s other stouts - appropriate given that this one isn’t imperial. Taste is big on coffee and malted barley, as well as the meaty oil presence that has a salty note. Palate is medium bodied, moderately carbonated. It’s approachable, drinkable, and generally understated in light of who it’s coming from. Overall, it’s a good stout, but have it when you’re tastebuds are fresh because it has some cues that aren’t domineering.


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