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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1048) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Draught at Tired Hands release. Poured black with insane lacing but minor beige head. Slight sweet citrus hop aroma. Quite smooth sweet almost fruity anise dry taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dmac (3983) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Draft at the brewpub. Poured a great looking thick fuller pitch black body under a creamy lasting dark beige head. Aroma has a lot going on, notes of chocolate, espresso bean, vanilla extract, brownie batter, cola, burnt toast and soy sauce. Big thick body, lingering aftertaste, toich of heat and average carbonation. Flavor is roasty, burnt toast, bunrt malts, bunrt coffee, dark chocolate, dark toadt. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (3258) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Hazy sepia. Puffy cream head. Light roast and licorice nose, thin metallicity. Tons of licorice and light bubblegum sweetness. Heavy manure tar survived front palate, licorice and grain mid before light anise finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (2030) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a thick black color with a finger of creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, earth, vanilla cream, and caramel. Taste of dark chocolate, burnt malts, earth, vanilla, and a sweet caramel finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
adrian910ss (2347) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2014
32 oz growler courtesy of Tim. Pours a thick pitch black oil with a small brown top. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate, milk chocolate and dark coffee beans. Taste of roasted malts, dark chocolate, dark coffee beans, and charr.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (7839) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Sample from growler. Pours brownish-black with a bit of red around the edges. Partial lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt, chocolate and coffee. Full-bodied with flavors of dark chocolate, malt and dark fruits. The finish is heavily roasty with a lingering malty aftertaste. Good beer all around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (3197) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Draft. Black pour with tan head. Black pour with brown head. Chocolate, roasted and sweet marshmallow aromas. Chocolate, roasted malt flavors forward, sweeter undertones. ABV not apparent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilgrimoutlaw (765) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2014
On tap at brewpub. Pours dark reddish brown with tan head. Chocolate, roast, coffee, caramel, earth. Moderately bitter and sweet. Full, creamy body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9037) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle...This beer rocks!… Pours black with a petite, creamy, off-white head. The aroma is all about fudge baby, fudge. Full-bodied with a silken mouthfeel and lazy carbonation. Sweet, deeply-roasted malts followed by a dark mocha finish. Muchos gracias to landhoney for generously providing this bottle to the South Florida Crew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3847) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 19, 2014
500ml bottle in a tulip. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of dark malts, dark fruits, roasted and chocolate malts, pretty sweet, and some light spices. Flavor the same. Smoother texture. A decent imperial stout, but sort of weird.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2013
Bottle shared in an NYC deli down in the Financial District. Classic! Pours deep brown with a thick, foamy tan head. The nose holds lightly tangy dark malts with hints of burnt wood and chocolate. Medium to heavy sweet flavor with rich fruits, milk chocolate, subtle roasted malts, burnt marshmallows. Full bodied with fine carbonation and a very creamy texture. Faint warmth to finish with rich cocoa, creamy mousse, milky chocolate, dark cake, mild licorice. Decadent and well put together. Quite drinkable.

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