Brewed by Tofino Brewing
Style: Stout
Tofino, Canada


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LarryBeast (611) - - AUG 27, 2015
650ml bottle. Chocolate fudge, light coffee, roasted malt, sea salt, herbal hops. Medium-bodied and creamy. Dry with a mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (6301) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle. Black, low brown foam ring. Rich roasted notes, broad coffee, roast grain, toast, light smoke, indeed some umami, light briny notes, ligt salt licorice. Medium light dry body but quite chewy body. Quite moreish and quaffable stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (8963) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle - Boozy bitter sweet chocolate. Deep brown with a decent brown head. Dark, sweet, briny and a long chocolate finish. OK, but nothing great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nitzy (6) - North Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 16, 2014 does not count
Surprisingly enjoyable given the name and ingredients. Terrific combo of sweet and salty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sulawang (775) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
Visual: KELP! I need somebody... Pours super dark brown with a small quickly dissipating head, not much retention, lots and lots of fast activity. Nose: sweet brown sugar malts, mild roasted coffee. (lvl-5)-pungency Attack: incoming med dark malts Mid-palate: immediate seawater saltiness, tingly-fizzy, (lvl-5)-sweetness, (MAIN) brown sugar malts, light roast, cola, mild soy sauce Finish: lingering salty, malty, soft bitter hops, malty sweet/salty finish. Summary: It has the saltiness of the sea but not quite the seaweed or "vegginess" of kelp. Overall the stout is okay, a nice twist, but not that memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5078) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2014
650ml bottle pours a deep amber color with a small white head which leaves no lacing on the glass. Aroma is dark fruits with hints of chocolate and caramel. Taste is a dark fruity and light chocolate sweetness with a mild herbal hop bitterness. Light to medium bodied with mild carbonation. Not enough roasted grain bitterness or body for the style. Ok, but needs more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RumRunner101 (902) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 8, 2014
Black pour with brown head. Aroma brings out salted dark chocolate, toast. Flavour has dark chocolate, balancing bitterness. Salty smooth finish. Works quite well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eyrish (92) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
Beige foamy coloured head, decent lace. An opaque deep brown body delivers the aroma of coffee and water of the sea. Flavours of espresso, earth malt, with some thin soya sauce and salt. Flavourful, but not overpowering. This beer is very enjoyable. Tofino’s best offering I’ve experienced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
microakes (160) - CANADA - MAY 9, 2014
The deep, opaque blackness with creamy white head, combined with a nose full of caramel- with a hint of spice- certainly bodes well. Most of this is lost in the actual drink, however. Aside from the spicy edge, it’s got very little interesting happening when you drink it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13966) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
Dark brown, aroma has a light fudginess. Salty, the salts fill the mouth, rendering the chocolatey malts sweet and fudgey. The salt really impacts the mouthfeel.

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