RateBeer
overall
96
96
style

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is our strongest, darkest and most heavy regular offering. It is virtually black in color and features rich roasted malt flavor with a delicate caramel and vanilla finish. It is carbonated and served with the use of nitrogen gas, giving the Black Water a beautiful cascading pour and thick, creamy foam atop your glass. Made with only the freshest American malts and English hops.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChiGuy68 (411) - Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2013 Tasted on tap at Town Hall Brewery. Fatally opaque dark drown to black in color with a frothy brown head. A very smooth drinking stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 8, 2013
A very roasty and complex sample pour at Town Hall. Really rich with biscuity sweetness, very dry finish, and some nutty/toffee/roasty flavors in there as well. Must get in MN!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burgy (455) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Part of the house sampler! This one of my favorites of the evening. Simple and smooth! Lots of oatmeal and smoothness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2100) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 23, 2013
On tap at Town Hall. Pours a black color with white head. Oatmeal, chocolate, roasty flavors. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHOFF43 (1751) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Tap with beige head, pours black. Aroma and taste are roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Roasted malt nose. Sweet vanilla and chocolate palate. Smooth drinking and easy finish with slight bitterness

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (1846) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JAN 26, 2013
January 26, 2013 on tap at brewery. Dark pour with nice head. Roasty, oats and sweet in taste and aroma. Love me some oatmeal stouts and this was very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikem409 (1482) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JAN 21, 2013
growler. Pours black with tan head. Big roasted toffee aroma. Taste medium thick sweet brown sugar and caramel. Roasted coffee finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (3152) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Tap. Pours opaque black with a small brown head and little lacing. Aroma is strong coffee and dark roasted malts. Flavor is about the same, with notes of vanilla and molasses. Medium sweet, lightly bitter on the finish, and a light citric astringence. Body is medium to full. Nice beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FURLYSURIOUS (263) - Orono, Minnesota, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Truly a pitch black body, a few fingers of fluffy khaki head recede to a thin cap that goes on to retain from start to finish. Loads of fresh oatmeal, milk chocolate, some faint dry flaky hops, fresh cream, some brown ale characteristics. Super smooth and velvety, oatmeal, slightly bitter chocolate... incredibly smooth and easy to drink. I think this growler’s gettin’ kicked tonight no problem.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 17


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50