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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2008
Deep dark brown/black beer. Aroma is great. Lots of rich cocoa and a nice dark chocolate nose. Fairly hoppy and roasty bitterness on the back. Well-balanced with a bit of toasted malt and even a bit of smoke. Nice stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbill (3605) - Laurel, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2007
From my long lost notes. On tap at the brewpub October, 2003. Served in a pint glass. Pours black with a thin tan head. Pleasant aroma of roasted malt and coffee. Flavor is again roasted malt and coffee with a bit of chocolate as well. Some light biteerness at the finish. Thin mouthfeel, particularly for a stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer4thepeople (4) - Vershire, Vermont, USA - MAR 3, 2007 does not count
Well balanced flavor, complex. A little thin for my taste as a stout. Medium to full body and slightly bitter

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (7495) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 26, 2006
Looks can be deceiving. I had this recently hand pulled and it looked promising, Very dark color, little carbonation, white creamy head. The flavor was WAY too smokey which covered an otherwise weak malt and hop flavor. Nothing here but texture and look. Disappointing to say the least.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Quevillon (2897) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2007 Bu au pub en 2005. Probablement la meilleur des trois que j’ai bu là durant mes vacances. Très bon goût de malt roti et de cacao 70%.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (11180) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2005
In a word, dry, bitter and black. Too carbonated, a bit mediocre for style. A Somewhat burnt and roasted, nutty, thinish mouthfeel. Certainly dry.Some coffee, all not holding greatly together. But quaffable and better than most of the offerings here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 10, 2005
Pours dark brown with a tan ring. Smells of chocolate, toffee, coffee. Tastes of coffee, nutty, milk chocolate and a hint of figs. Finish is flat but sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfontain (851) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2005
July 23, 2005. 3 oz. sample at Vermont Pub & Brewery, Burlington, VT. From cask. Very dark black; small head. Aroma of chocolate, licorice, and vanilla; hint of smokyness. Flavor smoky (?); vanilla and roast. Slightly thin for the style. Good; not amazing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2005
Verre de dégustation à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de café et de moût de raisin (?). Apparence: Couleur noire opaque. Mince col beige. Fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de café torréfié. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. Arrière goût de café torréfié. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. (Rating #215)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Probiere (992) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2005
Had both on cask and keg. Better version number-rated. Massively better on cask--vanilla notes in nose, cream, coffee. Middle coffee with some oily fish notes (it works well), finish oily hops and coffee swallow, roasted aftertaste. On keg was thin and lifeless.

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