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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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A creamy and toasty ale, brewed with oatmeal, five malt varieties and roasted barley. Hops include a blend of Cascade, Willamette, and Tettnang hops. This lush, full stout has a rich black color and a dry finish that is smooth and gently hopped.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6220) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2006
RFD - Washington DC - 12 oz bottle. Very good solid stout. Deep dark black pour with a medium size off-white head. Hints of coffee and marshmallows in the strong aroma. Flavor is very roasty with some day old coffee, baker’s chocolate and mashmallows. Good lacticity and a creamy mouthfeel. Enjoyed this one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HogTownHarry (6201) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - OCT 12, 2006
Bottle (12oz). Shared with biegaman, his bottle. Deep almost opaque brown-black, small tan head. Deep bitter roasty aroma, coffee grounds, some oily baker’s chocolate, syrupy-sweet on warming. Taste - syrupy, a little cola-like, still very bitter and coffee-grounds, syrupy-oily finish. Pretty thick, sticky, still, harsh mouthfeel - a little disappointing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2007
Bottle. a deep ruby beer with a big beige head. The aroma is a bit oxidized as if it was old. The taste is sweet malty, light roasted, dusty and also oxidized. Medium body with a dry dusty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5799) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2010
Tap @ Beer Temple. Dark color, short creamy head. Aroma of coffee, slight milky, some hop, roasted malt. Malty taste, creamy milk, milk chocolat. Quite enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5576) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2004
Poured a very dark brown, with a small tan head. Sweet roasted malt and mild chocolate in the aroma. Sweet roast and creamy oat in the taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2005
What a tasty surprize! Picked up as a single in a "bargain bin" at a liquor store, I end up with a delightful, creamy sweet stout. Dark brown in body with a slender pale tan head, this has an aroma filled with chocolate and roasted malts. Creamy in the mouth, the roasted malt predominates, along with a dash of burnt barley, milk chocolate, and a nice balance of herbal hops. The finish is sticky sweet chocolate malt. Simple and straightforward, but Good stuff.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5548) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 3, 2007
Black with a reddish tint, nice dense brown head. Coffee and chocolate, of course, but also a whiff of Dr. Pepper/ And a floral note. Flavor is also coffee and chocolate, plus a surprising hop bite.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - NOV 28, 2007
350 ml bottle from market in DC. Dark brown with a faint grainy aroma. Watery palate and watery taste, but notes of milk chocolate and cereal.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (5534) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 22, 2007
Very dark pour with a thin tan head. Deep roasted aroma fills the nose. Smooth and creamy mouth feel. Roasted notes are very present as is espresso. This beer enters the mouth somewhat syrupy but then picks up some mild fireworks and settles into a light dry bitterness. This is not a classic stout but is a great beer to sample. There is plenty going on to keep the taste buds active.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5523) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2010 Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a large brown head. The aroma is sweet, sour and has a strong chocolate syrup element. The flavor is roasty, toasty and moderately sweet with hints of chocolate and coffee and a moderate floral hop presence. The finish is bitter and roasty. A touch thin in body but smooth. Well done.


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