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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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SEDUCTIVELY SMOOTH Our brewers have poured their hearts and roasted malts into this rich, slightly sweet stout. Luscious notes of coffee and chocolate accent the smooth, creamy mouth feel. We will not apologize for any amorous affairs resulting from the consumption of this beverage


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JFGrind (1842) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2002
Not too shabby, smooth but not remarkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gbzia (195) - Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, USA - OCT 26, 2002
Nice & sweet but a weak finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slimjim (106) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2002
A very good smmoth stout. I dont know why the oysters have to suffer for this brew. Cant tast any oysters?? It is still a fine stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drinkingdan (371) - East Norriton, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2002
A great aroma and apperance. A very well made Stout, wonderfully smooth and tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 12, 2002
On tap, GABF 02: Deep roasted chocolate. creamy mouthfeel. Loses a bit of taste at the end, but otherwise a solid stout.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - OCT 1, 2002
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2003 Update: I must take this one down a notch. My most recent samples have been watery and lacking in flavor. A shadow of what I had experienced before. Old: Really wonderful nose of berries and asphalt, beige head and deep brown body. Rather nice floral malt opening which goes thin for a moment, then perks up with chocolate and coffee flavors, drying out slowly with grain. Unusual, a taste all its own.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
morty99 (371) - Maryland, USA - SEP 24, 2002
A very good bottle conditioned stout. Pours decently, head does not stick around too long however. Laces nicely throughout the glass. Big burnt chocolate aroma taste which changes over to coffeish in the finish. Not used to seeing sediment in the bottom of a glass of stout, but excellent none the less. Could be a little creamier. I hope to get a tap tasting on this one.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SETANTA (582) - Bangor, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2002

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
obxdude10 (2040) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2002
Black in color, decent lacy head, lots of roasted flavors, smokey aftertaste, great stout

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2002
hmmm... rich and smooth. A good drinking stout for all ocasions.
Earlier Rating: 7/25/2002 Total Score: 3.9
Rich, goooood stout. Me like, me want again. Goes well with pizza and damn near anything else I can think of.


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