Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2007
Black body with a medium tan head. Very roasted beer. Very toasted bread, light roasted coffee beans, hint of vanilla, faint dark chocolate. Some grassy and citric hops. Short mild-medium bitterness. Overall rather dry especially for a Sweet Stout. Full bodied by a lively carbonation. Nothing original but a highly enjoyable stout. Was simply called “Stout” at the pub. I assume it’s the same as this “Black Bear Stout” ratebeer entry. They probably just stopped making a beer for the black bear. It’s a bad idea to make a beer for bears anyway, they eat the customers when they get the munchies. Bulk_Carrier (6064) - Vermont, USA - APR 10, 2015
This was served in a pint glass at the brewpub.
The appearance was a black color with a slim bar pour’s kind of white to off white foamy head that quickly dissipated leaving some light clingy lacing.
The smell had a graceful blend of roasted coffee notes with a rich sweet chocolate.
The taste came across through the roasty notes. A slight roasty aftertaste leads to the same finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it. Rich smooth creamy roasty coffee and chocolate graces my tongue very nicely.
Overall, this was my favorite beer from this brewery. Definitely have again. hayduke (5730) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 7, 2009
From a draft at the Egremont Inn tavern this poured a very dark nearly black color with a light tan head and some lacing. The nose is of roasted malts and coffee and chocolate. Mouthfeel is medium and somewhat slick. Flavor tends toward the malts with a lightl bitter finish. A very nice sweet stout. Aurelius (5651) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2008
Nice roasty aroma with a little chocolate/barnyard haze. Dark with a creamy head. Only slightly nutty sweet -- I wouldn’t categorize this as a sweet stout, it’s almost a porter. Medium body, moderate roasted finish that gives way to cocoa. Goes a little flat and a little watery. Enjoyable, but not very distinct. Thanks to the W family for hauling this back from MA. muzzlehatch (4974) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2003
Truly excellent sweet stout, with a very powerful milk chocolate aroma, medium sugar in the flavor, vanilla hints swirling amongst the chocolate, rather dry finish like most of the brewery's stuff, just a bit too much astringency or it would be GREAT. Still, pretty top-notch.
alobar (3966) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Poured coal black with aroma of coffee, roasted malt, and chocolate. Roasted malt flavor with coffee, licorice, and chocolate. Excellent beer! OldGrowth (3665) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 24, 2005
On tap @ brewpub. Ok nose, Lite roasty, chocolate milk, nutty. Dark brownish black color. small head tha faded quickly, Bitter flavors. Coffee & seltzer. Medium body, smooth creamy mouthfeel, bitter dry finish. Easy to drink stout, made me think porter, puboflyons (3529) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 28, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. The pour is deep brown to just about black. They hit that on target. The aroma is of coffee and roasted malts. It had the aroma of a nice Porter. The body was thin to medium. The taste also had a nice coffee flavor and dark malts. It ended slightly dry. beerbuzzmontreal (3486) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2007
Pours a deep black color with a thin light brown head. Aroma of smoked malt and chocolate. Flavor of smoked malt and chocolate. The body is light to medium with soft carbonation.