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RATINGS: 2427   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This is a full-bodied stout with plenty of roast flavor as well as hints of molasses and chocolate. Ridiculous amounts of black and caramel malts make this stout smooth, creamy, and utterly opaque.

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doofgoblin (513) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Although it’s really good, I really wanted to like it more. Maybe I’m not a big fan of licorice, I guess. Otherwise, it is a solid stout with a dry finish that’s not too bitter but lingers just a bit. Still, it’s chocolate and roasty just how you’d want it. Certainly worth a taste.


4
higgsbison (233) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2017
December 2015. A very nice Stout. Good cold but mellows and complexities emerge as it warms. Notes of chocolate, Coffee and dark malts. Full-bodied with a nice mouth feel. Well balanced but the bitterness didn't come through very well when cold. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
cervmagpt (869) - PORTUGAL - SEP 19, 2017
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 20B). Bottle 35.5 cl - Batch 15857 (Bottled on 5/18/16). AROMA: medium roasted aroma with a dark chocolate quality. low vinous-like notes and a slightly sweet background. APPEARANCE: almost black color and opaque with ruby highlights. medium Brown head with good retention. TASTE: medium roasted flavor with a dark chocolate quality with a slight background sweetness. low oxidized hops. medium to medium-high bitterness with na almost dry, roasted and bitter finish. PALATE: medium-high body with medium carbonation. OVERALL: a very nice american stout, even with more than 1 year on the bottle.

4
imperial_suchy (260) - Rybnik, POLAND - SEP 15, 2017
Piwo koloru czarnego z beżową pianą. W aromacie mleczna czekolada, czekoladowe ciastko, delikatne suszone owoce. W smaku kawa, gorzka czekolada, paloność. Po przełknięciu na podniebieniu zostaje posmak lukrecji. Fajne gładkie i kremowe ciało, wysycenie średnie. Ogólnie ciekawy stout.

4
Ronritter (838) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2017
12 oz bottle black pour with medium khaki head Aroma and taste is chocolate roasted malts a little vanilla with a hoppy finish

3.4
mjs (7532) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2017
(Bottle, 0.355 l - bottled on 5/18/16, from Sip Tartu, 20170907) The beer poured black. Its head was medium sized and lightly brown. Aroma had burnt malts, sweetness and liquorice. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were burnt malts, sweetness, liquorice, ash and bitterness. Aftertaste was burnt, ashy and bitter. Despite the strong burntness the end result was nicely balanced.

4
kevinator (2444) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2017
Great stout. Strong aroma and flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, molasses with a slight sweetness. Smooth and full. Very dark.

4
visionthing (5468) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 19, 2017
35,5cl bottle from Sip, Tallinn. Pours close to black with a fairly modest, but lasting, beige head. Roasty aroma with dark chocolate, licorice, dark fruits and hints of spices. Medium sweet with lovely, complex roasty flavours and a pleasant bitterness in the finish. Delicious and very enjoyable.

4.2
Bufordbrewer (48) - Georgia, USA - JUL 18, 2017
Chocolate, coffee, roasty malts. A touch of vanilla. Resin profile from the hops. Well balanced between the malt sweetness and lingering hop bitterness. I’m not getting the licorice, although this sample is near the end of life at 6 months. Nevertheless, this is a superb stout even with expiring life. Black, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, and somewhat creamy. Bell’s has another winner.

3.4
evjoker (15) - - JUL 12, 2017
Not quite as good as the expedition. Dark and creamy but doesn't last long on the tongue. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
Bacchus66 (773) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2017
From cask. Black pour with a thin brown head. Aromas of roasted malt, chicolate, mocha, brown sugar. Lots going on in the glass - molasses, dark chocolate, heavy roasted notes. The body is creamy and supple. Lingering roasty finish, just delicious.


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