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RATINGS: 556   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A richly textured and roasty stout with a boost of bitter and charismatic flavor from the addition of fine dutch cocoa in the mash.
Current advertising is 5% ABV

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3.4
mcberko (17345) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
12 oz. bottle, pours black with a small tan head. Nose is subtle, with notes of dry bitter cocoa and light roastiness. Flavour is along the same lines, featuring a dry palate of bitter dry cocoa and medium roasted malt. Pretty gentle and smooth -- could use a thicker mouthfeel and a rounder flavour profile, but for a "smaller" stout, this is quite nice.

3
mikedevilsfan (226) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 4, 2015
color is black with almost no lacing. Aroma is straight forward roasty malts. Taste is kind of neutral with a very dry finish. In fact the bulk of this beer is the finish, which is pleasantly dry, but doesn’t make up for a lack of anything remotely interesting taste wise. It’s pretty boring actually. I wouldn’t drink this again.

1.2
TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Pours a brown color with tan head. Charred cocoa, charred malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Very bitter and off-putting.

4.5
davidm (2080) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 24, 2014
very good. Balanced, long flavour; notes of berries and dark fruit. Lots of taste given the low ABV

2.8
obguthr (6304) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Toasted malt nose. Cola brown, headless. Walnut and cardboard flavor. Unftunately the latter is dominant and lingers. Body is medium to ligt, moderte carbonation.

3.3
CpyNPrnT (616) - Indiana, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Aroma of chocolate, taste is milk chocolate, roasted malts, slight bitterness, pretty good!

3.1
kidobutai (684) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Poured from a bottle. The head is a little disappointing, but it has okay lacing and rich brown color that is appealing. It smells better than it tastes, I don’t think that the organic does it any favors.

3.5
tnkw01 (1753) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown, with a small, light tan head. Aroma is a chocolate, mocha, burnt grains. Taste is a bitter chocolate with undertones of coffee.

3.3
Ron (3925) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle at Swiss Louis on Pier 39 in San Fran. Poured from my bottle a light black with tan head. The aroma was bitter sweet chocolate, malts, and yeast. Taste was light chcocolate, a malty backbone. Overall a decent beer, I was wishing for more of the chocolatey bittersweet to come through though.

3.1
arn8897 (389) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2015 Pours a deep rich dark brown. Nice dark tan head with long lasting retention. Smells of chocolate and a hint of coffee and wheat. However thin on the palate and tastes a little weak suprisingly.


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