RATINGS: 358   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
This robust dark ale is surprisingly smooth and drinkable. Caramel, molasses and chocolate flavors fill the palate. Its sweet start is perfectly balanced by a roasted dry finish.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brucebruce81 (391) - - FEB 1, 2013
This beer was pretty good it was smooth and well balanced from hops to malt flavors real good

kathouse (1911) - LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA - JUL 13, 2017
This is very similar to a Guinness, both in looks and flavor. Light body and mild chocolate. Clean finish.

beerme31 (686) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - MAY 17, 2017
Dark almost black color, thin tan lacing. Medium sweet and roast flavor. Chocolate and coffee aroma. Good flavor in the finish. Felt this was underrated.

47574xeCD (1144) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2017
Draft at BJs Orlando. Poured black with a good cappuccino colour head. Nose is chocolate vanilla taste is chocolate cocoa dark malt. Looks fantastic body lacking a bit .

TBone (17680) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2017
Tap at BJ’s Austin. Dark brown color, good creamy brownish head. Light milky chocolaty aroma. Medium-bodied. Nitro mouthfeel. Coffeish, toasted malty. Guinness imitation but much better even not particular.

gnoff (10711) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2017
Draught at BJ’s Clearwater location, on January 30, 2017.
Dark brown to black color, dense lasting "Nitro" looking tan head. Malty, light roasted, mild coffee taste, to the sweet side. Mild roasted and coffee aftertaste. Smooth full mouthfel, medium low bitterness. Malty, sweet, mild roasted scent.

StevieT (2015) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 7, 2017
On tap in Orlando. A decent example of style, a touch too sweet to be amazing but still a very drinkable beer I’d be happy to drink again.

hershiser2 (3410) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2016
Tap at Charlottesville location. Aroma of light coffee. Taste is sweet raisin, funk, chocolate candy. Wayyyyy too sweet.

jsporrer (1039) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 6, 2016
On tap @ BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse. Pours a medium brown with a thin white ring. Nice roasted malt aroma. Thin body. Light malt taste with some coffee flavor. Nothing special but OK.

Aggiebob (1170) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - OCT 6, 2016
Draft. Dark brown with a thick tan head with nice retention. Aroma and taste was strong roasted malt and dark chocolate. Thick on the tongue.

koleminer20 (3704) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 30, 2016
On draft at BJ’s in West Covina. The pour is a medium black with a thick light khaki head and a couple spots of lace. The aroma is pretty bland. There is a light roast and a hint of chocolate, but that’s is. No sweetness, no depth. The flavor is thin and light with more of a metallic malt dominating. There isn’t much happening. Light malts, a hint of chocolate, and a heap of metallic grain thing happening that doesn’t do anyone any favors. The mouth feel is thin and watery with a light carbonation and a real lack of flavors on the back end. The aftertaste is metallic and forced chocolate malts. Interesting, but not a full time beer

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