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Brewed by Black Oak Brewing
Style: Brown Ale
Etobicoke, Canada

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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a darker offering from Black Oak. Rich smooth taste, slightly roasty and chocolaty. Its a bit less hopped, but still has a fantastic balance with the malt.

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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (10892) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 15, 2016
473 ml can. Canned June/29/16. Thanks Timo A! Clear reddish brown color with a small light tan head. Mild sewage, nuts, malt and mild hops in the aroma. The flavor is dryness, mild hops, mild bitterness, nuts, dry malt and some metal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9519) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 15, 2016
473 ml can. Canned on 29.06.2016.
Pours clear copper color with a large head. Aroma is nutty, malty, slightly chocolaty, faint coffee. Flavor is nutty and malty, some caramel, toffee, mild dried fruits. Okay.
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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
markas101 (2325) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2016
Can, Ann Arbor, MI via Mulmur. Translucent Brown. Milk chocolate aroma. Faint roasted coffee and nesquick taste. Pretty light.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (2320) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 21, 2016
Rating #2190 - 2015.11.20 - Bottle from CBI. Dark brown pour with a weak bubbly tan foam that disappears quickly. Aroma is strong roast malts, hint of nutty sweetness. Decent body, Taste is bold earthy,light hazelnut, mild roasted coffee bean, mild cocoa, slightly bitter finish that is quite pleasant. Impressive.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
googleimage83 (82) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2016
Looks like a watered down porter, kind of scattered head; not all that appetizing. Nose is quite nice, also reminiscent of a porter - brown sugar, sweet coffee, light maple. Taste is still sweet but not as desserty - toasty malts, some sweet caramel, light butter tart note, short and mild grassy hop finish; its a nice flavour but it comes across a bit too thin for my tastes. Low carbonation lends a slightly creamy mouthfeel, but mostly just feels flat. Overall, unspectacular but pleasant enough.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tranquillity (1927) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2016
Canned. Dark brown body, small light brown head. The aroma is nutty and the flavor is buttery and sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gluepot (495) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2016 Really a nice brewing accomplishment. Mild chocolate, coffee and a forest floor mustiness on the nose. A brown opaque body with a light white head. This is a really tasty, balance and smooth brown ale. The taste profile features slightly roasted malt, nuts, a slight creaminess, a touch of lush dark fruit, some woodiness and a hint of vanilla. Really light on the hops, but it really works well. Fresh tastes perfectly blended.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Raistlin (327) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2015
Clear, brown color and a small, brownish head. Aroma of malts, wood, nuts, bread, flour, and a delicate hint of fruits. Taste is also malty, warming, nutty. Medium body, creamy texture, and soft carbonation. Finish comes with a slight hoppy touch which gives it a bit less sticky character.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
a_sully (457) - - OCT 21, 2015
Minimalist white head, brown body with a golden hue to the body when the light hits it. Aroma of nuts and honey. Taste of nuts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (1648) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 11, 2015
Tap at the Rex in Toronto. Mahogany brownish with a small off-white head. Both aroma and flavour pleasantly nutty (toasted nuts), sweetish, with quite some leafy, herbal finishing bitterness. Pretty crisp in the mouth, body around medium. Subtle notes of fresh ground coffee. Enjoyable impression.


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