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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A knock your socks off stout with tons of roasted barley in this strong and dark brew. The roasted flavor is complemented by a variety of English hops.

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3.4
Tmoney99 (14492) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Draft. Poured black color with a large frothy brown head that was mostly lasting and produced very good lacing. Moderate sweet roast chocolate aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium roasted sweet flavor with a sweet finish of moderate duration. Good beer.

4
eRock_2013 (470) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 2, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2014 Enjoyed a pint of this at the brew-pub in Greenville SC. I was very impressed with this brew, and despite not usually being a fan of stouts i declared this to be a newfound local favorite. Other than the initial impression of a weak roasty aroma, this beer was phenomenal. Had a great strong flavor intensity of roasted malt, coffee, caramel, etc. I suppose a relatively standard flavor profile for a stout, but it was the fullness of the flavor that distinguished this beer. Finished smooth with an aftertaste of coffee. Had a pitch black color with off white head. Strongly recommended! Also paired incredibly well with smoked gouda and bleu cheese of my entree that evening. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.4
hopdog (12565) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2013
On tap at the Blue Ridge Brew Pub in Greenville, SC. Poured a dark brown, almost black color with an off white head. Roast, some coffee, chocolate and earthiness.

3.2
burg326 (5482) - Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2012
On draft at brewery, poured a dark brown color, aromas of light roasted malt, feint hint of coffee. Flavors are coffee, roasted malt, and a touch of bitterness from the hops. Decent beer overall.

3.1
Drake (13738) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a very dark brown color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of sweet roasted malts with earthy notes. The taste is roasted malts, caramel with a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied.

3.7
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - JUN 18, 2011
Pours nearly black. Strong aroma of coffee & roasted malt. Full-bodied flavors of smoke & roasted grain. Falls a little flat mid-palate, but not bad overall.

3.3
anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2011
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.6
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2010
Dark black-brown, dark tan head. Aroma is roasty, dry astringent, coffee. Taste is slight roast, chocolate, lightly smoky.

3
wcampbell (721) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2010
Tastes weak, needs more body. What flavor is present is good. A combination of light chocolate and coffe, both toasty and a little nutty. Faint carbonation.

3.4
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - SEP 7, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Pours brown-black with khaki head. The aroma is slightly smoky with thorough roastiness, some chocolate and toffeee notes. The flavor is clean roastiness with peanut notes and a mild acidity. Bitter chocolate and wood come out in the finish. Definitely on the lighter side, but not too bad.


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