RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
They dont call it black gold for nothing. This full bodied oatmeal stout is smooth and creamy. Even if you dont consider yourself a dark beer drinker, be sure to ask for a taste. "Fuel for your next Alaskan adventure".

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
iamsancho16 (99) - USA - NOV 17, 2006
The Mooses Tooth Brewery serves the best pizza in town, along with some of the most amazing beer. Simply put - this is the best stout that I have ever had, anywhere.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
after4ever (7940) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 21, 2006
12-ounce bottle. Huge medium-tan surging head, nitro-like. Modest toasty malt on the nose, but a nice rish combination of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, and a bit of licorice. Very creamy mouthfeel. Would gladly drink again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (6579) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2005
On draft at the brewpub 7/6/05: Dark black with a tan head. Nice bitter aroma. Sharp bitterly smoky flavors, bitter coffee. Nice little stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3567) - Georgia, USA - JUN 25, 2005
Black purple around the edges and opaque at the core. Weak aroma. Roast, slight chocolate. Bland compared to the porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (7762) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2004
Had on tap at the brewpub. Dark, licorice-like appearance, thick mocha colored head with good lacing. Bittersweet chocolate flavor with some sweet licorice accents. Thick, silky mouthfeel. All in all, a very good brewpub stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DarkElf (3061) - La Jolla, California, USA - SEP 1, 2004
(Draft: Mooses Tooth Brewing Company in Anchorage AK) Strongly dark roasted, fairly bitter flavor overpowers the sweet, moderate oatmeal flavor initially, but the oatmeal hangs in and maintains solid presence, finishing strong; The nose is oatmeal and dark roasted maltiness, moderately sweet, with some alcohol creeping in; Full bodied and a little chewy; Like their Prince Williams Porter, its nearly black and opaque, but dark brown at the edges; Light tan head is small on the pour and fades to nothing

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kenaibrew (11) - Sterling, Alaska, USA - MAR 12, 2004
Black Gold from the far north, the boys at Mooses Tooth have done it again, if you like a thick creamy oatmeal stout you will like this one. Chocolate and coffee with a bit of butterscotch and oak flavor to boot.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (4363) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2004
I had the bourbon barrel aged Ripped Pipline Stout on tap at the 2004 Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival. I don't want to get into the "new beer" v. "same beer in a barrel" discussion so I'll just rate it here. You can really taste the barrel on this one. Black beer with a foam ring for a head and a bourbon barrel nose. Butterscotch, oak, bourbon with some coffee bitterness in the finish. A great sipping beer although the bourbon dominates the stout.

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