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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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They don’t call it black gold for nothing. This full bodied oatmeal stout is smooth and creamy. Even if you don’t consider yourself a dark beer drinker, be sure to ask for a taste. "Fuel for your next Alaskan adventure".

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4.9
iamsancho16 (99) - USA - NOV 17, 2006
The Moose’s 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.

3.8
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, 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.

3.8
Braudog (6716) - 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.

3.4
aracauna (3606) - 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.

3.6
PorterPounder (7970) - 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.

3.8
DarkElf (3062) - La Jolla, California, USA - SEP 1, 2004
(Draft: Moose’s 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 William’s Porter, it’s nearly black and opaque, but dark brown at the edges; Light tan head is small on the pour and fades to nothing

3.1
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.

3.9
jsquire (4490) - 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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