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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our stout is full-bodied and dark. We use a generous amount of roasted malts to give this a hearty flavor. The use of oats in the mash gives our stout a creamy-mouth feel which is enhanced by a fine head from nitrogenation instead of carbonation. This beer is an acquired taste for the traditional American beer drinker but soon becomes a favorite for the adventuresome. 6.2% ABV

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3.3
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2008
Pours a black color with a brown head. Aroma is malt, roast, toffee, and some plum. Flavor is plum, roast, toffee, and a roasty finish.

3.9
CaptainCougar (7634) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 16, 2007
On tap at the brewpub on 10/14/07: Pours a mostly opaque black with dark brown edges and a stringy-lacing dark tan head. Semi-sweet dark chocolate nose has a lot of roasted maltiness and some doughiness. Body has pretty good malty sweetness and viscosity with some dark caramel and chocolate flavors along with a touch of dark fruits. A very nice sweet stout.

3.4
goldtwins (4319) - Nesconset, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2007
I guess I could have entered something special for 3000 but poor planning on my part. Tap @ CooperSmiths: Poured black with a long lasting creamy tan head. The aroma was roasty and ashey. Some chocolate but not too much. The flavor had a chocolate start with some roasted malt and dark fruits poking into the middle. Some tartness. Dry roasty bitter finish. Creamy light body. Nitro pour.

3.2
kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
Date: 10/14/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

black, fine tan head, streaks of drippy lace, light roasted aroma, creamy body, rich roasted malt flavor, dark caramel sweetness smooths the edge of the roasted,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3.7
wildcat31 (3) - Missouri, USA - OCT 16, 2007 does not count
On tap at the brewpub. A better than average stout. I enjoyed the beer and food at this brewpub.

3.2
BlackForestCO (1288) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - AUG 18, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2009 On tap at Coopersmiths Pub. Looked beautiful, with an opaque black color and a creamy tan head that left great lacing. Initial slightly bitter taste is followed by notes of roasted malts and a hint of coffee flavor. Feels excellent on the palate, and is very drinkable.

3.8
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 27, 2007
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a creamy thick dark beige head that just won’t quit. Smooth perfect palate. Delicious licorice and roasted coffee flavors. Incredibly silky and smooth. The carbonation levels are very low. You coulod drink a bathtub full of this in one sitting.

3.9
bigcat03 (340) - Columbus, Nebraska, USA - JAN 6, 2007
Draught from the brewpub poured into sampler - Pours dark red amber with a malty tan head that lasts and leaves nice lacing head; Coffee, milk and dark chocolate, and roasted malt to the nose; Coffee, roasted malt, milk chocolate, and milk on the initial taste; Malt, coffee, and a bitter roast backtaste; Nice creamy medium palate; Light carbonation; Very impressive. Great stuff!

3.4
Kevin (2218) - Montana, USA - AUG 31, 2006
dark brown almost pitch black with a coffee tinted gray head. roast in the nose with light coffee. a tad hidden bit of chocolate. watery body with a nice coffee & cocoa with a smooth acorn note. a nice stout. finished with nothing, but makes me happy. coffee comes out late in this.

3.6
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2006
This is just velvety smooth all the way around. Aroma of cold coffee, and chocolate covered caramel dominates the flavor. Creamy and smooth and just what I was looking for in a stout.


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