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Brewed by Garage Project
Style: Stout
Wellington, New Zealand

bottled
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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
For those of you who dont know Aro there is a light side and a dark side to the valley. For those of us on the dark side of the street its been a long dark winter. But salvation is nigh. The coming of Spring has brought the first teasing hints that the sun might come again to the Garage.

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1846) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - DEC 27, 2016
Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and caramelish. Toasted malty and caramelish. Toasted malty into the finish. Smooth roasted and metallic to smoked malty. Bitter and dry roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
metalspice (784) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - DEC 10, 2016
Helt svart med masse beige skum. Lukter kaffe og mrke br. Bitter kaffe, sjokolade og hy i smaken. Trr bitterhet og alt for mye kullsyre i munnflelsen. Hadde hpet p mer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
explosivedog (569) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 26, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2016 On tap at the cellar door. Plenty of coffee, chocolate, plum, charcoal. Nice stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodbod (260) - SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2016
Can courtesy of Jo Schmo. Pours just like Guiness - black, with a big persistent creamy/tan head. Nose is dry, bitter, roasty malt, quite intense. Taste is dry, medium bodied, bitter, roasty, and gets a wee bit creamy in the finish. Palate is nigh perfect. Great carbonation. A proper dry stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarpa (1440) - FINLAND - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle 65cl @ Konttori. Pours black with a beige head. Ash, coffee, rubber in the aroma. High CO2. Malty, roasted, fruits, spices in the flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9669) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 11, 2016
65 cl bottle @ Olutravintola Konttori.
Pours black color with a large beige head. Aroma is ashy and dry malty, cocoa and coffee notes. Flavor is chocolate and rye, dark roasted malts, coffee bitterness, cocoa. Fluffy palate, dry finish. Good.
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (14896) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 10, 2016
Tap (OlutExpo 2016, Helsinki)
Dark. Rich soyey aroma. Flat palate. Heavy roast, some more soy too. Dark, burnt, and just a bit rough. Alcohol not fully hidden either.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (6764) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2016
Sample @Olutexpo 2016. Brown color, thin white head. Malty, spicy, almondy aroma. Flavor has ripe fruits, bready malts, spices, really spicy actually. Long finish. Warming.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
olsvammel (6606) - rebro, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2016
Sample at a Systembolaget tasting. Spicy smell with liqourice and dark malts. Similar taste. Light body. Sharp roasted bitterness. Rough flavour profil.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hoponmate (300) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 27, 2016
A truely dark roasted flavor. Delicious vanila hints with a very potent 7% kick.


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