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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
NOT FOR THE TIMID!. This is a non-traditional beer with a complex flavor profile ranging from coffee to chocolate, the sweetness is complemented with Chinook and Cascade hops to produce an extraordinary finish. This beer is like the Kern at high water - "Not for the Timid".

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RyanMM (416) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Kinda meh. Dry stout bill with a bit more alcohol heat. Not a lot, it’s only 8.5%, but not enough character to back it up.


4.6
PugUglyBrewer (658) - - APR 28, 2017
Opaque black color with a creamy head of light brown foam built up like chocolate milk. Very rich and smooth stout going heavy on baking chocolate, caramel malt with some medium roast coffee, licorice root, plum, and vanilla layered in.

2.7
beer_queue (144) - California, USA - MAR 12, 2017
Pours black with a big khaki head. Aromas of roasted malts and something metalic...IDK how else to explain it, but it’s kinda weird. Tastes smoky/malty up front (maybe coffee roasts) and transitions into a bitter, hoppy finish. Maybe a bit of dark chocolates if I’m reaching. Flavors die off after warming up. Medium body, pretty high carb, and dry as hell. It’s an imperial stout with not much to offer aside from smoke & hops. It’s like a black IPA.

3.8
blipp (9278) - La Mesa, California, USA - FEB 10, 2017
Draft. Pours near black, with a beige head. Rich chocolate malts, moderate roast, some black patent, and lingering hoppy bitterness. Good stuff.

4.1
Mrnoluv (354) - long beach, California, USA - DEC 11, 2016
Classic black stout look, smell is coffee, cocoa, chocolate. The taste is close to a sweet stout if you ask me, the swallow is bitter coffee, bitter sweet chocolate and a hint of saltiness to it. Great beer.

3.6
tightslice (1313) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle from BevMo! in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is roasted malts, dark chocolate, cocoa. Taste is mild chocolate then bitter hops. Felt disjointed and too much hop component for a stout (for me personally).

4.2
Countbeer (6592) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2016
Bomber: Thanks Jason: Served in a Chouffe glass: Sticky beige brown head. Almost completely black body, just a tiny brown edge on top... Nose reveals a classic stout; coffee, roast, chocolate, chalk, mocha... Even light hoppy. Nice! Flavours of roast, chocolate, bitter, coffee, wood roast, mocha, light hoppy and a hint of bay leaf. Tasty! Aftertaste is bitter, roasty, some coffee and malty choco tints. Low carbo, light creamy mouthfeel, more than medium bodied. Great base beer and an easy flavourfull drink! Tasty stuff!

3.5
RobertDale (6477) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 7, 2016
22 ounce bottle. Pours almost black with a smallish tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, and dark fruit. Decent.

3.9
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2015
Draught at Stone Escondido, California. Opaque black beer with a nice lasting beige/brownish head. Roasted dark chocolate snd tar aroma, coffee, raisins, soot, some figs. Roasted dark chocolate flavor, coffee, tar, earthy notes, some warming alcohol. Good heavy Impy.

3.4
Barreras (1689) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Pours a deep rich brown color with a roasted malt aroma. Taste is rich in chocolate and coffee flavor with a good roasted malt aftertaste. Good lasting espresso and rich coco flavor left on the palate after the swallow.

3.5
portableparty (2350) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours a brown black color with a khaki tight foamy head. Aroma has strong roasted dark chocolate coffee little gram cracker. Taste is bitter with roasted burnt malt chocolate coffee some marshmallow. Medium feel coating.


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