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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with 7 different malts, you should be ready for a full onslaught of creamy stout intensity. Broadly in the style of a Foreign Extra Stout, this is our heaviest and most intense year-round offering.

Starting Gravity: 1.080
Final Gravity: 1.025
Alcohol By Volume: 7.5%
IBUs: 60

GRAINS
Canadian Superior Pale malt
Durst Munich II
Crisp Caramel 77L
Crisp Caramel 120L
Simpsons Roast Barley
Simpsons Chocolate malt
Simpsons Brown malt
Flaked Barley

HOPS
UK Pilgrim YEAST Chico Ale

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mcberko (18589) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 6, 2017
500mL can, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma brings out moderate roast, with a touch of cocoa and oats. Flavour is hearty, with moderate roast, oats and light cocoa. Light sweetness, with a nice heart finish. Excellent.

3.6
Oakes (18577) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 18, 2011
Dark brown.. Has some light roast and almost creamy vanilla notes on the nose. On the palate, it mixes chocolate sweetness with stinging roast and moderate hops. Not bad beer - not at all foreign, very American, but not bad stout.

3.8
djd07 (15356) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2016
Can thanks to John. Pours a very dark brown with medium creamy beige head that lasts. The aroma is roast, cocoa, licorice. Slick body, dark chocolate, licorice, lingering dryness, very good.

3.9
Ratman197 (15228) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Growler poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting brown head. Aromas of roasted malt, dark chocolate, plum, raisin and light coffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee and light dark fruit with a smooth dry moderatly bitter lingering roasty chocolate finish.

3.5
Drake (14062) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 15, 2015
LSAT Freedom Trip #208. Tallboy can shared at a tasting. Dark brown, thin fizzy tan head, good retention. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee. The taste is roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, mild nuts. Medium bodied, lingering roast.

3.6
bu11zeye (13140) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2012
(Draught) Pours a black body with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, grass, toasted grain, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, dates, chocolate, light peat, and anise with a dry finish.

3.8
jcwattsrugger (12517) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 2, 2011
on tap-pours a brown head and black color. Aroma is rich dark malt-roasty/licorice, some earthy. Taste is dich dark malt-roasty/licorice/peat, secondary hops bite. OK carbonation. 3.8 On hand pump 3.3

3.6
rosenbergh (11759) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2016
Draught at the La Cumbre Brewing Co, Albuquerque, NM. Dark reddish brown, black even, color with a mid-size foamy tan head. Roasted malt, mild licorice, mild hops and some coffee notes in the aroma. The flavor is roasted malt, quite strong hoppy bitterness, ashy dryness, darkness and coffee. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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BVery (11239) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 10, 2017
Sampled at GABF 2017 in Denver, CO. Numerical rating only - did not take detailed notes.

3.9
hopscotch (11182) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Growler… Pours murky dark brown with a small, creamy, mushroom-colored head. The nose is mainly of brownies, but also offers fudge with traces of milk chocolate and espresso. Full-bodied and super velvety with lazy carbonation. The flavor is deeply roasted and medium to heavily bitter – dark chocolate and charcoal are the main components. Mid-length, burnt, bitter finish. Well done, but a little too bitter for the style and most importantly, my particular tastes. Pulls up just shy of being world class due to its abundance of black malt and hop-heaviness.


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