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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Goatman is a hybrid of beer styles. It’s inspired by the hairy and horned, territorial terror that is said to live around White Rock Lake, startling visitors with flying trash and a nasty attitude. This dark, unique brew is a melding of a West Coast Black IPA and a German Schwarzbier, encompassing all of the sticky, bitter bite you love, with a smooth, roasted malt body balancing it all out. It’s enough to curl your toes – or maybe your hooves.

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3.9
rougeau13 (3227) - Richmond, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2017
Bottle. Black. Beige head. Grassy fruity roast coffee and toffee aroma. Heavily roasted taste and quite bitter. Full bodied. Unique.

3.7
wombat23 (1830) - Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2017
Shared 12 oz. bottle. Pours almost black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruits. Taste follows nose with hints of chocolate, burnt notes, hints of grapefruit. Nice.

3.5
darbeer75 (1045) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2017
Aroma: definitely not like a typical black IPA; sweet and malty; almost sickly sweet; Appearance: pitch black with thin tan head; Taste: very interesting and complex; starts roasty and malty and ends a bit hoppy; not expected at all; Palate: heavy body with long, sweet/bitter finish; Overall: impressive for Lakewood; probably wouldn't get again but can respect it.

3.6
hauxe (962) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - OCT 31, 2017
Bottle thanks to wombat23. Pours black with a creamy tan head. Strong aroma of overripe plum and dark berry. Taste is sweet up front, slowly turning bitter at the finish with ashy notes. Body is full, velvety, creamy. Warm and alcoholic at the end. Nice!

3.8
Cagoak (3) - - AUG 23, 2017 does not count
Don't try black lagers too often. This one definitely takes on characteristics of a heavier porter. Almost a stout. Very lacy on the snifter. Medium aftertaste. Good! I'd have it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
ttoadee (1608) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2017
Jet black pour, finger + of billowy mocha. Nose is woody hopiness. Bittersweet. Middle is a blast of charred black malt, caramel, hop resin, coffee grinds. Finish is velvety, and a little more bitter than sweet. Interesting.

3.7
olio (10592) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2017
355 ml bottle. BBE 16.08.2017.
Pours black color with a large beige head. Aroma is toasted, dry malty with licorice notes, some hops. Dry ashy flavor, dark malts, some gooseberries, hops and distant coffee. Nice dry brew.
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3.7
laiti (8522) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2017
33 cl bottle @ home, BBE 16.08.2017

Aroma is a bit odd with some cocoa and vanilla. Also salty licorice. Flavour has grapefruity hops, salty licorice, some mild vanilla tones, and coffee. A bit too salty but not bad.

3.3
bu11zeye (13239) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 9, 2017
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a medium brown head. Aroma of grain, popcorn, caramel, citrus, and licorice. Flavor of roasted grain, raisins, licorice, bread, grapefruit, pine, and caramel.

3.7
fonefan (51574) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2014

[ As Lakewood Goatman ].
Clear dark brown color with a small to average, fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark malt, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, spicy notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, salty licorice, dark malt, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. IMO. maybe a bit more like a Black IPA ! [20140516]


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