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RATINGS: 478   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A full-bodied, brown ale with a rich chocolate taste created from roasted chocolate and caramel malts. Topped with Czech Saaz hops to give it a spicy flavor and aroma.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
elnadeau (786) - Laguna Niguel, California, USA - MAR 1, 2005
Nice looking dark pour, brown sugar mollasses aroma. Flavors are present but perhaps a bit too subdued, consisting of roasted malt, dark break, mocha, nuts, tinge of coffee, and hops. A lighter, dryer finish than the very dark color would lead to believe. A nice effort.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
euserphriendly (167) - Holland, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2005
Good chocolate color with a rich, thick head. The hops were just enough to give the beer a subtle spiciness to it. finished well.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (2795) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 6, 2005
2004 offering. Paid $1.49 for a 12-oz single at Whole Foods in Charlottesville, VA. Deep brown with a small head. Smells dusty... yea, dusty... with a hint of toffee. Flavor is burnt something... nothing special here. Not too malty, which is nice, but... ordinary.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 1, 2005
Pours with a dark brown body with red tinting, topped by a thick, off-white head with nice lacing. The aroma and flavor are slightly sweet yet slightly bitter with a nice touch of rasted coffee and a touch of caramel. Medium to full bodied and a touch dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElGaucho (2400) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2005
Draught. Sweet, spicey stoutish aroma. Almost fully opaque. Brownish, reddish with a large tan head. Fine bubble head. A little darker head than Guinness but similar in appearance. Excellent, fine lace! I want to give it more points for appearance. First sip made me shudder. Improved as my palate got used to it. Still, a little sloppy. Old draught lines? Tastes somewhat high in alcohol. But only 6.5%. Good spice. Definitely a holiday brew mouthfeel. A little tough on the pallate. Bourbon cask notes? Was my last of 5 brews on the evening. Didnt really enjoy it. Kind of hurt my stomach.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, and spices. Flavor of chocolate and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
papajohn (1250) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - JAN 25, 2005
Bottle: Deep brown color with a hint of ruby and a small light tan dimishing thead. Aroma is sweet and lightly spicy. Flavor starts nutty with a hint of cocoa then a little hop spiciness and a tangy dry finish. Modestly creamy palate. An interesting brew.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sickboy282 (1114) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 23, 2005
This is like a spiced version of the downtown brown. Poursa deep brown hue with a small white head. Aromas of malts, spice, pepper, and brown sugar, Flavors of spiced/sweetness, cocoa, honey, and nuts. A very nice spice that isnt overdone.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raymow (1565) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2005
After reading the description, Id say this one tastes like a cross between a porter and a brown ale. Either way, its pretty good. Nice color and flavor. Im definitely becoming a big fan of Lost Coast - and they have some very cool labels to add to my collection.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pineypower (3247) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - JAN 19, 2005
Pours out a nice dark brown with a small head. The aroma is of chocolate and some sweet malt. The taste isnt overlly complex, but its still good with notes of spice, chocolate and some little hop on the finish. Nice warming brew to drink on a cold night/


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