RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Filled with the howling of black dogs that haunt the long forgotten shadows of the human soul.

Our inky-black stout had a smooth, round palate with a dreamlike undercurrent of bittersweet chocolate. This dense liquid-silk summoned hope from hibernation and balanced winter’s endless white snows with a rich swirl of creamy black rapture.

TYPE: Stout
YEAST: English Style Ale
HOPS: Apollo, Goldings
MALTS: Pale, Crystal, Roasted Barley, Chocolate, Munich
ABV: 5.7
GRAVITY: 15.00 Plato
SRM: 80.0
AVAILABILITY: October 15 to January 15

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DSG (15432) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 20, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Black with a nice bubbly light brown head. Roasty aroma of dark chocolate, a bit of dark fruit liqueur and light vinous hints. Flavor of dark chocolate, a bit of fruity notes and nice roastiness. Medium-bodied. A very nice Stout.

WarChef1 (24) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Had this out of a bottle. Poured nice. Head was a little thin i thought. Aroma smelled of slight chocolate and mild roast coffee. Appearance was dark but when held up to a light a lot came through. Mild carbonation which was expected. Taste was lightly sweet. some bitter chocolate. Slight creaminess. Balanced with hop bitterness. Not a bad stout overall.

obguthr (6833) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Coffee and soil. Cola colored, thin yellow head. Walnut flavor.Servicable. Alxohol not apparent.

robiannelli (599) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2013
12oz bottle pours black with a reddish brown head. Aromas of sweet malts a touch of roasted woodsyness some chocolate and cocoa and a bit of liquorice. Flavor is sweet but balanced with the roasted malt. Body is full and creamy. Finishes very creamy

pumpmaster (1446) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2013
12 ounce bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL for $1.99 Very good!

leah2974 (429) - Georgia, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Very dark, not much head. Aroma is faintly toasty with sour/metallic top notes. Taste is dry, roasty, and somewhat sour. Not great.

swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2013
draft at Coles, black brown pour. Mild roast in the aroma with a touch of dark chocolate. Decent flavor of roasted malts, hint of chocolate with a lingering chemical finish. Slightly floral bitterness. OK

ellolovey (483) - Georgia, USA - JAN 15, 2013
12 oz. Pours a dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, and a faint hint of vanilla. Taste is loaded with bittersweet cocoa and roasted barley. A bit thin. Bitter coffee ground finish.

ads135 (5215) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Better than your average Magic Hat, certainly. Sweeter and more chocolatey than most comparable stouts. Smoother moutfeel as well. Has a velvety texture that’s pretty appealing.

EvanFriend (656) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Dry, burnt notes, and some chocolate milk. Good mouthfeel. Nothing to write home about, but Magic Hat normally can’t brew a drinkable beer to save their lives, and this isn’t at all bad.

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