RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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
BITTERNESS: 30
SRM: 80.0
AVAILABILITY: October 15 to January 15

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3.6
Sammy (13013) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2012 2012 version:On draft at jfk5 bar nysb just tapped black with foam and lace roasted coffee coffee ground taste decedrinkabilityity mochocolateate as it warms decent stout

3.3
SHIG (4965) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle: Poured a deep oily black with a two finger light brown head. Aroma is chocolate. Taste is a smooth silky chocolate and malt full body finish. Little waxy finish.

3.4
hypn0toad (267) - Maryland, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Very dark / black. I’m impressed with the coloring of this beer. The label design is also top notch. Very smokey flavor, not sweet at all (80% cacaoish?) I like it.

3.4
tnkw01 (1857) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle. Really dark brown, almost black. Brown head, some lace. Aroma is very much coffee. Taste is coffee with notes of chocolate.

3.4
BroSpud (2283) - , Massachusetts, USA - DEC 13, 2012
12oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a creamy tan head. Big roasted malt aroma with dark chocolate and coffee flavors. Somewhat thin palate but overall an OK stout.

3.5
Imaena (2359) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - DEC 13, 2012
Bottle. Picked this up on a whim from Wholefoods. Nice little dry stout. Good session beer for the seasoned drinker.

2.3
jonhall (62) - - DEC 13, 2012
Pours as black as my evil heart. Nice head of foam. However, no distinct aroma. Initial taste is a little thin. Not much in the finish. On the other hand, there's nothing offensive about this. Still, I expected more. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
rustbucket0873 (460) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2012
pours black with a charcoal color head, which there is not much of and dissipates fast. the aroma is malty, with roasted malts. Little coffee and chocolate. the flavor is roasty throughout more towards the end. up front is more chocolate and some coffee finishing with roasted barley flavor. seems to finish dry. Overall this is ok not great

2.9
williamstome (2038) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Black cola pour, chocolatey aroma. Mildly roasty flavor. Overly carbonated, like cola. Disappointed. Alas.

4.2
garrison (812) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Alright, I got this one as part of Magic Hat’s 2012 Wintertime 12 pack - This is a fine, blackish stout with a lasting tan head of finely bubbled foam and interesting coffee-cocao-malt aroma. Tastewise, this one is excellent, with (and one can argue with me) a chicory/anise taste adding to it’s stout complexity.


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