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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Sure.. the scientists have published essays, the philosophers poems, the naysayers flyers.. but here at the center of the Maui Brewing micro-verse, we are publishing the ultimate in doomsday aloha – this year’s last canned seasonal, Aloha B’ak’tun! The word aloha conveys both greeting and goodbye in the Hawaiian language and B’ak’tun refers to the 3000+year cycle of the Mayan Calendar which is ending. This apocalyptic Belgian-style stout is brewed with Hawaiian chocolate, locally-grown chipotle chilies and cinnamon spice.

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3.9
Nische (2523) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2013
Can. Pours dark brown. Aroma is liquorice, chocolate and some spiciness. Taste is medium bitter. Light bodied but still tasty.

3.9
foxo82 (927) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2013
355 ml can from Cotteridge Wines (I think). One of my favourite breweries. Here goes... jet black - no reddish tint here. Smells sweet but not sickly - kind of an oaty, sweet cereal, like flapjack or Golden Grahams (love them) but with some marzipan and Baileys as well - really great aroma. Smooth feel with slight fizz at the end. The taste could be fuller and longer lasting, which is a slight disappointment on an otherwise great experience, but there’s dark chocolate and mild coffee malt here. Still one of my favourite breweries, even if this just falls short of greatness.

3.1
culchiem (4155) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2013
Can. Reddish black with a thin tan head. Aroma is peppered malt. Flavor is velvet chocolate, a little spice, roast malt on a dry roast light pepper base

3.4
JohnnyJ (5569) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Can. Dark reddish black pour, with a light tannish head and some weird sludge at the bottom. Chocolate, notes of dark fruit, roast, and anise. The chipotle and cinnamon are very light, barely noticeable. Ok

2.4
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 18, 2013
From the can: "This belgian stout is brewed with chocolate, cinnamon, and chipotle. It pours deep black with ruby highlights. Layered with roasted malt character and hints of bittersweet dark chocolate clove, cinnamon and subtle peppery notes in the nose." Canned 13JAN13 Pours dark brown with light mocha sheet. Smells of chocolate, clove, burnt popcorn, little bit of cinnamon and vanilla. Taste is cocoa, toasted malts, some vanilla, some corn, a little astringent. Full bodied with light carb and an off-dry finish. Not impressed whatsoever, lately their beers are more and more easily passed by. The only thing keeping me coming back is I’ve had all their offerings except the wit, which I think I will remedy. Not sure I’ve had all the beer from any other brewery not local to me.

3.8
stravale (3145) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - NOV 16, 2013
Can from Beer Hive, Edinburgh [131113]
Jet black with a tan head
Aroma - dark sweet malts, chocolate, slight pepper, touch of smoke, dab of treacle
Taste of dark sweet malts, sweet rich dark chocolate, soft roasted malts, soft peppery heat, little spicy, dab of dark tangy fruits, good flavour
Palate - Medium carb and body, quite smooth. Finish of dark chcolate, fairly dry, some dark fruits, light lingering pepper heat
Overall - Nice stout, soft peppery heat with some good chocolate in there, nothing over done here

3.6
BelgianBeerGal (4159) - Panama City, Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Flagstaff can. Pitch black pour with a huge brown head. Big aroma of dark chocolate, coffee, and cayenne pepper. Flavor has some dark roasted malt and making chocolate with a spicy, warming finish. Good.

3.6
bu11zeye (13215) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 6, 2013
(Draught) Pours a black body with a medium brown head. Aroma of anise, dates, raisins, and fennel. Flavor of raisins, anise, roasted malt, chocolate, cinnamon, and chipotle peppers.

3.4
Everettm (81) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Some great ideas! Black with almost no head, good body but slightly under carbonated. Roasted malt aroma with large notes of bitter chocolate, coco powder and small hints of nondescript spice. Roasted malt backbone, but lacking charred and bitter roasted notes. Some of the best chocolate flavours I’ve experienced, great depth to the bitter dark chocolate, however much like the aroma the spices are very much recessed, almost to the point of being absent.

2.8
madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
21st July 2013
Opaque black brown beer, good tan head. Airy palate, semi dry with fine carbonation. Soft dark malt, mildly tangy with mellow roast and smoke. Dry finish with an earthy malt aftertaste. A bit dull and a disappointment!


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