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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Not for everyone -- but if a rich, creamy, dark ale with a distinguished roast flavor appeals to your taste buds you will enjoy a pint of McGuire's Stout. To produce the sumptuous, creamy head we use a special nitrogen draft system. This robust brew is created with dark roasted barley and Chinook hops.

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Oakes (18873) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 17, 2009
Dark brown. Creamy head (nitrogen). Nice chocolatey fudgey aroma. Rich, soft, sweet with an off-dry finish. Lots of chocolate, lightly toffeeish goodness.

3.5
Tmoney99 (14985) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2006
Draft sampler at FBGF. Pours a dark brown color with a moderate creamy light brown head that diminished slowly. Moderate roasted malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture. Average roasted coffee malt flavor with a moderate smooth finish.

3.2
BeerandBlues2 (13825) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Tap. Pours clear black with a medium, creamy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is chocolate and coffee malt, dark fruity esters, earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant, medium hops and bitterness and dark fruity esters with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.7
jcwattsrugger (12525) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2008
on nitro-pours a retaining tan ring for a head that laces and black with red tint for color. Aroma is dark malt-roasty, dry. Taste is dark malt-roasty/some chocolate and coffee, dry, some earthy/chicory hops bite. Nice but not my style.

3.3
BVery (11364) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Tap at the Destin brewpub. Dark pour with a spotty tan head. Dry, roasty, and light chocolate. Enjoyable.

3.4
kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 09/01/1996
Source: Brewpub

black, rich creamy head (nitrogen), roasted aroma, lots of roasted flavor, with hints of chocolate slight bitter finish light (irish stout) body

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Score: **4
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3.5
sebletitje (10293) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2009
sampler at brewpub, Destin, FL pours dark brown, beige head. aroma is malty, light hops taste, roasted malts, light hops with hints of barley. Roast remains highly present. Some bitterness with a warming finish. Smooth and tasty, plenty of good malts, roast and chocolate.

2.8
bytemesis (9240) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Tap. Pours clear deep brown to black with a small brown head and minimal lacing. Aroma is coffee and roasted malt. Taste is coffee and roasted malt, lightly sweet with a very mild bitter finish. Watery in the mouth.

2.9
drowland (9080) - Georgia, USA - FEB 6, 2011
2/3/11. On nitro at the Destin location. Not quite opaque black pour with reds under the light and a creamy khaki head. Dusty, creamy chocolate aroma with a bitter grainy old coffee flavor that lingers like tannic grains. Meh.

3.3
Ibrew2or3 (8828) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 6, 2007
On Nitro draft at Florida Brewers Guild Fest 2007. Poured black with tall creamy light brown (mocha) head. Light aroma consisting of roasted and burnt malts. The flavor starts of kind of neutral and slowly coffee, roasted and burnt malts come to the surface. Into the dry finish the burnt malts seem to take over.


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