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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We just introduced Dropkick Stout to Mountain Sun drinkers in late 2009. A true American style stout, Dropkick hits you head on with a strong dose of roasted barley, followed immediately by citrusy and resiny American hops. Unlike our Trickster, dropkick is not a hop bomb, but it does feature a healthy dose of hop bitterness and flavor. At 6.5% ABV, Dropkick is a sturdy but drinkable stout.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (9110) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2016
Sample at the brewery. High creamy lasting light brown head. Pitch black body. Sweet coffee cocoa vanilla aroma. Highly carbonated coffee liquorice cocoa vanilla flavor with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2736) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Black in color with a tan head. Nice piney hop taste blending to a roasted stout flavor. Slightly hopped and roasted aroma. Notes: GABF Week 15

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (6405) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2014
On draft at the brewpub in Boulder CO. Pours black with a tan head. Roasted malt nose. Flavors of cocoa and licorice. Medium bodied. Bitter roast finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (5787) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Draft at vines in Denver. Black with brown head. Good cocoa notes on a light pallete. Hoppy and delicious. Like a black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kevin (2193) - New Mexico, USA - APR 2, 2013
Tap. Black body that is maroon on the sides when held aloft with a grey brown head. Smells of light roast wit a bit of honey and light chocolate. Nice balancing roast flavor with a chocolate back bone. Good moderate hop levels. A go to when it is on to satisfy my stout needs

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brouwerij (959) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 28, 2012
On tap at Mtn Sun. Pours a very dark, opaque brown, nearly black, with a half finger of light brown head. Good retention and lots of lacing. Aroma is roasted, malty, caramel/coffee/dark chocolate. Slightly roasted and nutty up front, quickly fading into a mild citrus hoppiness. Finishes with stronger malty, roasted tones with hints of coffee and cocoa. Moderate carbonation and a medium body. A tasty and rich but drinkable stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9363) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 1, 2012
Dark black pour with thin tan head on tap at Vine St, aroma brought notes of nice rich cocoa and charred malts, hints of espresso bean as well with a slight dark fruit note before getting the resinous hops come through. Taste is fairly well put together, nice bitter pine and resin up front into a sweet caramel, chocolate and slight dark fruit with a roasted, hoppy finish that go well together.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 28, 2011
Tap @ the brew pub. Pours a dark brown with an off-white head. Nose is coffee, cinnamon, milk chocolate, and a hint of licorice. Flavor is similar with milk chocolate really coming through with the coffee and leaving a hint of licorice around. Interesting medium-bodied stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12328) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 9, 2011
Tap at Vine St. Pours opaque with a medium, fizzy brown head, medium-long retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (coffee, chocolate, roast), average hops (floral), and light esters (fruity) with notes of tar, prune, licorice, and leather. Flavor heavy malt (coffee, chocolate, roast), average hops (floral), and light esters (fruity) with notes of tar, prune, licorice, and leather; hoppy finish. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth and a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11382) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2011
On tap at the brewpub in Boulder. Some roast in aroma, dark with no head but lace. Astringent coffee. Some nice hoppiness.Semi-sweet chocolate. Good choice for stout month.Citrus, somewhat complex. Very good brew despite astringency in finish.Balance despite flaws.


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