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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Made with Maris Otter malt, two varieties of Munich malt, a dark Caramel malt, and generous portions of both black and roasted barley. The Thunderhead is our standby for stout. It’s good and dark, has a full body, plenty of alcohol, and hops too! You may enjoy the depth of flavor in its malt sweetness, roastiness, hop bitterness, and alcohol kick.

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3.2
Ratman197 (14838) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2009
On tap at Mouintain Sun poured a clear dark brown with a small diminishing brown head. Aromas of coffee, carmel, milk chocolate, brown sugar and light roastiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of coffee, roasted malt, vanilla and milk chocolate with a smooth lingering chocolate finish.

3.4
BeerandBlues2 (13322) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 25, 2005
Draught. Pours dark brown with a thin creamy tan head; creamy lacing. Dark coffee and chocolate with fruit hop aromas. Dark chocolate and coffee body with a hoppy end. Dark and full bodied palate.

3.4
Dogbrick (13012) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2010 Sample at the brewpub. I will add the entirety of my notes as soon as possible. This Stout pours nearly black with a medium thick tan head that dissipates slowly to a film. Patchy lacing on the glass. Roasty malt and coffee in the nose. Medium, dry body with flavors of caramel malt, roasted coffee and a touch of chocolate. The finish is mildly bitter coffee and hops with a roasty aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.5
hopdog (12549) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2006
On tap at the Southern Sun Location. Poured a dark black color with light red edges and a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of chocolate, roast, vanilla, and light smoke. Tastes of chocolate, roast, and some dark fruits.

3.3
Camons (12450) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2012
Tap @ Vine Street Pub, Denver. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, oak, coffee, cherry. Taste is hard roasted malts, dark chocolate, oak, cherries, licorice. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry finish. Easy drinking stout. 240212

2.9
jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2006
on tap-pours a tan head and black color. Aroma is coffee-dark malt. Taste is coffee-dark malt, oatmeal, creamy. Nice.

3.6
cubs (10635) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 10, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2012 Tap @. Vine Street location. Very dark brown appearance with a brown head. Roasty dark chocolate malty nose. Smooth, creamy dark roasted stout flavor. Roasty finish and aftertaste. Great drinkable and flavorful stout. I <3 Stout Month!!

3.5
onceblind (9676) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 11, 2011
On tap @ Vine Street. Dark brown pour, almost clearish black (?). Aroma of chocolate malt, a touch of coffee, and some light fruit notes. Taste kinda starts with some hop fruitiness--some orange, a bit of pineapple. On a blind taste I might confuse this with a Belgian Pale Ale. But the taste profile’s middle melts into a bit of chocolate and some caramel. The finish brings back the hop fruitiness without any hoppy bitterness. A very smooth and balanced stout.

3.6
arminjewell (9669) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Pour on tap is dark black with nice tan head at Vine St pub, aroma brings notes of standard caramel, toffee, dark chocolate and earthy coffee, hints of roast and slight dark fruit. Taste is your standard stout, with a mix of caramel, coffee and chocolate notes, hints of nuts, earth in there, finish fairly bitter. Nicely done.

3.4
3fourths (9347) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 18, 2010
draft. fresh pine needle and green citrus hops in the nose clash with roast and chocolate malt. medium body, okay carbonation, overly bitter and acidic hops come across as messy with the astringent roast; seems like burnt plastic. forgettable finish. okay beer but not something that demands attention.


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