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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Wrecking Ball is an intense and delightful jet black stout. Chocolate and roasted barley malt dominate the aroma with fruity flavors to follow. This bittersweet and full-bodied ale comes in at a towering 9.5% alc/vol.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Burnt, slightly sweet. Charred wood. Bitter coffee. Some burnt molasses. Grads pine and pepper ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

JStax (7396) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2018
22 ounce bottle poured into a brandy snifter. The beer is a dense black with a khaki head of foam. Aeoma has roasty notes. Some molasses as well. A bit of tree bark like bitterness. Some ashy aspects. Bigger body and medium carbonation. Pretty good overall.

DenverLogan (1323) - North Bend, Washington, USA - JAN 29, 2018
From a 22 oz into a tulip glass. Pours black with head and lace. Aroma of dark malts, dark chocolate, cocoa, molassass. Medium carbonation and significant mouthfeel. Flavors of chocolate, dark malt, light alcohol, minerals, grains. Overall rich, nicely balance, quite tasty.

beenie (1) - Alabama, USA - NOV 26, 2017 does not count
I like Wrecking ball b/c it is a stout but doesn't have an overwhelming coffee or chocolate flavor and it a little sweet. By far my favorite stout and lucky enough to find it at grocery stores!

Johnstledger8 (1470) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 8, 2017
Bottle. Pitch black with a quickly fading beige bubbly head. Aroma is of chocolate, dark fruits, treacle, caramel, nuts. Taste is of chocolate, caramel, biscuit, treacle, light bitterness. Syrupy oily mouthfeel, soft to medium carbonation.

donandres (696) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - AUG 25, 2017
Taster at No-Li Brewing in Spokane, WA Sight: black, dark brown if held against the light, small brown foam Smell: fragrant, aroma of toasted grains, nuts Taste: low bitterness, slightly sweet Feel: medium carbonation, long finish, long bitter after taste good depth very good beer repeat: yes look for: No"

zoucrew102 (2312) - - MAY 29, 2017
Bomber, 2016 vintage, thanks Craig! Roasted malt aroma with notes of molasses, chocolate and some licorice. Pours inky black with a thin light brown head that has some retention and lacing. Starts with rich roasted malt flavors with light notes of chocolate as well as a full body and viscous mouthfeel. Finishes smooth and a bit dry with molasses and licorice flavors that linger on the palate with some roasted malt. Nice imperial stout.

JaBier (8445) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2017
Bottle shared by a friend. Pours darkest brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of malt, molasses, raisin, chocolate and roast. Malt and chocolate flavor with some roastiness before a dark fruit finish.

anderson01 (357) - Spirit Lake, Idaho, USA - FEB 13, 2017
Pitch black pour. Creamy, tan head that receeds into a bubbley collar. Aroma is fruity, green olives, chocolate and vanilla. Slick texture. Full bodied. There is a sweetness to it. Finish is long and bitter. Bready. Decent beer.

john44 (3510) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2017
Bottle. Opaque Black in colour. Very Malty; roasty/burnt malts, lots of liquorice, dark chocolate, coffee, caramel/toffee. Fruity; hints of dark fruits. Slightly spicy. Hoppy; earthy hops. Sweet roast malty liquorice and chocolate throughout. Dry roast finish. Much too much liquorice. Unusual but interesting. Decent enough. (2015-04-12)

vandc01 (460) - North Branch, USA - DEC 17, 2016
22oz pour at home Decent stout - but nothing overwhelming. Not tasting the 100 IBU’s

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