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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark brown color, with a balanced aroma of roasted malts and Northwest-grown hops. The sweetness of the ale, crystal, and chocolate malts blend beautifully with the assertive flavors of Cascade and Mt. Hood hops.

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3.8
gam (4000) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24, 2015
Big beige head dark brown pour medium carbonation aromas earthy chocolate caramel fruit grain the flavours caramel cocoa chocolate earthy goodness toffee mild bitter nutty touch the finish good ale like the malts earthiness sweetness goes down so well this ale

3.6
RussianDragon (578) - - MAY 14, 2015
22 oz bottle shared by Margaret, thanks! Pours a clear dark caramel with fading off white head. Aroma is sweet caramel and toffee and biscuit malt. Flavor is same with mild hop complexity. Solid malty finish.

3.3
AcctError96987 (3722) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Near black body with a thin ring of beige head. Aromas of charred malt, roast, smoke. Sweet malt with medium alcohol presence. Perhaps an over abundance of burnt / charred malt. Low carbonation with notes of melted chocolates and booze. Decent in small quantities. Could use a few tweaks.

3.2
hawthorne00 (4032) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle, 6.2% ABV. Dark reddish brown with a large off-white head that laces nicely. Aroma of chocolate and toffee, some piney and herbal touches that jar slightly. Sweet with some chocolate and lots of fairly plain toffee. Fairly high bitterness chokes off the sweetness OK, but undermines the soothing quality of the maltiness that comes before. Not that that’s all that interesting for the strength. Caught between two stools for me - neither bland but harmonious nor quite breaking away.

3.8
Davros (3240) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2015
Pours copper with a fading head. Nose shows bready, toasty malt and some soft earthy coffee. Similar flavours with hints of smoke amidst toasty and bready malt.

3.3
djd07 (15293) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 3, 2015
On tap at Pelican Pub in Pacifc City. Pours a clear amber with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is nutty malt and pine. Thin mouth, dry malt, chocolate, nuts, lingering dry finish.

3
bpreo (2884) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Good to see the Pacific Northwest Brewers branching out into other European styles.

3.4
Ratman197 (15109) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 11, 2015
Bomber poured a clear reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of caramel, cocoa, toasted malt and light yeast. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of caramel, toasted malt and light cocoa with a crisp lingering caramel finish.

2.6
Sledutah (7755) - Utah, USA - FEB 6, 2015
22oz bottle at The Bayou
Clear dark reddish brown with a small beige head, light lacing. Aroma is nutty and bitter chocolate. Flavors of toasted malts, chocolate, yeasty with a mild bitter finish
Didn’t finish the glass, I wouldn’t order another

3.4
Danyel (1606) - Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Tap at Pelican Brewing in Tillamook. Pours clear brown with red hues and off-white head. Aroma is extreme caramel, chocolate, sweet malts. Taste is very chocolate, bitter, a lil dirty barley. Overall, decent.


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