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RATINGS: 610   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A full-bodied beer with deep chocolate color, velvety malt texture, and a dark-roasted flavor, with hints of smokiness and coffee. It combines the dryness of traditional Dublin-style stout with the strength and character of Imperial Stout.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (2012) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2016
Appearance: Deep Blackish Brown. Thin ring of tan bubbles. Nose: Deeply roasted malt notes. Coffee, chocolate, toffee, roasted nuts. earthy Taste: Rich black coffee and dark chocolate notes. just a touch of sweetness. Good bitter Body: medium. Thinner than anticipated Parting thoughts: I was very excited to try this beer. It did not disappoint. A very solid classic stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hershiser2 (2341) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2016
$4.99 bomber from Total Wine. Pours thick and black with a small dark brown head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate, roasted malts, slightly sweet, slightly earthy. Flavor is a medium smoked peat, dark chocolates, coffee, hints of licorice. Damn good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (1753) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 25, 2016
On tap at Pike Brewing. Balanced, smooth and delicious, the roasted flavours are dialled back and this is very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Andrus86 (491) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - NOV 22, 2016
TAP. Good black pour with tan head.. Dark burnt malt nose, some aniseed is faint.. Solid dark base, burnt wood, some coffee & dark choc bitterness to finish.. Sourced pike brewery

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1859) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2016
On tap, Pike Pub. Jet black colour, off white foam. Very good this, not overly harsh or boozy despite abv, smooth roasty coffee and cocoa flavours and a long bitter finish. Impressive stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2843) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - SEP 17, 2016
Poured from 22 oz. bottle. Near-black with a 2-finger tan head and very good lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate, roasted malt and roasted coffee with a little licorice and dark fruit. Taste of roasted malt, dark chocolate, toffee, dark fruit, roasted coffee and licorice. Medium/full body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thorongil2 (2537) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2016
(tap) clear very dark brown colour with a small brown head, creamy palate, aroma of smoked fruit, jam, then chocolate, coffee, rich balanced flavour with a long light bitter finish

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmacklin (929) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 11, 2016
650ml bottle. Pours an opaque black with a large, creamy, long lasting, brown head that leaves plenty of lacing. Sweet aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee and a hint of smoke. Sweet flavour of roasted malt, coffee, licorice and dark chocolate with a dry, mildly bitter finish. Medium body with a creamy, oily texture and soft carbonation. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aquilo (630) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Black with a thick and creamy tan head. Aroma is espresso. Flavor is espresso. I think they gave me a shot of espresso instead of a beer. But in all seriousness, this is a great stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (3014) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2016
Quite good. Bomber. Rich nose of cocoa and licorice. Oily thick palate with anise taste. Gritty and grainy and roasted notes too. Well balanced and complex.


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