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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Weighing in at a whopping 9% ABV this American Style Stout is a rock solid dark monster. Lots of chocolate and roasty flavors with a big hop presence, this beer can cause disorder if not kept in control.

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4.3
JohnnyJ (5562) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 12, 2014
On draft. Dense black pour, with a thick brown head. Huge roast, char, bitter dark chocolate, some dark molasses, notes of fig, charred sooty malt, bitter hops, and finishes mostly dry. Surprised me, it’s so good. One of the best imperial stouts I have had in a long time.

4.1
ChurchLady (19) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2014
Tap at Pizza Port Bressi Ranch with GT2. Dark pour, rich head. Nose isn’t super assertive- coffee, cocoa. Taste is fairly bitter, extremely smooth and bitter dark chocolate, coffee. Perhaps the smoothest beer I’ve ever had. Great soft carbonation. Bitter aftertaste. I could get sloshed in this one.

4.3
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Draught at Pizza Port, Bressi Ranch, San Marcos. Pitch black beer with a nice lasting offwhite/beige head. Roasted malt aroma, chocolate, hay, soot, leather notes, cocoa powder, licorice, tar, bitter coffee. Hoppy roasted flavor, coffee, tar, licorice, soot, some burnt wood, vanilla notes, peat, floral, some caramel. Full bodied and really great!

4.2
biggirlpanties (194) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Tap at Bressi Ranch many times, full pints. Inky pour, deeper color than night rider. Better head retention, rocky dark foam. Aroma is melted dark chocolate, rich cocoa, mild roast, piney and grilled mango hops. Taste is much richer and spicier, hoppier than night rider. More in the bells expedition area. Long, bitter palate that is close to imperial black ipa. Really boss, one of if not the best dark beer from Pizza port.

3.7
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 28, 2013
[email protected] SC. Black body with tan head. Nice roasty, chocolate, grainy aromas. Average mouthfeel. Rich dark chocolate, roasty, nutty, meaty flavors__robust porter for sure.

3.9
teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - OCT 22, 2013
Keg at CBC Clerkenwell, Pizza Port tap takeover. It pours a dark brown body with a mocha head. Aroma is Roasted malts and dark chocolate, lightly smoky. Taste is cocoa powdery light caramel, coffee, roasty malty flavor. Good

4
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2013
On tap at GABF 2013, big hoppy roast and big malt and chocolate aroma and taste.

3.7
Meilby (11495) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
Draught @ Pizza Port, San Clemente, CA
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and licorice. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long roasted, coffee and licorice finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.8
Geokkjer (7627) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a small beige head. Aaron’s of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and grains. Flavor is sweet and roasted malt work done chocolate, coffee, nuts and caramel. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.7
yngwie (17053) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. A black one topped by a dense, light tan head. Licorice, roasted malts, coffee and some dark sugar. Some alcohol warmth in the mouth, full body and a soft carbonation. Roasted malts, Dark chocolate, some molasses and salty licorice too. Lasting finish. A really nice sipper. 130813


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