RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Flavors of dark chocolate and roasted malts are complemented by generous quantities of Northwest hops to give this dry stout an assertive but balanced profile. A traditional yeast strain lends further complexity to this rich dark brew.

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ChainGangGuy (4941) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 9, 2008
Appearance: Pours an opaque, very dark brown body with a wispy, off-white head. Smell: Dry, dust-covered dark maltiness with hints of chocolate and roasted nuts. Taste: Dark malts, lightly sweet, and a taste of chocolate fall out in favor of questionable tart, lactic sourness. The aroma was alright and the taste started out decent, but boy did it ever nosedive into the ground. Bummer. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: Gah! And I thought I was spoiled...

Shag (3061) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAY 31, 2008
A murky brown to black appearance. The aroma is chocolate, lemon scented soap, and coffee. Uh oh not looking good. The flavor is very sour with a huge does of lemons and chocolate as well. Overall this beer was really odd but not in a good way.

decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 27, 2008
A bit of a funky sour aroma. Thin cloudy brown pour with off white haeed and lace. It looked like a bw of sorts. Very bitter I could not drink it the very first beer I’ve ever spit back into my glass. Palate was fizzy and bad. Not much at all. This beer has one sick puppy it needed antibiotics bad.

kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Name: Stout
Date: 05/24/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: clear dark brown, fine beige head, streaks of lace,
Aroma: dark chocolate and roasted aroma with a touch of dark caramel sweetness,
Overall: lots of tart lactic sourness covers up the chocolate and caramel, light bitterness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 2/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 4/20
Rating: 1.9/5.0
Drinkability: 2/10
Score: 4

CaptainCougar (7634) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Bottle courtesy of 5000: Pours a transparent dark copper mahogany with a thin ring of light tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate and roasted malts with a touch of burnt popcorn. Body starts momentarily sweet but quickly reveals an overwhelming sour acidity that thins the body and actual led to me spitting it out. I can’t tell you how the finish was because I didn’t swallow any. Very strange, because the aroma hid it so well.

shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Pours a deep ruby brown color with a light brown head. Aroma is malty, roasty, and cocoa. Flavor is malty, with a tart thin acidic finish.

AmEricanbrew (7080) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - APR 8, 2008
Dark brown with a slight tan head. Good cocoa, vanilla oreo cookie aroma with some fresh hops. Medium body. taste is buttery infected ( diacetyl to the hard core ) with roasted, almost burnt malt flavor which made this taste a little sour. A good brew if not for the off flavor. 927

kramer (6991) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2008
22 oz bottle, via 5000. Pours a clear dark mahogany brown with a small fizzy beige head that ran to a ring quickly. The nose is very roasty with a slight sour mash note. Some coffee, burnt caramel, and chalk. The flavor is pretty acrid and burnt with a slightly sour tinge on the back end. Alot of malt derived bitterness, remindes me of day old coffee. Mouthfeel is on the thinner side with a watery texture and moderate fizzy carbonation. Overall, this was just too burnt and acrid for my tastes.

bitbucket (2166) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - MAR 26, 2008
Bomber. Pours clear cola brown with ruby highlights and a thin and fading tan head. Not big in the aroma department, but a bit of cocoa and coffee are there to be found amid a somewhat ’nutty’ background. Body tends to light, a bit watery, with minimal carbonation. Taste of molasses, dark chocolate, with a dry espresso and ash finish. This is a beer that almost works for me, but not quite. There’s just something grainy in here that’s arguing with my taste buds.

19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - MAR 13, 2008
Have had this sitting around since the SuperBowl - This was not a stout. It was at one time but has since gone; Sour. Has been refrigerated its whole life - not sure how it went bad. I will have to try it again some other time.

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