RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
A very dark and rich, full bodied ale with a complex coffee-chocolate flavor profile, and a smooth hop finish.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dawghouse Brewers99 (91) - Exeter, California, USA - OCT 31, 2001
Very tasty! Complex flavor profile featuring coffee-chocolate taste. low hop bitterness but finishes smooth. Good job on this one Rattlesnake!!!!

19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - JUN 23, 2010
Smooth mouthfeel. Bitter chocolate with with light cereal grain notes, peach, sour cantaloupe, and various other funk notes.

BillKismet (4137) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2007
Chocolate-brown body with a resilient chocolate head. A nice deep, roasty aroma with a roasted coffee body and a dry finish.

oldrtybastrd (5228) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2006
Pours a nice dark brown. Aromas of malts and chocolate. Flavors of slight caramel, roasted malts and some slightly burnt chocolate tones.

BrewDad (5667) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2005
A great Oatmeal stout with a fantastic flavor. Smooth rich malt flavor with a hint of smokiness that made this a beer to drink on a cold winter night. Pssst. Can I have another?

fordest (2469) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - OCT 1, 2005
Draft at the brewery. I thought this was pretty good. Great aroamas of chocolate. The flavor fell off a bit, but it looked really good with a super dark pour and a decent dark brown head. Decent hop finish. Pretty tasty.

Duke (117) - New York, USA - JAN 19, 2005
Looks like a stout. Dark with good tan head. Very subded aroma. Mouth feel was also a little weak. Not bad.

drismyhero (815) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JAN 5, 2003
Portlandrunk and I shared the same pitcher, so you may have to take this with a grain of salt...but there was most definitely a serious vinegar thing going on here. Vinegar, molasses, and diesel - very thin and a terrible, terrible combonation. Let's not jump to conclusions though, this may be good most of the time, but for now all I could think of was the 'Rattlesnake' bite - venomy.

Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 18, 2002
Didn't like this at all. Why does this stout taste and smell like vinegar? Too thin and uncomplex. What went wrong here?

Merc (313) - Pullman, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2002
Very smooth, kinda syrup like, very thick. Notes of coffee, nut, caramel. Bitter finish.

Gregory (357) - Pullman, Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2002
This was a decent stout, I enjoyed the chocolate, and coffee, flavor on the palate, It was thick and dark. A tad too carbonated for my taste, and probably could still be somewhat complex.

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