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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our first real hoppy stout that tastes a lot like what people are calling Black IPAs these days. This is an American Stout that features both roasty and hoppy characters from Roasted Barley and dark Caramel malts plus Cascade and Galaxy hops.

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3.7
Boutip (6433) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2017
Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a large dark brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt and dark chocolate notes with light hoppy notes also noticeable. Taste is a mix of rich roasted malt notes with some black chocolate notes with hints of residual sugar notes and light dry hoppy notes. Body is full with oily texture and good carbonation. Enjoyable but I think it would benefits from a barrel-aged treatment.

3.4
GenDV138 (7470) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 7, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2016 22 oz bottle poured into a tulip. Purchased in Boston around April 2016. Bottled 12/4/2015. Dark brownish black with just over a finger of tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, roasty notes, light floral, a little soy sauce. Tastes of dark chocolate, floral notes, some toffee, a little caramel, light pine. Medium body with a dry finish.

4.3
wlajwl (6948) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 22, 2016
Aroma is roasted malts and a complex mix of fruit, bubblegum and funky. The flavor is roasted malts, fruit, mild sweetness, hops and a very funky finish.

4
Dal9000 (654) - Ohio, USA - JAN 31, 2016
At DLM. pours black with a sticky tan head. Aroma of molasses and cocoa. Taste of molasses , caramel, coffee and chocolate in that order. A hint of sweet coffee aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

4.1
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Bottle. Pours almost black with long lasting tan head. Nose is coffee and dark chocolate. Taste adds molasses and maybe a little dark fruit. Good.

4
marcus (10479) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 11, 2015
On tap at Revolution. Pours near black with a thick tan head and a roasted malt andtreacle aroma. There is a hearty dark molasses flavor with a dry rather bitter finish.

3.8
Thechasm442 (1005) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2015
On draft. The beer is a very dark brown with a thin tab head and tons of lacing. Aroma is coffee, cocoa, mild citrus, and bits of sweet cream. Taste is rich dark chocolate, coffee with cream, sticky dark malts, and hints of slight citrus flavors drifting in and out. It’s not really enough to be noticeable though. Palate is thick and sticky and lingers. This is a tasty beer.

3.6
fidelis83 (2481) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - APR 17, 2015
Black pour with a three finger, creamy tan head that has great retention. Aroma is citrus and berry hop notes, some toast, pine, a little roast, toffee, mild nutty notes and a hint of char. Flavor is sweet chocolate, toasted nuts, roast, sweet citrus, pine, some fruity esters and light metallic notes. Medium body, slightly syrupy entry, medium carbonation, dry, slightly syrupy finish. Good stuff overall. Nice, hoppy stout.


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