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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Santo is a black Kölsch, which technically doesn’t exist as a style, but this is as close as we can come to describing it. Essentially it is brewed using a Kölsch recipe with the addition of Munich and black malt. It is light bodied and floral yet with a distinct dark malt flavor. Our goal was to create a dark yet refreshing beer that would pair perfectly with a plate of enchiladas. The label artwork is by Houston artist Carlos Hernandez who is known for his Day of the Dead Rock Star series of paintings and prints.

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3.9
shrubber85 (11613) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Chocolate, straw, and barley malt aroma. Dark brown with giant light tan head. Lightly sweet chocolate, barley malt, and lightly bitter hay flavor. Nice body. Very tasty.

2.9
ZacM612 (799) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Dark brown with medium off-white head. Aroma is sweet, mostly malt. Flavor is similar, very easy drinking, but nothing special.

3.7
Patrickctenchi (6730) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle: Clear, deep chestnut with a frothy beige head. Caramel, cola, nut aroma. Taste is slightly spicy caramel malt, roast, nuts....bark. Pretty nice tasting beer...sort of a Kolsch/Brown Ale combo.... Rather mild and tasty.

2.9
hotstuff (5257) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Rated on 02-18-2013 at Saint Arnold B.C. This draft beer pours a small beige head that is mostly lasting, semi-transparent reddish brown body, no carbonation observed, and a good amount of lacing. The aroma is roasted, toasted, caramel malt, nutty, and a hint of earthy hops. The flavor is toasted malt, earthy hops, semi-sweet, and light earthy hops. The mouthfeel is smooth and thin. This beer is light bodied. This beer is quaffable and semi-refreshing.

3.1
Christpuncher (3251) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Average beer. Not much flavor, aroma. Tastes like a kolsch but pours black in color. Malty with little aftertaste. Garbage ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
Bork (461) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Low-smelling, low-tasting and light beverage with some faint traces of fruit and a slightly acidic appearance. Rather uninteresting.

3.1
Foxbush (2112) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Draft at the Flying Saucer in Fort Worth The beer poured a dark maroon opaque color with a foamy off white or beige head and lacing. This is refreshing drink. The aroma had some coffee and caramel malt. The medium body beer had average carbonation. The finish was clean with the taste like a black IPA without the bitterness.

3.3
rumproasts (6035) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Tap. Deep brown with one finger head. Roasted malt, but rather light body. I definitely like this better than dark lagers.

3.3
Onslow (1527) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Clear, dark cola colored brew. Mild aroma of toasted grain. Taste is light and nible but backed by a slightly sweet toasted maltiness. Very good.

3.5
cubs (10714) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle @ home, thanks to a chill dude. Pours a deep reddish brown appearance with a thin brown head. Toffee, light cocoa, cola, dark chocolate, and some grass in the nose. A bit on the sweet side. Nice brown sugar / burnt sugar taste. Some nice herbal and grassy hoppy notes. Kind of a good beer but a little too sweet.


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