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RATINGS: 278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pours black and is an amped-up version of a traditional dry stout. The addition of both roasted barley and dark crystal malted barley give Extra Stout undertones of chocolate, molasses and dried fruit.

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3.3
Block (2843) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Dark pour with a light roasted and chocolate aroma. It does have that foreign stout vibe which I interpret as dark in color but light in flavor. A bit of coffee at the finish.

3.8
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Pours a dark brown to black with a very thin tan head. Aroma is roast and earth. Flavor is rich dark chocolate and very roasty. Slight metallic flavor. Sweet in flavor but finishes dry. This is a very nice stout.

3.5
rederic (3337) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
12oz bottle, bottled 04/03/13, dark brown color, with a beige head, with a nice yeasty, doughy, chocolate oatmeal, molasses, sweet grainy wheat, chocolate, roasted, toasted malty nose, with some light chocolate cake, chocolate bran muffin, chocolate muesli cereal, molasses, faint lacto sugar accents, with a light chocolate cake dough, brownie, dark dried fruit, coffee, mocha note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a yeasty, doughy, sweet burnt chocolate cake, chocolate cookie dough, bran muffin, faint ice coffee, grainy chocolate, roasted, toasted, caramelized malty character, with some molasses, dark dried fruit, faint roasted grind coffee bean flavours, leading towards a warming, sweet fruity yeast, grainy roasted, chocolate, toasted, wheat maltiness, molasses, bran muffin, lingering faint coffeeish bitterness finish.

3.5
hotstuff (5173) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Rated on 4-04-2010 (Bottled on 01 14 2010) This beer pours a medium sized fizzy light brown head with a short retention, opaque dark brown body, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is malty, chocolate, coffee, hops, and some alcohol. The taste is malty, roasty, coffee, and lightly bitter. The palate is soft carbonation and this beer is light-medium bodied. Overall, this beer is very quaffable, no complexity, worth trying, and a beer I would drink again.

3.6
jackl (8210) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Keg @ Beer Run. Deep brown with a tight creamy head. Nose is dried coffee and ash. Mocha powder, Oreo cookie wafers. The taste starts bone dry and finishes full and creamy on the palate. Rocky road ice cream. Roasted coffee. Earthy hop bitterness. Simple but satisfying. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.3
unclemike (3143) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Deep red-brown body, medium cream head. Translucent. Roasted malt aroma with hints of licorice. Chocolately roast body, balanced by bitter, earthy hops. Somewhat woody finish. Oily palate, medium-bodied, with a fairly strong bitter, hoppy finish.

3.3
Ed5388 (3486) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 29, 2014
12oz bottle from Crossroads Spirits. Pours a dark brown/almost black color with a large frothy tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, roasted malt, peat, slightly sour, and boozy. Taste of peat and roasted malt, chocolate, earth, oak, and booze.

3.7
Boutip (6397) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle: Poured a deep black color stout with a nice light brown creamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of deep chocolate notes with light roasted malt notes also noticeable. Taste is heavier than I had anticipated with loads of black chocolate notes with some roasted malt notes and some light dry bitter notes. Body is fuller then expected with good carbonation. Very enjoyable and probably closer to a foreign stout than an Irish stout.

4.1
cfrancis (3474) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2014
Just a great dry stout. Pours a silky black with a light brown head. Aroma is rich roasted malts and dark chocolate. Taste is roasted malts, dry sweet dark chocolate with a small hop bitterness in the end.

3.4
TaktikMTL (7805) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2013
Bouteille de 12 oz obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Légère odeur de café torréfié. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de chocolat et de café torréfié. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de torréfaction en arrière goût. (Rating #5295)


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