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RATINGS: 281   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (22965) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 12, 2011
Draft at Churchkey. Very dark maroon, brown head. Nicely dry stout with hints of cocoa powder. Exactly on style.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (15613) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2011
Bottle at Johns tasting. Pours black. Tan head. Nose and taste of roasted malt and chocolate. Some vanilla on the palate. Dryish finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (14014) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2007
Bottle from Party Town. Poured a black color with a large frothy brown head that lasted and produced good lacing. Good roasted malt and dark fruit aroma. Full body with a smooth sticky texture. Complex roasted stout flavor with a medium bittersweet smooth finish of moderate duration. Very well balanced stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13765) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 10, 2011
Draft. Cola-black body topped by small beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, cocoa, some vanilla, light burnt. Taste is moderately sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate, some vanilla, light burnt. Medium body, light stickiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (13283) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2015
A deep dark stout with a thin lacing brown head. In aroma, light chocolate and coffee notes, grassy hops, light mineral notes, pleasant. In mouth, a sweet fruity chocolate malt with light coffee notes, vanilla notes, light molasses and English hops, faint vinous character, very nice. Bottle from Biropholie.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (13175) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2008
Bottle. Nice bonus from xmarcnolanx. Thanks! Pours a dark brown w/ no head. Aroma of coffee, whisky. Sweet taste. Maybe a little too sweet. Creamy, medium body. UPDATE: This turned into a drain pour by the end. Way too sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (12918) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2008
Bottle from dkachur, thanks! Deep dark brown color. Soft roasted aroma with hints of peach and licorice. Dry roasted flavor with loads of laurel and licorice. Some dark chocolat. Slightly alcoholic. Just a bit thin. Solid extra stout.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (12675) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 31, 2007
12-oz. bottle received via trade with drmatt. Pours dark brown with a small, frothy, light brown head, somewhat diminishing, fair lacing. Aroma is average malt (cookie, caramel, toast), average hops (perfume), average yeast (leather) with notes of alcohol and brown sugar. Medium bodied, mineral texture, average carbonation and a bitter finish. Average duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12317) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2011
12 oz bottle-thanks Justin for sharing-pours a light brown head and brown color. Aroma is rich dark malt-licorice. Taste is dark malt-licorice/ashy/wood, some hops bite.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (12008) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2016
355ml bottle. Black pour. This smells like guiness, taste is burnt marshmallows, herbs and raisins.


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