RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   ABV: -
A creamy, smooth, Irish style dry stout. Black as a revenooer's heart and roasty as Juan Valdez's breakfast. Great in black & tans.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
elcig (37) - Oliver Springs, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2012
From tap at Calhoun’s, Kingston Pike. Pours a nice dark brownish, black with a lovely creamy, tan head. Aromas have a nice roasted coffee, chocolate note in addition to a lovely hint of sweetness. Roasted characteristic really follows through in the taste as the malt flavors come through finishing with a nice dry bite. Overall a very nice pint!

geologyguy (1647) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Dark stout smell, so dark NO light gets through....chocolaty, some coffee bitterness, a bit too much for me...bold flavor though, not watery...

Itzjerm (3074) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Bitter stout. Creamy on nitro. Okay beer. Aroma is chocolate. Dark. Thick head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 6, 2015
5oz on tap at Smoky Mountain in Gatlinburg. Nice dark chocolate aroma. Coffee. Moderate roast malt. Satisfying moderate bitterness -- the most bitter beer of the 8 so far that I’ve tried in my flight here. Light to moderate sweet, a touch cloying, mildly astringent. Medium body. Kind of chewy. Very dry finish Light carbonation. Black color, with a tan head leaving good lace. Solid, flavorful, very bitter dry stout. I dig the black coffee character. Was easier to sip at than the other beers.

Theydon_Bois (20452) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Keg at Smoky Mountain Turkey Creek, 16/02/15. Black with a decent tan covering - a good looking beer. Nose is light roast, dark toffee, liquorice, hint of coffee. Taste comprises chocolate, toffee, nice roast profile, dark maltings, liquorice. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Well rounded easy drinking stout.

nathan30533 (1020) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2015
This is an awesome beer. Great looking dark brew with a nice tan/white head. Boozy... Yes! But, this is the best beer that smoky mountain makes by far. Enjoy.

aracauna (3651) - Georgia, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Black and long lasting head. Roasty, anise, a little boozy. Not as rich in the finish as expected from the start.

Travlr (25771) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Draft at Pigeon Forge. Brown color, tan head. Aroma of cocoa and coffee. Taste is similar.

rosenbergh (11753) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2014
Draught at the Smoky Mountain Brewery, Pigeon Forge, TN.
Black colour with a small light tan head. Roasted malt, coffee, mild sweetness and mild hops in the aroma. Coffee, roasted malt, dry hops and mild bitterness in the flavour. Watery.

LuckyDog (615) - - AUG 22, 2014
Not a lot of roast character. Lightly hopped. Smooth carbonation. Nothing exciting.

AndyW68 (1589) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Black with tan head. Aroma is coffee with sweet cream and dark chocolate. Taste is the same. Nice dark chocolate bitter bite.

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