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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Though very dark in color, this Irish-style stout is surprisingly light in body, yet complex in flavor. With a blend of seven different malts, its rich, chocolate flavor is softened with oatmeal, and has a lightly-hopped finish.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jbuzz (825) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2010
A great looking Beer nice dark brown. Light brown head that lasted. nice blended flavor, but on the weak side. Almost a LIGHT Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (3088) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2012
The best of my samples from the brew pub. This pours black with a small tan head. The aroma has a lot of coffee, caramel, vanilla and chocolate. The flavor is similar balanced nicely. The beer is exceptionally smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (11016) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a tan head that dissipates to the edges and barely remains. Aroma has dark grains with a bit of backing light roast. Flavor starts thin and grows to have notes of roasted malt, dark grains and bitter chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (12255) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2011
Irish style oatmeal stout. It is creamy and very chocolatey and roasty. Nicely bitter. It isnt bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 15, 2011
On tap at the St Francis Brewery & Restaurant. Dark brown with ruby lowlights and a creamy brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and oatmeal. Taste of chocolate, roasted dark malt, oatmeal and light coffee. Thin bodied and a touch chalky but the best beer I tried on this visit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2011
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 18/09/2010 Roast aroma. Dark coloured rich and fruity with a hint of bitterness in a dry roast finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
D_F (6) - USA - MAR 26, 2010 does not count
A nice dry stout. Dark, but not black, more ruby-like. Good robust malt flavors like a stout should have without being sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 11, 2010
On tap at St. Francis. Poured near black with a creamy cap of beige head.. ruby highlights.. sticky lacing as it descended. The aroma was well-roasted, yet sweet with nutty notes and chocolate leading.. deeper down was some vanilla.. very well presented. The flavor found dry-roasted, semi-sweet chocolate and vanilla at the core.. coffee and light earthy bitterness surrounded.. dry and well-roasted on the finish.. well-balanced. Sweet and creamy on the middle of the palate, and dry and roasty on the edges, with smooth transitions in-between.. no complaints here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrsUghsmash (24) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 29, 2010
On tap at the brewpub for Ughsmashs birthday. Nice looking stout, with good dark color. Dark malt flavors with definite tobacco-y flavors at the end. A little dark for me, but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 6, 2009
On tap at the brewpub (11/13/09): Barely transparent dark mahogany with a small froth of beige head. Aroma of sweet toasty dark caramel and roasty malt with some bittersweet chocolate notes. Starts with good fullness and fairly rich dark chocolate with some mild caramel sweetness with a mocha coffee bittersweet finish. Good balance and chocolate flavor throughout.

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