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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Biter is a smooth malty oatmeal stout balanced by flavors of roasted barley with chocolate malt. Gentle bittering but generous aroma is given by the popular English hop, East Kent Golding. This gentle stout will be attractive to anyone who likes a full-flavored beer, including hard-core connoisseurs of stout.

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2.6
Bill Becker (1779) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 1, 2017
From Dec 2007 Purchased locally. It pours from 12oz bottle a very dark brown with reddish hues and has a 1 finger head of tannish foam with some lacing. The smell is of roasted malt, some chocolate, and some caramel. The taste has roasted malt up front followed by notes of chocolate and some citrus. Hmm...I don't think the citrus is a welcome addition for me in this OS. Things were tasting pretty good until that "sourness" from the citrus hit my taste buds. Still, it's not bad. It finishes with a roasted malt bitterness, it has a medium mouthfeel, and the carbonation is medium. I'm still shaking my head over that weird sourness that *does" mellow down a bit further into the session.

2.4
JohnGalt1 (1721) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 12, 2016
Draft at the taproom... thin black brew with no real head retention.. Ashy dark malt with no real sweetness and never really comes together... Seems like malt and hops were used to just stain water.

2.8
jkwalking05 (4745) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2014
12 oz bottle. Aroma is of cocoa, coffee, styrofoam, and roasted malts. Taste is of roasted malts, cocoa, coffee, stale.

3.3
travita (5008) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle. The look is dark, black in color, tan head. The smell is smoke, malts. Oats, raisins, earth, dirt. The taste is malt, oat. Slick, oil. Ok.

3.5
beernovice39 (3269) - Idaho, USA - SEP 2, 2013
On tap at Bones. Black with a brown head. Scent is roasted malt, chocolate and sugar. Taste is sweet at first, some chocolate, bitter finish.

2
DuffMan (10665) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle. Deep brown with copper highlights and an enormous over-inflated finely bubbled head that took five installments to pour. Aroma is sweet roast and light plastic. Over-carbonated palate, thin mouthfeel, roast and plastic again. I hope this is an off bottle, otherwise this is an appalling beer.

2.5
TheHOFF43 (2052) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with pillowy, cream colored head. Aroma is dense.oatmeal, chocolate.and coffee. Taste is up front coffee with some milder notes. Finishes stale.

3.6
hops99 (60) - Montana, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Had this a while back at the brewery. Pours a jet black small tan head. Smells sweet malty and of roasted barley. Nice roasty taste as well as some chocolate. Smooth creamy mouthfeel. Nice tasting beer, much better than their lighter beers.

3.4
savnac (2656) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUL 6, 2012
12oz bottle. Dark brown with a creamy light tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and some lactose. Flavor is semi-sweet chocolate, light bitter roast and a sugary sweetness. Medium to full body with a creamy mouth feel. Pretty good stout, rich and malty just a touch on the sweet side.

3.1
Aml42000 (625) - Washington, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Nothing going on here. Medium bodied stout which doesn’t really offer anything interesting. Roasted aromatics, slightly creamy body. A bit too thin for me.


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