Diesel - Sixpoint Brewery
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Reviews by Durge:
3.51/5 rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Another find at Pies & Pints in Middlebury, CT this stout is typically
pitch black with a goodly topping of light tan foam and blanketing lace. As far
as the aroma, I'm sorry to say nothing much comes to mind here, maybe a slight
hint of malt, but this oddly has little to offer. The flavor thankfully undoes
any harm from the nose hit by delivering a smooth but substantial molasses malt
with mild charcoal edges. There's a mild grassy hop that gradually emerges and
becomes a significant part of this stout along with a lavender idea. Eventually
I get some roasted coffee bean bitterness as well. This presents a solidly
medium body with a bit of an aqueous and chalky feel. It's a solid effort but
not at all extraordinary.
Serving type: on-tap
01-13-2013 05:47:22 | More by Durge
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