Black Bear Stout - Southern Appalachian Brewery
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Ratings: 8 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by JohnnyMc:
4/5 rDev +0.3%
Out of all the beers available at Southern Appalachian, this is my favorite.
The aroma is a blend of chocolate and coffee that envelopes the senses. The taste is a great mix of dark coffee, chocolate and roasted malts that make this stout a delight to drink again and again.
It's very easy to drink and great during the cooler months of the year.
02-17-2012 05:10:19 | More by JohnnyMc
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3.46/5 rDev -13.3%
On tap at Brewgrass 2013. Black bear stout
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Rich dark malt flavor with a noticeable but subtle hop component.
Light carbonation. very smooth. Near full body.
Lasting, dark malt flavor has a light smoked peat component too.
Good sweet/bitter balance.
10-07-2013 02:26:39 | More by chinchill
3.68/5 rDev -7.8%
Another beer that I never would have had the chance to try if not for the Brewgrass festival this weekend. Served on tap and consumed on 09/20/2008..
This one poured out a deep dark black, no light shining through this one at all! Rich tan colored head was then carrying on over the top. Slight fade, but still some good retention left behind a solid looking beer for sure.
Rich smoked malts are all over the aroma. Hints of chocolate, some light molasses and a touch of vanilla maybe? Defintly intresting. The flavor was a little light, and to be honest, a little heay on the smoke, especially in the finish. There was a decent touch of chocolate sprinked in throughout, but the overall dry, chocolate stout like flavor prevailed. Smooth feel, lots of creamy carbonation left it coating the tongue and mouth. Easily a session stout as the ABV was hardly noticed throughout the session.
Overall not bad. Better then average, but still needs a little work. I would not turn it down at all.
09-21-2008 01:15:18 | More by mikesgroove
Black Bear Stout from Southern Appalachian Brewery
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.