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Black Bear Black Demon Stout - The Bear Brew Pub

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7 Ratings
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 7.48%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Bear Brew Pub
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MrHurmateeowish on 01-02-2007)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 7 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by EGledhill:
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EGledhill

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

thanks to deltatauhobbit for the opportunity to try this one.

A. very dark brown with a tan head that quickly dissipates leaving no lacing

S. Dark malts with hints of bitter chocloate, coffee and fruits.

T. mildly bitter chocolate, light fruit and coffee taste.

M. thin for a stout. not bad, just thin.

D. very drinkable. definitely could session this one

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2008 04:16:12 | More by EGledhill
More User Reviews:
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huxcrunner

New York

4.1/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer was severed on-tap at woodmans,

Dark black in color with a tan/cream color head with minium retention and average lacing

the aromas are of caramel malts that a pleasant and sweet

the taste is excellent, coffee and dark chocolate bitterness that is very balanced and clean and refreshing.

mouthfeel is full bodied and pretty refreshing. it is not harsh at all it drinks very smooth

overall this is a great beer and im glad i had it on tap and would recommend to try if you like stouts and you have the opportunity to try this one

Serving type: on-tap

11-27-2011 01:19:21 | More by huxcrunner
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served into a pint glass at the brew pub.

Appearance: black in color with a 1/4 inch head, opaque, moderate carbonation

Smell: charred malt and dark chocolate

Taste: dark chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt

Mouthfeel: medium-light bodied, medium carbonation, sweet with a slightly bitter end

Overall: Nicely crafted, not overly complex coffee stout. Nothing extraordinary, but a nice sipper that I could have a couple of during a cold day.

Serving type: on-tap

09-16-2011 14:05:26 | More by tigg924
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.1/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22oz brown bomber with no freshness date.

Dark espresso-like head crowns the top of the black brew. Malt sweetness in the nose under a charred burnt grain, some fruitiness and yeast as well. Smooth and crisp with a medium body, very fruity with black currant tones. Burnt malt layers thick on the palate, some malt sweetness comes into play but is knocked back down but the burnt flavors and a yeasty finish.

Decent, probably would come across better if it was not sitting on so much yeast in the bottle. Worth a try if you can get it fresh.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2009 04:34:52 | More by Jason
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spiffysamurai

Maine

3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer poured out a lighter black but quite dark. There was a lot of light brown head and about two fingers thick.

S: Could smell the faint smell of chocolate and a little coffee, but mostly a lot of hops.

T: The taste was not bad. The taste of faint and flat chocolate first came up but in the long run, the taste of hops are what took control.

M: Pretty thick in the mouth but not too bad. The beer had a nice mouthfeel that made drinking the growler easy to drink.

D: Easy to drink, especially from a growler. This beer is quite good for a Friday night get together or just to share with friends.

Serving type: growler

03-01-2008 15:50:23 | More by spiffysamurai
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Boppar

New Hampshire

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

On tap at Paddy Murphy's in Bangor, ME

A: Dark blackish brown. Little head but good lacing.

S: Dark roasted malts. Some coffee and hints of bitter chocolate.

T: Tastes the way it smells, with coffee way up front, and a chocolate presence that is more noticeable than I would've thought based on the smell. Noticeable alcohol presence. Not overwhelming, but it feels like a solid 7-8% ABV.

M: Seems a bit thin, almost more like a porter.

D: Pretty drinkable for a stout. "Black Demon?" More like "Brown Cherub."

Serving type: on-tap

11-10-2007 23:19:14 | More by Boppar
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MrHurmateeowish

New Hampshire

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bomber from Lou’s in Augusta. Black body with just slight ruby-red highlights and an inch of tan head that dissipates slowly. Smells chocolatey and grainy. Tastes chocolatey/coffee, toasty, with hints of hop. Almost has a tobacco smoke quality to the flavor, which is typical of a Maine stout... Full-bodied. Tasty, but not as flavorful as its competitors like Cadillac Mountain Stout and Lake Trout Stout. Has an astringent quality that hurts the drinkability and flavor... An okay stout, but not my favorite.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2007 03:26:51 | More by MrHurmateeowish
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