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Black Dolphin - Marshall Brewing Company

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Black Dolphin
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90
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49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Marshall Brewing Company visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: sneezye on 01-20-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.07/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A - poured dark brown. Appears thin on the pour. A thin layer of medium brown head formed and reduced to a ring around the edges of the glass.

S - Not an overly bold nose. Some woody notes from the barrel compliment chocolate and roast aromas.

T - a big wordiness dominates the palate that lingers all the way to the finish and leaves behind an astringent aftertaste. Some lighter roast and chocolate and a hint of vanilla are also present. The woody/barrel presence completely overshadows the base beer, leaving this as a fairly one dimensional beer.

M - too thin. Medium body that falls well shy of the excited mouth feel for the style. Light to moderate carbonation.

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4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.07/5  rDev -0.2%

Pint for $6 at the fur shop.

Black with no head.

Flavor profile: whiskey, oak, tannins, cigar smoke, and roasted malts. Coffee and a lot of chocolate. Cocoa nibs. Molasses and raisins.

A bit on the thin side, but a smooth stout. Decent carbonation level.

Nothing out of this world, but a really solid stout for the price. Definitely worth a try!

Edit: as this beer warms up, the whiskey flavors are more rounded out and enjoyable.

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Black Dolphin from Marshall Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.