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Black Dolphin - Marshall Brewing Company

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Black Dolphin
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

45 Ratings
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sneezye on 01-20-2014)
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Texasfan549, Jul 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

kjkinsey, Jul 18, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours thick & black with a thumb of mocha colored head. Stellar lacing & slightly above average head retnetion

S: Vanilla, figs, caramel, a little bit of booze & Bourbon notes

T: Follows the nose, some figgy & chicory notes underneath up front, abit of leafy hops as well. Carob, some roasty notes, vanilla, oakyness & a bit more caramel, plus a touch of iron as this warms. Finishes dry/oaky, with a kiss of booze, caramel, vanilla, molasess & figs

MF: Chewy, smooth, subtle carbonation, carbination picks once warm

Drinks easy for the style & ABV, probably the best beer I've had from Marshall, either this or El Cuy Cuy. Marshall, make more of this!

russpowell, Feb 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

beernads, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of mothman
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%

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.

mothman, Saturday at 09:59 PM
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Sparky44, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Photo of Bosoxfan20
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a dark brown coming out of the bottle. Not much of a head to speak of. Some light shines through.

S- Powerful, bold RIS aroma. Bourbon, dark fruits, coffee, toffee, and chocolate. I am really liking what this one is bringing to the table.

T- Follows nose. Big sipper here. Bourbon leads the way again, and followed by charred malts, figs, molasses, and some smoky character.

M- Full body, rich, creamy. It's a big beer and it's not afraid to show it.

O- A delicious RIS. One of the better offerings in the state and maybe my new favorite from Marshall.

22 oz Bomber for $10

Bosoxfan20, Mar 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

alex_hart, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

OUJayhawk1799, May 10, 2014
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Black Dolphin from Marshall Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.