Black Hawk Stout - Mendocino Brewing Company
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3.31/5 rDev -5.7%
Appearance - Pours a near black, deep brown with a nice tan 2-finger head. Fair retention. Streaky lacing with little stick.
Smell - Faint aroma throughout. Hints of milk chocolate and coffee roastiness. Ghostly hint of fruity esters.
Taste - Moderate notes of powered chocolate, followed by faint fruity ester sweetness and a light coffee roast finish.
Mouthfeel - Light to medium body, with fair carbonation. Fluffy, somewhat creamy at first, but dies quickly as the beer warms. Finishes with slight dryness.
Overall - This is my second go-around with this beer, and while I've enjoyed it more this time, it still doesn't quite hit the spot. It's a beer I don't mind drinking, so long as I don't have to pay for it.
03-04-2013 00:06:26 | More by TheSixthRing
4.61/5 rDev +31.3%
Mendocino Black Hawk Stout has a thick, creamy, beige head, a very dark brown (essentially black) appearance, with reddish-brown highlights at the edges, and some thin lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of dark-roasted coffee, black bread crust, and chocolate powder. Taste is of charcoal, burnt sugar, black bread, dark bread crust, cocoa powder, milk, cream, dark cherries, licorice, and a minimal bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Mendocino Black Hawk Stout finishes semi-dry, easy going, and highly drinkable. Overall, this is another great one from Mendocino!
01-27-2013 17:01:37 | More by RonaldTheriot
Black Hawk Stout from Mendocino Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 610 ratings.