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Black Hawk Stout - Mendocino Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

610 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 610
Reviews: 424
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 13.39%
Wants: 10
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001)
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Beric

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.5%

06-01-2013 12:56:34 | More by Beric
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

05-23-2013 23:47:15 | More by Slatetank
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GinsuDave

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

05-21-2013 23:31:39 | More by GinsuDave
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2beerdogs

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

05-09-2013 04:43:29 | More by 2beerdogs
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thebummedgardener

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

05-02-2013 03:25:34 | More by thebummedgardener
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mkennedy119

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

04-22-2013 01:40:18 | More by mkennedy119
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

04-20-2013 01:10:29 | More by chasmandocharles
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gwiedman1

New York

4/5  rDev +14%

04-07-2013 19:42:07 | More by gwiedman1
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Goobastic

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

03-16-2013 00:03:37 | More by Goobastic
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

03-15-2013 16:13:48 | More by Segelstrom
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crytion

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

03-12-2013 11:37:47 | More by crytion
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ColdOneKev

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +14%

03-07-2013 00:47:34 | More by ColdOneKev
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -14.5%

03-05-2013 02:14:00 | More by DaPan
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TheSixthRing

California

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
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derekdenim

New York

4/5  rDev +14%

03-02-2013 20:40:58 | More by derekdenim
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

02-10-2013 16:12:32 | More by acurtis
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Forzzaitalia


3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

02-04-2013 04:21:06 | More by Forzzaitalia
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spikechiquet

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

02-01-2013 03:51:17 | More by spikechiquet
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KillaB

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.5%

01-29-2013 08:29:48 | More by KillaB
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

01-27-2013 23:08:15 | More by KiMiRaiK
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

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!

RJT

01-27-2013 17:01:37 | More by RonaldTheriot
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

1.5/5  rDev -57.3%

01-21-2013 21:13:32 | More by AlaskanYoung
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cyguyjg

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

01-18-2013 02:32:02 | More by cyguyjg
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UncleBuccs

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

01-09-2013 03:09:30 | More by UncleBuccs
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TaylorK

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

01-06-2013 22:38:15 | More by TaylorK
Black Hawk Stout from Mendocino Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 610 ratings.