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Big Cone American Stout - Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

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Big Cone American Stout
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very good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: DocJitsu on 09-09-2012)
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Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and citrus zest. Taste is much the same with a medium roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some really roasty flavors.

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Big Cone American Stout from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.