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Darkest Hour - Deep Ellum Brewing Company

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56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.22%
Wants: 9
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deep Ellum Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: UTCengOwl on 01-21-2012

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Photo of Gagnonsux
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brentk56
3.92/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives with a carbon black color; the beige head builds up to a two-finger cap; very good retention

Smell: Roasty tones with dark chocolate and a hint of coffee

Taste: Roast and chocolate, up front, with some coffee and hop bitterness developing, in the middle; similar flavors progress to the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: A nice double stout but I didn't get much impact from the rye in the grist; would have expected it to make a distinctive impact but it didn't

Photo of Dicers
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dwreck
4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thereal_adam
3.85/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Domvan
3.8/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rspauldi
3.74/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewqueno
4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MattSweatshirt
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Almost black in the glass with brown around the edges. A thick creamy brown head builds up and slowly falls down leaving lacing.

Roasty, sweet, raisins, brown sugar, dark chocolate.

Velvety smooth full mouthfeel.

Photo of garthorr
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ChicagoNick
4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.25/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Fresh bottle from spec’s. This listed at 11%. Does not work for the style. The texture of the mouthfeel, the dryness, balance of chocolate, hops, malt. Whole package not in synch or drinkable.

Photo of kylehay2004
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of benjamin_dallas
4.4/5  rDev +6.8%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of SavageHopHead
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of greenspointexas
3.75/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Heretic42
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Jame515
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of duff247
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of cam12
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of htdoerge
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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Darkest Hour from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.