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Dark Truth Stout - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Dark Truth StoutDark Truth Stout

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very good

1,855 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,855
Reviews: 587
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 87
Gots: 255 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Throughout the ages, man has been fascinated by the quest for hidden knowledge, the search for the secret to transforming the elemental into the extraordinary, the simple into the sublime. Ladies and gentlemen, we present for your consideration this exotic, inky concoction, the almost magical creation of our modern day alchemists who have turned humble grains—barley, wheat, rye, and oats—into black, liquid gold. Layers of complex flavors slowly emerge from the glass: espresso, roasted fig, crème brulée. Belgian yeast provides a plum-like fruitiness, noble German hops reveal spicy, herbal notes, while the rich, velvety mouthfeel mellows to a dry, smoky finish.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: BradLikesBrew on 02-28-2010)
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3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Justin8mypants, Today at 04:39 AM
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4.44/5  rDev +11.8%

Fordknox, Yesterday at 05:24 AM
Photo of corywalston
4.84/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A. Aggressive poor Awesome reverse waterfall of brown bubbles. 2 inch of tan/brown head. No carbonation. Color is brow/black, looks delicious. 5
S. Instant wall of cocoa then roasted malt. Smell of alcohol is slightly over powering. 4.75
T. Stout, roasted malt, liquorish, cocoa, very light espresso, alcohol. 4.75
M. Thick creamy syrup, borderline chewy. 5
O. Very good. I’m going to cellar the rest of the 4 pack, I hope it keeps. One of the top IS I’ve had but then again RIS are my favorite style of beer. Very weak buzz for 9.7% ABV. The alcohol stays in the chest but in a good way.5

corywalston, Sunday at 08:57 PM
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

12 oz into a pint glass. Big, dark khaki head on black. The aromas were of some coffee, some chocolate, some caramel with the dominant being the chocolate. The taste delivered the same as the aroma, only the caramel/dried fruit was the dominant, with a nice roasty malt finish. Good stickiness at the back. Held the flavor. My personal preference is for stouts with less sweet, more coffee bitter; I love coffee, not chocolate. However, the Belgian yeast on an English stout profile yielded a very nice drink. A sipper for a lightweight like me.

MisterGone, Sunday at 04:05 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Devman171, Sunday at 12:01 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

deonreds, Sunday at 09:15 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

cassieblake, Sunday at 04:24 AM
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

ediaz, Saturday at 03:48 AM
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3.92/5  rDev -1.3%

jblain, Saturday at 03:34 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

ninaturner, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

J_Dub, Oct 13, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +2.8%

Is_it_beer30_yet, Oct 13, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -5.3%

Realchunks30, Oct 12, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +3.3%

mmink27, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Derrill, Oct 11, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -30.7%

atpca, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of philbe311
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Two plus fingers worth of late to develop ultra rich ultra lush creamy inviting dark brown colored frothy goodness... Some large chunky bubbles mixed within... Rock star world class head retention... Loads of carbonation cling tot he sides of the glass with some stray bubble rising randomly and quickly throughout... The color is a flat opaque black... Gobs of sticky lacing cling to the sides of the glass... A big rich aroma or cocoa and lightly roasted coffee... Some roasted malt is mixed in as well... The flavors that materialize on the palate or spot on with the aromas... Smooth... Sophisticated... There is a very refined charred character throughout... World class Imperial Stout... I love the beers that Boulevard turns out and this is no exception... Actually, this may be one of their best...

philbe311, Oct 11, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +10.8%

deadpanstan, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of xboxhueg
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Classic imperial stout flavors and aroma but with that Belgian yeast "funk" thing going on. Pretty tasty.

xboxhueg, Oct 10, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -3%

cyrushire, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of jburris64
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

I found this at my local beer haven and I love it! The company called it Black Liquid Gold and they would be correct.
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a frosted pint it left a beautifully thick brownish/ amber head that slowly receded. Smoky and dry this is a wonderful beer I'll go back for again and again.
My only wish would be obtaining it in a growler!

jburris64, Oct 07, 2014
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Dark Truth Stout from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,855 ratings.