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Dark Truth Stout - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,718 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,718
Reviews: 579
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 78
Gots: 221 | 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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Goliath

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours pitch black and completely opaque with a gigantic three inch brown head. The retention is very imnpressive.

The aroma is fine. Dark malt provides notes of chocolate and a sweet raw grain. There is a very floral note in there as well.

The taste is nice. There's definitely a big grain bill here and it provides notes of bitter chocolate, roasty grain, and a light burnt note.

The mouthfeel is full bodied with a high level of very fine bubbled carbonation.

Overall it's a solid beer. Although I've strayed from bigger stouts in recent years, I am finding myself enjoying this beer quite a bit. The appearance is almost ideal to me. The flavor profile is basically what you would come to expect in a beer of this type, but it is just becoming common place. I love that for almost 10% ABV it's not boozey. I also think there is some fantastic subtlety that is lost on many palates. Solid, but it wouldn't show up on my best of list.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2011 22:52:46 | More by Goliath
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Dark Truth Stout from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,718 ratings.