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Dark Truth Stout - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,713 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,713
Reviews: 579
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 78
Gots: 219 | 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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sommersb

Tennessee

3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to StLThrash for this one. 12oz brown bottle; best by 07/30/11. Served in a snifter

Appearance is dark black, with no light able to pierce the darkness. Head is creamy, tan and 2 fingers high, with good retention and lacing.

Dark, roasty malt aromas, with big chocolate, alcohol and sweetness notes in the smell. Dark fruits are also in the nose from the Belgian yeast.

Taste is of the roasted/burnt malt flavors, with a bitterness like strong coffee. Malty sweetness is there to tame the bitterness and round it out. Has kind of an aged taste, maybe from the yeast strain. Also tastes of smoke.

Nice alcohol warming effect. Full bodied beer, with medium-high carbonation. The finish is dry with toasted malt flavors.

Very good beer overall.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2011 03:58:06 | More by sommersb
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Dark Truth Stout from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,713 ratings.