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Dark Truth Stout - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Dark Truth StoutDark Truth Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,089 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,089
Reviews: 634
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 99
Gots: 329 | FT: 10
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:
Beer added by: BradLikesBrew on 02-28-2010

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
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Ratings: 2,089 | Reviews: 634 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of mchengcit
3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukass
4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Skagnetti
4.02/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whitty1428
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I was amazed at how good this stout was, best stout I've ever had

Photo of RBuckley73
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rob-Woolf
3.64/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigRedDog
3.53/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lemmy187
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HeyYoMar
4.39/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of epyon396
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of whatname
3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aszatk01
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FeDUBBELFIST
3.7/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Krisburnham
4.45/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.4/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redleg411
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WhoCaresTerence
3.56/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ZebraCakez
3.39/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

This is a good stout that unfortunately just didn't speak to me on any great level. I felt it was a little thin, and though it has some great roast coffee chocolaty flavors, it just didn't have anything too complex or different about it. Glad to have tried it, it's a great beer, but just not worth seeking out again. There are better options on the shelf IMO.

Photo of rcjennings
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cwxc818
3.95/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of micromaniac129
3.66/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours thin and cola colored. A tall mocha head is produced but fades quickly.
I get tin the aroma dark stewed fruits, sweetness and some roast.
Sweet to the taste with a moderate booze taste.
Some fruity notes like plum fig and raisins.
Feels tannin dry and gritty on the palate.
I didn't much like this one. It does't really taste like a stout.

Photo of mrp2323
3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreenMind
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle served in a goblet. BB date stamp of 27 Aug. 2016,

Pours near black and opaque with a short but very durable, thick head. Good lacing.

Aroma: Coffee, dark toast, dark malts with some alcohol esters. Hints of dark fruits and toffee.

Flavor: Rich and complex, with a high load of dark roasted grains and light notes of char and smoke. Some hops kick in for the finish and aftertaste as the smoke and char build. Both medium and dark malts with some burnt toast notes. Some hints of sherry and the like from the alcohol esters, yet the high ABV is partially hidden. An unfortunate, but not very unusual tocuh of sourness mid-taste.

Feel: very full body with medium-light carbonation The high ABV is mostly hidden. Thick and creamy smooth. Approaches 5.

O: a rich, dark imperial stout that is a bit more bitter than average.

Dark Truth Stout from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,089 ratings.