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Dark Truth Stout - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,722 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,722
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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stephenjmoore

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-24-2013 17:02:07 | More by stephenjmoore
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C_S

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-22-2013 16:52:32 | More by C_S
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kushlash23

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

08-22-2013 15:26:35 | More by kushlash23
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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-21-2013 23:27:31 | More by Boone757
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CSQ1111

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-19-2013 16:09:52 | More by CSQ1111
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BeerWizard

Colorado

4.48/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Impressive double stout from Boulevard. Picked up one of the 12oz bottles from Cost Plus and am in the process of splitting it with my wife. Poured into a Bulleit Bourbon glass (oddly enough) is totally opaque black, and barely even lets any light through. Head is dark cocoa brown and takes up about half the glass. This is a good looking beer, for sure.

Nose on this is pretty rich, almost like a quad. Raisin, fig, apricot, jammy and sweet. Flavor brings an additional level of smoke, very little detectable alcohol, and just super-malt and jam. There's a tinge of bitterness to it, but otherwise a lot of sweet jam. Sticky on the lips and heavy-bodied, expectedly.

Overall, I'm not a stout guy per se, but this is friggin' amazing. I can't imagine getting an entire bomber, but I probably will get this again and split it with somebody. Awesome beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 03:09:37 | More by BeerWizard
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IronTom

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-18-2013 19:09:57 | More by IronTom
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Ginepiece

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-18-2013 00:06:41 | More by Ginepiece
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JF1917

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-17-2013 21:57:09 | More by JF1917
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Wattie

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-17-2013 04:11:01 | More by Wattie
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fooziex

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-17-2013 03:10:23 | More by fooziex
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Jchristmore34

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-16-2013 18:51:47 | More by Jchristmore34
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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-15-2013 03:37:43 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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Okisailor

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-14-2013 12:42:10 | More by Okisailor
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AlbertVogler

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-14-2013 03:10:11 | More by AlbertVogler
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-13-2013 03:03:33 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-12-2013 05:53:16 | More by bmjivi221
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CatapultDowntown

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-11-2013 20:47:15 | More by CatapultDowntown
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jploving

South Carolina

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

The same guy I keep mentioning these reviews, my brother, decided to do some sort of leaning up program in order to look better naked...whatever dude...good luck- but I must say thank you- he allowed me to clear out the odd bottles of "fancy" beer from his fridge.
The highlight thus far is Boulevard Brewing's Dark Truth Stout.
Opaque black with a dark tan foam....nice smell of dark roasted barley....
The foam laces nicely as cocoa and mild fruit are moving around the palate-plum, fig, pear and maybe a touch of red apple...?
The bitterness reminds me of a strong coffee and lingers after the swallow. There is a definitive alcohol warming and flavor...but well balanced.
The body and abv mesh well...this is a very good beer.
I would love to have it on tap one day...I advise trying it if you are a fan of the stout family.
I rate this in the high 3's....maybe 3.9.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 18:44:22 | More by jploving
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karengarys

Indiana

4.51/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

heaven in a bottle.... ...okay, here we go...

I've had several of these over the years, and consistently they are outstanding.

Pours black. Just like it should. Leaves little dark carmel colored head to just a lacing, depending on how slow I pour. little goopey things float around which, to me, is just part of a great beer.

1 hour later... I've got ADD and got distracted -um... its gone. sorry, it was great! I'll follow up with another detailed review next time I open one, it will be quite soon!

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2013 02:10:41 | More by karengarys
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DeRusto

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-09-2013 23:17:47 | More by DeRusto
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stlkerry

Maryland

3/5  rDev -24.4%

08-09-2013 13:00:31 | More by stlkerry
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JacobGumina

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-08-2013 07:18:30 | More by JacobGumina
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rmank

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-08-2013 01:39:44 | More by rmank
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meltroha

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-08-2013 00:34:00 | More by meltroha
Dark Truth Stout from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,722 ratings.