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Dark Truth Stout - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,721 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,721
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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Ratings: 1,721 | Reviews: 579 | Display Reviews Only:
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Beer_Guru

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

06-23-2014 16:36:24 | More by Beer_Guru
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Jmc986

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-22-2014 19:41:18 | More by Jmc986
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-22-2014 04:04:03 | More by TheSamKuehn
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Tellytell

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-21-2014 19:33:15 | More by Tellytell
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mgr78704

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-21-2014 09:03:31 | More by mgr78704
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-21-2014 04:20:46 | More by johnnyboy76
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thufflife

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-19-2014 17:11:50 | More by thufflife
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jonnyconndor

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

06-18-2014 19:22:30 | More by jonnyconndor
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RHB33

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-17-2014 21:34:26 | More by RHB33
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2 year aged 12oz bottle into a tulip

dark black pour with a nice big beige head. smell of chocolate, cocoa, dark roasty malts. extremely aromatic. taste is a bit sweet up front and i get a lot of belgian candied sugar...plums, dark fruits. a bit surprising as wasnt expecting this. finish with a nice sweetness too. definitely not a typical american stout. body is medium and carbonation is medium as well, higher than most of the style.

overall unique, impressive!

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 16:51:54 | More by Axnjxn
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Necronomad

Switzerland

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-17-2014 12:18:40 | More by Necronomad
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wrightst

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-17-2014 02:51:33 | More by wrightst
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Brob245

Missouri

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-17-2014 02:39:57 | More by Brob245
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travy82

Missouri

3/5  rDev -24.4%

06-16-2014 22:14:27 | More by travy82
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-15-2014 16:45:31 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-15-2014 02:41:39 | More by JakerLou
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-14-2014 20:48:54 | More by Hohnbaum
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Jaywalsh20

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-14-2014 01:34:05 | More by Jaywalsh20
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Jamco_76

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

06-13-2014 03:53:29 | More by Jamco_76
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tgatort

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-12-2014 00:31:01 | More by tgatort
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

06-11-2014 22:19:14 | More by ToddBeans
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-11-2014 17:18:33 | More by ChicagoNick
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is a solid imperial stout, doing just about everything well, but nothing superlative. The beer pours almost perfect black stout, tan head, and good lacing.

It falls off in the smell. The scents I get seem to be the right ones, dark coffee, molasses, a hint of alcohol; however, I had to make an effort to pick these out.

My initial impression of this beer was of molasses. This flavor waned as the beer warmed, being replaced with a coffee and woody hops. There is also a light hazelnut taste, it seems. The body is just a bit light, maybe thinned a bit by the alcohol (which adds a little bite at the end).

Will definitely look for this again. It's a more bitter (I feel the IBUs in the beer), but very straightforward winner for the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 02:04:57 | More by cjgiant
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Paz8812

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-08-2014 03:14:08 | More by Paz8812
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Devin_Curtis

Texas

4.34/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I've been wanting a really good stout for a while now, this met the requirements for sure.

Poured very,very dark...almost like a cold brewed coffee.
Great head, dark tan in color, good retention and plenty of lacing, the glass was sticky after the beer was gone. That's a good thing in my book.

Smell was fantastic, lots of dark roast coffee, chocolate very little spicy hop character.

Taste was spot on with the smell, dark coffee (espresso even) chocolate, its a stout that's not trying to be something else.

Mouth feel: I liked the carbonation this beer has, its aggressive at first but then it dies down and the bubbles are very tiny which give the beer that "creamy" feel.

Overall this beer was really great, a true stout, no bull crap dark fruit or wood flavors, just awesomeness.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2014 15:02:31 | More by Devin_Curtis
Dark Truth Stout from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,721 ratings.