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Death & Taxes Black Beer - Moonlight Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

260 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 63
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moonlight Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-11-2003)
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

4 oz. draft pour in Santa Rosa, CA, at Flavor Bistro. Typically don't care much for black beers but this one is miraculously, almost paradoxically light -- no gut-busting thickness or crazy high-ABV undertow beneath the flavor, which is impressively complex: slightly charred, pleasant notes of coffee and chocolate... very fresh-tasting, too, which is the upside of it being brewed only a few miles away.

JonahNW, Oct 31, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on tap into a shaker pint at Toronado SF.

Deep mahogany brown, presented up to the rim with a faint tan collar, and just a smidge of brown head. While finishing the beer may actually be red, hard to tell might be the neon in the bar.

Absolutely ripping grain aroma on the brew. Ripped husky grain and lots of milk chocolate quality on the nose. Clean smelling. Big and nearly rich, but waffery all over. Fantastic.

Palate does not disappoint. Big crackling grain notes in the mid palate, followed by waffered chocolate and a bit of coffee. Literaly tastes like chocolate covered grain seeds. Mild sensing notes and a great lager crisp body all over.

Wonderfully balanced and presented, with a classic lager feel. Wonderful brew.

smakawhat, Oct 25, 2014
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Death & Taxes Black Beer from Moonlight Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.