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Onyx Black Ale - Stevens Point Brewery

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Onyx Black AleOnyx Black Ale

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298 Ratings
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Ratings: 298
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.8%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cdkrenz on 03-03-2010)
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beergoot

Colorado

3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Very dark brown, nearly black (in certain light) body topped with a thick, foamy head. Decent roasted malt aroma with a bit of a charred grain hint. Smooth, velvety feel; clean with a roasted dryness to the finish; hint of malt sugars. Taste is rich and smooth with a soft, pleasing light cocoa flavor permeating everything; gentle bitterness complements the malt sweetness.

All-in-all, a really nice black ale. Plenty of soothing malt sweetness abounds, not overpowering at all. Well-made and a pleasure to drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2012 01:30:18 | More by beergoot
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mattporter2

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-22-2012 06:30:58 | More by mattporter2
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Tnkemist

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

12-22-2012 01:55:52 | More by Tnkemist
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Jvcshad


4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-22-2012 01:55:17 | More by Jvcshad
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

12-21-2012 19:53:42 | More by sendbeer
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tgraven

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

12-11-2012 22:35:01 | More by tgraven
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enelson

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

12-08-2012 13:21:59 | More by enelson
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.23/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - black with a thick brown head poured from bottle into pint glass

S - nutty, caramel

T - nutty, caramel, some chocolate notes,faint coffee, light bitterness

M - smooth with some body

Great brown ale. It's nutty and very malty, well balanced. I recommend this beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2012 00:07:23 | More by Damian74Shensky
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brewdude1982

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was a 12 oz can poured into a snifter.

It pours a lovely black with a nice head that dissipates quickly. It has a sweet dark smell that also has some spices. The taste is very pleasing and the beer has a great body that does not disappoint, I would definitely recommend.

Serving type: can

12-07-2012 22:48:45 | More by brewdude1982
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

12-02-2012 20:14:10 | More by richkrull
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ironwill54


3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

11-28-2012 20:58:05 | More by ironwill54
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Mick-e-d


4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-28-2012 03:34:52 | More by Mick-e-d
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-27-2012 06:41:24 | More by BYOFB
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jharris0624

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

11-17-2012 19:19:33 | More by jharris0624
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - ruby black with a big, thick, frothy, brown head that has good retention

S - nutty, caramel

T - nutty, caramel, some faint roast, light citrus, faint coffee, light bitterness

M - medium bodied, well carbonated, smooth

This is a nice, full flavored brown ale. It's nutty and very malty with a very balanced hop character. I recommend this beer to all fans of the style.

Serving type: can

11-15-2012 01:18:34 | More by tdm168
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-11-2012 18:42:40 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

10-31-2012 19:40:06 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

10-30-2012 19:38:59 | More by jklecko2
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-22-2012 02:46:35 | More by BarrytheBear
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boehmer7

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +12.7%

10-16-2012 21:20:30 | More by boehmer7
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THUNDERDAWG911


4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

10-14-2012 23:03:57 | More by THUNDERDAWG911
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albertjr21

New York

3.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed in a pint glass, pours the deepest brown you can get (black) under a thinning but well preserved head. A moderate aroma of roasted malt, light licorice and deeply roasted nut timidly calls to the nose. An overall smoky flavor highlights a crisp and roasted malt dominated body. Vanilla, roasted caramel and ground coffee are coming in on my palate. With regards to the smokiness in the flavor, this may be the only time I've been able to appreciate it because of how well balanced it is with the other flavors at play here.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2012 00:06:18 | More by albertjr21
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greenmark59


4/5  rDev +12.7%

10-06-2012 17:51:09 | More by greenmark59
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ruckus232

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.7%

10-04-2012 00:03:19 | More by ruckus232
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Jimboe


4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

10-03-2012 15:31:53 | More by Jimboe
Onyx Black Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 298 ratings.