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Onyx Black Ale - Stevens Point Brewery

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Onyx Black AleOnyx Black Ale

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297 Ratings
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Ratings: 297
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.76%
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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BellsBum

Michigan

4.06/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Don't be put off by the low price, this ale is done right. It's not the finest in the world but it tastes really good. It's not like coming home to a warm, horny, loving mate, but it's a good kisser. Like your lover, it may not be around for long, so get it while you can.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 05:20:39 | More by BellsBum
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

01-25-2014 22:34:07 | More by jaydoc
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Nick-K

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

01-25-2014 22:16:16 | More by Nick-K
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jimmy13

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

01-23-2014 22:36:24 | More by jimmy13
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Rilesmiles

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

01-22-2014 02:36:43 | More by Rilesmiles
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MikeBrittain

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +12.4%

01-12-2014 16:09:52 | More by MikeBrittain
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kew

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

01-12-2014 16:02:55 | More by kew
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cdwil

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

01-12-2014 13:49:00 | More by cdwil
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northcoastwolf

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

01-12-2014 03:19:11 | More by northcoastwolf
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kschm628

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

01-04-2014 20:17:32 | More by kschm628
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-23-2013 04:00:01 | More by sparx1100
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tjsmith910

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-14-2013 12:04:00 | More by tjsmith910
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-13-2013 03:05:29 | More by XmnwildX12
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-09-2013 02:37:37 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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gkjhawk

Kansas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-05-2013 02:23:08 | More by gkjhawk
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Westuh

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -15.7%

11-26-2013 20:05:09 | More by Westuh
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

11-25-2013 14:06:44 | More by DaveMiller
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utvol

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-22-2013 00:25:05 | More by utvol
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

11-21-2013 07:13:33 | More by Localdrinklax
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.61/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of winter variety pack:

Pours pitch black with very thin, lasting tan to light brown head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of mildly roasted coffee, black pepper, some pumpernickel and subtle earthy tones.

The taste is of roasted coffee, toffee and earthy tones. Sweetness balanced by mild roast and a hop touch that gives bitterness more than flavor in the finish. Slight alcohol shows late.

Medium-bodied, slightly slick, it finishes rather abruptly.

This is a pretty good dark roasted, malty brown ale.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2013 02:17:05 | More by jwc215
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jsprain1

Minnesota

3.01/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Deep dark brown, not quite black. Head is tanned, with mediocre retention on it.
S- Aroma is sweet, some caramel, a touch of smoke. Pretty light, and on the sweet end for what calls itself a black ale. Minimal hoppiness. Would have liked a bit more roastedness.
T- A decent taste to it, but would have liked a bit more presence to it. Coffee, dark caramel, that is about it. Good, but could have used just a touch more hop character or smokiness.
M- Would have liked more body to it. More body would have possibly brought more flavor and creaminess to it, either or both of which would have been appreciated.
O- It's not bad, but there just isn't much to report here. Acceptable, but uninteresting.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2013 01:56:11 | More by jsprain1
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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.7%

11-16-2013 22:28:24 | More by Beer4Mike
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

10-07-2013 20:39:06 | More by Whiskeydeez
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

10-02-2013 00:29:27 | More by majorbase2
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mwar

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-21-2013 21:37:28 | More by mwar
Onyx Black Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.