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Onyx Black Ale - Stevens Point Brewery

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Onyx Black AleOnyx Black Ale

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81
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317 Ratings
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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.52%
Wants: 3
Gots: 21 | 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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Photo of russpowell
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent ruby=tinged mahogany with 3 fingers of rocky mocha colored head, good looking brew! Good head retention & lacing

S: Toasty malt, a faint whiff of nuttyness

T: Toasty malt, with a touch of licorice?, brown bread & faint herbal hoppyness up front. Grainy notes, coffee & a hint of caramel are all there as this warms, along with some mineral dryness & a kiss of licorice. Finishes dry, nutty, with mocha & toasty grain

MF: Light/medium bodied, a touch of stickyness. fairly controlled carbonation, & decent balance

Drinks pretty easy, not on "point" for the style, but close enough. Far better than most offerings from these guys. I look as this a pretty solid release from these guys & worthy of future purchases when hankering for some coffee/ licorice flavor, especially for the price

russpowell, Mar 25, 2010
Photo of jaredtp
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

jaredtp, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of G_Mad
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

G_Mad, Sunday at 07:42 PM
Photo of troyvar
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

troyvar, Jun 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

enelson, Dec 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

syx, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of ScottyG
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

ScottyG, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of Airedoggie
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep black color with a weak light-tan head and moderate lacing.

S:Sweet fruit notes with a touch of caramel

T: Burnt caramel maltiness with hint of coffee. Sweet and the bitter.

M: Lighter than expected, nice carbonation and yet feels like a stout

O: Very pleasant flavorful beer.

Airedoggie, Dec 07, 2011
Photo of schaffer9252
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

schaffer9252, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

ItsBeer4Me, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of lilsmizzul1225
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

lilsmizzul1225, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of Rand_ale_Thor
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Rand_ale_Thor, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

krome, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

jgunther71, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of kew
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

kew, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of jklecko2
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

jklecko2, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of KISSFR33K
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

KISSFR33K, Aug 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

2Cents, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of Jflynt
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Jflynt, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of wheatyweiss
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a czechvar glass.

Pours a cola black, almost opaque. Decent sized head is slightly fizzy.

Aroma is dark roasted malt, sweet with a dextrose aroma. Smallish coffee and dark cocoa aroma.

Flavor is of dark roast malt. Slight flavor of tannin and coffee. Middle brings an aggressive bitterness. Astringent grain comes on the fish with a molasses and burnt coffee flavor.

Mouthfeel is very bubbly, not thin but the carbonation is aggressive. The carbonation cuts the swetnes of the grain slightly.

Not a bad beer, crisp and full of flavor, just a little thin.

wheatyweiss, Jun 06, 2010
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

BYOFB, Nov 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

BillyLrsn, Dec 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Elaibie, May 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

fuzzcherry, Nov 29, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

DaveMiller, Nov 25, 2013
Onyx Black Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.