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Heart Of Darkness - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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87
very good

1,207 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,207
Reviews: 318
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.08%
Wants: 57
Gots: 73 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
English Stout |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our inky-black stout had a smooth, round palate with a dreamlike undercurrent of bittersweet chocolate. This dense liquid-silk summoned hope from hibernation and balanced winter's endless white snows with a rich swirl of creamy black rapture.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: pezoids on 10-03-2001)
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My first Stout from Magic Hat!

Pours out a pitch black with a thin mocha/tan head.

The aroma has notes of bittersweet chocolate, lactose, sugar and light roasted characteristics.

The taste is mainly the bittersweet chocolate notes, followed by the sugary type of sweetness and roasted malt. There is a hint of hop bitterness that helps to balance out the sweetness.

The body is medium and the mouthfeel is pretty creamy.

Definitely not bad, but very standard. I would have liked a bigger mouthfeel and some coffee notes in addition to the chocolate. Worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2012 01:54:47 | More by JohnnyMc
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Heart Of Darkness from Magic Hat Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,207 ratings.