Heart Of Darkness - Magic Hat Brewing Company
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Reviews by KajII:
3.53/5 rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
[Suggested Glassware: Nonic Pint]
The pour was a deep dark pitch black with an average (1-2 finger) medium brown rocky head, which receded slowly down to a thick film with a large collar and possessed excellent sheeting of lacing.
The aroma was quite robust and mildly sweet with a roasted cereal malt and a leathery yeast, with notes of baker’s chocolate, roasted coffee, vanilla and a faint hint of smoke.
The taste was a roasty malty-sweet with a hint of chocolate from the beginning and lasting throughout, but it did progress with a smooth coffee presence followed by a lightly bitter smoky finish. The flavor hung on for a decently long duration with a bold and creamy roastiness left behind to settle in on the taste buds.
Mouthfeel was a few steps above medium in body with a creamy and slightly dry texture and a nice mellow carbonation.
Overall this was a beer that offered up a very nice creamy feel along with a bold sweet roastiness and a mildly bitter mocha taste, which most definitely made this a very drinkable and enjoyable brew...
Serving type: bottle
11-14-2012 17:26:18 | More by KajII
More User Reviews:
4.4/5 rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
Appearance - opaque with a light mocha head, fluffed and sticky. Great lacing and resilience.
Aroma - dusty grains and a nice roasty sniff with a touch of coffee.
Taste - slightly sweet grains to start, followed by an excellent roasted character. Just shy of ashy, the balance to the sweet is spot on.. Ends with a dry, toasty warmth.
Mouthfeel - medium weight, supportive but not in the way. Average carbonation, everything where it should be.
Overall - excellent English stout, no-brainer for a session brew.
Serving type: bottle
03-03-2014 04:02:50 | More by brewdlyhooked13
Heart Of Darkness from Magic Hat Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,074 ratings.