Heart Of Darkness | Magic Hat Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,387 Ratings
Heart Of DarknessHeart Of Darkness
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Vermont, United States
magichat.net

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

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

Added by stirgy on 10-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,387
Reviews:
326
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
12.28%
 
 
Wants:
112
Gots:
157
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,387 |  Reviews: 326
Photo of UPMD_Bill
4.22/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into glass

A: super-dark, almost black
S: definite chocolate aroma on the nose. smells Interesting.
T: citrus notes on the finish (grapefruit?) The late bitterness good for balance.
F: heavy, with mild carbonation
O: enjoyed and would get it again.

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Photo of Joe_
4.75/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I generally don't like Magic Hat, but this is my favorite chocolate stout. It's widely available in the winter and incredibly smooth. Every time I see a six-pack I buy one.

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Photo of CorgiDad
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beer-Revelry
3.47/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of random846
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JNForsyth
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of bmeehan
3.13/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Admittedly, I'm not a stout drinker, so when I do drink a stout, I'm doing it more for the sake of seeing if my taste has changed than I am just to pour a beer into my mouth. That said, I didn't like this beer very much and thought it was too strong/bitter, but don't take my word as gospel regarding anything stout-related. Don't do it! Stop reading this!

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Photo of REY_CORTEZ
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of osant37
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Redrock
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of direwolf00
4.2/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of BeerSnobery
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of walterk
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of IPAchris
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.88/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of BeerInspector
4.2/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of BeerLoverCRM
4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.28/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -23.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

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5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of FrankShirley
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Kandra
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Myotus
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Heart Of Darkness from Magic Hat Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 1,387 ratings.
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