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RATINGS: 1006   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Allagash Black, our new Belgian style stout, is brewed with German 2 row barley, Torrified wheat and oats, balanced by a large addition of Belgian dark candi to give the Black a full and silky mouthfeel. Roasted malts give this stout its classic chocolate, toast and malty taste, and contribute to chocolate notes and a hint of roasted coffee in the aroma. The Black is fermented with a Belgian yeast strain and refermented in the bottle with the methode champenoise to make this beer truly unique. Availability: 750 ml bottles, 5.17 gal kegs ABV: 7.5% Original Gravity: 1.072 Recommended Serving Temperature: 55°F Recommended Cellaring Temperature: 55°F

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slubgob (310) - West Hartford, USA - JUN 23, 2016
12 oz bottle into pint glass. Looks like weaker coffee, off-white lingering head. Slightly sweat nose, suggestion of raisins, some roasted malts deep in the background. In the mouth, mostly light malt. Not really getting the chocolate. A bit of bitter in the back. A decent, but oddly sort of dull stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
koleminer20 (2647) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Sample poured at Allagash. The pour is a reddish brown with a huge light tan head that falls to a film leaving all kinds of lace. The aroma is full of metallic malts. There is a light cocoa to it, but it is a little messy. There isn’t a lot happening. The flavor is a little better, but not much. The malts are lighter and slightly roasted with a string metallic bit lingering on. The mouth feel is thin and watery with a light carbonation and slightly sweet aftertaste. This one is pretty weird, and quite disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1426) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Flight at Allagash with koleminer20. Aroma is roasted malt, wood, yeast, robust. Appearance is dark brown, light tan head, thin. Taste is roasted malt, wood, yeast, full-flavored. Mouthfeel is medium body, light carbonation, robust aftertaste. Overall, this one is pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
katrinaez (1438) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Exactly what it should be. Looks like slightly flat coke. Roasted malt scent and some yeasty stale bready-Ness. Mouth is medium feel and not heavy in sugars, but enough to give rise to the taste buds. Taste is yeasty and roasted malt. Some nutty and earth tones. Tap

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frax (60) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Bottle, packaged on 2/17/16. Pours an extremely dark brown with a slight tan head, moderate lacing. Burnt chocolate aroma, roasted coffee notes. Full bodied, velvety mouthfeel with a lightly bitter, tongue numbing finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sinfull (1460) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2016
Dark brown almost black in color. Nice , tanned head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt and dark fruits . Moderate sweetness in taste with distinct hoppy notes at the end. I felt slight notes of Belgian yeast in it . Close to dry finish. Delicious beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Nice black pour with almost no head. Smells of chocolate/coffee/malts. Big flavor of bittersweet chocolate and a little smoke.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nickls (2392) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Tap. Mostly black with ruby edges, with a light tan head. Getting plum, fig, light roasted maltiness, some chocolate as well. Thinner to medium body. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3580) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2016
July 22, 2015. On tap at Allagash.
Black with a small tan head. Aroma is soft roasted malts, light coffee, some licorice, chocolate, notes of prunes and spices. Taste is light sweet malty and fruity, soft roasted coffee with a smooth bitter finish. Medium bodied, slight creamy texture, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (1368) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - APR 14, 2016
Restrained aroma in a brown black pour. An interesting combination of the best of Belgium - beer and chocolate - that is deliciously different.

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