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RATINGS: 899   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (1375) - SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2014
Pours dark dark brown with low off white head Aromas of roasted malts, dark chocolate, bread, soy Taste has notes of belgian chocolate, coffee, roasted malts. Low to medium bodied with medium bitter ending.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
warhawk91 (302) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - MAY 3, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Dark brown pour with a finger of khaki head. Smell is dark chocolate with clove and citrus, molasses, ripe plum. Taste is dark fruit, dark chocolate with banana and hints of citrus. Well made beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3752) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
355ml bottle

Pours dark brown with a smooth white head. Aroma of roasty malts, some spices, dark chocolate and licorice. Taste is smooth, sweet and roasty with some spices, dark chocolate and licorice. Finish is ripe fruity, sweet and roasty with some raisins, dark chocolate and licorice. Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5667) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
35,5 cl bottle @ hotel room, Copenhagen
Aroma has toffee and some roasted notes. Flavour has some baking stuff, roasted notes and cocoa. Also some resiny tones. Rather hoppy stuff, more like black ipa than foreign stoult.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (6171) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
355 ml bottle @ hotel room, Copenhagen.
Pours pitch black color with a small head. Aroma is - surprise, surprise - a bit sour, some caramel, cocoa and dark fruits. Flavor of dark fruits, some syrupy notes, mild sour notes, caramel and yeast. Never been a fan of belgian stouts besides Hercule Stout, and this isn’t that good either.
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
355 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown, almost black colour with a small head. Aroma of roasted malts, red berries and grass. Flavour of red berries, mild cardboard, grassy bitterness, toasted malts and caramel sweetness. Medium bodied and a sweet, roasty, creamy finish. Not balanced. Feels old.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fraternie (819) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2014
Intricate and detailed, with initial flavors of candy sugar, licorice and bourbon leading into and underbelly of smoke, chocolate and caramel. Lingers long with smooth precision.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackfrost9p (258) - California, USA - APR 23, 2014
Enjoyable. Mix of a traditional stout and Belgian ale, but I am not a huge fan of Belgian Ales in general so this was just OK.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (276) - New York, USA - APR 20, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a snifter..dark brown with 1 finger tan head..aroma of yeast,roasted malts, coffee..tastes ok..expected this to be better.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2263) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2014
4/19/2014. 750 ml. corked and caged bottle. dark brown with a tan head. Roasted malt, yeast, caramel and coffee aromas. yeast shows through with spices, chocolate and yeast. Semisweet finish.


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