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RATINGS: 888   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4349) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Purchased at Allagash. 12 oz bottle.well roasted grains giving a little coffee flavor. Dry malt amd some chocolate. Nothing particularly Belgian about it, aside from the yeast I suppose. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reberiii (302) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Aromatic chocolate and dark fruit. Touch of licorice. Mostly opaque. More licorice and chocolate on the front of the tongue, light clinging sweetness in the finish. Touch of hops and spice at the end.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beertholomeus (666) - California, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Chocolate, roasted malt, licorice, coffee, caramel and hop aroma. Chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, licorice, soy sauce and slight yeast flavors. Medium full body and a creamy mouthfeel. Chocolate and roasted malt finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jacoblsmith (3) - New York, USA - JUN 24, 2014 does not count
My absolute favorite stout, hands down. I was first introduced to this beer by a bartender in Chicago, and this is beer is the reason I love Allagash. It’s not perfect, but damn it’s good.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Busick (350) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2014
A ’staple’ when I was first introduced to the craft beer industry, but now that the boom has landed, this beer and others from its brewery tend to get lost in the mix.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
penguinfinity (103) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Bottle. Mildly sweet aroma. Pours dark brown. Taste is slightly bitter, hard to place. Solid stout but I’m not a fan of this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (690) - California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
12oz bottle at Kin. Pours a dark brown color without much head. Mild sweetness and some caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (934) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
From bomber to glass. Aromas of moderate biscuit and moderate low chocolate. Slight sweet candi as it warmed. Clear and deep brown with a tan head. Taste is chocolate and toast with very slight roast. Moderate low bitterness. Finishes medium dry.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crhensel (135) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours pitch black with no head. Aroma is slightly fruity with roasted malts. Flavor is very rich with light chocolate coffee notes. Thick but refreshing and definitely a great sipper. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (756) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
@ Havregatan. Bottle from Kihoskh, Copenhagen (61 DKK). Fruity with roasted malts, sweet, spicy and yeasty notes, medium body and oily texture. The finish is dry with roasted notes.


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