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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

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maslupulos (39) - North Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2013
Carbonated deep brown pour with bubbly, creamy head. Lots of smells waft out the glass; licorice, chocolate, fresh-baked bread, and a little smoke. Really complex taste. Starts with a hit of dark roasted coffee and adds notes of bitter chocolate, candied sugar, caramel, and slight belgian esters. A bitter piney hop presence really lets on during the finish, much more so than I would have expected. Great mixture of a stout with a dark belgian. Really awesome beer, but what else would you expect from Allagash.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DarbyCrash74 (2) - - JUN 24, 2015 does not count
Such a good beer. I got it in the 750 ml bottle. The 2 Row barley, torrified wheat and oats give is a silkey mouthfeel. The roasted and chocolate malt and the generous portion of dark caramelized candi sugar contribute to the apperance and aroma, and the Belgian yeast combines it all to such a great palate. I will be getting this one again..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3638) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2015
Clear dark brown black colour, off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, spices, cherries, light vanilla. Light sweet caramel flavour, light cacao, yeast, hint bitterness. Bit thin. Finish cacao, yeast, caramel.
(from 355mL bottle @ home)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smiley31 (8) - East Aurora, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2015 does not count
As Belgian style stouts go, this is a very well balanced beer. It is a very smooth drink that avoids any type of hoppy finish. If I came came across this at a bar I would for sure order 2 or 3 :-) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2483) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 21, 2015
On tap at MacGregor’s Greece. Dark pour with minimal head. Nose is standard - dominated by roasted/toasted malt, a touch of chocolate. Mouthfeel starts oily and sweet then turns dry and grainy as it is held in the mouth. Interesting, I liked it. Chocolate malt taste in the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Belgrave (30) - Truro, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2015
Pours black with low tan head. Aroma of earthy, coffee and basement aromas. Tastes of roasted malt, sweetness and coffee. Full bodied. Good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tsd08460 (195) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Aroma: basement aromas, earthy, coffee Appearance: brown-black, clear, tan head Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, coffee Palate: full body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Very good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bnokk (196) - Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2015
APPEARANCE - nice black body, super light head. NOSE - mostly Belgian on the nose initially. FLAVOR - surprisingly light flavor considering the advertisement on the bottle of roastiness. NOTES - good, but more like a Belgian than a roasty dark beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sekemoto (20) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 8, 2015
Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Taste follows. Full bodied. Good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvanFriend (414) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Taste is chocolate, brown sugar, and spicy Belgian yeast, which then fades into a coffee finish. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
McCarty23 (53) - Vista, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
Black dark black pour with tan head. Smell of dark roast and some Belgian beer type spices. Flavor if dark roast with a Belgian yeast finish.

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