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Alvinne Mano Negra Oak Aged Glenrothes Barrel

Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Imperial Stout
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Mano Negra, lagered for 3 months on Glenrothes maltwhisky barrel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
herchick (17) - Akron, Ohio, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Poured from bottle at Cask Pub & Kitchen in London. Aroma of chocolate, berries, and sour. Opened the bottle and brown foam gently rose out of the top. Palate is very light for this high of an alcohol stout. Taste is that of slight sour turning into oak from the barrel aging then that of dark chocolate. Very nice! Spoke with Pete from CASK and he said they aged this in their cellar for 18 months before making it available. Really enjoyed this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (9997) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Bottle shared by Kyle, thanks! Poured a near clear dark brown with a light brown head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma was full of dark grains and a bit of roasted malts backed by a bit of dark fruits and whiskey. Flavor was similar with a more earthy grain note and a good amount of whiskey in the finish. A bit boozy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19160) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 13, 2011
Tasting at Papsø
Dark brown color, almost black; flat, no head. The dark malt aroma is a bit dusty and ashy, with very light alcohol and apples. The body is weaker than expected, for this gravity, with a fairly good of chocolate, caramel and roasted malt combination; the whisky barrel just seems to bring some alcohol in the end. The final is rather short, with semi-sweet chocolate and caramel; the intrinsic strength of the beer is covering some light fermentation flaw.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holy (837) - GERMANY - FEB 20, 2011
Bottle. Holy-Gusher Beerman! Took over five minutes to calm down, but was worth the wait! The signature Morpheus yeast dominates the front end, but interestingly enough, the end sip is a mixture of sweet coco, coffee and sour elements. Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (11965) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 19, 2011
courtesy of fiulijn - a brutal gushing sadly makes 1dl disappear ... pours a very dark brown cloudy beer; little long lasting beige foam leaving a correct lacework; a fair whisky presence in the nose along with notes of wood, licorice and black chocolate, fairly roasted; full-bodied and with some initial sweetness, a solid harsh bitterness; very long roasted chocolatey and woody finish where the whisky notes, this time, stay in the background

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2650) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 17, 2011
Woody roasty aroma. Deep brown with a thin layer of off white head. Roasty flavor with hints of liqour, but not too complex. A bit thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6727) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 10, 2011
Courtesy of bu11zeye. Mahogany color with tan foam. Spicy red wine, sugar, chocolate aromas. light to medium bodied. Sugar, chocolate, wood, vanilla, dark roast malt flavors-my favorite of the three Negress’ that night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark brown ruby color with a small longlasting off-white head. Has a roasted malty licorice and dark fruit aroma. Roasted malty woody licorice and dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish roasted malty woody licorice finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (6054) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2010
(37.5cl bottle thanks to bu11zeye) clearish copper/ruby. Creamy tan bubbles. Nose of cherry, tobacco, Belgian yeast, oak. Taste of alcohol, oak, spices, cherry, tobacco and spirits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2010
(375ml bottle) Pours a dark brown body with lots of protein particles and a small beige head. Aroma of wood, raisins, coffee, vinous, roasted malt, and dates. Flavor of yeast, roasted malt, wood, caramel, light whiskey, and raisins.

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