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RATINGS: 825   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.31   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Black Note blends the complex aromatics of Expedition Stout with the velvety smooth texture of Double Cream Stout. The combination is aged in freshly retired oak bourbon barrels for months. The result is a malty harmony of dark chocolate, espresso and dried fruit notes, all buoyed by the warmth and fragrance of the bourbon barrel. Aimed squarely at the stout aficionados, Black Note makes a grand statement about the art of the dark.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kryon (1828) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2015
Pours lovely black with low brown head Aromas lovely of vanilla, coffee, chocolate Taste is greatly balanced of figs, dades, vanilla, bourbon. Great! Insanely well balanced

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleksander9 (744) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2015
-short review cbc- black. Easy to drink. Consentrated aroma and flavor. Some coffee. Overall a little hyped

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arve_Christian (3857) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2015
On tap at CBC- København. Pitch black color , some brownish foam. High aroma intensity; bourbon, licorice, leather . Full body & high complexity . Some immediate sweetness, some bitterness; balances good. Very Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Humlehode (278) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2015
Pours black with brown head. Oak, whiskey, coffee, dark chocolate.. Complex and very smooth and round. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (13816) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Tap at CBC2015. Dark brown color, small off-white head. Roasted coffeish flavor with vanilla and espresso. Warming finish. Super drinkable.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ktwse (2701) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2015
Pours black with beautiful low deep tan head. Aroma of molasses, coffee, chocolate, muscovado, bourbon. Taste is bourbon, vanilla, light chocolate bitter, coffee yet sweet finish. Body is rich and creamy with soft carbonation. Hands down, the best beer I've ever had.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
darthmoore (16) - Michigan, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Pours black with a bit of ruby in the light. Thin tan head. Not much lace but does leave alcohol legs on the glass. Nose is all chocolate, vanilla, and a bit of boozy heat. Tastes of chocolate cake, bourbon and a lingering delicious coffee. Mouth feel is smooth. You get a bit of alcohol warmth in the chest. Very drinkable considering the abv. Near perfect.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrOrla (541) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Very dark body with a medium brown head. Taste is Oak, dark chocolate, caramel, vanilla, malt and ryebread? Very balanced, one of the best beers ive had.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RRistow12 (413) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Tasted from draft. Pours black with thick mocha head. Aroma is bourbon, coffee,dark fruits. Taste is very smooth and velvety. Lot of bourbon flavor along with coffee, chocolate, vanilla, dark fruits, caramel, maple syrup. Full bodied thick mouthfeel. Definitely one of the best bourbon barrel stouts I've ever had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (476) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
2014 thanks to ant_wails, you da man bruh! Pours a crude black with a brown head which soon recedes to a ring around the glass. Aroma is vanilla, bourbon, coffee and raisins. Taste is vanilla, bourbon, cocoa powder and some cherry tartness on the finish. Quite hot and slightly harsh, I wish I had drank this later on this year or perhaps next but that would only be the cherry on the icing.


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