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Black Wolf Valente Double Espresso

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Brewed by Black Wolf
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Stirling, Scotland

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Straddling beer and coffee, this stylish libation is both Alpha and Omega. With a welcoming aroma created from double strength coffee beans, accompanied by a silky smooth texture and a rich dark nature, it is clear as a full moon why it was awarded gold at the 2012 World Beer Awards.


2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gegwilson (1389) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle from a Glasgow ASDA. Pours black with a fading tan head. The taste is sweet with coffee, chocolate and lots of vanilla. Some citrus sharpness to it as well. Tastes artificial somehow. I love a coffee stout but this one was pretty poor.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2123) - SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours almost entirely black, with a brown head. Rich aroma, loads of coffee beans and chocolate, vanilla, caramel, treacle. Off-dry, medium to full bodied, mid bitterness, balanced CO2. Rich, roasted taste, lots of coffee, vanilla, chocolate, caramel. Finishes a bit dry and dusty. (2014-07-25)

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (702) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 9, 2014
From a bottle. Pours like liquid chocolate, velvet mouth feel, coffee and dark chocolate bitterness. I liked it a lot.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
didierlewallon (125) - ponferrada, SPAIN - AUG 3, 2014
Es una cerveza de color negro profundo con una espuma de color beige. Aroma de café tostado y de chocolate oscuro. Sabor dulce y bastante seco con un amargor medio. Cerveza interesante, vale la pena de probarla, si te gusta el café.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Godfather50 (64) - SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Shockingly different. I’m still on a caffeine high. Beer is not meant to be like this. I always decline an after dinner coffee, but no longer! The velvety malt that slides in, the chocolate, the silk of the barley. This could become my new addiction - Red Bull step aside.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
heyheyguesswho (18) - - JUL 27, 2014
Not a barrister so I can't really rate it like it should be rated, but **** it's a beautiful beer (if you could call it that). It tastes like a fermented alcoholic cool light espresso. I'm gonna try get this one past the alcohol rules at work.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kerenmk (2543) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle. Black with a low cream-coloured head. Smells like an overly sweetened espresso, then mud and also a little musty. Tastes a little roasty, a little dry and mildly bitter. Full body, alcoholic finish and that sweetened coffee aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (684) - ISRAEL - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small beige head. Nice aroma of coffee, mocha, milky chocolate and caramel . Sweet with coffee liquor flavors, milk chocolate, coffee, cocoa, and caramel. Medium-bodied. Drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (1757) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle, small creamy beige head, opaque extremely dark brown colour, aroma of dark chocolate and mocha, flavour of roasted coffee, dark chocolate, dirt and a hint of coffee liquor, extremely smooth amd quite dry woth a medium bitterness. Nicely balanced amd highly enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (8101) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch stark nach Kaffee, süß, leicht röstmalzig. Geschmack leicht röstmalzig, Kaffee, Espresso, süß.


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