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RATINGS: 747   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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Barley, wheat, rye and oats provide the foundation for this big stout. Layers of complex flavors slowly emerge from the glass: espresso, roasted fig, creme brulee. Belgian yeast provides a plum-like fruitiness, noble German hops reveal spicy, herbal notes, while the rich, velvety mouthfeel mellows to a dry, smoky finish. Such a robust beer stands well by itself, but also makes a wonderful end-note to any rich, indulgent meal. Discover the secret of combining this roasty ale to sweets, by pairing with dark chocolate or caramel, or even by pouring it over ice cream.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2010

Bottle 75cl. @ Papsoes blindtasting. [ Bottle #16. ]

Clear dark black color with a large, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, burnt, chocolate, coffee. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chalky, light licorice. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20100821]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30734) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
Bottle, blind #16. Pours black and with thick and huge brown head. Aroma is mild fruity and hoppy, mild acidic and fruity. Malty, chocolate and light chalky. Vague bitterness coming through. Malty and chocolate into a smooth. Subdued fruity finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29134) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2010
Bottled. A dark brown beer with a red shine. The aroma has notes of spices and sweet and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, and chocolate, leading to a dry and roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of wavers1. Pours black with a reddish hue and a dense and lacing beige head. Sweet aroma of dark fruits and some hard roasted malts. Medium body, hard roasted malts and dark fruits. Some malt bitterness, but lacks a little refinement to be truly great. 210810

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2010
Bottle #16 at Papsøs blindtasting. Pitch black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of dark chocolate and hops. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate, hops and cocoa powder. Dry hoppy and roasted finish.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19216) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2013
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Black with rich, firm, beige head. Mostly metal and ash up front. Sweetish with full body and soft mouthfeel. Hearty coffee, creme brulee topped by salty, grassy hops. Rich yet mellow, with some licorice and long resiny bitterness. Some warmth in the finish. Terrible aroma, but the richness and softness of the malt is what I remember this beer for.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16399) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a longlasting tan head. Has a roasted malty licorice aroma with hoppy hints. Roasted malty chocolate and licorice flavor with hoppy hints. Has a roasted malty chocolate and licorice finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14449) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2013
6th June 2011
Opaque black stout, thick creamy head. Smooth soft palate. Creamy dark malt. A stout of numerous subtleties. Chocolate, coffee, dark fruits. Minerals. Finishes smooth, malty and tangy. Nice and pretty drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14328) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle from Pear Delicatessen & Shoppe, Seattle, bb 12/26/14
Black color, with compact brownish head. The aroma immediately strikes for its fresh fruitiness, apples, pears, and just a hint of roastiness. The mouthfeel is very smooth, quite round; the dark chocolate flavor prevails over the roasted malt, but there is also a relatively evident liquorice component; it has the right amount of residual sugars, strong bitterness, a peppery note and some alcohol warmth.
Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14021) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2012
bottle at home ... dark roast ... bubbly tan head ... soft light malt roast ... sweet roast ... dark malts ... little chocolate ... light dark roast ... soft bitterness ... light hint of yeast ... nice and easily drinkable


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