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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
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Once a "Ghost Bottle" that we only made for ourselves, Brooklyn Cuvée Noire finally journeys beyond our walls. A stout-like blend of German and British pale and dark malts, this beer fermented with Belgian yeast and then spends more than six months in Kentucky bourbon barrels. Dry, brisk, and complex, showing notes of chocolate, coffee, citrus, vanilla and coconut, Cuvée Noire is refermented in this bottle of Champagne yeast. It is a most excellent accompaniment means to dinner.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11705) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 9, 2011
Draft. Poured dark brown color with an average fizzy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted yeast and alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where exceeded.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11321) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle KØ. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Strong bourbon-Vanilla notes. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (660) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2015
duft burbon orange sød brun farin smag orange brun farine burbon karamel fin varme for alkohol

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bamsen78 (4178) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle, KØ15. Pours cloudy very dark brown with airy light tan head, Clear aroma of roast, coffee and caramel malt, with notes of vanilla. Sweetish flavour of vanilla and malt, with notes of barrel and touches of roasted coffee beans. Sweetish and boozy aftertaste. Warming alcohol presence. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11664) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2015
Dark brown with a small off-white head. Roasted aroma with licorice and a touch of citrus. Sweet fruity and toasted flavour with bourbon, licorice and notable alcohol

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6892) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours very dark brown with a medium beige head. The aroma is light acidic and ripe fruity with cheery and roasted notes. Flavor is lighter roasted with ripe berry notes. Chocolate and light acid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillWyce (817) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Pours opaque ink-black with a 1-finger tan head. Moderate amount of bubbling along the wall of the glass. Aroma of coffee, with notes of oak and citrus. Body is medium-to-full and lightly oily. Mild astringency to the finish. Flavor of vanilla oak mixed with coffee. A light citrus note from the orange peel gives it a pleasant note that lightens the overall flavor. As it warms some, a chocolate note comes through.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (3276) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 9, 2015
750ml bottle pours out a cola color with a sand head. Nose is sweet toffee caramel pit fruit and some spice. Taste is more of the sweetness pit fruit and some spice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joakgust (1094) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2015
Bottle. Opaque dark brown beer with a large beige head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, chocolate, molasses, vanilla, oak and licorice. Flavor is malty with notes of caramel, chocolate, vanilla, oak, bread and molasses. Well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3090) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 12, 2015
Bottled. Pours hazy and deep brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, wood, vanilla and bourbon notes. Sweet flavor that ends up dry, slightly bitter with some alcohol. Medium bodied, oily texture and flat to soft carbonation. A very nice Impy. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gaultier (806) - SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2015
Beer tasting @ fillepolo. Bottle from Systembolaget. Dry fruity with bourbon. Body is medium, finish is dried fruits and bourbon.


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