Brewed by Brasserie de Cazeau
Style: Foreign Stout
Templeuve, Belgium


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"Objectively … the best stout in the world! Savour it with your dessert - with an ice cream and spéculoos, for example - and close your eyes: it’s like entering a torrefaction workshop … This beer is the favourite of the brewer, who has always adored stout. “But I mean real Stout, not oversweet gassy liquids!”. With an aim of finding a fairly marked coffee after-taste, we have chosen to use the most torrefied barley malt that can be found on the market - Black malt at 1400 EBC. As this malt is a bit acrid, we have “corrected” it by using another slightly caramelized malt (150 EBC), and some brown sugar. So that the hops can exist alongside these strong caramelized and torrefied malt flavours, we have mainly opted for the strong American hop, Tomahawk."

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5034) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle: Brown syrupy pour, medium to smaller sized beige head on top of a blak colored beer. The aroma’s are typical stout with some strong herbal tones: bay leaf, autumnal herbs, light toasted bark, nail polish remover, some roasted malts, crispy herbal, flowers and sticky toasted malts. Taste bay leaf, light liquorice, good herby, hint of toast, light roasted barley malts, some hay roast, bitters and toasted/loght roasted herbs. Aftertaste is good bitter with toasted malts, spices, Low carbo, sof spicy mouthfeel, good medium body and a light creamy texture. Good beer, fine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
florent.janssens (195) - - APR 25, 2015
Belle mousse, couleur bien noire. Goût amère mais un peu léger, se rapproche plus du porter. On sent l’alcool en arrière goût. Bière bien lourde

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
XCaellaX (21) - Bramois, SWITZERLAND - APR 18, 2015
33 cl bottle from Drink d’Annevoie, BE. Dark brown to black color with a medium short lasting beige head. Aroma: roasted, malty, coffee, cacao, spices (vanilla?). Flavor: moderate sweet with a moderate bitter and dry long lasting finish. Body is medium to light heavy, oily/creamy texture, soft carbonation. Pretty well balanced!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5436) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2015
330 ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours black with a massive tan head, keeps going and growing out of the glass. A touch over-carbonated then. Aromas of soy sauce, salt liquorice. Taste has light chocolate, more liquorice and soy. Tarry too. Medium body, sweet finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
TEJA (1525) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle from systembolaget sweden. Short light brown head with big bubblet tjat goes away fast. Bad soy aroma. Thinn chocolate taste and body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gachupines (1025) - USA - FEB 26, 2015
Black with a decent tan head. Aroma is vaguely musty. Flammable is muted, slight roasted malt. Smooth finish, but not a lot to it. Wife: 3

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1471) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle free from West Lakeview. Poured black with creamy tan head. Aroma yeasty roast. Light carb med bod. Sweet bitter old hop medicine taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rammer (317) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 4, 2015
Good stout. Black, thick white head. A good density and strength. Coffee aroma and flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown, nose is peppery, coffee, taste is light roast, little bit thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJoer (905) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2015
Medium mokka coloured head, black coloured body, sweet malts some honey, yeast fruity hops smell, a bit creamy medium carbonation and bitter warming coffee dark malts, some sweet, biscuit chocolat cacoa taste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hohops (463) - Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Appearance is dark brown, ruby tinges, with a lasting off white creamy head. Aroma- milky coffee, chocolate, dark fruit undertones. Taste- roast malt, coffee, cocoa bitterness, burnt toast, liquorice hints. Nice, slightly lacks body.

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