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

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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5098) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, - 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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (3246) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 18, 2015
330ml bottle pours out dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Nose is roast malts chocolate and pit fruit. Taste is sweet malts toffee pit fruit and some chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielecamo (734) - ITALY - APR 29, 2015
In bottiglia da 33cl. Aroma di cioccolato, caffè amaro, leggero erbaceo. al palato corpo pieno, poco gasata, scorre veloce senza avvertire la gradazione abbastanza elevata. Finale secco, leggermente amaro, cioccolato e caffè

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3784) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Very dark brown. Flavour is bittersweet with some chocolate and malt sugars. Very smooth and creamy.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
florent.janssens (198) - - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
XCaellaX (24) - 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!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5680) - 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.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
TEJA (1535) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gachupines (1038) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1513) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rammer (331) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 4, 2015
Good stout. Black, thick white head. A good density and strength. Coffee aroma and flavor.


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