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Brewed by De Dochter van de Korenaar
Style: Foreign Stout
Baarle-Hertog, Belgium

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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Superb dry stout with vanilla and smoke notes. Brewed with a portion of Weyermann Oak Smoked Wheat Malt, and whole Madagascar and Réunion vanilla beans that have been added twice during the brewing and maturation process, for extra complexity.
This ensures ’Charbon’ is a very pleasantly drinkable dry stout, with an interesting aroma and flavour to treat the real beer enthusiasts.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
psilosophy (652) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - FEB 17, 2016
Bouteille de 33 cl. Couleur brune, mousse abondante de tenue correcte. Des arômes très torréfiés, café, chocolat amer, fumée. Carbonnation assez crêmeuse. Trouvée à la Brasserie Delneste - Froidmont.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stultus (53) - ESTONIA - FEB 13, 2016
Pours black with a thick tan head. Aroma of vanilla, roasted malts and a hint of smoke. Taste is sweet, notes of roasted malts, coffee, oak, smoke and a bitter, roasty finish. Strong body, medium carbonation and very dry.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MonsterMagnet (1076) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle, pours black with a light beige head. Roasty, light smoke, cocoa, sawdust, vanilla, coffee beans, prunes. Light sweet, medium bitter, full complex body, average carbonation. Lingering roasty finish. Good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
poolstar (43) - Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2016
smoked stout, chocolate, dark fruit , vanilla comes through later, nice pint on draught at mancbeerfest

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mjp12 (1371) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
A lightly smoked stout, with some sweet plum notes balancing out the stout bitterness, very good
Earlier Rating: 1/16/2016 Total Score: 4.4
A lightly smoked stout, with some sweet fruit balancing out the stout bitterness. Very good

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Daanminator (476) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2016
Zeer mooi zwart biertje. De rooksmaak blijft wat achter gelukkig. Mooi lekker zacht biertje.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (8752) - Ohio, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Draft to 2 tasters at Dutchs. Pours a clear cola brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, chocolate, hints of dark fruit and subtle vanilla, very drinkable, smooth, I would get this again.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tim Webb (345) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2016
33cl bottle from Geers in Oostakker, consumed some months later. It’s a WHAT?! This is about as much a "Foreign Stout" as my dawg is. (I don’t have a dawg, or a dog.) OK, now you suggest it, maybe .... Up till now I was thinking it is best brown ale I have tasted in a decade. Hey ho. Maybe it is just the vanilla softening the roast. Or does that make it not so good?

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2016
On tap at Dutch’s. Very dark brown, near-black color. Thin tan head with great retention. Leaves great splotches of lace. Wonderful dark chocolate, nice earthiness, light to moderate smoke. Some mild vanilla bean, but not the ridiculous sweetness you get with American vanilla stouts. This has a moderate bitterness, and light to moderate sweet, not at all cloying nor sugary, decent dryness to it. Lighter body, mild chewiness. Lighter carbonation. Mild slick finish. Suprising swiggability to this guy. Makes for a nice one to enjoy a pint pour of.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (1907) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2015
660 ml bottle shared Appearance: Deep brown,allmost black with a tanned creamy head, Head leaves some good lacing and has a good retention. Aroma: roasted malt, chocolate,smoke, strong vanilla, a bit of spices. Taste is Moderate sweet and moderate bitter, roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla Medium to full bodied, soft- carbonation, creamy. texture (backlog rating)


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