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

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


fiulijn's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14340) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - SEP 21, 2012
Bottle from Malting Pot
Dark color, almost black; creamy beige head. Light roasted malt aroma. Roasted malt flavor, a bit creamy; does it have some some smoke? Maybe.
Quite good.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (912) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2014
Aroma of lightly roasted malt, smoke, light chocolate, some coffee, a little vanilla. Flavour is slighly roasty, chocolate, smoked. Thankfully sweetness is kept to a minimum. Very smooth and easily drinkable Stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerman33190 (45) - FRANCE - JUL 25, 2014
A smooth stout with trapist leanings. Little bit of smokiness in there, some soft fruity tones as well. Palate is smoooooth but not sickly. At it’s best at room temperature. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1027) - PORTUGAL - JUL 24, 2014
Shared a 66cl bottle. Pours an hazy dark brown colour with a thin tan head. Chocolate, malt, wood and roasted in the aroma. Average to soft carbonation and medium to full oily body. Taste is dry, medium bitter and with some vanilla notes. Overall, a well balanced beer with an interesting complexity.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (1909) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle. Good stuff, smoky spiciness, bit meaty, lots of roast, with little bit of sweetness at the end but subtle. Almost lemon sherbert like.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjik83 (54) - - JUL 8, 2014
66cl fles via Être Gourmet. Alcoholpercentage van 7% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas. Uiterlijk: zwart met mooie crèmelaag Aroma en smaak: geroosterd, koffie, chocolade, vanille niet heel uitgesproken als verwacht met de titel vanilla-stout Conclusie: lekkere stout, volle smaken, hou er wel van C ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5676) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014
66 cl. bottle. Black with a small beige head. Aroma and flavour of smoke, roasted malt, chocolate, oak and vanilla.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2490) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2014
Bottled. Pours black with a small, tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla notes and smoke. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and with some bitterness. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A very nice stout.

3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Juritsu (22) - - JUN 6, 2014
Subtle vanilla aroma, pours a very dark Brown with a light head. Subtle taste with a hint of vanilla, with a strong wood aftertaste with a hint of smoke. Very full beer with a complex taste. Every sip brings a different experience.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (1262) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2014
Overall: Bitter, ashes, dark chocolate.
Note: Bottle 660 ml at home. Reviewed 2014-05-29.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier (1540) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2014
65cl bottle shared@1st Freiburg Tri-state tasting, chocolate mousse pairing. Very appealing fluffy chestnut brown pour with mocha head. Some vanilla, beechwood, whipped up roast in the nose, with a very fresh, yeast-enhanced feel to it, almost as of a Wit. More yeast dryness in the taste provides that trademark DvdK subtlety, meshing in roast, whisps of ash smoke, dark chocolate and vanilla without shooting them onto the palate. Yeast-astringent finish, almost some tartness. Inwardly brimming with character, rather than bombastically exploding with adjuncts.


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