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

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RATINGS: 287   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.


fiulijn's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (18390) - 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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevd193213 (966) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Bomber. Oily black pour with a thin tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla bean, coffee, cocoa powder and roasted malt. Medium body with a sweet dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artemb (520) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUN 8, 2016
Look: pitch black, strong beige head. Aroma: sweet coffee with milk. light smoked notes (fat smoked salmon). Taste: light sweetness with some grassy and spicy bitterness. Surprisingly light body, slightly oily. Flavour: milk chocolate, llight woody vanilla notes, grassy hops, some ash. Bitter finish. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
witthatsbier (497) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 6, 2016
33cl bottle pours a dark brow with a thick beige head Aroma is smoke charcoal coffee and vanilla Taste is strange bit if dryness bit mocha but far far too much vanilla just do not get what it adds to beer yuk

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beggard (57) - - MAY 27, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2016 0,66l bottle, Känguruh pub Vienna. Cacao, vanilla aroma. Dark brown color with brownish mild head. Taste of cacao dominant, but also vanilla and chocolate are present. Finishes also with cacao, mildly bitter with pleasant carbonation. Thumb up

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (2547) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels 20160506. Roasted and sweet with vanilla and chocolate, cacao and coffee notes, light smokey notes, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is sweet and roasted with vanilla.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fillepolo (473) - SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle @ moeder lambic brussels. Pours a dark colour beer with a large head. Vanilla, chocolate and coffee very nice. Dry finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopverdju (464) - BELGIUM - APR 17, 2016
Donkerbruin tot zwart bier met bruine romige schuimkraag. Geur: rook, voor mij eerder turf dan steenkool, geroosterde granen, slechts weinig vanille en ietwat chocolade. Smaak: geroosterde moutbitterheid, rood fruit, rook. Goede koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: droog bitter, zoetig.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (736) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2016

Aroma:
Slight/medium aroma of malts, caramel, vanilla, chocolate and roasted malts.

Appearance:
Turbid/opaque ruby/brown beer with a slight/medium beige/brown head.

Taste/Palate:
Medium sweet with malts, caramel, vanilla, chocolate and roasted malts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
phfyysik (502) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 10, 2016
Pours dark brown with strong beige head. Aroma is strong vanilla, raisins, coffee, cream, milky cream chocolate cake. Taste is easy, caramel, sourness, light cherry, apple, caramel candy. After is like milk coffee with some sour notes. Very good beer!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1346) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 8, 2016
Bottle @ deTolly, Tartu. Pours dark brown with pale brown head. Aroma: malty, hay, sweetish, roasted, rye, bread, caramel. Taste: sweet, barbariss-candy, ryeish, caramel. Medium body. Easy to drink. Nice difference for other same style beers. Good.


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