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Brewed by De Dolle Brouwers
Style: Foreign Stout
Diksmuide, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Of dark almost black chocolate color. Nose: musky, slightly sweet and spicy, Lots of chocolate , coffee and some hazelnut notes on the palate intermingling with notes of licorice. Very lively on the tongue! It finishes with a dry explosion of black espresso flavors.

Special Extra Export Stout Notes:
Malts: Roasted malts, chocolate malt, pale malt, caramel malt
Hops: Nugget; Yeast: De Dolle Arabier yeast; Others: Dark candy sugar
Alc./vol.: 8.0% Orig. Gravity: 1087
IBU: 50 EBC: 190


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Turtles (1897) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2016
330ml bottle from Systembolaget. Pitch black with a large tanned head that leaves good lacing. Roasted barley aroma, chocolate, cocoa, licorice and spicy notes. Dry and chalky but also creamy mouthfeel, mildly carbonated. Roasted taste, coffee beans, roasted barley, bitter cocoa and ash, vinous and some fruity notes, green grapes and ripe figs. Warming and dry finish. Deep and complex.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fillepolo (575) - SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2016 Bottle from systembolaget. Pours a dark colour beer with a small head. Roasted malts with spices, chocolate and some dried fruit. Dry finish

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blackisle (1980) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Poured into a teku glass. Deep dark brown, tall foamy tan head, slowly receding, light lacing; delicate aroma, roasted malts, dark fruits, caramel, cocoa, coffee, brown sugar; taste, light heavy sweet, light bitter, and a light sourish touch, chocolate, coffee, toffee; long lasting leading to a bittersweet finish, still with a wee bit sourness, roasty, coffee and chocolate, spicy notes; medium body, oily texture, average carbonation; complex stout, very special, complex and tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skvader (130) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2016
Opaque brown to black with a medium thick dissipating foam. Aroma is semi-sweet, metal, milk chocolate. Mouthfeel is smooth and refreshing with medium to low carb. Taste is sweet and roasted, going on towards a pleasant belgian yeast hint with raisins or dried apricot. Gives a refreshing start, a poignant centre and a vintage-like finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer_est_deus (1131) - örebro, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2016
Svart med ett mycket stort brun-orange skum som faller långsamt. Doft: Oparfymerad tvål, vått jordgolv, rengöringsmedel, kol, mörk kola, kanderat socker. Smak: Rostat, malt, lakrits, billigt kaffe, kakao, malt, rostat knäckebröd, lite päronsoda. Klart bättre doft mycket lätt kyld.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
craftbeersweden (559) - SWEDEN - APR 27, 2016
Released at Systembolaget, Sweden April 8, 2016.

Dark bron an hazy beer with a huge, four finger high beige-brown head. No lacing stays on the glass.

Nose: Belgian yeast, brown sugar, roasted malt, licorice, biscuit, coffee and molasses.
Taste: Coffee, brown sugar, cherry, coffee grain, dark chocolate, caramel malt and raisin.
Mouth: Medium body and high carbonation. A little bit sourness. Bitter, dry ending.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (11352) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 26, 2016
From tap at Taphouse. Black with a small tan head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, fruit, caramel, chocolate and alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (2684) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2016
Flaska från SB. Smak och doft av choklad, rostad malt, karamell, fina kaffearomer med smak av trä, lakrits och mörk torkad frukt. Rund och len, fruktig, fina smaker i god balans med fin beska. Gott!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gaultier (1489) - SWEDEN - APR 25, 2016
@ Kristoffers väg 25/4-16. Bottle from Systembolaget. Roasted malty with spices, chocolate and licorice, also notes of dried fruits. Body is medium, the finish is dry and roasted with licorice.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Linnet (1653) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2016
Espresso, chocolate, light berries and licorice on the nose, Black colour, big tan head, lacing. Salty, medium bite, lightly astringent, mid-sweet, ABV very well hidden. Medium body (light considering ABV), fizzy carbonation, salty and roasty coffee finish. Ok.


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