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


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RATINGS: 1140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.: 9.0% Orig. Gravity: 1087 IBU: 50 EBC: 190

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Westchesterco (774) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Poured from a bottle dark brown with a tan head aroma is interesting smells strong and sour. The taste is sour as well hard to Detect anything but sourness

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (2654) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2013
From a 33 cl bottle shared at home. Pours black with a massive tan head. Was a bit of a gusher. Metallic caramel nose. Flavors of plum, licorice and raisins. Very effervescent mouth feel. Moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1582) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 8, 2013
Drank this on the Manitoba bridge in Bruges in honour of fallen Canadians who took Bruges in WW2. The aroma has a smoky wood note with tons of coffee, licorice and espresso. Bitter and heavy with a bitter chocolate and tons of roasted malts and espresso. Not balanced at all but very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (2747) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Pours brown to black with a beige head, aroma of chocolate, honey, caramel, caramel, dried fruits, flavor is dry with malt acidity, roasted chocolate, fruitiness, medium bodied

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomer (1529) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JUL 6, 2013
At a tasting, thanks zvikar, lively bubbley head, deepish brown colour, yeasty and rubbery aroma with some roasted coffee behind, feels quite astringent, flavour of roasted coffee and charred wood, light bodied and much too sour. Quite difficult to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Acid303 (398) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - JUN 29, 2013
33cl bottle. Pours deep dark brown, almost black, with medium beige creamy head. Looks really good. The aroma is a blend of caramel, yeast, chocolate and roasted malts. Gives the impression that itís quite sweet. It definetly is when tasting: lots of licorice and caramel notes with a touch of dark chocolate. Hints of ripe fruits as well. Medium/creamy mouthfeel, perfect carbonation. Itís a good beer, not my style of Stout though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1576) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle at Monks. Pours a near black, dark brown with one finger of fluffy mocha head. Nose of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, spice. Full body with a lot of roasted malt and spice. Sweet with bitter roast and hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (2115) - FINLAND - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours black in color with a beige head. Burnt wood, cold coffee and notes of licorice in aroma. Coffee and bitter chocolate in taste. A bit of licorice and bitter chocolate in aftertaste. Feels a bit raw somehow on the whole. Enjoyed as morningcoffee outside by the sea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (1810) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle bought from the Bier Tempel in Brugge, Belgium (last year). A black coloured pour with a very healthy tan/beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, malty, chocolate, some coffee, slight bitterness towards the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
note666 (1097) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2013
2013 - 06 - 07 330ml bottle. black colour. medium, lasting, tan head. roasty, chocolate in aroma. medium bitter, light sweet taste.

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