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


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RATINGS: 1312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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

fidelis83's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Black pours with a 2 finger, creamy tan head. Huge roast and dark fruit nose up front, some leather, earth, spice, bittersweet chocolate, dense rye bread, licorice and burnt sugar. Flavor is much more licorice forward than the aroma, it’s pretty strong in a very good way, some chocolate, buttered roast nuts, dark fruit, roast, husky grain and burnt sugar in there as well but the licorice really steals the show for me. Palate is a little too thin and a bit too sharp in carbonation for me, but it doesn’t really hurt the experience too much. Pretty good stuff overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
craftbeersweden (506) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (10136) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (2493) - 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gaultier (1289) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Linnet (1517) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (6599) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 23, 2016
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen (shared with Niller/Fam) - black pour with tan head. Dark roasted malty aroma and taste with prominent coffee, chocolate, caramel, vanilla, some burnt malty notes, hoppy backing, roasted finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
VastActiv (4978) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
Bottle 0.33l at home, Nivala. Bottled MAR2014<MAR015. Colour is dark brown with large brownish head. Aromas and flavors: Berries, sourness, some coffee, dryness and roasted malts. Aging has not been good for this one. Quite carbonated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vighals (2643) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - APR 21, 2016
Svart med høyr brunt skum. Lukter jord, salt lakris, mørk frukt, svisker, trevirke og noe røkt. Fyldig. Nøtter, jord, salt lakris, vanilje, portvin og fruktighet mot svisker. Jord og salt sitter igjen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (2358) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2016
@ Havregatan 20160420. Bottle (330 ml) from Systembolaget. Roasted malty and spicy with chocolate and liquorice, also coffee and dried fruits, medium to full body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and roasted with liquorice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (2096) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2016
Overall: Ashes, peppers, sweet dark instant coffee.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp. Reviewed 2016-04-20.

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