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De Kale Ridders
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Stout
Landen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In de nacht wordt karakter belangrijker dan uiterlijk. De Tumulus Nera is een karaktervol bier, zwart als de nacht! Dit volmout tarwebier dankt zijn natuurlijke zwarte kleur uitsluitend aan gebrande mouten. Ontdek de mysterieuze mix van donkere chocolade en koffie in deze excentrieke Belgische stout. Carpe Noctum!


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berntholer (944) - Antwerp, - JUL 1, 2013
thick coffee beige head that disappears quickly with some lacing. cofee coloured. aroma of coffee, dark fruit esters, chocolate, yeast and earth. taste of coffee, chocolate, alcohol with a long aftertaste of chocolate, coffee and liquorice. quite dense mouthfeel, medium carbonation and body. well balanced and the best in the tumulus series imho. bottle 33 cl / best before 15-1-2015


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ The Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2014, TSODRBSG14.

[ As De Kale Ridders Tumulus Nera ].
Clear dark red brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, light to moderate yeasty. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140830]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (446) - SERBIA - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at Belgrade Beer tasting vol.5 from ippopotamo36.Thank you Alberto for sharing. Pour it dark color with small white head.On the nose chocolate. Taste of roasted coffee, chocolate, Negro candy.Not carbonated, very thick rich flavour taste.Great

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (2272) - Belgrade, SERBIA - OCT 2, 2014
.33l bottle shared at Belgrade tasting. Thanks ippopotamo36! Black cola, small tan head. Sweet cherry malts. Super tasty, medium body, rich chocolate ganache and coffee. Brown malt finish. Good bitterness. Very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (793) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown-black with tan head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, roast, caramel, fruits and some alcohol. Flavor is sweet, roast, dark fruits, caramel and some smoke. Overall: very nice brew.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (753) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Opaque black, big tan creamy head, recedes slowly, good lacing; aroma sweet malts, roasty, caramel, dark chocolate, moccha, licorice; moderate bittersweet taste, coffee, dark chocolate, roasty; full-bodied, creamy texture, spicy notes on the tongue, soft carbonation; finish mild bittersweet, earthy and spicy notes. Nice creamy stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2071) - Odense S, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle @ DRBSG14. Black body with a medium light brown head. Coffee, chocolate, roasted malt. Quite good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14041) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle @ Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering, 2014. Pours ruby black with a creamy head. Roast, vague smoke, charcoal and caramel. Smooth and dry. Quite nice!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
33 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a huge brown head. Aroma is dark roasted almost acidic malt. Thick malty and chocolate. Roasted and chocolate. Breadish and dark malty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6524) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a medium beige head. The aroma is chocolate, sweet roasted malt, dark berry and light coffee. The flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and bitter licorice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14095) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are cocoa, chocolate, coffee, roast malt, licorice and hops. Nice dry finish. A little too carbonated.


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