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Brewed by Brouwerij de Prael
Style: Sweet Stout
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed for the 25th anniversary of Bierproeflokaal In De Wildeman, Amsterdam as De Melkman, after that (from may 2011) known as Zwarte Riek (not to be mistaken for de Zwarte Riek Schwarzbier, 5.4%)


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (2393) - - DEC 4, 2013
Flat stout that is a little too sweet for my taste. Could use some more depth and spices.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
soolash (91) - POLAND - DEC 19, 2014
Butelka 0,33 l. Zapach słodów palonych z nutami czekolady, karmelu. Piana dość obfita, jasno brązowa, drobna. Niezbyt trwała, do końca utrzymuje się tylko cienki pierścień przy ściance szklanki. Barwa ciemna, brunatna. W smaku króluje kwaskowość górująca nad posmakiem czekoladowym. Piwo jest aksamitne w odczuciu, nisko nasycone.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DwarfeD (1156) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
33cl bottle at home. Dark brown with a small tan head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Quite sour with some sweet tones. Roasted malts, vinegar, brown sugar, spices and herbs. Ok, but somewhat too sour.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ElManana (516) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - DEC 5, 2014
Appeararnce: Black, no head. Aroma: Sour, milky. Taste: sourish, tootally not what a milkstout should be? Or was this infected? Horrible, truly.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (6304) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2014
Tap at the brewpub. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and dried fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (3417) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2014
Very dark brown colour. Aroma has some brown sugar and sweet malts. Flavour is sweet with light notes of milky coffee.

1.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 24, 2014
26/IX/14 - 33cl bottle @ hotel room tasting Borefts 2014 (Bodegraven) - BB: n/a (2014-1134) Thanks everyone for sharing the bottles!

Little cloudy reddish brown beer, irregular beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: malty, caramel, yeast, dirty, sugary, sweet and weird. MF: lots of carbon, medium to light body. Taste: dirty, sour, pretty bitter, roasted, infected. Aftertaste: very yeasty, dirty, meh.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (979) - SPAIN - OCT 21, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en Slainte. Sabor a malta tostada, dulce, ligeramente a cafe, muy ligeramente acido.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spkevin (395) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle. Okay stout. Nice black pour. Coffee and sweet notes in the aroma. Bit watery but drinkable. Not the best Stout but nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wiosna (269) - - SEP 6, 2014
0,33 pullo@ Kaunis Kampela. Ruskeaan taittava musta, täysin samea. Tuoksussa paahteisuutta, portviiniä, makeita maltaita ja taateleita. Olut ehkä turhan viileää maisteltavaksi. Maussa kirpeää kirsikkaa, tanniinista punaviiniä ja raakakaakaota.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (2438) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 6, 2014
0,33l bottle @ Kaunis Kampela. Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma is sweet roasted malts, dark fruits and alcohol. Flavor is sweet roasted malts with some milk and fruits with a hoppy and slightly chocolatey finish. Good.


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