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Epic Brewing Company (NZ)
Brewed at Steam Brewing Company

Style: Stout
Auckland, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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This is the first international collaborative brew created in New Zealand, between Luke Nicholas (Epic Brewing Company) and Kelly Ryan (kiwi) (Thornbridge Brewing Company).


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2011
Bottle. Pours out in a dark brown, almost black colour with a low firm tan-coloured head. Rich aroma of roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate with hints of grassy hops. Medium-bodied with rich rounded notes of roasted malts, bittersweet coffee, dark chocolate and nut-shells. Smooth mouthfeel with gentle carbonation. Long medium-bitter finish of dark chocolate and cold coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29223) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
Bottled. A deep red beer with a lazing brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with notes roasted malt and wood, leading to a dry roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2010

Bottle 500ml.

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 malt, coffee. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101102]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Fruity and roasted aroma of berries and dark chocolate. Roasted flavour of berries and dark chocolate with notes of hops. Hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (10144) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
Bottled. Reddish coloued. Brownish head. Aoma of caramel, light roast, vague dusty chcolate. flavour of sweetness, light roast, and some spice. medim bodied. Dry roasted vague bitteness in the end.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a deep amber glare and a small tan head. Aroma is roasted dark malt, slight smoked. Smooth roasted malty, breadish and caramelish. Bitter and dark malty roasted.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of bluebetty. Pours black with a vague tint of red and a lacing beige head. Hard roast in the nose - and a little butter. Medium body, very hard roasted malts with some vanilla and figs. Rather malt bitter finish. 021110

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
baggio (319) - norrtälje, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2010
Bottle@Brew on Quay. Apperance: Dark brown with a huge creamy head. Aroma: Chocolate, Caramel, Hint of coffee, Roasted malts. Taste: Caramel, Roasted malts, Hint of coffee, Hint of oak, Chocolate. Palate: Creamy and balanced but a rather thin body. Could use more of everything. A very drinkable stout that lacks a bit of everything. Esp i’d like to see a fuller body and some more hops. Nice try!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mattburns (109) - USA - AUG 20, 2010
Interesting stout. Really dominated by citrus and grassy hop flavors which I found a surprise. A little toasting and nuts as well. Maybe the hoppy flavors stood out because I wasn’t expecting them. A dark body and a aggressive head. Heaps of carb too which I didn’t enjoy. Still, a good beer which I could have again no worries.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gam (3216) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2010
Grey frothy head on top a very dark brown pour aromas vanilla chocolate caramel milky alround flavours sweet caramel milky coffee medium bitter chocolate morishingly dry finish short aftertastes malt hops and the bitter


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