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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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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is the first international collaborative brew created in New Zealand, between Luke Nicholas (Epic Brewing Company) and Kelly Ryan (kiwi) (Thornbridge Brewing Company).


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35055) - 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
yespr (31178) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29284) - 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
Papsoe (25085) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20714) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20313) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 9, 2011
Bottled@Björntasting. Deep amber colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some toffee, mildly toasted notes and also some slight fruity notes. Flavour is roasted malts, dark fruits, liquorice, mild toffee as well as some slight ashy notes.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2011
Bottled. Near black, beige head. Powerful aroma of licorice and grapefruit. Dry and roasty, above medium bodied and firm mouthfeel. Citrus and black currant mixes with salty tobacco. Long tarry biterness. A hoppy, aromatic yet nicely drinkable stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with some hoppy hints. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor with hoppy hints. Has a roasted malty chocolate and coffee finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2013
22nd November 2011
Opaque black beer, tidy pale tan head. Fresh palate, a little crispy. Nice dark malt - not bitter or roasty. Strong chocolate tone - cocoa and dark chocolate. Mild lactose. Mild orange hop in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 29, 2011
bottle at cropredy ... deep black ... bubbly foam tan head ... soft meaty coffeee nose ... soft rich dark malts ... soft blackcurrant ... chcolate malts ... quite a big pine hop ... little tooooo hoppy for me


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