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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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“When I copied the famous Even More Jesus, I had to ask myself as an artist, why am I doing this? I didn’t honestly know. It was just an instinct about beer as pure form… in a sense this stout is like a metaphor for freedom - the sum of all the beauty that surrounds me and my perfect contemporary existence.”


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4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
philipmeese (84) - Rowayton, Connecticut, USA - APR 29, 2014
12oz. bottle. Pours opaque black with a brown foamy head that rises slowly and stays. Clean chocolate, toasty aroma. A soft carbonation propels a heavy, but not syrupy, soft sweetness under a complex balanced and heavy malt body. The hot alcohol is very subdued. The body is solid without being sticky. This is a great sipping beer, and after savoring every sip, you come back for more. There is a long sweet, chocolate, malt finish that tapers gradually.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crispy34 (441) - Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Draft. Aroma is dry, dark malt. Appearance is black with tan head. Taste is a very sweet dark currant than rolls into dark malt. Palate is sweet and dry. Overall, a great stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (1242) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2015
Shared bottle. Black with small beige head. Marzipan, chocolate, sweet herb candies, very sugary, some cognac notes, roasted bitter coffee, strawberry jam, Italian herbs. Very sweet with light roasted bitter finish. Medium to full bodied with quite some booze. Nice stuff, but very sweet and boozy without the matching thick body or strong aroma. Still nice though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kajser27 (173) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 20, 2015
Thick black, quite dark tan weak head which almost immediately turns to only a ring. Aroma is of dark fruits, licorice, walnut, chocolate and roasted malts, sweet. Taste is quite sweet, follows the nose with dark fruits, walnut liqueur, molasses and more pronounced chocolate and roasty notes. Bitter roasted dryish finish. Full bodied, thick, low carbonation. Alcohol heat present and alcohol is somewhat noticable.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Inbreak (2541) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2015
17.05.2015, 0,35l bottle @ home:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is neutral, unripe banana, harsh dark malts, grass, oak, weeds, dark sugar. Taste is sweet and harsh boozy, dark sugar, booze, harsh grass, oak, unripe banana, metal tank, even more sugar, weeds, unripe banana. Medium bitterness, sweet boozy mouthfeel. I’d rather call this one "I hate you with my stout".....almost makes me want to throw up. Drainpour!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (774) - GREECE - MAY 17, 2015
330ml bottle at home. Black color with nice beige brown head. Malty aroma roasted, very fruity, dark fruits, dried fruits, caramel and light chocolate. Some smoked notes. Alcoholic when it gets warmer. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium to full silky body with soft carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (2690) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2015
Draught at The Rover, Gothenburg. Black beer with a brownish head. Roasted, caramell, chocolate, licorice dar fruits aroma. Similar flavour with some nice tar and hoppy notes. Really anice Lovely beer :-)

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dambor (153) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2015
Pours pitch black with very nice medium head. Aroma: a lot of raisins, chocolate and coffee. Taste: roasted malt, coffee with milk, some raisins and nice palate, but a bit alcoholic as well.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
back (1569) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2015
Sort skum brun Kaffe sukker vaijle malt træ alc Bitter modrate sød modrate Cremet flad @ f1

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Maris (1116) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11, 2015
From a 355ml bottle on 11/5/2015. Pours a very dark brown with a small head. Has a strong malty aroma, featuring masses of chocolate and caramel, a hint of roastiness and a whiff of booze.The flavour is just massive - super sweet with dark and milk chocolate, caramel, brown sugar, fugde, cocoa, licorice, vanilla and treacle, set off against burnt/roasted malt, soy and some firmish hops. Has a sticky, syrupy texture with soft carbonation. This is a crazy, huge, complex, delicious, truly magnificent dessert beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4734) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Pours black into a tulip. Mocha head with medium retention recedes to skim surface. Dark chocolate and espresso aromas. Thick with licorice and soy upfront turning to dark chocolate and espresso in the burning bitter finish.


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