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RATINGS: 615   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Deep black color with mousse-like head. Chocolate, black, and roasted malts. Vanilla and chocolate aroma and flavor. Flaked barley and oats for a creamy texture. Dry finish and slightly roasted coffee after taste. Made with Black Dog Coffee. 8.9% abv.


Kosmokrator's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kosmokrator (849) - - OCT 28, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2015 Impenetrabile color nero con un cappello poco persistente di soffice schiuma marroncina. Aroma preponderante di caffè con sentori di cioccolato fondente e cereali intensi ed avvolgenti; gusto carico di note di espresso e cacao, più lievi tocchi di zucchero a velo e vaniglia. Corposa e morbida al palato, struttura oleosa e setosa con un’effervescenza piacevole che la rende meno "spessa". Caffettosissima!!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (2319) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 21, 2016
Black with a tan head. Aroma is coffee, molasses, fig, dates, anise, bourbon, toasted wood. Full bodied, lightly creamy mouthfeel, complex on the palate with a lightly roasty finish. Taste is coffee, molasses, bourbon,vanilla. Nice

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pityu (622) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 9, 2016
Bottle - Black colour, medium, creamy light brown head with average retention and fine lacing. Intense coffee aromas with some toasted malts, caramel and chocolate. Taste is also ruled by coffee and chocolate. Full body, soft carbonation, smooth texture, long roasted finish. Alcohol is well disguised. Well rounded coffee stout, easy drinkable and smooth.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sjohnh (726) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2016 Gosh. Expected the coffee. Not so much the banana, which is prominent in the taste and the nose and has a softening effect. So, dark of course, with a short lived brown head. Low carb, full body. One of the most drinkable stouts I’ve had at this ABV.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gaultier (1489) - SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle @ The flying dog, Stockholm 1/8-16. Roasted malty with coffee/coffee ground and banana. Body is medium, the finish is roasted malty with coffee/coffee ground.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fillepolo (575) - SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle @ the flying dog Stockholm. Pours a dark colour beer with a small head. Roasted malts with coffee beans and some chocolate and over matured banana. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexmate (56) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2016
Tastes as it should, it is made with real coffee so no synthetic falseness. It has a much sweeter aftertaste (vanilla and cream) than I expected and despite the high percentage it is very well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (1853) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 4, 2016
Bottle Aroma-caramel, coffee, chocolate, Appearance-black, hazy, brown foam, Taste-medium sweetness, light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-full body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
alex_leit (2097) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 4, 2016
Bottle. Black-brown color, creamy foam. Aroma: apple and coffee, ice cream, slightly burnt, caramel and porto. Taste: sweet, caramel, coffee, port, cognac, roasted, very good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregwilsonstl (2062) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Dark brown black. From bottle. Quite creamy. Milky. Some coffee but not what i expected. Cola.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (1182) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAY 18, 2016
355ml bottle at Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours black with a thin off white head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee. Taste has some milk. Dryish finish.


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