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Brewed by Harar Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Foreign Stout
Harar, Ethiopia

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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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For brewing Hakim Stout Munich and Kara malts are used giving it a special taste and dark color (no artificial colorant is used). The brewery is the only producer of Stout beer in the country.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanuta06 (327) - Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Serving: from bottle--purchased at Full Throttle Bottles. Aroma: straw and soap. Appearance: very small, rocky, light-brown, initial head with fully diminishing longevity and almost no lacing. Clear, dark-red/brown body. Taste: moderate-to-heavily sweet, caramel, initial flavor and moderately sweet, bubble gum-like finish. Long duration. Palate: light-to-medium bodied with dry texture and lively carbonation. Overall: unique. I would happily drink this whenever I’m in an Ethiopian restaurant.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerhunter111 (7397) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2014
Dunkel bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, süß, harzig, Geschmack leicht röstmalzig, harzig, muffig.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cbfobes (2293) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Poured from bottle, pours more of a dark amber brown than anything, wouldn’t think stout just looking at in in a glass, the aroma is of sweet malt and roast, the flavor is pretty weak, some sweetness at first with an off finish, metallic almost, meh.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
pictoman (513) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 19, 2013
Poured from 330mL bottle. Clear mahogany brown with dissipating beige head. Sweet malt, molasses, dates on the aroma. Caramel and dark fruit flavour with molasses. Very light watery body. Should not be called a stout.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
connoisseur1 (1) - - AUG 27, 2013 does not count
This is honestly, my favorite beer I have ever tried. I travel internationally 9 months of the year and have gotten into the habit of trying local beers everywhere I go. Yes, I have even been to Ethiopia. I was so excited to find the Ethiopian restaurant near my home carries it. It is truly fabulous. Every friend I have brought to try this beer love it. It has a very special, unique taste, unlike any other beer. If you are really into beer, you may not appreciate its taste. If its hard for you to find a beer you love, then you’re going to dig this beer! REally, the best I’ve had, anywhere in the world. Its special!

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Holmen1 (2467) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2013
Flaske jeg fikk gratis på Delirium, utgått på dato: kortvarig skum, og smaker som tynn, dårlig solbærsaft.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Imaena (1831) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle: I have tried to get this stout in Ethiopia so many times and end up getting a bottle at an Ethiopian place in Atlanta. It is thick and clearly has some non malt sugars in the mix.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hcgiii (30) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Appearance is not of a typical stout, dark amber/sap color. Taste is hoppy. Decent mid taste with bit of after taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackfrost9p (265) - California, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Not really a stout. More similar to a scotch ale or even a barely wine. Very sweet with minimal carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (3152) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Bottle. Scotch Ale, not stout. Pours clear brown-red with a large tan creamy head that slowly dissipates with nice lacing. Strong caramel/molasses aroma. Flavor doesnt live up to aroma, sweet and malty but watery and a bit chemical laden. No bitterness at all. Light bodied


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