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Hopfenstark Greg American Foreign Harvest Stout
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Brewed by Hopfenstark
Style: Foreign Stout
L’Assomption, Canada

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With freshly harvested hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Draft at Mondial. Nice head, black body. Distinct apple pie aroma, which is unexpected and out of place. The baked apple comes out more in the flavors. Silky palate. Different. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4880) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 18, 2011
3oz pour at Max’s. Pours a watery, translucent black with zero head. Toast, brown sugar nose, a little rubbery, some leafy veg. Flavor is really good, toast, chocolate, a little leafy veg, brown sugar, sweet malt. Medium bodied, dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4378) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 20, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2013 tap on the premises. dark brown pour with a nice light beige head, some retention and lacing. dark fruity roastiness, burnt caramel - slightly ashy, minerals, booze, faint nuttiness, some burnt and bitter resin. moderate carbonation, light body - slightly lacking, grassy-mineral-bitter coffee finish. ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4013) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Well-done foreign stout. All the right mix of coffee and espresso here. Pours dark brown with amazing mocha-tinted head, especially for a cask beer. Nice bitter finish. Very well-balanced and well done overall. It’s nice to see Hopfenstark do a great beer that isn’t a saison. Great effort for one of the more uncommon styles out there. Cask Days 2013.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (3714) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 17, 2013
On draft at pro pig, good solid sweet caramelly stout. Interesting flavors

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (3437) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2011
Draft @ ginger man NYC. Dark pour tan head. Chocolate and roasted malt with some light bitterness and licorice tones. Some hints of woody tones.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mansquito (3399) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Farmhouse, Burlington VT 12oz tap ($8.50): Pours a black color with a nice creamy brown head. Aroma is of coffee, chocolate, toffee, booziness, and some other grand stuff. Taste is in the same element. Kind of sweet, but still very manageable. Chocolate and coffee, not quite espresso, but still cool. Good beer and could be either chuggable or sippable, depending on your mood. At this price, I prefer the latter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (3175) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 30, 2012
(Un verre au Saint-Bock) Une solide tête crémeuse qui flotte sur une robe profondément brune, à la limite d’être noire. Un nez de grains rôtis. Une touche de mélasse et de chocolat. Des houblons verts plus ou moins intenses. Des saveurs très intéressantes de grains foncés et chocolatés. Des houblons beaucoup plus vigoureux : une touche quasi mentholée. Une nuée de réglisse. Un alcool bien parfumé. Une bouche de moyenne dimension avec un pétillement très doux. Une texture soyeuse. Une finale forte en amertume de torréfaction. Très bon stout qui mériterait de se retrouver en bouteille.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (3158) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 10, 2010
Une pinte au Grillon, Bière noire. peu de mousse, nez très café, une touche de noix. mélasse. En bouche la bière ne laisse pas l’impression qu’elle a 7 degrés. J’aurais pensé du fait de l’harvest stout que la bière aurait plus de houblon, il n’était pas assez présent à mon goût. 6/10

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (3097) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2010
Tap at the brewpub’s anniversary party. Dark pour, creamy tan head. Nice dry grain aromas, very roasted, hops, toasted nuts, some coffee. Taste is well balanced for a strong stout. Slight grainy sweetness easily leveled by the hops and toast flavors. Palate is just creamy enough to coat the inside of the mouth, very enjoyable.


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