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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With freshly harvested hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (2137) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 29, 2012
Une base chocolatée agrémenté de menthe et de cannelle, vraiment surprenant. En voyant que c’est brassé avec des houblons frais, je comprend mieux ce qui l’était un peu moins en la buvant.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
davidm (1936) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 26, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2010 Tap at Volo (in cask). Great beer. Aromas of grain, caramel, and chocolate. Taste is sweet, with bitter notes. Palate is syrupy, with a full body. Black, with a head that disappears. Re-rate: Tap at Saint-Bock brewery. Aromas of roasted coffee, grass, chocolate. Taste has a sweet start, with bitterness taking over for a long finish. Velvety, with a medium-to-full body. Black, with a frothy head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomthompson89 (1903) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2010
had at Volo Cask days, really nice dark pour with a little head. nose is abundant fresh hops. flavor is as well hops and a touch of malt but nit balanced and found the mouthfeel to be too thin

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1739) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Draft. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt. Taste is coffee, chocolate, roasty with a big hop bite. They had it listed as a black IPA but who knows.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerWeg (1502) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2010
Taste nuts and vanilla, crisp noble hops, aroma has some coffee, cocoa, brown sugar, molasses. Butterscotch and caramel. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (1413) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 19, 2011
On tap at Trou du diable brewpub. A dark, opaque ale with brownish, almost purple reflects. Light beige head with little retention. Mostly tastes of coffee, maybe a bit of very dark chocolate. Bitterness dominates. A strong cofee finish, with lingering coffee bitterness. Not as thick as I would’ve expected in mouth, has subtle, pleasant notes of alcohol considering its alcohol contents.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlainG (1286) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 1, 2013
Après une disco soleil, cette Greg semble manquer de délicatesse, du moins, elle rentre dans l’dash. C’est noir comme le poêle et un mince col de mousse flotte au-dessus du liquide. Un nez d’huile à chauffage, de grains brûlés, de céréales grillées, de "primer", du houblons bien vert avec des élans de chocolat noir, qui semble ouvrir la porte en bouche. L’amertume est assez prononcée, solide et il y a ici aussi des traces de peinture à l’huile. On goûte des soupçons anisés, chocolatés, herbacés et alcoolisés. (898-121113)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neuromatt (1169) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2010
On cask for Cask Days at Volo in Toronto. Served in an English pint glass. Pours pure black with a small, rocky tan head. The head remains but does not lace. The aroma has notes of sweet, roasted malts, along with licorice, flowers, pine and some earth. The flavour is sweet up front with anise, becoming sweeter with a hop accent towards the end. It is full in body with a smooth, milky texture and flat carbonation. Overall, this is a very nice stout with a nice roasty aroma and a delicious anise accent. 2010-10-29

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Diogène (1066) - Mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 22, 2010
On cask at Benelux. Pitch black with a thin mocha head. Aroma is citrus, chocolate, herbs and roasted malt. Flavor is coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, sugar and a lot of citrusy hops (probably dry-hopped, as it was not the most bitter). Medium to full body with an oily mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HighWine (954) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2012
Tap at Local Option. Dark black pour, off white head that laces a little bit. Aroma of fresh brewed coffee. Flavor is vanilla coffee ice cream bit with more roast than sweetness. Medium full palate. A good, good beer.

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