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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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You know the expression, "A Velvet Glove and an Iron Fist"? It was coined to refer to a regime that used a soft exterior to hide its punishingly unforgiving nature. This seems an apt description for our Velvet Glove. Its placid appearance and unparalleled smoothness hide the truth; this is one fiendishly strong stout. Rich, chocolaty espresso dominates the flavor profile, with a velvety smooth texture that will haunt your senses.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2013
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy dqrk brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malty. Phenolic and dark roasted malty. Smooth malty, chocolate and light liqourice. Roasted dark malty and light breadish. Dark malty into a roasted liqourice finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndreasJaeger (505) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2013
Svart i färgen med ljusbrunt skum. Doftar chokladcockies, havrekakor, nötigt, björnbär och svarta vinbär. Smakar alkoholigt med lakrits, bitter choklad, havrekakor, valnötter, söt fruktton med svarta vinbär och björnbär. Alkoholig avslutning med lakrits.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3109) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle 75 cl., courtesy of Pinball. Opaque black with a small light brown head. Nose of roast, alcoholic note, licorice. Taste is sweet vanilla, smooth dark chocolate, roasted malt. Velevety texture, full body, low carbonation. Malty bitte, alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10228) - Søborg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2013
bottled. black coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma: roast, caramel, sweetness, vague coffee, spice. flavour: roast, coffee, herbs, sweetness, caramel. Medium to full bodied. ends coffeeish and roasted bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2013
Bottled. A dark brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, roasted malt, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, chocolate, alcohol, and roasted malt, leading to a dry roasted finish. Thanks pinball for sharing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Pinball. Pours an opaque black with a vague orangey tint and a dense and frothy light brown head. Rustic, roasty nose. Medium body, sweet chocolate, somewhat rustic and "old" and slightly unclean. Malty bitter finish. 250213

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chawkfan (27) - USA - JAN 26, 2013
Very nice stout. The espresso was prevalent in the taste. Went back for more at the beer fest where I sampled it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thisis12ptfont (838) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Aroma of raisins, dates, licorice and cocoa. Deep black with a moderate tan foam top. Full, rich flavors of chocolate, coffee, fudge and molasses. Very thick and rich. Overall, this is a heavy beer with over the top richness and tons of malt. I’d give this a B+ rating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sathorael (151) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Pours black with a medium tan head. Aromas of rich dark fruits. Plum, raisin, chocolate, and caramel. Taste is much of the same with a little spice, nutmeg and coffee. Finish is sweet with a little touch of bitter chocolate. Good flavors, but feels a little off balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingCecil (2049) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle @ home.... from trade with ThoreauLikeGrl.... It pours black with a medium tan head.....The aroma is chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, espresso, and some vanilla notes...... The flavor is chocolate, roasted malt, dark fruits like raisins and some nice alcohol warming flavors.....nice

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