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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Oil of Aphrodite is an American double stout brewed with locally harvested black walnuts and Belgian candy syrup. English, German, American, and Belgian malts are accompanied by pacific northwest hops, creating a sweet and rich springboard for deep nuttiness. Lay this beer down for a while and share with friends and loved ones. After all, beer should be enjoyed and remembered; this is why quality and character are at the heart of every beer we produce.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 4, 2011
Bomber courtesy of Alexsdad06 thanks Brad! Pours pitch black with a one finger brown head. The nose is roasted nuts, vanilla, roasty malt and molasses. The taste is ashy cocoa, nuts, roasted malt, brown sugar and coffee. Medium creamy mouthfeel. Tasty brew.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8917) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015, Green Session, Kbenhavn
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, nutty, earthy, hint of coffee and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long warm, roasted, chocolate, nutty and caramel finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (4239) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle - 375. Very much NOT at CBC15, unfortunately. Pours deep mahogany with a medium creamy tan head that laces well. Aroma is heavy roasty, some nutty herbal thing going on, a bit of ashtray. Flavor is light sweet and pretty bitter; not getting walnuts, but there is a potent herbal note along with some dates. Bitterness is sharp and pervasive. Medium body. Interesting and different.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (828) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2015
Tap at CBC15! Pours black with a small brown head. Aroma has coffee, chocolate, licorice, roasty malts. Taste has sweeter and roasty malts. Roasty licorice, bitter and dry finish. Semifull body and average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (7348) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015. Pours very dark brown with a small brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, coffee, dark chocolate, wood, some alcohol. Flavor is roasted malt, caramel, coffee, chocolate, hops, wood, alcohol. Medium body, soft carbonation, light warming alcohol. 020515

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (1161) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015, green session. Black with a tan head. Nose has toffee, vanilla and light roast. Taste is nutty, roasty with some notes of caramel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (12821) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015, green session, with Ken, Colin and Reuben. Opaque black beer with a nice beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, figs, licorice, caramel, raisins, cocoa notes. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, licorice, caramel, warming alcohol, tar,craisin a, some nuts. Very good!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (774) - GREECE - MAY 15, 2015
From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Green session. Black color with beige head. Roasted malty aroma, milk chocolate, coffee. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (22872) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of chocolate with notes of hops and walnuts., Roasted flavour of chocolate and hops. Roasted and hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrOrla (447) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2015
Sample at CBC 2015. Pours Dark, a white head. Taste and Aromas coffee, hints of chocolate, chocolate, syrup. nuts!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (1458) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2015
Tap @CBC15. Black with beige froth. Slightly nutty aroma, chocolate and coffee. Fruity, roasted flavor. Strong, slightly resinous bitterness. Alcoholic, roasted and bitter finish. Nice.


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