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Jean Chris Numero 2 - Cognac Cask Edition
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Brewed by Brasserie Sainte Hélène
Style: Foreign Stout
Virton, Belgium

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A Cognac barrel aged version of Jean Chris Numero 2 which was brewed at Sainte Hélène by Christoph Gillard, the owner of Mi-Orge Mi-Houblon and Jean Francois Vaux of Jean Le Chocolatier. Limited to approx. 700 bottles of 37.5 ml each.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (5789) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 16, 2010
Bottle number 223/700 at Delirium. Pours a dark brown color with a huge beige/brown head. The aroma is sweet tart bitter chocolates, some woody cognac, roasted notes. The flavor is very nice; a rich cognac woodiness, some tart sour yeast, rich chocolates, bittersweet chocolates, roasted almost porter like malts. Odd and interesting.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle #8 @ FOneFan. Black with medium beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee,wood and caramel. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweet, oak, cognac, little vinous and a little bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2012
Bottle at Moeder Lambic. Black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of dark chocolate, oak and liquorice with notes of vanilla. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate, liquorice, oak and hops. Dry finish of oak and hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13227) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2012
Bottle at Chez Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Black - light brown head. Smokey, chocolate, high bitter chocolate, light boozy, nutty, red berries, vegetables, milkey notes, milk chocolate, smokey aroma.... light smokey taste, white sugar, wooden notes, light tartness. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 10, 2012
UPDATED: APR 11, 2012 Bottled. A black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, cognac, roasted malt, annd chocolate. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of roasted malt, chocolate, and a bit of cognac, leading to a dry and roasted finish. The flavor seizes fast.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle @ Really late Summer Tasting Ulfborg, 2012. Bottle #8 /300. Pours nearly black with a creamy beige head. Nose is oak, cognac, dark fruit, vague roast and caramel. Flavor is wood, ashes, vague roast and caramel. Full bodied. Alcohol well hidden. Very enjoyable without being overly complex.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2012
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy to pitch black with a small tan and creamy head. Aroma is smooth, alcohol and vineous cognac. Dark malty. Smooth fruity, winous and light wooden to mouldy. Dark malty to dark chocolate. Dense bitter. Sharp and precise, short finish. Smooth wineous. Sharp chocolate and bitter, dry and cognac warming alcohol finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter. 150912

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice creamy head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, fruits, chocolate, coffee, wood and hops. Dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
Black with a lasting tan head. Aroma of chocolate and licorice, oak and cognac. Dry and roasted flavour with coffee and dark chocolate, with an ashy note. Roasted bitterness and a bit of hops in the finish


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