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RATINGS: 799   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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A Belgian inspired stout that is as dark as a moonless midnight, brimming of roasted malts and bitter hops. It will keep you good company in all places, be thay light or dark.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, quite fizzy, sour barnyard nose, taste is very tart, sour lemon, hint of roast chocolate, interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4474) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Some roast and lots of the house bretta strain. Pours black with ok head and lacing. Finishes bitter and sour. Roast tempers the yeast a little, but this is still an odd ball beer. Tap at Bru.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3698) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 2, 2014
On tap. Comes almost black with a decent tan head. Aroma of chocolate, fruit, and malt. Taste is tart fruit, roasted malt, dark chocolate, and spice. Confusing, but good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Appearance: Dark brown/black with finger thick beige head. Aroma: Acetic, vinous, sour cherry, woody. Taste: Medium/high sourness with low bitterness and sweetness. Palate: Thick rough grainy texture, light body, average carbonation, abrupt dry, sour, vinous finish. Comments: Very good. Reminds me a bit of a Flanders sour ale, not quite sure where the stout comes in. I may have drunk this one too young? Blend 1 Bottled 01-10-2013.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
llkc (479) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2014
duft. syre. kaffe. ristet malt. smag: malt citron syre, kaffe. citrus. meget meget syr citron sur. kakao

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (1970) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Had with Bruce at three philosophers. Pours black with a thin quickly dissipating tan head. Aroma is roast and metallic. Flavor is slightly sour roasty ad some chocolate. Eight oz of this would be nice. Half a bottle is too much. Overall good. But metallic and sourness was a bit too much.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Homer321 (2117) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Nose if sour. Thanks Dan. Infected. Tart in the nose. Tart in the taste. Ok. But the roast and sour clash. Lots of wine and vinegar.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrSquash (49) - Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Color and aroma show a sour porter but definitely not a stout. Rau to drink bit does not seem to age well. Bought over a year ago.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beechner224 (761) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle thanks to dan. Pours black in head. Aroma of muted chocolate and wine. Taste is wine like, a bit tart, smooth, lite. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (653) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle from Wilbur’s. Appearance: dark brown color, dark brown head (2 fingers), clear, ok lacing. Aroma: chocolate, light smoke, molasses, light cherry, light vinegar, slight black pepper. Palate: medium to full body, slight peppery heat, dry finish, oily texture, soft carbonation. Taste: sweet malt and sweet tart fruit at the start, light sour in the middle. Overall, super unique, balance is great. Wonderful beer!


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