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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (656) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle from Wilburís. 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Davhgbrew (945) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Draft wob cap hill. Aroma of sour cherries and oak wood. Very dark red, brown lasting head. Sips medium full with cocoa powder, cherry and dark tasting fruit. Pronounced bitterness with a slight spicy middle of nutmeg, clove, and earthy tastes. Finish is slightly sweet and leads to a bitter lasting tlafternreath. Complex sour beer, excellent brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (1123) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2014
Sort of a beergasm of style and flavor. Not sure what to call this thing. It says "Stout" but it doesnít taste like a stout at all. Snifter pour from draft at the Sybarite Pig in Bocas Raton, FL. Very dark pour with a thin offwhite head. Aroma is sour fruits and roasted malts. The taste is tart dark fruits and some roasted malts I guess. Medium body and a tarty finish. Very confused. I didnít necessarily dislike it but not sure what to think of it either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
monk191 (1093) - California, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Not what I expected. Very sour and tarty. Pours a deep black with a thin brown head. Smells of coffee, cream, and some sourness. Taste starts off fine, but finishes very tart, like sour candy. Not a huge fan, a little too intense. Had on tap at the Trappist.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (656) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 27, 2014
Color negro con espuma beige densa y uniforme. Aromas afrutados y Šcidos, cereza. En boca tiene una densidad media con un inicio tostado que combina muy bien con un final Šcido y afrutado. No es una stout al uso, pero estŠ muy rica.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5095) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Sampled on draft at Hou Thou this beer poured a black color with a small soapy tan head that faded and left no lacing. The aroma was sour, tangy, bitter and had a touch of vinegar. The flavor was sour vinegar, tart, somewhat bitter and had a bit of bread. Long sour and tart vinegar finish. Light body and undercarbonated. Not at all stout like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
morrison1dm (1) - USA - MAR 22, 2014 does not count
Come on, I could give many of the same characteristics as my predecessors but the truth is this is a dark sour and NOT a stout. The bitter sour over powers most of the flavored except a few hints of roasted fruit. If a sour had a threesome with a Belgium and a stout you might get the hybrid cross of this beer. It states itís aged in oak but I donít get that flavor at all. Age it longer or donít advertise it. I think this is a great sour hybrid beer, just donít call it a stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jayzz (399) - Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2014
I love this beer. It is a sour stout. Incredible sour cherry stout aroma and dark brown color. I loved drinking this beer. I didnít know stouts could taste light a dark rich sour beer. Love it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1707) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle, blend 5, bottle date 2013-01-15. Black with a medium sized frothy tan head. Lactic sour nose. Oak, tobacco, sour berries, cherry, light charcoal, light dusty. The berry notes become more dominant as it warms up. The stout part seems to be in the background, and I donít get a lot of roasted malt/chocolate/coffee/whatever malty notes usually associated with stouts. Medium body, oily texture, high carbonation. Light dry and astringent finish with lingering fruity and wooden notes. Draws a bit of water and is slow drinking. More towards sour/Flemish than stout, but interesting enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (2028) - Quťbec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle 750ml. Thx JM. Pours black with low-medium beige head. Good lacing. Aroma is of chocolate, roasted malt, nuts, wood. Taste is of sourness, wood, roasted malt, very slight acidity. Palate: Medium body. Light carbonation. Overall: Pretty good. Nice sourness. Decent malt features.

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