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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Brewed with American Amarillo.

Brassée en Angleterre à partir du 18ème siècle, cette variante plus forte du Stout traditionnel était destinée à la cour de l’impératrice Catherine II de Russie. La Postiche est une héritière moderne de ce style, où les saveurs torréfiées des malts s’équilibrent aux arômes citronnés des houblons américains (Amarillo).


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2012
Bottle from Malting Pot, Brussels
Black color, with generous brownish compact head. It has a seducing aroma of malt and chocolate, with hints of vanilla, followed by coffee and hops. Good body structure, with a fantastic chocolate flavor, with some roasted malts, light coffee, cream, some wood, light smoke. Correct bitterness.
It has thrills and balance. Excellent beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drkpower (5) - - MAY 15, 2014 does not count
On tap at moeder lambic, brussels. Truly top quality imperial stout. Superb depth.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JorisPPattyn (7816) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 23, 2011
Very good dark-greige head over near-black beer. Nice, USA-hops reigning with lots of ureum, pine & resin. Nori, sushi-like saltyness, over restrained, but obvious USA hops, bitter chocolate. Balance is out of the charts. Quite slick, well-bodied but certainly not thick. Only thing missing is just a tad of extra alcohol, which would make it the equal of any American R.I.S. This beer is GENIUS! A superb new beer from a brand-new brewery hirer. If he goes on in this way, I’ll become a huge fan.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - JUN 26, 2012
750ml. Jet black pour with a frothy tan head. Lots of roasty ashen bakers chocolate and cocoa nib with hints of brownie and molasses in the back. Rich thick palate with velvety carbonation and a sweet finish. Delicious!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (6363) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Bottle at Delirium Cafe, Brussels. Pours black with a nice tan head and a huge treacle aroma. Ther is as creamy chocolate and dark molasses flavor with some balancing bitterness. Very true to the style and quite tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (1203) - BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2014
Dark brown/black colour. Brown foam. Full body. Complex aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate and coffee. Hoppy bitter finish. Very good Belgian imperial stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (30755) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2011
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a creamy brown head. Aroma is solid hoppy fruity, dark roasted malt and light liqourice. Bitter, fruity, dark roasted malty Mild spiced, bitter and dense hoppy into a smooth finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice creamy head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, licorice, chocolate, coffee, caramel and hops. Nice, smooth and dry.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (2987) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2012
Jet black colour with dark creamy head. Aroma is really hoppy but also has some roasted, bitter malts. Flavour has a big contrast of bitter, roasted, slightly smokey malt versus a sharp dry hop.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JulienHuxley (2947) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2012
Bottle. Beautiful black pour, creamy espresso like foam. Aroma is very very hoppy, almost like a black ipa, some roastiness, black coffee. Taste is light and roasty, good hoppy aftertaste. Palate is relatively light for the style, dry finish. Very good.


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