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RATINGS: 570   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A black opaque ale with rich creamy roasted malt character and a very mild hop complement. This beer may look a little scary but take a sip and you’ll see why this Extra Stout can convert even lite beer drinkers to Stout lovers. A unique flavor profile that starts with a slight coffee flavor and finishes with a hint of roasty chocolate. Try a pint with a scoop of French Vanilla ice cream. This beer is a favorite as a compliment to any dessert or as a hearty breakfast drink.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beastmaster (381) - Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Beautifuly copperhead coffee colored pour. Aroma has coffee and caramel but I’m hard of smelling. Thick and delicious. Cofee heavy with a burnt expresso bean note that fade. Very flavorful, not artificial in any way. Way to easy to drink.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (3856) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2016
From bottle, poured deep black with a creamy mocha head. Nose of roast, coffee, raisins, light hops, roast, icecream, sweet chocolate, light bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
juvedp (24) - CHINA - AUG 28, 2016
Hazy black with deep brown head. Heavy bitter, light sour. Some choclate or coffee taste. Long finish. One of my favorite.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike_77 (5406) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2016
Black with dark, creamy head. Aroma and flavour have dark roasted malts and a touch of coffee. It’s bittersweet and has a smooth, creamy texture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerheart65 (1407) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2016
Sparkling deep black, short light brown frothy head, bit lacing. Dry, bit ashy, mildly roasted, salty licorice, coffee, green olives. Medium body, dry, potent carbonation, long roasted finish, chocolate also. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (2207) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUL 24, 2016
0,355l bottle at home. No BB date. black color, small dark coffee-colored head. smells nicely of bitter chocolate, earthy, coffee, roast, lightly leathery, nicely creamy, also some milk chocolate, very nice smell. medium to full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of coffee, a bit ashy, earthy, hints of bitter chocolate, a bit scratchy bitterness. finishes lightly roasty bitter and earthy with notes of coffee and leather. overall very nice beer, taste is lacking a bit compared to the very nice smell, might be also related to freshness since its unclear how old the bottle is.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bosbouw (2662) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2016
Mooie zwarte kleur met een kleine kraag. Ruikt vol, koffie, vanille, gebrand. Smaakt vol, vanille, koffie, beetje gebrand. Erg goed en "slechts" 6,5%.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vinivini (1266) - BELARUS - JUL 21, 2016
Deep brown to black, hazy. One finger tall tan to brown head. Aroma of coffee beans, earth, roasted malts. Light to medium body. Complex taste. Coffee, dark chocolate, dry fruit, roast, Port. Light bitterness. Well balanced. Tasty

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1914) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle Aroma-caramel, coffee, chocolate, Appearance-black, hazy, brown foam, Tadte-medium bitterness, medium sourness, light sweetness, Palate-medium body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benzai (14076) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2016
Bottle @ home. Opaque dark brown to black color, medium sized dark brown head that diminishes fairly quickly. Aroma is malts, soft roasted malts, some coffee slightly in the background. Taste malts, light roast, some milk chocolate, mocha. Quite sweet, only a slight bitter touch. Medium body, decent carbonation. Quite nice, I like this a lot!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MelvinKalksma (936) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2016

Aroma:
Slight/medium aroma of malts, caramel, chocolate, mocha, roasted malts and coffee.

Appearance:
Opaque black beer with slight yeast and with a slight/medium dark brown head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, caramel, chocolate and mocha; ends slightly dry with roasted malts and coffee.

Overall:
This beer is rather intense, complex and balanced. The sweet chocolate and mocha flavour is slightly dominating the dry and roasted finish, but it does not matter that much; it could still have been more roasted and bitter however.


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