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Brewed by Brouwerij Maximus
Style: Stout
Utrecht - De Meern, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich dark-roasted beer. Creamy ale with English hops.


t_wes' rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
t_wes (14) - - JAN 20, 2013
Stout bieren zijn bijzonder populair tegenwoordig. Sterke smaak, maar verder weinig subtiel of karaktervol.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (4102) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle at EBBC16, rich dark red-brown with a thin tan crema, roasty red fruit and treacle nose, dry-roasty-sweet and rich, touches of liquorice, smoke and cocoa, strong burnt caramel bitterness in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettGT (152) - Aalborg, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2016
Bottle. Aroma of prunes, raisin, coffee roast, chocolate, toasted bread. Pours out a deep brown to black colour with an almost grey small head. Taste is roast forward with dark fruits and coffee like flavours behind. Medium bodied, soft mouthfeel, soft carbonation, roasty bitter finish. This is a bit mild compared to the abv but none the less it’s enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pityu (620) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle - Opaque black colour with creamy, medium and stable tan head. Chocolate and cocoa powder in the nose with some fruitiness and herbal hops. Great and smooth roasted aromas with cocoa, chocoate, toffee, red fruits, some black currant and gentle hop bitterness in the end. Medium body, average carbonation, velvety mouthfeel, elegant roasted finish with some red fruits. Great and well balanced stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grzesiek79 (3937) - Radom, POLAND - JUN 22, 2016
Stout z angielskimi chmielami, ale jak na zlosc nie przypomina mi nawet średnich Stoutow Brytyjskich. Wyglad to ciemne piwo z refleksem czerwieni, wiec nie jest czarne i geste, piana natomiast fajna ladan dobrze się tworzy ale opada szybko, na szczęście sa slady na pintowej szklance. Zapach piernikow z Torunia, w smaku trochę trufli, piernika i sporo, naprawdę słodkiej coca-colli. Na mój gust zdecydowanie za słodkawe i za mało wytrawności i palonosci. Sredniaczek

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (6597) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: Picked up in the Netherlands, had at home.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, liquorice, caramel.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, roasted malt, some liquorice and coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenL8 (60) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 10, 2016
Totally black with a small head. Mild aroma, chocolate, coffee, dark malts. Prickly, spicy mouthfeel. Nice flavour, sweet, chocolate, a bit herbal and spicy, quite nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (619) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle from Bert’s Bierhuis in Utrecht. The beer is very dark brown colored and pours a cream colored and sticky foam, with nice carbonation. The aroma has notes of cacao and chocolate. But also a freshness and fruitiness is noticable. And what’s left is some notes of wood and smoke. The taste is smooth and medium bodied, with a nice freshness from the CO2. The smoke from the aroma is well noticable. In the background is nice fruitiness with reminds me of forest fruits. The finish is long and dry, and has clear notes of chocolate and coffee and some light bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kampfar (138) - Münster, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2016
From 0,33 bottle; pours clear, dark brown to black with a huge, frothy & slightly creamy, light brown head. Heavy malty aroma with roasted malts & coffee. Taste is slightly sweet and light bitter with roasted malts dominating the flavor. Finish is medium sweet and also increasing in bitterness leading to a long, medium bitter, yet sweet finish. Medium bodied with a slightly watery texture and soft carbonation. Could have been more creamy & full bodied for me, otherwise not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (867) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2016

Aroma:
Slight/medium aroma of malts, caramel, dried fruit, bread, liquorice, chocolate and roasted malts.

Appearance:
Turbid/opaque ruby/black beer with a medium beige head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, caramel, dried fruit, liquorice and chocolate; ends slightly bitter and dry with bread and roasted malts.

Overall:
A tasty, rather complex and balanced stout. Could have been more intense to give him a more distinct character.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alex_leit (2026) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 12, 2016
Bottle 33 cl. Brown with coffee foam. Aroma: malt, caramel and a little coffee, dried fruits. Taste: a little wine, dried fruits, caramel tones. Normal.


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