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RATINGS: 345   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Black House is an oatmeal coffee stout bursting with coffee aroma and flavor. Modern Times is one of the only breweries in the world to roast our own coffee, which allows us to be exceptionally picky about which coffees we use and how we roast them. The result is an abundantly flavorful beer that’s incredibly complex and aromatic, with loads of roast character and a chocolate-covered espresso bean finish. But Black House packs all that flavor into a reasonable package: at only 5.8% ABV, it can comfortably be consumed by the pint.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
scottm2588 (176) - SCOTLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Can at Brewdog, DogHouse. Pours black with a small white head. Aroma is coffee, biscuit and dark chocolate. Taste is big on coffee, molasses, liquorice with a nice hint of plum. Very roasty on the aftertaste. Solid beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (4272) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2015
500ml can from Brewdog.com. Pours black, roasted coffee aroma. Slick mouthfeel, coffee, roast, earth, light bitterness. Less flavoursome and more easy-drinking than expected.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teddybeer (3404) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 4, 2015
Dark brown color, almost black with a light tan head with short duration. Aroma has notes of roasted malts with licorice hints. Strong coffee taste with light black chocolate and licorice, mild bitterness. Coffee final with roasted notes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (5751) - Livermore, California, USA - DEC 1, 2015
On draft at Tap 25. It pours a dark brown color with a creamy tan head. The aroma is very intense with coffee, hints of vanilla, dark chocolate and chocolate syrup. The mouthfeel is silky and creamy with some flavors of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. High carbonation for the style. Medium to high roasted malt in the finish with some earthy bitterness. An awesome coffee stout. No green pepper.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2015
Can at home from the good hop Oakland. Opaque chestnut brown coloured pour with a lasting light tan head. Aroma is nutty roast, light toasted coconut, earthy bark. Flavour is composed of earthy nutty malts, milky chocolate, light gigs, dried fruit, very little fermentation character. Palate us medium light bodied, highish carbonation. Semi sweet with some mineral, chalky. Lingering nutty malts. OK, but no depth.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (2816) - SPAIN - NOV 28, 2015
Can 47,5cl / Lata 47,5cl. @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, España. A: Black / Negro. T/S: Roasted malt, sweet, chocolate, coffee / Malta tostada, dulce, chocolate, cafe.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (1424) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 27, 2015
Negro con reflejos caoba y espuma beis ligera. Aromas de chocolate, café expreso, cereal y tostados. Cuerpo medio, inicio achocolatado con sabor de café equilibrado hasta el final de amaegor tostado moderado.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Pitch black and nearly opaque with deep mahogany edges and a two finger pillowy beige head that very slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Great retention with streaks of soapy lacing coating the glass on the way down. Robust dark malt aroma with a nice mix of deep roast and silky dessert-like sweeter malts. Gourmet coffee bean with toffee, oatmeal and toast followed by sweet chocolate, lactose, chocolate cake, caramel, toffee and fudge. Smells pretty good. Medium body and a touch sweeter than expected. Decent gourmet roast flavor but not as coffee dominant as I was expecting. Toast, roasted nut and espresso bean followed by silky chocolate sweetness, caramel and faint lactose. Nice balance and easy to drink with a well masked ABV.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (2248) - Barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 25, 2015
Can from Biercab Shop. Black colour with beige head. Roasted, coffee aroma. Coffee, roasted, dark chocolate taste. Medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
flying_pig (1419) - SCOTLAND - NOV 21, 2015
473ml Can from Brewdog online shop (£4):
Fairly disappointing in truth, I’m not sure what I had been expecting but I definitely wanted more from this. The taste & nose were both quite basic & not unlike a lot of other English style stouts that I’ve tried over the years although it was a nice enough taste without ever exciting.; I doubt this will be one I go for again.


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