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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarrettB (1374) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 17, 2015
October 25th, 2013 - This was the first time I had this brew, which has become something of a hallmark in my North Park neighborhood. It’s everywhere in cans, but I THINK back then, this was tap only. But it’s easy to tell on the first sip why it’s become so prevalent. The roast flavor on the nose is appetizing, tossing in malt, wood chips, and that curious mustiness of a Pacific Northwest temperate rain forest. The coffee and coffee beans really shine in the flavor though, served on a rich, creamy palate, and delivering an unexpected dose of hazelnut smokiness and sweetness. I suspect Modern Times will be joining the San Diego market in the IPA frenzy, but it’s great to see they have a stout to match for those with palates inclined to darker beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (5658) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2015
From a 22 oz bottle at the WWWW RB tasting. Pours a cloudy brown with a tan head. Aroma of coffee. Flavors of coffee, chocolate and tobacco.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Savage_Night (358) - California, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Pours dark brown with a khaki head. Head retention is good. AROMA: dark roasted malts, coffee, coffee bitterness, char, dark fruit, toffee, slight licorice, floral hops, chocolate, earthy, vanilla and molasses. TASTE: dark fruits, coffee bitterness, chocolate, slight caramel, earthy, dark roasted malts, brown sugar, molasses, hop bitterness and slight sea salt. AFTER TASTE: coffee bitterness, dark malt, licorice, toffee, chocolate and hop bitterness with an oily rich finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (6348) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2015
Draught at Café 3 små rum, Göteborg, Sweden. Black with beige head. Roasted malt aroma, slightly smoked bacon touch, liquorice and coffee. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, low to medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (5892) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2015
Draught at 3 små rum, cons 2015-07-31 Göteborg AR: heavy rosted malt, dark and bitter coffey AP: black body, frothy dark brown head F: heavy roasted, dry, bitter, salt liqurice, chocolate, black coffey - to dark and one wayish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (6057) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Bottles. Brown pour with head. Aromas are sweet, roasted and dark malt. Flavors are dark sweet malt, roasted and maybe coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (3071) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2015
On tap @ 3 Små Rum. Dark brown with a tiny brown head. Malty and roasted tones. Malt, coffee, fruit and hops. Medium body with a nice balanced finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ramboraffe (1714) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2015
On tap at 3 små rum, Göteborg. Black with big tanned head. A lot of coffee in aroma. Taste is bitter coffee, bitter chocolate and roasted malt. Dry with high carbonation and medium bitterness. Too high carbonation making it a bit sharp and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Andrus86 (308) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2015
CAN. Dark brown with fluffy tan head that disappears.. Intense roasted to burnt coffee malt nose.. Good dark malt upfront, goes to a solid burnt coffee with a dark chocolate bite to finish.. Sourced RW

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1790) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2015
On tap at 3 små rum GBG. Pours pitch black with a big brown head. Smells and tastes roasted malt, salty, coffee with a mild bitter finish.

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