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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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 thatís 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.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hoppist (1) - USA - DEC 6, 2013 does not count
Not a stout fan but this beer spoke to me as totally coffeelicious. Love the lighter weight which is something I donít like in most stouts. I know I know...not my thing but this beer would also be perfect for breakfast! A terrific lighter style stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (3169) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Can with thanks to Cocoapuph! Pours deep ruby black with a small brown cremay head that dissipates quickly but leaves nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is right down the middle of the fairway, roasty, ashtray, cocoa, coffee. Flavor is about the same, light sweet and light bitter, roasty coffee. Medium body. A hugely solid effort.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (6416) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Sample from a 16oz can, thanks to brew3crew. Black color. Great thin brown head, good lace. Awesome, roasty, complex coffee nose. Medium body. Smooth, lighter carbonation, with a good chewy texture. Lightly dry finish. Good moderate to bigger bitter taste, light sweet. Light hint of mocha chocolate. Awesome coffee stout. Super awesome lengthy coffee aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmsulliv (166) - - NOV 29, 2013
Cask double coffee stout. Tastes like coffee w beer mixed in. Very bitter good coffee flavor ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
portableparty (1911) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 27, 2013
16 oz. can from tleaver33. Pours brown black with a thin tight khaki head that leaves a thin film and collar. Aroma has nice coffee and roasted malt some chocolate. Taste is big coffee and bitterness with subtle chocolate roasted malt and more black coffee with light cream. Palate is thin to medium with a burnt dry finish. Pretty tasty!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (3203) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Really nice roasted coffee bean and chocolate aromas. I have to remind myself that this is a 5.8 % stout so the thin body isnít a negative factor. The flavor is roasted espresso beans, chocolate and dark barley. Has a nice dry roasted finish. Simple and tasty and could be an everyday coffee stout that is real sessionable. 16 oz. can shared by Adam Jackson, thanks buddy!

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (2626) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Pours black but daily faint. certainly an appearance of a 6% stout. not much head. Nose is very nice. big roasted espresso with a nice milk chocolate note. Slightly harsh, lots of chocolate, bitterness of cedar and oak and just coffee for days.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6509) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 25, 2013
16 oz. can shared by brew33crew- thanks again, Jason! Pours a cola brown color with a small beige ring. Really nice coffee aroma, with chocolate, toast, and nuts. The flavor is a muted, watered down version of the same. Light-bodied, and completely flat. Promising nose and appearance, but completely disappointing otherwise.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5429) - Ohio, USA - NOV 25, 2013
16 oz can shared by brew3crew. Pours a dark cola brown color with a small creamy beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, black coffee, hints of chocolate more at the finish, dry, somewhat smooth. Good flavor f or the lower abv.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5458) - Indiana, USA - NOV 25, 2013
16 oz can to taster (shared by brew3crew). Looks good for the style; cola with beige head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of dark malt and roasted coffee. Tastes like it smells with a nice, smooth mouthfeel (likely an influence of the oatmeal too). A good example of the style.


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