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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1520) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2014
(tap) clear dark brown colour with a small brown head; aroma of roast, coffee; balanced flavour with long light bitter finish

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerbeer (2222) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 8, 2014
On tap nitro. Pours a very dark brown with full nitro head. Aromas of fresh brewed coffee and roasted malts. Flavors of creamy coffee, milk chocolate, and dry roasted malts. Creamy. Pretty simple but very nice.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (759) - Iowa, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Can. Pours black with decent tan head. Nose is coffee upfront with some caramel and vanilla. Taste is roasted coffee, some caramel and then coffee bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Watch out for these guys. Making some quality beer! Fresh can. Pours murky brown with tan head. Aroma is med. roast coffee, some faint chocolate, dirt. A strong earthy quality here. taste is nice coffee and cocoa nib balance. Creamy, bubbly on the palate. Smooth and drinkable. Love it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3001) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 23, 2014
On tap at the brewery. It poured a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma was of coffee, roasted malts and chocolate. The taste was of coffee, roast and dark chocolate. It had a dry finish with mild bitterness. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Salmoniform (1195) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Poured from can to glass. Dark hue with creamy brown head. Aroma is coffee, caramel, vanilla, toast, toffee. Mouthfeel is great with a full body and crisp carbonation. Taste is sweet throughout with an astringent bitterness following. Overall this is a very good brew.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4565) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
GABF 2014. Black color with a medium head. Light coffee aroma. Flavor is just straight up dark roast coffee. A bit of grains peeking through.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dhunter151 (590) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 11, 2014
16oz can. Pours black with an off white head. Dominant flavor is coffee. Some chocolate, roasted malt, moderate bitterness. The low ABV and light body make it very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4550) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 7, 2014
16 ounce can thanks to Justin. Light coffee stout that is fairly creamy with some roast to it. Not a strong coffee aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (2841) - Athens, Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Pours an opaque black from the van with fluffy tan head that dissipates to leave light lace. Aroma is coffee, soy, roast, slight cream. Taste is all coffee, slight bitterness that coffees back to sweet and roast. Silky mouth, easy drinker, nothing special but nothing bad.


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