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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9629) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Can @ RBSG Grand Tasting. Pours an orangish brown appearance with a tan head.sweet chocolate, smooth coffee, coconut aroma. Nice carbonation. Slight sweet, vanilla, delicious coffe flavor. Petes just fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
suprchunk (2454) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Almost black pour. Small off-white head that quickly falls to just a few bubbles. No lacing. Huge coffee aroma. Pretty much overwhelms anything else. Same with the taste. A little thin in the back. Tastes more like a cool coffee than a beer. Especially a stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrewFace (928) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Can share thanks to beechner224. Pours a very dark brown color, minimal head, translucent. Big roasty, semisweet, coffee, and chocolate malt aroma. More roast in the flavor, chocolate malt, mild bitterness in the finish. Fairly thin bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beechner224 (807) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Can in trade. Pours dark brown/black with minimal head. Aroma of coffee, roast. Taste is more strong coffee, a tad bitter, a bit astringent too . Not too bad, pretty light body. It’s a little harsh on the pallet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (5818) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Can from Craftshack brought to Paul’s May 2014 tasting. Pours a brown body with no head, no lacing. Aroma is light espresso. Mouthfeel is soft with notes of malt, burnt toast and light coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cory (359) - , California, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Can. Aroma is almond, walnut, coffee, molasses, and dark malts. Taste is sweet with some dry bitter cold brew coffee and walnut skin. Delicious and session able ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bpasquini (10) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUN 1, 2014
AROMA: Predominantly coffee with some oats, vanilla, and chocolate APPEARANCE: Pours pitch black, left a small tan head that went quickly, how a good stout should look TASTE: Small amount of coffee, chocolate, oats, and vanilla, everything is very light but that is expected as it is under 6% ABV, but just because it is light does not mean that it isn’t full flavored, this beer is pretty tasty PALATE: This is by far the beers best attribute, very light, smooth and velvety, incredibly drinkable and this beer is not that filling for a stout, every once in awhile I crave stouts and would like to drink more than one, and this would be a great example of a full flavored session stout! OVERALL: Great beer! will be an often pick up when I can get my hands on it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (1122) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUN 1, 2014
16oz can pours black with tan head. Aroma is roasted coffee and malt. Taste is big roast and coffee, nice medium body and det finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
o_Merlin_o (191) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 30, 2014
On tap, nitro. Pours a coal black with a giant creamy head. I think that head was due to the nitro. Extremely creamy, but very watered down. Definite coffee flavor. Probably better in the non nitro version. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (33249) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2014
16 fl oz can. Pours pitch black with a thick and creamy to tan head. Aroma is coffee, herbal and caramelish. Bitter, roasted and coffee herbal. Bitter and toasted malty. Lingering coffee and smooth bitter.

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