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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   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.


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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sailracer (473) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Can. Pours a thick black with a medium head. The flavors are heavy roasted malt with some chocolate and bitter coffee flavors. OK, but I prefer my stouts a bit stronger.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepatrickman (239) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Fresh can. This thing smells incredible -- a bit of roasted malt and a lot of coffee. The flavor is more coffee, but well balanced in with a smooth, chocolate taste and medium-dry body. An excellent coffee stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2567) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2016
Draught at Mikkeller Bangkok. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, nuts, coffee, vanilla and a bit of chocolate. Bitter finish with roasted malts, nuts, coffee, a bit of chocolate and vanilla. Very nice stout.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1951) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Pours a finger and a half of light tan head on a black body. The aroma is roasted malt, burnt wood, coffee and dark chocolate. The taste has malty sweetness, coffee bitterness and licorice. The texture is crisp. Nice aroma and enjoyable.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Acid303 (612) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - JAN 31, 2016
473ml can, served in Shaker glass. Almost black with medium tan head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and licorice. Taste is very coffee forward with chocolate and biscuit notes. The coffee is very well combined with dark malts. Slightly bitter on the palate, dry. Medium/full body, perfect carbonation. Great coffee beer, very pleasant.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevinator (1730) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Faint aroma. Too watery for an oatmeal stout. Smooth but lightweight. Good flavors and aromas of coffee, slight sweetness, roasty malt.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
javiercrasher (254) - Granada, SPAIN - JAN 17, 2016
Negra con espuma beige de mediana retención. Aroma a café y maltas tostadas. De cuerpo ligero. En boca entra torrefacta, con presencia del café. Con más cuerpo sería un cervezón!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (8628) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 11, 2016
On tap @ Modern Times North Park. I had the nitro version. Very dark brown, mahogany highlights, creamy beige head (typical nitro). Low aroma of roast. Roasty profile, moderate coffee (not aggressive at all), light cocoa, silky mouthfeel (nitro), moderately sweet. Nice

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (2966) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 5, 2016
Can 473ml. Thx MC. Pours very dark brown (slight reddish reflects) with medium-high beige head. Aroma is of coffee, roasted malt. Taste is of coffee, roasted malt, bitterness, some acidity. Palate: Medium body. Creamy. Soft-medium carbonation. Overall: Lots of very nice coffee. Well balanced. Enjoyed it much.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (2655) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2016 Pours a dark brown with small beige/tan head that leaves some lacing. Nose is of coffee, toasted cereals, roasted malt. Taste is lightly sweet, lightly bitter and roasty. Cereals, think chicory (café céréales). Medium body, medium carbonation. A really nice and not too sweet sweet stout!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1529) - Redwood City, California, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Very dark brown with light brown head. Coffee and slight roast in aroma and flavor. Flavor also has a restrained caramel aspect. Slightly slick mouthfeel. Moderate roast finish.


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