Brewed by Companyia Cervesera del Montseny
Style: Dry Stout
Sant Miquel De Balenyà (Seva), Spain


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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Cervesa negra Irlandesa d’alta fermentació amb 4 cereals (ordi, blat, civada i sègol). Combina la complexitat de sabors torrats amb la suavitat dels cereals per donar lloc a una cervesa nutritiva i regeneradora. Temperatura de consum entre 8º i 15ºC. Ingredients: aigua, malta, flocs de cereal, flor de llúpol i llevat.

Formerly CCM +Negra.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 25, 2010
Brown pour, but light for a stout. Thin tan head. Roasty nose, with a little chocolate..very light body, sour lactic character with some roasty stout qualities...but super thin. Bitter and acidic. Weird. Again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (6311) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 3, 2010
12 ounce bottle bought in City Beer I think. Pours a bit of gush, a dark brown color with a huge thick beige head- looks like a milkshake. A sweet milky nose; caramel and toasted malts. A smooth flavor; dry, milky, chocolates, lots of grain. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6329) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 17, 2010
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a beige head. The aroma has roasted grains, coffee, cardamom, and a little bit of caramel sweetness. The flavor has coffee, roasted grains, and a light sweetness. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
armando629 (2415) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 27, 2010
0,33 l bottle as a gift from Spain.
Poured deep brown near black with a nice foamy pillowy tan- light beige head. Moderated but pleasant espresso-like aroma with some roasted grains, caramel. Medium bodied beer with a light sweet caramel, moderated roasted barley. Roasted aftertaste. Fine, drinkable, but not a dry stout rather a simple stout...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6861) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 5, 2010
Bottle. dark toffee colored beer with a light brown head. Sweet malt and toffee aroma with light fruitiness. caramel/toffee flavor with eatrh and light coffee. Medium bodied. Light coffee lingers with toffee and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
robertjm (776) - Albany, California, USA - FEB 4, 2010
Pours large soapy-looking head with large bubbles. Tan colored head. Dark color colored body. Aroma is very unique. Scents of cardamom, perhaps nutmeg or clove. Aromas carry over lightly into the flavor. Thin body. Honestly, this tastes more like a black/dark lager than a stout. BTW: The label is in CATALAN, not Spanish, not that has anything to do with the taste. Just thought it was interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Travlr (13233) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 24, 2010
Bottle at Churchkey. Very black with a large tan head. Aroma of cocoa and pepper. Flavor is is bitter chocolate, but very, very bitter. Very thin body. Smoky finish. Two bartenders had high opinions of this one, but three of us customers thought it was a drainpour. You decide.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
17thfloor (2433) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2010
Bottle. Pours a dark but clear red with a gusher for a head, tall foamy airy light tan head. Aroma has some nice roast but there are some bad bad bad infection things going on, rotten urinal cake, roadkill, some fruit. Flavor is sweet tropical fruits and very nice creamy roast, chocolate cookie, and some odd infection to ruin it all. Thin and watery, low carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2010
12 oz bottle thanks to 17thfloor for sharing. Pours deep brown with a ruby hue and a thick light tan head. Aroma of oh god, first a get some serious urinal cake, bleck, infected. After letting the head settle, I can pick up some decent dark roasty malts and dark fruits. I’d like to get more, but the urinal cake hasnt dissipated enough, Flavor is better. Starts with a sharp roasted malt, picking up some dark fruits and a very sweet character remains throughout. Finishes lightly bitter and a bit tangy. Medium body and a sharp carbonation again. If it weren’t infected it might be in the 3.3 area but as it goes, it could use less carbonation and more pleasant rounded malt character

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8032) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 20, 2009
Huge beige-yellow head, slightly irregular over ruby-shot, near black beer. Roasted malts & barley, chocolate, sweetish, very faint hops and moccha cookies. Sourish-bitterish burnt malts, ending in wholemeal or oatbiscuits, dry. Dry palate, faint coffee or moccha returning, whether well-bodied, suave. Surprising beer, too sweet and not roasted enough for the Irish stout it is supposed to be, but it makes for a pretty convincing oatmeal stout!

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