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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Night gathers and it’s time to announce the newest beer in the Game of Thrones series. Take the Black Stout is named for the oath taken by those who stand the Night’s Watch at the Wall, defending Westeros against northern.

Take the Black Stout is a 7% beer, brewed with base, caramel, chocolate and roasted barley malts. Hopping includes Northern Brewer and Columbus; spices are licorice root and star anise. Hue is black with full tan head. Aromas include chocolate, caramel, and earthy hops, light roastiness, a touch of fruitiness. Tastes include chocolate, coffee, rich malts, and balanced roastiness. Clean hop bitterness joins with slight woody character and spiciness; the finish offers sweet malt character leading to spicy, earthy, hop bitterness.


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3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1952) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Game of Thrones, Take the Black Stout purchased at Giant Eagle in Westerville. Take the black pours a rich black opaque with a thick persistent head of small tan bubbles. Nose is heavy in belgian type esters of stone fruit and caramel. Taste is drier than anticipated with a nice roasted malt on the front with caramel. There is a touch of molasses and light bitters on the back end. body is lively but fluid. A nice belgian type stout.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1362) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 23, 2016
Dark brown to black colored, small+ tan head. Aroma is of dark fruits, licorice, chocolate and roasted malt, some brown sugar. Taste is medium to very sweet malt, brown sugar, licorice, caramel, toffee and chocolate with roasted malt, bit burnt, medium- roasty bitterness. Medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, creamy. (thanks to hrabren, Iznogud and Werckmeister)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hrabren (920) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 9, 2016
Huge thanks to Iznogud and Werckmeister for sharing the bottle! Drank at the Who Cares for Beer Festival 2016, Bevog Brewery in Bad Radkersburg, Austria. Black! Licorice, rye bread, roasty. Light wood flavors, sweet. Medium body, dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werckmeister (2202) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 4, 2016
0,75l from tap at Bevog Festival shared by me from trade with amazngwrldfood, big thanks Rob. black color, small tan head. smells of spices, licorice, spices, brown sugary, decent smell. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of bitter herbs, some coffee, licorice, light caramel, rather roasty, light leathers. finishes light to medium roasty bitter with notes of coffee and some licorice. nice one, but expected a bit more.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2727) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Black with a tall tan head. Medium bodied. Roasted malt, chocolate, a bit of espresso, lightly spiced. Finish has nice mild roast and a bit of spice. Good brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (4826) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2016
(Ommegang Game of Thrones #2 - Take the Black Stout) Bottle 750 ml, corked and caged, served into a snifter at home, ABV 7% Black colour on the body, one finger of thick, dark beige head, with good retention. Arom aof liquorice, red stewed fruits, plums, only faint anise. The taste is sweet, more anise now, again red fruits, plums, figs, roasted malts, sweet chocolate, liquorice and oats, hints of coffee even. Medium body, good carbonation, sticky on the palate. Great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (6724) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle from back in 2013. Cleaning out the corners of the rot box tonight. Pours opaque black, medium creamy tan head, dissipates with lots of residual and nice lacing. Aroma is roast, hints of smoke, molasses, black licorice. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter, roasty, earthy, molasses and anise. Full bodied. I really wanted to hate this as a gimmick beer, but its actually pretty well done.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours black. Aroma and taste are roastedness, some chocolate, and licorice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blahbobbyblah (83) - Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Poured from a growler. Deep and dark which works well for me today. A beer that does not play around with its taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rustbucket0873 (372) - Krikville, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Pours deep black, consistency looking like molasses almost. Thick tan head. Immediately large aroma of coffee, caramel, roasted malt, chocolate, toffee. The flavor is chocolate, roasted malt, espresso, caramel, earthy. Overall, very dry, nice aftertaste of coffee. Palate is medium, and creamy

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjmoen (324) - - JUN 16, 2016
C-. Pours a black color with tan head. The finish is far too dry for my preference.


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