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RATINGS: 346   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Ale brewed with ancho chili peppers, cacao nibs, and cinnamon sticks.


oeltroll's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oeltroll (19) - USA - MAR 4, 2013
This beer blew my mind. Sweet and bitter chocolate combined with chilli, incredible.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (14648) - DENMARK - JUN 30, 2016
CBC. Black with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, spices, cake and cinnamon. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, spices, cinnamon, medium sweet, liquorice and medium bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10789) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2016
Draught @ CBC 2016, Green session, København
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, cocoa and brown sugar. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, cocoa, brown sugar and molasses finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (16743) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2016
CBC. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and cinnamon. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and rather bitter finish with a chili bite. 140516

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hugetaste42 (18) - - MAY 27, 2016
This is good, but not awesome. Very solid spiced stout. Can taste a lot of herbs and cinnamon. Mouthfeel is great, complex, not much booze.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (6191) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2016 Draught @ APEX, Portland, OR. Pours pitch black with a smooth head. Aroma of spices, roasty malts, coffee, licorice, chocolate and cocoa. Taste is smooth, slightly roasty and sweetish with some cocoa, coffee, cocoa. cinnamon, spices, mint chocolate and licorice. Finish is smooth, slightly roasty and complex with loads of spices, cinnamon, some coffee, mint chocolate, cocoa, licorice and sweetness. Pretty interesting, quite balanced despite being complex.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerplace (459) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2016 750ml bottle at Jamey’s. Pours an almost black with a strong brown head. Aroma is spicy, with chilli, cinamon and cocoa on the background. Taste is sweet, roasted malt, chilli, cinamon, cocoa. Cinamon, burnt malt, chilli peppers aftertaste. Really good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nocturne (1716) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016. Black with a ring of brown head. Pepper and cinnamon really comes through in the aroma. Big spicy, chocolatey taste in a fairly oily but nimble and not too thick mouthfeel. Very good stuff.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mariuspoenari (1222) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2016
On tap at CBC 2016 - day 2. Tons of cinnamon up front, followed by cocoa, milk chocolate, molasses and chili peppers. One of my favourite beers at this year’s CBC.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (17152) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2016
Green session, Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016.OPaque black beer with a nice beige head. Chocolate aroma, spicy, raisins, figs, dark chocolate vanilla and cinnam on, some licorice. Chocolate and cinnamon flavor, vanilla, licorice, some warming alcohol, chilli notes. Well balanced with nicely hidden alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (1386) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2016
dufft: kant ristet malt chokolade bitter smag. sød karamel ristet malt chokolade ristet brændt mørk smag


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