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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyllenbock (6285) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2013
Black with a small tan head. A lot of coffee both in the aroma and taste. Also some vanilla, chcolate and roasted malt. The mouthfeel was creamy. A nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6246) - Utah, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle shared on the bus, RBWG
Appearance: Black with a small tan head and some lacing
Aroma of Roasted malts and coffee
Taste: Roasted malts, grainy and coffee
Nice and tasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (6189) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle at the "Dean is a cheap bastard tasting cos he let Rene buy a beer from the shop and then asked to taste it for the tick" tasting. Poured a clear dark brown with a thin whispy tan head. The aroma is dry earthy mineral zesty citrus aspirin. The flavour is moderate bitter with a rich liqouruce bitter alcoholic palate. Full bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2013
In short: A basic big coffee stout. Just ok.
How: Bottle 22oz, post-HF FoFA 2013.
The look: Black body topped by a small tan head.
In long: The strong nose is intense used coffee filter along with some charcoal. In mouth the beer offers a thick heavy body that is carbonated enough. Taste is overcooked caramel, old cup of black coffee, mild vanilla notes. A bit of a boiled vegetables flavor developing from the high roast. A straightforward coffee stout which unfortunately didnít offer a fun coffee character, too much like used coffee filter instead of nice roasted coffee beans. Decent beer but slightly below average for the style. And on a more linguistic note, I think Abduction is too strong of a word when talking about kidnapping of a young children, I prefer to call it Surprise Adoption.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (6083) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle shared by nmann08. Poured a dark brown color with a nice off-white head. Aroma was coffee, chocolate. Flavor was nice roasted malt notes, coffee, choclate notes. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (6051) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2013
Appearance: Black color with a nice frothy beige head.
Aroma: Chocolate and coffee.
Palate: Full body. Tad sweet and an ok bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Coffee, licorice, roasted malt and chocolate. Some alcohol.
Overall impression: Powerful stuff. Some alcohol, but mostly warming, not so disturbing.
Personal stats: Bottle @ Geokkjer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (6014) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Courtesy of tectactoe

Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate dark chocolate, roasted coffee, faint molasses, and vanilla. It pours a dark brown some faint orange highlights and a small soapy beige head. The flavor starts with moderate sweet chocolate and a hint of fruit. The finish has moderate vanilla and lighter roasted coffee. Itís medium bodied with a mild carbonation and a somewhat soft mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (5966) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2013
Bottled @ Beer Temple. Dark color, short head. Aroma of loads of grinded coffee backed up with big roasted malt and chocolate, mocha. Not much licorice and laurel, which makes me happy, as I prefer the chocolate and roast based imperial stouts. Medium sweet, medium bitter, coffee makes it a bit more dry. Although it actually has quite a lot of coffee in the nose, maybe a bit too much, the base beer is able to carry that amount. So, the balance of the beer is very nice and the coffee adds depth to the base beer. Great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (5896) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Sampled at esbls. Very dark red brown. Almost no head. A nose of coffee and a bit of ash. First sip is kind of freezer burn. Malta are huge but the coffee has faded some. It is surprisingly bitter. Background fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zita (5866) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2013
nice light burnt coffe aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice coffee finish.

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