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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Pirate Noir is our Jamaican rum barrel aged imperial oatmeal stout. This beer takes our already delicious Prairie Noir and adds intense notes of vanilla, coconut, and rum to the beer.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (15570) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle shared by Phil. Black pour with a tan head. Roasted malt, rum, chocolate, and soap on the nose. Charred wood, some booze, and a touch of vanilla. The flavor is kind of soapy. A bit of booze, rum, and roast. Dark chocolate, hints of vanilla, and charred oak. Maybe a touch of fruit. Kind of disappointing, particularly next to the other variants.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2573) - GREECE - JUL 12, 2016
955 ml bottle at home. Almost black color with beige brown head. Malty aroma, alcohol, rum, fruity, dark dried fruits, perfume, roasted, chocolate, light coffee, some cocoa. SWeet and bitter like aroma. Medium oily+ body with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (12755) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2016
Bottle shared by Joes. Opaque pitch black color, small off-white head. Aroma is malts, raisins, dark fruits, somewhat alcoholic. Taste malts, some hops, dark malts, definitely roast and alcohol, rum. Medium body and carbonation. Solid.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Huhzubendah (3402) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Thanks Matthew! Near black, opaque body with a quarter inch of tan head. Aromas include rum, raisin, booze, roast, oak, vanilla. Cookies soaked in rum. Sweet, chocolaty. Complex and quite tasty. Medium-full bodied. Great stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
knasputte78 (512) - SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2016
Svart nästan utan skum. Rom i doft. Smaken är tjära, lakrits och lite sträv. Snygg och lyxig, nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettGT (124) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Aroma of rum, licorice, smoke, burnt bread, wood, a little booze. Pours black with a small tan head. Taste is medium sweet and pretty smokey / umami like. Taste follows the nose pretty much but is less booze and rum forward. Pretty delicious and smooth taste. Medium plus body, oily and silky mouthfeel, soft carbonation, smokey but pleasant finish. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (16377) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2016
Bottle. Nice head with medium duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, rum, wood, caramel, chocolate, coffee and hops. Long bitter finish. Slightly boozy.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergaard (282) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2016
Aged this for a year and oh good lord it is every bit as good (or better) than the first time i had it. Dark as the night and with strong notes of rum, coconut, chocolate and liquorice. Mouthfeel is chewy and thick and tastewise it has strong notes of all above standing aromas + some vanilla and a cakey/fudgy feel. Beautiful.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (3858) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle. Dark oily pour. Rich aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, licorice and booze. Taste of salty licorice, vanilla, ripe fruit and a soft thick mouthfeel. Good stuff, but I miss the coconut.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thechasm442 (678) - Manhattan, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2016
2015 bottle. Black with a thinner tan head and little lacing. Aroma is rum, oak, vanilla, roasted barley, and cocoa. Taste is vanilla, chocolate, rum, oak, and roasty dark malts. Thin for the style and a sweet finish. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Pours a deep dark brown color. Small tan head head that lasted throughout. Aromas of rum and wood. Flavor was a lot of rum, hints of smoke, chocolate. Full bodied and creamy. WOW, this is a flavorful beer!!


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