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Brewed by Brasserie Sainte Hélène
Style: Stout
Virton, Belgium

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English style stout, hopped with Citra and Simcoe. Called Citra Stout before it got the definitive name.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (6879) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes fast schwarzes Bier mit geringer aber schönen bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch intensiv röstmalzig nach Schokolade und Kaffee. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, erdig, schokoladig, Kaffe.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1027) - PORTUGAL - JAN 23, 2014
Tasted at Richement Bière 2014. Pours a dark brown / light black colour with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, and hops. Soft carbonation and thin body, more watery than I was thinking. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter, quite dry. Overall, a nice beer. Not very remarkable, though.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
20107589 (304) - randers, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2014
oatmeal, coffee and roasted malt aromas. black color with a small head. light bitter and sweet taste. thin palate with a small aftertaste with bitter notes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (425) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014
Sample from a 75 cl bottle. Pours jetblack with a small tan head. Lots of burnt malts and figs on the nose. Don't get the hoppiness in the taste. Figs, raisins and some chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6475) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014
@ Voldby. Dark brown coloured with a light brown head, lasting. Roasted aroma, yeasty and dry. Faint notes of coffee, chocolate, laqurice. Faint sweet flavor, heavy dry, moderate bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10790) - DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle. Very dark brown with small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, caramel, little liquorice, hop and a little pine. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweet, liquorice, hop, thin, caramel and medium bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3054) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 18, 2014
33cl bottle. Pours near black with a dark brown head. Lots of chocolate, cocoa at first, some roastedness and maybe some oatmeal. Inviting aroma really. Taste then, quite similar with chocolate being most evident, espresso notes as it warms up a little. Roasted and dry finish. Can’t really detect the Citra here, but you sure know it is well hopped. For this abv, this is quite marvellous. Thumbs up!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5630) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle @ Voldby tasting. Pours nearly black with a light brown head. Aroma of hard roasted malt, coffee, little dark chocolate, light sourness and a hint of vegetables. Flavor is heavy roasted malts, strong coffee, dry and a little sourness, hint of chocolate, vegetables, green beans. Thin body, soft carbonation, roasted and dry finish. 170114

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10406) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014
sample at Voldby. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Coffee notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Coffee dominating roast. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Way too much coffee.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (4950) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2014
Bottled. Dark color, short head. Aroma of coffee, biscuit, chocolate, flowery and citrussy hop, bit spicy. Bit dry, bit sweet in taste, medium bitter. Easy drinker, lots of flavor. Good stuff.


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