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Brewed by Brasserie Sainte Hélène
Style: Foreign Stout
Virton, Belgium

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pilsner malt, Münich, coffee malt, and Special BI; Brewers Gold & Challlenger hops.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (8233) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2013 Sampled @ Borefts 2013 from bottle thanks to Illuvatarmilan. Pitch black color, small brown head. Smell and taste malts, toasted malts, dried fruits, some bitter. Hard to describe. Not bad at all though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle at demolen... Deep dark black... Thin tan head... Soft dark ovaltine nose... Sweet malt... Little too creamy... Sift easy roast

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6464) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 14, 2013
Bottle at Delirium. Pitch black with a thick, fine, low brown head. Nose of chocolate, coffee, berries. A rather fruity, slightly phenolic stout. Light body, thin. Big chocolate and burnt coffee flavor, a bit of smoke, orange. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1779) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2013
TAP at Delirium cafe Brussels. Shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: intense chocolate, coffee, molasses. TASTE: coffee, bitter chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierFiend (248) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Smells of roasted malts, caramel, and coffee. Tastes of caramel, coffee, cocoa, and roasted malts. Has a nice long coffee flavor on the tongue. Alcohol well incorporated.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15092) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013
11th February 2012
Opaque dark brown beer, tidy pale tan head. Semi dry palate, very mild carbonation. Coffee like dark malt, a little spice. A little lactose. Nice subtle fruits underneath. Semi dry finish. All right.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bart (2940) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 7, 2013
Draught @ Little Delirium Cafe, Brussels. Black coloured beer with a huge brown head. Very nice toasted roasted caramel malty hinted aroma. Full light creamy palate. Finish is slightly alcoholic coffee roasted bitter hinted with a longer bitter roasted ending. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13923) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle @ Mi Orge Mi Houblon, Arlon. Pours black with a small creamy beige head and lacings. Nose is roasted malts. Some dark fruit, a lot of burnt roasted notes a well as charcoal and ashes. Smooth and soft. Bitter roasted coffee finish. Quite tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
n0mel (250) - FINLAND - DEC 17, 2012
18.11.12. Tap. Aroma is coffee and chocolate. Some hops noticeable. Flavor is coffee bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel. Aftertaste clearly includes some hops, with bitterness. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4504) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2012
Black colour with a beige head. Coffee, roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Medium body and a dry texture. Low carbonation. Rich coffee and roasted malt flavour. Not very fit together with food, but nice in the evening with a good book.
[Bottle from Mi-Orge Mi-Houblon in Arlon, Belgium]


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