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


on tap


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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Pilsner malt, Münich, coffee malt, and Special BI; Brewers Gold & Challlenger hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2010
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma of caramel, cherry, toffee, orange peel, light florals, and apple. Flavor of caramel, yeast, toffee, subtle pine, some citrus, and apple with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6097) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2010
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a hazy brownish-red color with a tan head. The aroma is brown sugar, toffee and some dark fruit. The flavor is slightly more complex. I get some iced tea notes, as well as some brown sugar, Belgian yeast, cherries and some earthy and piney hops notes. There is very little bitterness from the hops. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6286) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 16, 2010
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, amber in color with a malty caramel and fruit aroma, flavor is bitter , metallic, tobacco and stewed fruit

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BarZigKin (511) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2010
Bottle shared by bu11zeye. Poured a dark amber, clear body with a tannish lasting head leaving some nice lacing. Aromas of candi sweetness, caramel, milk duds and dark fruits. Flavors were candi sweet, burnt sugars (bitter), figs and floral hops in the finish. Aromas were more appealing than the flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23654) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2010
Bottled@fonefan. Deep amber colour with not too much head. Aroma is caramel malts, fruits, some quite bittery notes as well as mild spices and yeast. Flavour is caramel malts, some fruityness, mild spicy and yesty notes as well as dark dry fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5757) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 25, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2011 75cl, new exclusive brew Anno 2009, from Geers Oostakker, complex brew, spicy, yet not too heavy, balanced, hazy, rocky head, very good brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2010

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium to dark red brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, cacao, moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, barnyard, leather. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate - cacao, brett. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101022]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
back (1666) - Holstebro, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2010
Aroma:humle malt brændt chokolade karamel citron grape Ud.:kaffesort uklar Skum:cafe au lait kort E.smag:sød lidt bitter meget Krop:medium For.:cremet Brus:livlig flaske f1fan 22/10-10

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2010
Humle, Rugbrød, chokolade, lakrids, fyrrenåle, tømmer, harpiks, lidt tøv, grape. mørk rødlig, klar, tæt, skum der holder. let sød, mellem bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (4045) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - SEP 24, 2010
Bottle: Poured a reddish orange amber with a off white head. Aroma is hops, spice, and fruit. The taste is similar in that there is loads of spice and fruit with a hint of veggie and hops in the finish.

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