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

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RATINGS: 69   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (10767) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 5, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Etre Gourmet.
Pours deep deep chestnut, bordering on black with a firm, creamy, off-white head. Complex caramel malts aroma, light vinious, plums, a bit of coffee and liqourice. Medium carbonation, light grainy but lovely dryish and very creamy palate. Flavour has great milky chocolate, some hazelnuts, caramel, light toasted caramel, some mild coffee. A bit vinious and warming with a mild, but firm bitterness towards the end. Lovely.

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   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Svesse (5845) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2013
(Draught at Little Delirium Café, Brussels, 26 Oct 2013) Black colour with creamy, pale brown head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of black coffee, dark chocolate and cocoa. Malty, roasted taste with black coffee, dark chocolate, liquorice, black rye bread and a dry finish with a generous roasty bitterness. Almost full body, quite dry. Well made and tasty stout. Excellent beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
Bottled. An unclear dark amber with a lazing tan head. The aroma has notes of caramel, alcohol, and a bit of fruit. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of caramel, malt, alcohol, and wood, leading to a dry finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (33333) - 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]

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5104) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11760) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (4606) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2012
Tap at Delirium Tap House. Dark brown with tan head. Nose of malts and some coffee. Taste is quite nice, licorice, malts, molassess, coffee. Hammy as well and quite yummy. Some chocolate notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4647) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2012
On tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Black with a very nice, light brown and creamy head. Bitter chocolate aroma galore, hints of smoke and fruit. Well-balanced. Dark and mysterious.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1108) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2012
75cl bottle. Pours a pitch black liquid with medium tanned head. Nose : tart, wood, wet laundry, cheese, toffee milk coffee. Sip ; medium density body with creamy texture. Dark chocolate sweet with coffee and nuts flavor, creamy coffee. Some bitter hops on the end. The aftertaste is a mix of aromatic hops and burned toast or caramel with the after feeling of sweet coffee.


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