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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.


3.9
   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.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1982) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5482) - ITALY - JAN 12, 2010
scura buona schiuma persitente note tostate malti tostati lieve acidulo caffe luppolo leggermente pepato un tocco liquoroso in bocca caffe e amaro secco da luppolo più che da malti

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (2702) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2011
Taste from bottle 75 cl. @ WBF Tasting 06.08.2011. Hazy almost black color, with beige head. Aroma good roasted malts, licorice. Medium to full body. Taste sweet, roasted malts, liquorice, bitterness. Nice stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Pours a deep dark brown color. Aromas of chocolate, espresso, and a scattering of hops. Flavor is bold bitter roast malts with a smooth chocolate like finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14040) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (1732) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle @ BBF ’13, courtesy of Iluvatarmilan & Countbeer, thanks guys! Black color. Aroma’s: roasted malts, sweet, dried fruit. Lots of fruit retronasal, sourish, tar. Flavor is roasted, light sweet, medium bitter. Body is light to medium. Finishes with hints of tar, moderate bitter. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Deu (716) - Nantes, FRANCE - NOV 6, 2013
On tap at le sur mesure in Nantes. Black colour with a medium beige head. Full body and medium carbonation. Aroma of coffee. Roasted taste with a long finish. Nice. N

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fabivan (13) - Attert, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2014
Impérial stout, arôme et gout de café prononcés. Très bonne bière,pas trop lourde pour un stout. Malheureusement plus disponible à ce jour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2011
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured hazy amber with a beige head. aroma was spice, pepper, and rubber cement. flavor was spice and grassy bitter with a medium and smooth body.


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