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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
75 cL bottle, purchased at Delerium, Brussels. Pours hazy and dark brown head with a huge white head. Dark malty, light spiced hoppy and roasted. Roasted malty and light liqourice note. Lingering dark malty into the finish. Smooth malty and yeasty into the far finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5840) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 9, 2011
Courtesy of bu11zeye. Hazy dark amber color/ tan head. dark caramel, pit fruit, spicy sweet aromas. medium bodied. Toasted caramel, dark bread, pit fruit, mild spice flavors- good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6450) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (4678) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
75cl Bottle at BBF’13, thanks Kamiel/Milan. Black colour, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, quite sweet, malty, chocolate, pipe tobacco. Flavour is also quite sweet, chocolate, roasted malts, dark fruits, some sweetened coffee, roasted and light hoppy bitter finish. Medium-bodied. A bit simple, but nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a slightly hazy reddish brown with a dense beige head leaving laces. Sweet, fruity nose with some roasted malts and nuts. Solid body, vitamin c, fruit and hard roasted malts, a little yeast a little nuts and quite some alcohol in the finish. 161209

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10184) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light brown head. aroma of herbs, flowers, cocoa and chocolate. flavour of cocoa, herbs, flowers, yeast, spice and light roast. Medium bodied. Chocolate, cocoa and roast in the end.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10798) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2009
cloudy dark brown, smooth yellow head. sweet faint roasted grainy aroma. flaovr is bitter hopy, lots of flavor... spicy, very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3586) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20322) - 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.

3.5
   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.


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