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Brewed by Karlsbräu (Karlsberg)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Saverne, France

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Licorne Black est une bière brune brassée par la Brasserie Licorne de Saverne. Dès la première gorgée, ses arômes se révèlent fruités et enrichis d’une délicate amertume. Au fil de sa dégustation, elle révèle progressivement des notes de café et de caramel au goût légèrement fumé, faisant de Licorne Black une bière chaleureuse et douce.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bullit (4356) - Burgos, SPAIN - DEC 24, 2015
From tap @ Flandes. Black coloured with a reddish hue and a beige head. Nose is sweet grainy, caramel, fruits, brown sugar, and toasted malts. Flavour is toasted malts, sweet grainy, light fruity, sugary, low carbonation. Finish is sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheFoamhead (259) - Vught, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2015
Well, first I have to admit that this rating is not really reflecting the Licorne Black which to me is a far too sweet malt drink... The one I describe and rate here is a Licorne Black that remained in my cellar for over 2 years and is now 2 years over date... So let’s have a look if it get this stuff any better (or not)... The nose is much less sweet, offers nice hints of dried fruit (mainly figues) and some unpleasent fruity esthers. Marzipan rounds it up. My hope that the massive sugar bomb would have been reduced comes true, but still this beer stays so sweet, unbelievable. The malty notes come out better, a slight port idea shines through and the marzipan flavor reigns the finish. The beer is nearly flat now and the body is heavier. Still it’s not the best beer, but better than it was... Still can’t stand the amount of sweetness...

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6382) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Mom brought this one back from a trip to France. +++ Sampled from a 500 ml can this beer poured a very dark brown color - almost black - with orange highlights and a large creamy-soapy tan head that lingered and left decent lacing. The aroma was sweetish, malty and toasty with anise, dark fruit, malted milk and cream. Medium length finish. Medium body and smooth. Meh.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
alex_leit (1592) - Minsk, BELARUS - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle. Mahogany color with creamy foam. Aroma: caramel malts, something wine, fruit essence, a bit artificiali. Taste: very sweet, halva and candy, caramel. Average beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (12389) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2015
Bottle @ home. Nice dark red to red-brown color, medium to full sized off-white to beige head. Smell and taste malts, some sweetness, a bit metallic, some hint of caramel and brown sugar. Average body and carbonation. Meh, don’t really like it.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JFF (99) - - NOV 15, 2015
Très décevant. Malgré le nom qui suggère une stout, la bière n’est que brune foncée. On ne goûte pas (ou trop peu) de malt torrefié tel que le chocolate. Beaucoup trop sucré et généralement dans caractère.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sharkydodson (988) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - NOV 5, 2015
the aroma is caramel and fruity with notes of toast, bisquit, vanilla and toffee... the taste is caramel with notes of toffee, plum, raisin and milk chocolate... sweet and dry aftertaste...

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (14811) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2015
33cl bottle. Pours clear dark chestnut brown colour with a huge beige head. Aroma of caramel, metallic hops and some dark fruits. Taste is sweet malty, caramel, brown sugar, some hops.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
ClaudeB04 (286) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - SEP 30, 2015
When I read Saverne, lots of nice memories of this mice alsacian town came back to me. The beer not lives up to its name giver. Bkack, very sweet could be a malzbier for children

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
budedou (745) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - SEP 28, 2015
Very sweet black beer, no evidence of any roast grains. Mouthfeel is light/watery, not much lingering aftertaste. Sugar taste too.


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