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Van Vollenhoven & Co’s Extra Stout ( - 2012)

Stichting De Gekroonde Valk
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Schans

Style: Stout
Amsterdam, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Original recipe of 1949 from Van Vollenhoven Brewery in Amsterdam. Brewed by De Schans with special permission from Heineken. The label on the bottle is a replica of the original label. Refermented in the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (2001) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2012
33 cl bottle from De Bierkoning. 2011 vintage (6.8%). Black color. Mocha colored head, some retention. Aroma’s: strong roasted malts, ground coffee. Flavor is roasted and medium bitter. Medium bodied. Finishes with lots of roast and bitter coffee. Could have used a little sweetness for balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (7056) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2012
Bottle traded by Borresteijn. Thanks my friend! It pours jet black with a big creamy tan head. The aroma is heavy roasted with notes of coffee and liquorice. The flavour is very roasted with lots of liquorice notes. Coffee and bitter chocolate as well. Very good! Long bitter malty finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3563) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 20, 2011
A great stout with an astringent bitter after taste. A hint of licorice. Tried this beer with Erol and Anouk at the Pilsner Club near the Spui in Amsterdam.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (8417) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2011
Bottle from De Bierkonning, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 01.10.11 consumed at home w/c 10.10.11 Pours black, this is soft in the mouth with a middling coffeeness going on. Nicely bitter and roasty in equal measures. Sorry for the poor rating as I was cooking at the time and trying to do to many things at once, including drink and rate my beer. A6 A5 T7 P4 Ov13 3.5

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14477) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2011
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Black - offwhite head. Soapy, nice malty, spicy, licorice, roasted, dark chocolate, high malty, smokey, hay, dusty notes. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23768) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle at yespr. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate, hay and smoke. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate and smoke. Roasted finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11522) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
shared by yespr. pitch dark ,large smooth light brown head. coffee and roasted malts aroma. dusty. flavor is coffee, roasted malts, faint caramel, dry. nice enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 5, 2011
33cl, Vintage 2010, exclusive Dutch brew, from De Bierkoning Amsterdam, not complex Stout, roasted/malty and slightly spicy, yet easy to drink, balanced, hazy, rocky head, good brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerolasa (409) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2011
Pitch black with light brown head as stouts usual come. Smells very malty. Taste is soft and not too alcoholic. There’s sweet malts. Aroma is perhaps bread/roast with a bit of dough. Palate is quite nice, not too flat but not fizzy drink either. Body is pretty thick. I only wish this would have more complex aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (6717) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2011
33cl bottle from 2009. Decent off white head. thick black colour. Slight bitter aftertaste

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