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Brewed by Brouwerij de Schans
Style: Stout
Uithoorn, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2009
<b>Bottle 33cl.</b>
Clear medium to dark red brown color with a average, frothy - creamy, excellent lacing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, cold coffee, notes of caramel and nutty. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20081003]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2008
33 cL bottle, courtesy of fonefan. Pours dark brown with a light tan head. Mild acidic and roasted malty aroma. Roasted malty and slight smoked to chocolate malty base flavour. Distinct roasted acidic touch. Lingering roasted malty finish with a lasting acidic impression.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - OCT 25, 2008
Awesome one, a little sour like all the quality continental European Stouts. I liked its’ somked aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29332) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2008
Bottled. A hazy dark red-brown beer with a thick lazing brown head. The aroma is sweet spicy combined with notes of roasted malt and coffee. The flavor is sweet with notes of spices and roasted malt as well as lighter notes of chocolate, leading to a dry bitter finish. Thanks fonefan and Brugmansia for sharing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a hazy dark brown with a reddish hue and a nice beige head. Aroma of hard roasted malts and a little vanilla. Quite a decent full body with a somewhat heavy carbonation. Sweetish burned malt accents with distinct vanila notes. Some malt bitterness in the far finish. 031008

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sayravai (4674) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2008
(Bottled, BBE 11/2008) Very dark brown with a medium, beige head. Aroma of lactic sourness, roasted malt, chocolate. Roasted-malty, slightly lactic-sour flavor with some smokiness, and a clear, but controlled burnedness, and a dryish finish. Medium to full body with soft-n-silky carbonation. A very balanced and enjoyable stout. A bit straightforward, but nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19378) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2008
Bottled. Dark brown, minimal head. Papery chocolate aroma. Sweet with above medium body, fairly high carbonation. An initial surge of cocoa powder transits to milky chocolate sauce, passing over a slight metallic edge. Full flavoured.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2008
Bottled. Hazy brown colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, some wood and mild liqorice. Flavour is roasted malts, some mild notes of sour coffee and licorice. Some dark fruits/berries are also lurking in the background.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (4684) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2008
On tap @ Arendsnest. Dark brown beer with a red hue. Aroma of roasted malts, laurel, caramel. Taste is sweet, liquorice, laurel, caramel, bitter roasted malts, coffee, some chocolate. Soft mouthfeel. A very pleasant surprise.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ober (2811) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2008
A dark brown/red colored beer, with a big foamy head. The aroma of malts, little coffee and toffee. Some tones of dark fruits. The taste of roasted malt, coffee, a little chocolade and prune. A lith bitter aftertaste.


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