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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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tipsytoad (85) - JERSEY - JAN 4, 2008
Tap at the t’Arends Nest, Amsterdam. Creamy and tasty extra stout, with hints of dark berries, chocolate and coffee. Very Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13477) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2008 Draught at ’t Arendsnest. Weak coffee aroma with a hint of liquorice. Black colour, small light brown head. Good coffee flavour, refreshing mix of fresh-ground and fresh-brewed. Creamy, thin mouthfeel, but flavourful. 7 3 7 3 17

Bottle, 7.0%. Sweetish roasted flavour. Some brown sugar. Good fresh coffee aftertaste. 7 3 7 3 17

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - AUG 22, 2007
Dark brown, small head. Taste of roasted malts, creamy, chocolate, vanilla, milky. Flavour has some nice bitterness, some bitter coffee, but also milky and creamy. Pleasant.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (4424) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2007
Aroma has toffee, caramel malts and prunes. Black coloured with a short, beige head. Taste is sweet, toffee and caramel malty with blackcurrants. Nice it is.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (4890) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2007
Dark black color, short head. Aroma of roasted malt, bit rye, prune. Decent bitter, taste, coffee, roasted. Slight milky. Very nice stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4349) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2007
Purchased at the Cracked Kettle, Amsterdam. A pleasant, full bodied stout. The aroma has lots of roasted malt. A black beer, with a short brown head. Flavor is more roasted malt, a little unprocessed grain, some coffee. Excellent smooth palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4385) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2007
Thank you kindly, JK! Black color with no head. Aroma and taste are both dominated by excellently roasted malt and coffee. Slightly bitter finish. Excellent!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skyview (5150) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 24, 2007
From the bottle, shared by JK, pours a clear dark brown brew with a tan quick dissolving head. Aroma is mostly chocolate barley malt, some licorice and coffee. Taste is a bit chewy that is sweet, berry-like character and a good bitter/sweet finish. A good sipping stout.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 22, 2007
Thanks to JK for sharing. Brown body with faint head. Dry body, fairly typical for a stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (3766) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 10, 2007
Bottle at home. Fantastic stout. Chocolate, coffee and caramel flavours. Very dark, some head. Fruity aroma and taste. Not too prickly but very nice. A keeper!


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