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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: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   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 14/20
fonefan (44143) - 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]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40865) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (34708) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26209) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25472) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23731) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23393) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor with hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2011
31st March 2009
Light and frothy, more like a porter. Smooth malt, mild roastiness. Faint trace of something herbal. Dry malty finish. Goes down easy enough but it’s such a simple beer it defies easy description!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 16, 2009
Bottled. Thanks bierkoning! Deep brown color, good creamy beige head. Toasted coffeish, licorice aroma, a bit similar to Slottskällans IS. Later also some earth and metal. Flavor is suprsingly quite weak and mouthfeel is thin and watery for a beer of this strength. Light coffee, toasted malts, chocolate, but these flavors are painfully toned down. Soft it is anyway.

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