Schouskjelleren Thunder Bear Stout
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Brewed by Schouskjelleren Mikrobryggeri
Style: Stout
Oslo, Norway


on tap


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (11341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 7, 2011
350ml, 5.1% ABV, from tap at the brewpub. Small tan coloured head to a jet black body. Good lacing to the glassware. Roasted smell of dark malts. More burnt than roasted dark malts in flavour followed by smooth bitter endnotes. Enjoyable (Oslo, 01.04.2011).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10970) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2011
Draught @ Schouskjelleren Mikrobryggeri, Oslo
Pours black with a light tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Taste is medium sweet with a roasted coffee finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7307) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2010
Medium brown head. Opaque black body. Roasty chocolatey coffeeish aroma with caramelly notes. Dry-sweet watery caramelly coffeeish taste with grainy roasty notes. Thinnish body. Mild mouthfeel. Dry burnt coffeeish aftertaste with metallic mealy notes. Nice, clean, maybe slightly underflavoured, but perfectly decent. (0.33l draft at brewpub.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (7049) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 29, 2012 On tap at Schouskjelleren. Black colour with a beige head. Roasted malt and coffe nose. Masive roasted malt flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6713) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Smoke, nuts, roasted grain. A bit sweet and sour. Smoky body, ligjht mouth feel. Easy drinking, sure, but much more interesting tha macro stouts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2012
In short: A medium-sweet medium-hoppy stout with a bit of everything. Good beer.
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Black body topped by a small tan head with excellent retention and leaving lots of lacings on the glass
In long: Nose is medium-roasted, some toasted tobacco leafs, raisin pie. Taste has some black liquorice, some raisins, some vanilla, light notes of chocolate, light notes of coffee beans. Then a good amount of citrsusy/citric hops that creates a contrast and a refreshing finish. Mouthfeel is soft with a carbonation much more relaxed than everything else I had from this brewpub. Quite enjoyable, a beer I would have probably enjoyed a lot more if it wasn’t for their hoppy beers being so damn fantastic. I don’t know what a Thunder Bear is, but the simple fact that one day a bear said “hey guys every year let’s just eat a ton of food and then sleep for 6 months” really makes question the notion that humans are the smartest species on the planet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (5940) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2011
On tap @ the brewpub. Close to black body with a thin beige head. Aroma of smooth roasted malt. Flavor is quite refreshing malt, fruity, roast and smoke. Moderate bitter and a pleasant roasted finish with dark chocolate. A well balanced stout at less than 5% alcohol, easy to drink with a well pronounced roasted flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (5564) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2013
Burnt, smokey aroma. Medium body, low carbonation. Pleasant roasted bitter malt taste but not too overpowering. Very easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (5457) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2012
At Brewpub, on tap: Black with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is heavy roast balanced with chocolate. Very smooth and has good mouthfeel. Good stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5187) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2011
On tap at Olympen. Black with a creamy beige head. Berries and hints of roasted coffee. Meaty flavours, tart berries, hints of licorice. Quite complex.

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