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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daje (3999) - NORWAY - OCT 2, 2010
On tap at brewpub. Now this is the best of the beers (of their own) they had availible on their second day. Pours almost black in the glass with a finger thick head that disappears in a minute. A rich (without going gonzo danish style) malty aroma, strong coffee flavour, if I hadn’t known better I’d have guessed this was the Java stout that they emptied the night before. A bit thin, but I think this beer can develop into a really good stout. Will defo buy again!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RuneStumo (2576) - Haugesund, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2011
02.05,2001. On tap at Schouskjelleren brewpub. Dark brown colour with tan head. Aroma is malty with dark malts. There is also lots of hops and very nice bitterness. Very good beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (4131) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2011
On tap @ Olympen, Oslo. This bear pours a near pitch black body with a nice light creamy cafe au lait head leaving big lacing down the glass. Aroma is light roasted malts, some cold coffee, definitely some mocha and chocolate notes in here as well, hints of wood and a light hint of something dry. Not sure what but it’s dry - perhaps its the wood?. Average carbonation, medium-bodied and has an oily texture. Tastes quite alright. Heavily roasted malts are the main flavor here, but also get something sweet with hints of yeast and something light floral. Light hint of licorice in the aftertaste. Quite a nice and highly drinkable stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (2398) - Røros, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2010
Black with brown head - aroma of roasted malt - good malty taste along with some bitterness - very nice and smooth, very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3565) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2011
Tap sampler at Schouskjelleren. Creamy brown head on a black body. Coffee, liqorice and roasted notes on the nose. Medium body, flatish, dry finish. Coffee, wood and roasted notes and a light bitterness in the mouth.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (5348) - 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 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 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (5441) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10959) - 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.

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