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RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans... and put them in one vessel. The beans of bygone brewers, united with cacao and coffee, to create a trinity of roasted, rich, and savory flavors.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish and caramelish. Bitter, toffee and liqourice. Bitter and crisp hoppy nto a roasted malty and liqourice finish. Solid coffee and alcohol dense finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
Can at Bishops Arms Savoy. Clear red-brown coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, bread and licorice with notes of dried fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and licorice with notes of coffee and alcohol. Fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2013
Can. Pours a dark ruby black color with a tan head. Has a roasted malty coffee aroma. Roasted malty coffee flavor with hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty coffee finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14304) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
6th July 2013
Black Country Beano. Outbound train tasting! Thanks to Ian. Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Palate is smooth and slightly soft. Fine carbonation. Nice dark chocolate malt. Little mellow coffee. Light lactose. Touch of dark fruits. Finishes smooth with a mildly bitter coffee aftertaste. Drinks well below it’s abv. Nice beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13198) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2013
Can on the train to Wolverhampton. Dark brown with lasting dark beige head. Coffee I do like coffee in a beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12333) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Draught@RNH. Dark amber-brown color, good creamy brownish head. Light milk chocolaty aroma. Medium-bodied. Sweetish flavor. Chocolate, caramalt, cocoa, light ashy toastyness. Quite easy drinking for this ABV. Certainly more a porter than a stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
(Draught) Pours a dark brown (near black) body with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruit, coffee, and caramel. Flavor of roasted malt, anise, figs, raisins,, grain, caramel, coffee, and cocoa with a dry, bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11113) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2013
Can. [thanks beerandblues]
Pours almost all black with a large, creamy, beige head. Aroma has cocoa, mild caramel, mild coffee, light milky. Medium carbonation, fat and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is mildly sweet, clear wheat, heavy roasted coffee and cocoa, darkish chocolate. Mildly vinious in the finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10466) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
Can during the High Speed Tasting Pt. I on the train to the Black Country Bus Tour. Thanks to Ian for this Brooklynite. Pours clear brown with a creamy beige head. Sugary, creamy cocoa nose, light filter coffee notes. Medium sweet flavor with bitter earth, lightly astringent coffee, bitter cocoa, some dry dark fruits. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish with dry cocoa, bitter espresso, strong roasted malts, bitter earth, burnt wood. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10409) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Can. Poured a clear dark reddish brown color with an average light brown frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy roast coffee, chocolate malt and small alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a thick smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet chocolate coffee flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. A smooth complex brew.


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