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RATINGS: 340   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40836) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (26202) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23363) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22400) - , 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21654) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Draft courtesy of GT2, thanks! Very dark maroon color, large beige head, solid lacing. Aroma of Starbucks! Taste of Starbucks! Pretty straightforward.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18713) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (18323) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2013
Can at De Klomp, Linköping, Sweden. Pitch black beer with a very nice lasting beige/brownish head. Malty roasted aroma, coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, earthy notes, soot, milky, raisins, figs, some woody notes. Roasted chocolate and coffee aroma, raisins, soot, fogs, some warming alcohol. Roasted finish with dark chocolate, cocoa powder, coffee notes and some licorice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17352) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2013
Can on the Black Country Train Tasting Part I, 06/07/13, thanks to Ian for this share. Dark mahogony brown with a thin tan head that dissipates to a film. Nose is roast malt, sweet sugars, vanilla, chocolate, coffee notes. Taste comprises bitter roast, cocoa, espresso, light booze, dark malt, touch of spice. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation , dry roasty finish. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (16197) - 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.

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