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RATINGS: 364   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Human history is filled with myths and legends that shape and define our culture. Rituals, celebrations, gatherings.. whatever. One thing that’s for sure, is we enjoy a proper shindig. So let’s get the stories flowing and share a little ’Folklore’. A bracingly deep ale, built dark and rich with an elegantly lean body, accompanied by heady aromas of Belgian yeast, earthy hops and gently kissed by a wisp of smoke.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiveacestx (590) - Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Bottle poured into a snifter - an overwhelming amount of head on the pour. Mocha colored head that dissipates and leaves lacing. The nose is chocolate malt and the taste is a roasted flavor. The mouthfeel is rich but slightly thin. Has a smoky finish.


3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (3384) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle thanks Jeremy. Black pour with tan head. Licorice, some roasted, chocolate, other almost medicinal aromas. Flavors are roasted and dry malt tones, chocolate, some licorice and spice tones.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ABT_S54 (148) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
75cl bottle served in a Leffe glass. Absolute gusher! Two minutes and glasses of froth later and I am able to pour this into a glass. Aroma is powerful dark fruits (blackberries, cherries) and burnt malts. Pours a wonderful dark brown (almost black) ale with a hugely impressive dark beige head which persists throughout the drink. This is a sipper. Taste is very complex with the dark fruits promised in the aroma being forefront in its presentation but giving way almost immediately to chocolate and coffee. As the beer warms up charred barrels are very prominent in the aftertaste with a nice tobacco(y) dryness. Mouthfeel is medium so spot on for a stout (this is not an imperial stout) with a reasonably lively carbonation. I have awarded bonus points for the truly excellent artwork on the label. A welcome addition to my repeat order list and further proof that I am preferring American beers to Belgians.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kappldav123 (4924) - GERMANY - SEP 3, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass deep black, small head. Starts fine spicy, hoppy background, well balanced. Finish again milder, soft-malty. Malty-dry aftertaste. Okay.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (3880) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle 355ml, a dark beer with low off white head, nose is on roasted malt with vanilla touch. Aroma is on dry bitter dark chocolate, roasted coffee, dark malt, finish is on the same with nice dark bitter chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brenn79 (1519) - Idaho, USA - SEP 1, 2014
12 oz bottle- Pours black as night with a very small head that reduces to a thin collar. Aroma is typical for a stout, a bit thin actually, some Belgian yeast characteristicts, but pretty basic. The taste is yeasty, chocolate up front, coffee, somewhat Belgian i guess. Body is fairly thin which i was expecting based on what i read on the label, but the carbonation is a bit low which I was not expecting. This is just okay.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Davros (1935) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2014
Pours black with a large fading head. Nose shows dry roasted malt, cocoa, milk chocolate and oatmeal. Flavours include big chocolate notes, dry roasted barley and a hint of liquorice too. A nice amount of residual sweetness. Carbonation is a bit aggressive.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3040) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2014
On tap at the BeerTemple. Dark black brown pour with tan foam. Aroma is roasty, light chocolate notes, light leather, pretty malty. Taste is really roasty, burnt toast, light caramel notes, nice alcohol warmth. Palate is med-full bodied with good carbonation. Easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4333) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2014
Tap at the Beer Temple, Amsterdam. Poured a deep mahogany with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is malt, yeast, red berry fruit. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with a malt light alcohol liqourice bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (3095) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, red session. 03/05/2014. Brown caramel coloured pour with a halo of off white head head. Aroma s earthy coffee bean, hot alcohol and roast. Flavour is mapel bacon, solvent,caramel and harsh wood. Palate is bitty, dusty on the tongue and semi-dry in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (2177) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2014
Draft @ beer temple. Sweetish stout with notes of licorice and some sweet chocolate. Decent.


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