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RATINGS: 414   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 (703) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (1076) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 30, 2015
On tap @Ma che siete venuti a fà (Rome). Pours dark brown with a cappuccino foam. Aroma is belgian yeasts, malt ,caramel, brown sugar, some roasted notes, alcohol, powerful. Taste is medium to heavy sweet, a halfway between a belgian strong ale and a stout. High body, medium carbonation. Interesting!

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
airrick2003 (609) - Louisiana, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Appearance: pours with a medium tan head, the beer is a dark black color Aroma: coffee, dark roasted malt, cream Taste: sweet, coffee, strong alcohol on the finish, assertive smoke Palate: heavy mouthfeel, strong alcohol aftertaste, lively carbonation Overall: not bad but a bit disappointing, I wish the alcohol was hidden better, could have more flavor ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Przylus (322) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Aromat koniakowy, czekolada deserowa, lekka kawa. Barwa brunatna, prawie czarna. Piana drobna, niska. Smak czekolady deserowej i palonych słodów. Niezła goryczka.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Erasmus_ro (1636) - Alabama, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown, black with no head. Aroma is dark fruits, cocoa, some sweet dark Belgian aromas. Taste is some roast, cocoa, fairly strong ethanol, salty liquorice, light smoke, some earthiness, some dark fruits. Smooth, no carbonation. Not too pleasant.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (3534) - Santa Monica, California, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Tap at Library Alehouse, black pour, tan head, nose is coffee, taste is coffee, vanilla, decent

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6080) - ITALY - FEB 27, 2015
bottle scura buona schiuma discreta persistenza maltata liece cereale nota speziata pepata tocco erbaceo lieve citrico poco amara

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5009) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2015
On bottle at Olympen. Pours black with a smallish beige head. Dark fruit, chocolate, raisins nose. Bitter-sweet fruity flavours, some roasted notes. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopwine (472) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Nose is roast, ash, dark, prune, raisin. Flavor is same plus some minerality and a hint of cocoa. steers very clear of any significant sweetness despite the 8.4%. Roast lingers on dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shadey (1962) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 1, 2015
12oz bottle. Pours black with a nice stiff head of dark tan head. Aroma is dark, rich, smokey, and roasty. Flavors are almost liquor like. Very rich. Good.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
caesar (5504) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle from de Molen beershop, large sample. Dark brown color, big frothy light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, spicy belgian yeast, bit flowery and earthy hop, hint of coffee. Bit dry in taste, bit sweet. There is some chocolatey malt notes, but most of it is washed away by the high amount of carbonation. Thin body, way too high on carbonation. Belgian yeast does too much for me, combined with the belgian amount of carb on it, remains average.


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