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RATINGS: 456   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sonnycheeba (4877) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 23, 2012
Tap. Pours deep dark brown with thick, frothy tan head; short retention and some lacing. Aroma is heavy roasted malt, chocolate, earthy notes, and dark fruit. Flavor is heavy malt, average hops, and light esters; smokey, dry finish. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demannu (340) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2016 Black in color with a short lived tan head. Aroma is roasty and slightly sweet. Flavor follows with earthy notes as well and slight smoke. Sorta awkward for me overall. Wouldn’t purchase again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (2019) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 3, 2016
0,33l fles gedeeld met lion. Zwart met een bescheiden kraag redelijk geroosterd met koffie en cacao en zwarte bessen veel CO2

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonmac (1002) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 26, 2016
Tap pour at Of Love and Regret on Baltimore. Deep black in color with tan head. Roasty malt notes with a slight smoke. Taste actually has a bit of dark fruit Belgian to it complementing the traditional smoke and roasted nut notes of a stout. Thin body with an almost black IPA finish. Aftertaste has elements of smoke that linger. Very tasty effort from a brewery that likes to take chances. I think with a slightly toned down smoke quality I’ll be even more impressed. In general, I’ll spin the yarn of this one for at least the rest of the evening.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fujimo2000 (65) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Pours dark Carmel with brown lacing. Good carbonation with coffee roasted fruit and a smooth finish. Very nice and easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shigadeyo (3612) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2016
Candy roasted malt, hints of smoke; near black color, tan colorored; sweet, smoky, roasted and caramelized corn, dry finish; medium body, smooth; really, really good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
retinadoc (209) - - APR 3, 2016
Draft. Dark brown color. Overly subdued hop flavor. Not much going on with this brew except for the relatively high ABV. Medium bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kespecial (208) - - MAR 15, 2016
Pours near black, tan head, good lacing. Aroma is chocolate, plums, roasted malt. Taste is the same, some rum, molasses, bitter coffee. Smooth mouthfeel, relatively bitter for the style. Very nice, but doesn’t quite come together.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Turtles (1664) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2016
Tap @ Omnipollos Hatt. Black with a creamy beige head, leaving good lacing. Alot of dark chocolate in the aroma with booze and some roasted notes and ash. Silky mouthfeel, mild carbonated. Rich alcohol taste, dark chocolate praline, molasses, sugar and dark dried fruit. The nice yeast and rosted notes is held back by the raw booze.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (2604) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Dark brown pour with two fingers of foam. Roasty with a little smoke and fruit. Nice balance and complexity.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (1950) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 8, 2015
With Z , a bomber, pours a rich pitch black pour with a Java head. Nose is heavy thick malt, dark black licorice and smoke .Taste is a complex of hops and malt , smoke and black licorice . Finishes on the same tasting notes, with a yeasty malty finish . Quaff Score 7 / 10


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