Brewed by Brouwerij de Bie
Style: Sweet Stout
Waregem, Belgium


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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jbrus (4991) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2005
Bottled. Very strong and specific aroma, fruity (mainly red berries), dark malts, but not roasted at all. Very black color, dark brown head, fair lace. Very very sweet start, red berries, honey, molasses, medium body that even thin in the finish. Seems to me like fermentation didn’t finish yet, too sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sayravai (4700) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2005
(Bottled) Almost black color with a medium, brown, a bit lemonadey-foamy head and some lace. Very chocolatey, sweetish and quite roasted-malty aroma with some acidity. Initially much like Plevna Shemeikka. Very sweet, sugary-syrupy-chocolatey, acidic flavor. Medium-bodied, sugary and a bit thin palate with lemonadey, hard and foamy carbonation. In a way interesting, but way too sweet brew for me, and not very balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2005
Beer #28 (I think) at Croydon Draught Belgian Beer Festival. Not really my cup of tea. Very sweet indeed. Full, but sticky. There’s some malt and chocolate, but the sweetness is simply too overbearing. More fruity than roasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2005
Draught@The Belgian Draught Beer Festival, Croydon, London. A bit thin and acidic for a stout. Some light roasty malt, but the acidity and lack of body mad it a little bit dissapointing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2005
Draught @ East Croydon, Belgian Beer Fest. Pitch black, served with a tasty looking, scummy dark brown head. This beer is testament to the fact that looks can be deceiving. Sweet as hell this beer is straight out of the messed up milk stout manual. Not fun at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - JUL 8, 2005
Draught: Black with a short tan head. Medium berry aroma, with some caramel and plums there too. Berries, liquorice, caramalts and choc in the flavour. Medium-full bodied. Very nice belgian styled stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - MAY 20, 2005
Nose of milk chocolate... mmm... Jet black body, with a dense brown head on top. It does however have a very werid fruity flavor to it. Good aroma, bad flavor...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kinnaj15 (275) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 29, 2005
black with golden brown head. Aroma is a bit sour. bit watery with sour notes and some sweetness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (31472) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 9, 2005
A pitch black beer with a collapsing brown head. The aorma is sour roasted, while the flavor is sweet with notes of licorice and yeast, leading to a dry roasted end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 5, 2005
Bottle. Black colour with a baige head. Sweet vanilla aroma and a sweet vanilla chocolat caramel taste. Medium body and a sweet finish.

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