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Brewed by ’t Hofbrouwerijke
Style: Sweet Stout
Beerzel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rockspeny (15) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, - MAR 29, 2013
From a 330c bottle, newly imported, not had time to settle! Pours a rich dark brown with big tan head, that slowly sinks to leave a tan ring. Trying not to get too much yeast into the glass. Smells of roast malt, oats and currants, makes me hungry. Tastes dry, sour creamy, oaty, bitter dark chocolate, the strong stuff you get from South America with a ton of cacao in. Went really well with the dried almonds I had at hand, a very satisfying beer went you want something dry and bitter, could easily have 2-3 of these in this mood. Good mouthfeel, not rich or heavy, just smooth with gentle carbonation.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JefVerstraete (2607) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - APR 29, 2016
Bottle from LDW, Eke. Dark brown/black colour, brown foam. Sweet nose of caramel, bitter roasted malts, also tart notes. Bitter and roasty, bit weak and watery, some tart hints. Ok stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
paulvanpelt (472) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2016
UPDATED: APR 23, 2016 Erg donker, bruin met paarse gloed. Kleine beige kraag. Begint fruitig: braam, bes. Eindigt met koffie, vanille. Vrij zoet, verder licht bitter en het zuur komt vooral in de nasmaak. Zacht. Wel aardig, maar iets te waterig en wat te vlak.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4737) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2016
Bottle. Slightly murky brown with a medium head. A fairly straightforward malty stout until near the end when a surprising fruitiness develops. Far more interesting at the end than the start of drinking.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nealblind (1560) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - DEC 29, 2015
dark red brown pour tight tan foam. Aroma apple cider vinegar, cocoa, leather, yeast. tastes cocoa, slight tart, soy sauce. creamy and dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9071) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours very dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of toffee, light vanilla, caramel, light roast and milk chocolate. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (7942) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2015
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Thin creamy off white head. Clear black pour. A decent sweet stout

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (3651) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2015
330ml bottle from The Wine Seller, Wolverhampton. Pours black with good tan head. Aroma is lactose and roast. Taste brings forth nice coffee roast with some lactose smoothing the edges off the bitterness. Some milk chocolate & roasted malts but some unfortunate over-carbonated fuzziness that diverts your attention. Still.. an enjoyable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9417) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2015
At Villagio Della Birra 2015.
Clear very dark brown color, small teal head. Sweet, roasted, chocolate, oats scent. Sweet, mild, raisin taste. Raisin aftertaste. Medium low mouthfeel, low bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
suprchunk (2865) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2015
I swear my label was different. Dark pour. Not black, just dark. Small tan head. Little lacing. Big nose of sugar. Molasses. Taste is a uninspiring version of the nose.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
altonbrownd (5114) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle from BierKoning. Tar black with dark brown foam. Tangy nose. Sweet with coffee taste, charamel and quite malty. Licorice/drop ending. Quite nice.


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