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Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Stout
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Top fermented beer. Refermented in the bottle.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (684) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2013
shared bottle at a bar. poured a dark brown - black colour with a decent white head. a lot of yeast, some fruity notes, some dark malts. no real good flavours in this one

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
timmwillum (50) - BELGIUM - NOV 3, 2013
Meget fin og MEGET mørk brune. God sødme uden at det er for meget. Flot øl.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Smurf2055 (1293) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Pours brown, three finger khaki head. Smell interesting, mucky, bit roasty, sweet. Taste nutty, coco and light roast. Sweet, maybe a bit of vanilla. Lighter to medium bodied. Interesting beer

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (482) - LUXEMBOURG - OCT 20, 2013
Fast fading toast-tan head serving a deep dark brown nearly black and hazy coloured beer. On the nose aromas of alcohol, roasted malt and bitter chocolate notes mingle which is supported by light soy sauce traces. On the palate a light fizzyness goes pretty fast into a slick medium oily texture all mantled by a full body. The taste is medium sweet with light sour notes to it whcih is round of by some bitter chocolate traces, especially latter one on the finish which is well balanced and lasting pleasantly on the tongue.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CzarMike (27) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Candied sugar taste but lighter than expected. Chocolate hints can hide the plum taste. Drink at room temp. Not like an English stout. ---all in good suds.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
antonstoop (149) - - OCT 15, 2013
A brown beer, with an excellent white head, which stay a very very ling time, a firm light beige head. In the nose there is a lot of yeast, chocolat and malty. It is a full bodied beer, with a low carbonation. In the taste there is yeast, iron, light sour, chocolat, light roasted malts. It is a very soft and creamy beer. In the aftertaste the iron is most prominant with in the background chocolat and alcohol. It is a decent beer, but it is not a stout! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (2433) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 14, 2013
bottle at bierhuyske pours dark with a red glow small , fast fading white head bit yeast in the smell low carbo . some bitterness, some sweet back. very gentle taste. aftertaste goes into coffe, than sweetness ( bit chocolate) but all in a very gentle, unintence way .

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (1522) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
One of the first stouts I ever had, before I ventured into the terrain of the British and American stouts. Nice beer, sweet, but still roasted and firm.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (1493) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2013
On tap. Pours a deep red/ brown. Aromas of nuts, dry toasted malts,and vanilla. Flavors of vanilla, malts, and rich acidic chocolate. Sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StoutHead (483) - DENMARK - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle. Deep red with a lasting tan head. Malty flavour with notes of bread, rye and chocolate. Mild and smooth. Mild hoppy aftertaste. Alcohol well hidden. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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