Brewed by Xaver Brauerei
Style: Stout
Vienna, Austria


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Ein pechschwarzes Stout, mit amerikanischen Hopfen gebraut und kräftigen Kaffeegeschmack.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
vanelst (153) - - APR 12, 2014
black with a very thin brownish head, probably served much too cold in the bar I ordered this. Aroma is malt ,coffee, roast.. Flavor is dark chocolate, hops, hints of espresso. The aftertaste is way too roasty for my taste though. It´s possible i would rate this a tad higher if i´d drunk this at the right temperature.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (2541) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 16, 2015
On tap at Craft bier fest 2014, Vienna. Pours dark brown color, beige head. Aroma od chocolate, apples, roasted malt. Taste is medium bitter, medium sweet, chocolate, cocoa, coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
herrklemann (17) - AUSTRIA - SEP 26, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2015 This is a bold beer. It has an almost black body, brown foam and a taste of chocolate and toffee. The taste of its creamy body reminded me of chocolate, coffee und caramel. Very drinkable, but heavy - although ist only has 5,5% alcohol. Bottle (past due date but declared so and sold at a reduced price) bought at Bierboutique Graz.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kajser27 (643) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 17, 2015
Black, non transparent, tan medium creamy head. Aroma is milk chocolate, dark chocolate, roasted coffee. Taste is medium to low sweet caramel, chocolate, bitter chocolate, some herbal grassy hops, bit of roasted malt acidity and a dry coffee bitter finish. Dark chocolate aftertaste but some acidity also. Medium bodied and carbonation. Roasted acidity brings it down unfortunately. (bottle Beer Store Vienna, Vienna, A)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (24512) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2015
Draught. Pitch black colored with a medium sized beige head Roasted aroma of licorice and chocolate. Roasted flavor of licorice, hay and hops. Roasted and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sebilinz (1265) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle. Black body no head and very low carbonation. Aroma is roasted malts with some coffee. Taste is also roasted malts with some sourness and hints of cocoa and some dried fruits. Aftertaste is medium bitter a little bit sour, and some alcohol. O.K. Stout. I think I will re rate this because of the lost carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erzengel (6248) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 13, 2015
Many thanks to Werckmeister for this bottle! Best before 05.06.15. Very thick and dark in the glass, malty intense nose. The beer starts fresh but intense. Lots of roast, very dry with a nice stout-typical sourness in the aftertaste. Smooth, very dry-dusty, rich dark roasted espresso, very smooth. Deep with hints of dark fruit, which harmonise great with the smooth heavy roasted chocolate/coffee aroma. The aftertaste has hints of sourness and is highly drinkable. Heavy roast together with a smooth-mild flavour! Moderate bitterness there, not too intense but round. Great Stout!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Werckmeister (1303) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 11, 2015
UPDATED: APR 20, 2015 bottle at home, bought at the brewery. almost black color, dark coffee colored head, strong smell of coffee, tobacco, dried fruits, light alcoholic, malty, very nice smell. medium body, very good mouthfeel, nice feeling on the tongue, but oh no, where is that sudden medical taste coming from? this bitter / smoky / dry taste. some stouts have it, but I dont like it. anyway, taste has coffee, tobacco, ash, citrus. finish derives from the taste and leaves a quite strong roasty aftertaste. I think the citrus with the maltiness does not work for me here. Good, but could have been better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rozsoma (589) - Győr, HUNGARY - SEP 15, 2014
Jeges kávé üvegformába töltve, nagyon rágcsálnivaló, kiérződik belőle a pörkölt maláta, brutál test, felmelegít a hideg őszi napokon az utcákat járva.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (959) - Mainz, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2014
Aroma: roasted dark malts, resin, ash. Appearance: nice black color, poor beige head. Taste: low bitterness (resin), roasted dark malts, bitter chocolate, coffee, ash, some citrus, slightly watery and there is some acidness. Palate: low body and low carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Nice stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jinroh (839) - ESTONIA - JUN 8, 2014
Tap at Craft Bier Fest Wien 2014. Dark brown, even blackish, small beige head. Aroma is cloying, mixed with roasted malts. I can already tell this is better than their pale ale. Taste has still something dubiously cloying but on the other hand it has some heavy roast flavours too, which are nice. Not really balanced. Aftertaste is quite long, roasty and nice.

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