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Xbeeriment
Formerly brewed at Herslev Bryghus

Style: Stout
København NV, Denmark

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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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NOTE! In the US this beer is marketed as Xbeeriment #44. The reason for this is that any references to President Obama would only be permitted by US authorities if we had a written permission from the White House. So the dressing’s changed, but the beer stays the same!

Also please NOTE that the first US edition of "Xbeeriment #44" is erroneously labelled 10.4% ABV.

English: Brewed to celebrate Barack Obama’s inaugural as the 44th President of the United States, and the first black person to hold the office. A potent stout with a fair amount of peated malt in the grain bill. This adds a smoky character to the beer which obviously also has roasted aromas from the dark malts and roasted barley as well as loads of citrusy hop notes from the US hop varieties. NOTE: From 2009 - 2012 this beer was brewed at Amager Bryghus. From the summer of 2012 it will be brewed at Herslev Bryghus.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11383) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 6, 2009
Bottle @ Ølbutikken, Cph (release).
Pours redish black with a nice, staying, creamy, beige head. Aroma has nice, dark chocolate, soft smoke and lightly roasted. Some hops peep through. Low carbonation with a slightly thin and watery feel. Flavour is very nice, though it is very dry. Lots of ashes, roasted malts, dark chocolate. Some sugary sweetness that tries to balance the ashy dryness, but never really succeeds. Good, but a tad unbalanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11359) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2011
500ml bottle-thanks EZAnt-pours a light brown head and brown color. Aroma is peat/smoke-dark malt. Taste is smoke/peat-dark malt, sharp earthy hops.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HenrikSoegaard (11278) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2009
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and hoppy aroma. Pione and roasted notes. Heavy bitter roasted flavor. Delicious coffee notes. Long great finish. Fantastic balance beteween roasted malts and hopps. Creamy palate. Wonderfull beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11096) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 20, 2009
brown, thick light brown head. flavor is roasted grains, sweet. mild. nice. very nicve beer overall. super bitter/seeet ending.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10911) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2009
Bottled. Black and opague. Coffee, malt and licorice in the aroma. Malty sweetish, salty flavor with coffee, roast, just a hint of cream and ash. Roastbitter, creamy aftertaste. Velvety mouthfeel. Well balanced stout.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2011
Date: July 11, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: RBSG 2009
Appearance: dark brown, frothy tan head, drippy lace
Aroma: dry chocolate aroma, light earthyness
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, very dry, roasted bitterness, just a hint of caramel sweetness

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

Name: Smoked Stout
Date: January 04, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: black, frothy beige head, bits of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet roasted aroma, sweet caramel and chocolate, light smoke
Flavor: rich roasted flavor, lots of caramel sweetness, touch of chocolate, bitter dark roast finish

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (10608) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2009
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Light brown head. Liqourice, sweetness, caramel and herbs in the aroma. Flavour of fruits, chocolate, liqourice, carael, roast, spice and herbs. Very rich flavoured and balanced. Medium to full bodied. Dry. Roasty bitterness in the end. Me definately like.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10607) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Tap at Max’s. Pours clear black with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt with prunes and figs, dates and earthy hops. Flavor is dark malt dominant with light hops and medium bitterness, dark fruits and a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10432) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Pours black. Tan head. Nose of smoke, peat and chocolate malt. Taste is ashy chocolate malt and smoke. Underwhelming.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 20, 2009
Black with a large beige head. Sweet aroma with hard roasted malt, smoke and dark bitter chocolate. Flavour was sweet with hard roasted malt, dark bitter chocolate and hops. Finished bitter.


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