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Xbeeriment Barack

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Xbeeriment
Formerly brewed at Herslev Bryghus

Style: Stout
København NV, Denmark

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 249   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.


Mette's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mette (224) - Frederiksberg, - APR 19, 2009
Flaske. Næsten sort med et tæt moccafarvet skum. Duft af chokolade, kaffe (grums) humle. Smag af kaffe , bitter chokolade, røg. Lang eftersmag af kaffe og chokolade.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erasmus_ro (1312) - Alabama, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle, 14/06/14. Pours a dark brown, black with a good-sized, dark latte-colored head. Aroma is a lot of roast, coffee, some rye and chocolate, light smoked meat. Taste is semi-sweet, light sour. A lot of roast, some coffee. Light salty liquorice. Quite a bit of smoke. Surprisingly light with decent carbonation. Pretty nice sipper.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2227) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 17, 2014
smooth and smoky flavors recessed somewhat in a bit of salt. some malt and not a heavy body more watery really dank with some machine oil and seemingly fermented fruit. some coffee and cocoa with off white head. recessed hop profile.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (2609) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours opaque black with a medium tan head. Aroma of light smoke, roasted malts, coffee and peat. Flavor of roasted malts, chocolate, roasted coffee, peat, a bit of caramel and some smokiness with a slightly bitter dry finish. Medium body, oily texture, low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4320) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle. Black pour, with a tan head. Milk chocolate, roast, moderate smokiness, dried fruits, and just a note of whiskey barrel. Enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (3742) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 24, 2014
500ml bottle. Quasi black colour with huge, thick, creamy, almost fully lasting, moderately lacing, tan head. Chocolately, roasty, dark malty aroma with cautious smoky touch. Taste is dry, roasty and chocolately dark malty, subtle malt sweetness, very cautious smoky touch, in the finish reinforcement by bitter hoppy overtones. Good!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3501) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Tap at Max’s. Pours dark brown with fizzy tan head. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malts, light earthiness, plums, and raisins. Flavor is chocolate and roast malts forward with some dark fruit esters and faint earthy bitterness; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9597) - Hanover, Maryland, 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (2911) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2014
500ml bottle, under the name "Xbeeriment # 44 Smoked Stout", dark brown color, with a fluffy, bubbly beige head, with a doughy, fruity yeast, chocolatey nose, with a mild toasted, caramel, chocolate, roasted, faint smoked malt, chocolate wafer, cocoa accent, and some earthy roasted green coffee bean, vegetal herbs, licorice, faint floral piney, resiny, grassy hop notes in the aroma follows through on medium-bodied palate with a sweet toasted, caramelized, chocolate, roasted, faint smoked malty, mocha, brown chocolate, burnt toast character, with some burnt chocolate pie crust, burnt dried dark fruit, coffee, faint licorice, barley sugar, flowery resiny, leafy, grassy, piney hop flavours, leading towards a yeasty, dark dried burnt fruit, brown sugar, light coffee, dark bitter chocolate, lingering mild smoked, chocolate, roasted bitter maltiness finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
StoutHead (623) - DENMARK - MAR 19, 2014
Tap @ Fermentoren. Pours deep brown/black-ish with a small beige head. Aroma if roasted malt. Taste is of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, a bit of licorice and a hint of smoke. Full bodied, sweet and low carbonation. Not super complex, but very tasty and overall very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (10507) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Mild würziger Antrunk, kernig malzig. Im Mittelteil etwas laff, nur noch wenig würzig, süß getreidig, monoton. Zum Ende wieder etas malziger mit bitterem Unterton. 11/11/9/7/7/8


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