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Brewed by 4 Pines Brewing Company
Style: Dry Stout
Sydney, Australia

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
’SPACE BEER’
A dry Irish style stout, presenting almost black, bearing a generous tan head. The aroma profile is of coffee, chocolate and caramel malts. These are matched on the pallet with a full bodied, smooth finish and a balancing bitterness. Currently being tested to become the first certified ‘space beer’ in the world! More Info on Vostok at http://www.4pinesbeer.com.au/vostok .

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4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
greensleevesy (16) - - AUG 27, 2012
Black tar appearance with choc head. Wonderfully smooth and well balanced bitterness. I’ll have it in mars.


3
Mjollnir (410) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - SEP 8, 2017
Bottle. Pours opaque brown-black with a thin, short-lived coffee-tan head. Nice round aroma of sweet chocolate, coffee and roast. Burnt bitter flavour with some acidity that is subdued by comparison and even slightly watery. Light-medium body, average and slightly creamy carbonation with a lingering acidic bitterness.

3.4
RoJo28 (72) - - AUG 5, 2017
Good solid stout. It's nothing more than that, but it doesn't try to be anyway. It's quietly dignified, it's weetbix. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
fonefan (49996) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2017

Bottle 330ml. @ [ The Stat Improver Tasting ] - Saxo, Højbjerg - Aarhus, Denmark.

[ As 4 Pines Stout ].
Clear dark black - red brown colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, dark malt, chocolate, coffee, dusty malt, light to moderate roasted. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dusty malt, bread, dark malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20170617]
7-3-7-3-15

3.3
northropfrye (3655) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 4, 2017
Bottle in Sydney. Dark body off white head. Roast cocoa. But altogether a pretty basic stout.

3.2
craftyrocker (53) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2017
Appearance/Aroma/Taste/Palate/Overall: 4/5/6/4/13. My second non-sweet stout. 330mL bottles, BB30/8/17. First bottle was slightly oxidised. Luckily the second was fine. Appearance: Black/dark brown. After a minute, the tan head settles down to a broken film partly with bubbles. Laces nicely. Aroma: A bit roasty and chocolatey, a little boozy. Nothing special. Taste: Cohesive. Roast malt, slight breadish malt, dark chocolate, minor background hops. Malt/coffee aftertaste. The dry finish is awkward given the beer being slightly sweet. Moderate bitterness. Palate: Viscous body with moderate-average carbonation to suitably get the dry stout across. Overall: Due to inexperience I was surprised this was nothing like Guinness. Interesting, but would not buy again.

3.2
Camons (12809) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle @ Johns. Pours very dark brown with a brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, little coffee, light bread, chocolate. Flavor is sweet, malt, coffee, bread, chocolate. Medium body, average carbonation, light sweet finish. 6-4-6-3-13. 170617

2.8
Grumbo (3464) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle at Højbjerg tasting. Pours almost black with a small bubbly beige head. Light aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and caramel. Moderate sweetness, medium bitterness. Light body, watery texture, above average carbonation.

3.4
chrisv10 (17925) - DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle, 5.1%. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is light roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and a little liquorice. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, medium sweet, little liquorice and a little bitter.

3.4
saxo (18960) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle @ Højbjerg tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, licorice and hops. Light bitter and dry finish.

3.5
HenrikSoegaard (14291) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Light bitter nice roasted flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Nice.


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