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RATINGS: 1008   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Allagash Black, our new Belgian style stout, is brewed with German 2 row barley, Torrified wheat and oats, balanced by a large addition of Belgian dark candi to give the Black a full and silky mouthfeel. Roasted malts give this stout its classic chocolate, toast and malty taste, and contribute to chocolate notes and a hint of roasted coffee in the aroma. The Black is fermented with a Belgian yeast strain and refermented in the bottle with the methode champenoise to make this beer truly unique. Availability: 750 ml bottles, 5.17 gal kegs ABV: 7.5% Original Gravity: 1.072 Recommended Serving Temperature: 55°F Recommended Cellaring Temperature: 55°F

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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fatehunter (2603) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAR 9, 2012
Poured into a goblet. No head, only a faint covering, dark amber to brown colored. Bubbles visible. Smells spicy, molasses, black licorice, yeasty and roasted malt. Bold and rich flavor. Roasted malt, some sweetness at the beginning, bready, lots of burnt malt at the end. Complex profile and perfectly put together. Light and "fluffy" texture. Low carbonation. Incredible! Just a bit more on the appearance and this is near perfect.


3.6
angoradad (10) - USA - OCT 16, 2017
Served on draft. Slight head with a dark tone. Immediate malt taste of smoke and butterscotch. Aftertaste is where the Belgian yeast kicks in. A highly drinkable, flavorful ale. Enjoy with a friend on a cool fall evening.

1.5
Kleg (379) - The Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 10, 2017
Draft at Bar Harbor Beerworks in Bar Harbor, Maine. This is a stout? Too much of a Belgian yeast flavor that I don't like.

3.6
jsnicholas (663) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - AUG 21, 2017
Bottle (12oz). Strong smokey and coffee tasting stout. Maybe a little chocolate. Medium carbonation.

3.8
kevinsenn (2263) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2017
On tap. Malty raisin aroma. Chocolate, raisin, toffee, and other sweet treats in the taste with a decent bitter bite. Solid.

3.6
ajnepple (6978) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2017
12 oz single bottle from Total Wine & More - Laguna Hills. Deep reddish brown colored and clear in appearance with a tan head. Aroma of flavor of black licorice, fruity esters, molasses, light chocolate and hints of candy sugar, coffee and Belgian yeast. A little intense at first, but much better as it warms. An interesting stout overall.

3.9
ZodiacM (1260) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2017
LCI. Uit de fles geschonken. Heerlijke Belgium-style stout: gerookte mout, koffie en hop, licht rokerig. Prima stout/dark ale

3.8
Bacchus66 (877) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 10, 2017
12oz bottle. Very dark brown, beige head reduces to a thin collar. Enticing aroma of fresh roasted coffee, hints of cocoa. Flavors start with coffe then become more chocolate toward the medium, warming finish.

3.6
mike67 (1243) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2017
12 oz bottle. Pours brown with tall, creamy, beige head, nice lacing and lovely carbonation. Aroma is of herbal hops, toasted malt and coffee. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Taste is of toasted malt, coffee, chocolate, dark fruit and herbal hops. Finish is long and bittersweet. Overall good brew.

4
gripweed57 (2794) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2017
Growler from Monroe Super Buy Rite in Englishtown, NJ. Translucent cola brown color is topped by a large frothy tan head. Faint roasted malt nose hints at ash and charcoal. First sip yields sweet roasted malt flavor that touches on coffee and chocolate. Picking up notes of dark candi sugar, cocoa, tobacco, raisins, burnt wood and magnolia leaves. Yeasty, smoky, Belgian funky yeasty notes in finish. Sweet, dark and intriguing. Delicious and soulful.

3.7
kevinator63 (36) - California, USA - APR 11, 2017
UPDATED: APR 11, 2017 Lovely ebony black stout. Silky on the tongue, notes of smoke, coffee, sweet chocolate and caramel. One of the sweeter stouts I?ve had. Overall, it?s good, with everything I enjoy about a good, black stout. From a bottle gifted by a friend. I?ll pick it up when I see it again.


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