Bierwerk Aardwolf

Formerly brewed at Boston Breweries (South Africa)

Style: Imperial Stout
Western Cape, South Africa
Serve in Snifter


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Five different dark grains, molasses and freshly roasted African coffee beans went into this rich and decadent sweet-stout. This beer is unfiltered and matured in the bottle and will continue to improve for the next 2-3 years. After fermentation a portion of the beer was matured on medium-toast french oak providing subtle hints of vanilla and coconut.
Pour carefully to avoid disturbing the sediment.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBaboon (2069) - FINLAND - JUL 24, 2011
Tm lienee ensimminen koskaan juomani olut Afrikan mantereelta. Vriltn olut on pikimustaa ja muodostaa mukavan, vaalean ruskean vaahdon. Tuoksussa on kahvia, vaniljaa, melassia ja paahtunutta mallasta. Maultaan olut on hieman makea, nautinnollisen kahvinen, vaniljainen ja hieman paahtunut. Paksu ja ljyinen suutuntuma. Melko herkullinen olut, vaikke ihan tyylilajin krkikastiin kuulukaan,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rand (1660) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 13, 2011
Bottle 340 ml from Black beer with tenacious beige foam, lacing the glass. Scents of chocolate, roasted of coffee incredible, cappuccino, dry fruits, molasses and vanilla, hop and hint of wood. Stay supple, unctuous, rich with culinary possibilities.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (24630) - Tyres, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2011
Bottled. Very black, small beige head. Rich coffee aroma. Sweet with medium-full body. Coffee with sugar, chocololate and molasses. Even if it is too sweet the coffee flavour is lovely and it has a real depth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (15454) - Snderborg, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2011
Bottle, K11. Bready aroma, even a bit oxidized. Black colour, small stable dark brown head. The flavour is rather sweet, quite bready. Has a little hvidtl to it, but is also a bit alcoholic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2011
29th June 2011
Bottle at Craft Beer. Opaque black beer with a big bubbly tan head. Light and soft palate. Soft creamy dark malt. The coffee is quite subtle. A little sweeter malt before the finish. Nice drinkable malty beer and by the far the best beer I have had out of Africa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18841) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2011
Bottle at Tre Sm Rum, Gteborg. Black beer with a brown head. Licorice aroma, roasted, coffee and dark chocolate. Licorice and chocolate flavor, metal notes, vinous and sweetish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (8481) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 2, 2011
Bottle from Bierkompass. Almost black color with medium brown head. Aroma, of coffee, caramel and honey. Taste, coffee, milk chocolate, honey, some bourbon notes. Nice long bitter finish with some smoke touch. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1874) - DENMARK - JUL 1, 2011
Bottle. Black with small beige head. Fat oily body. Roasted cereals with pronounced coffee aromas. Round sweet dry palate. Strong coffee brew prefer more bitterness to sweetness like Beer Geek Brunch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (12373) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2011
Bottle, bought @ Havnens Vin & Tobak, Vejle.
Clear opaque black with a medium, creamy, cappucino head. Aroma has sharp cold-filtered coffee, roasted malts, black currants. Mild earthy hoppiness. Lowish carbonation, fine creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has a hint of metal first, lots of oats, sweet chocolate malts, mild vanilla and oak notes. The coffee is quite subdued in the flavour. Good beer, but Christian has made much better beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (18001) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2011
Bottle thanks to Ken. Black beer with tan ring of bubbles. Roasted malt aroma. Faint touch of coffee but mostly harsh molasses that dont always work. Yes tar and molasses. Not my thing

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7  8  9 10 11 12 13
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5