Brewed by De Dolle Brouwers
Style: Foreign Stout
Diksmuide, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 1362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Note: ABV varies between 8 and 9 %

Of dark almost black chocolate color. Nose: musky, slightly sweet and spicy, Lots of chocolate , coffee and some hazelnut notes on the palate intermingling with notes of licorice. Very lively on the tongue! It finishes with a dry explosion of black espresso flavors.

Special Extra Export Stout Notes:
Malts: Roasted malts, chocolate malt, pale malt, caramel malt
Hops: Nugget; Yeast: De Dolle Arabier yeast; Others: Dark candy sugar
Alc./vol.: 8.0% Orig. Gravity: 1087
IBU: 50 EBC: 190

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ryanscourt's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (1493) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Dark brown body with brown head. Strong malt aroma. Taste is a little different. Creamy body. Flavor is mainly roasted malt but with some sweetness that is different. Not sure what the flavor is, fruits? Hop finish is a little present compared to a more choclately one that i would like. Pretty good and a little different, Im fine with a good American stout though.

GenDV138 (7467) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2017
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey shared by DCLawyer, thanks Jason! Black with light tan head. Aromas of toffee, caramel, cocoa, malt, chocolate. Tastes of cocoa, milk chocolate, malt. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

rodenbachvintage (84) - Roeselare, BELGIUM - AUG 14, 2017
Een zwartgeblakerd mouterige stout. Bittere, zwarte chocoladesmaak, toetsen van tabak en koffie. De gebrande mout overheerst iets teveel voor mij. goede dronk afdronk, zwaar degustatiebier.

vinivini (2661) - Gomel, BELARUS - AUG 10, 2017
Bottle. Opaque deep brown ale with big tan frothy head. Excellent lacing. Aroma: esters, roasted malts, chocolate, dried fruit, minor spice. Medium body. Medium dry taste. Lots of roastiness, dark chocolate, coffee. Dried fruit. A hint of smoke. Alcohol is perfectly hidden. Dangerously drinkable.

matbli (424) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 23, 2017
Bottle, cloudy dark brown with fast falling beige head. Aroma of milk chocolate cherries, coffee, nuts and some wine’ish notes. In taste medium sweetness with some light roasty bitterness and a slightly sour finish. The carbonation is a bit to high imo but all in all it’s a very pleasant and good drinkable stout.

sharkydodson (1704) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUN 2, 2017
the aroma is caramel and fruity with hints of vanilla, toffee, milk chocolate and licorice... the taste is caramel and chocolate with notes of toffee, cocoa, dried plum, fig and brown sugar... sweet and dry aftertaste..

erikaraeb (262) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2017
Bitter and malty. Almost a quad-stout hybrid with a touch of dried fruit. Tons of head for a dark beer. Mild, almost absent copper aroma.

janubio (897) - SPAIN - APR 26, 2017
Black colour, with a brown head with medium retention. Not much lace. Aroma of dark fruits, plums, figs, chocolate, licorice, some coffee. Medium body, silky palate, normal carbonation. Taste of chocolate, dark fruits, some coffee, plums. Wellbalanced, not specially the best stout I’ve tried. I hoped more coming from De Dolle. Correct.

Echon (535) - Århus, DENMARK - APR 12, 2017
Black. Spicy and yeasty, with a strong and pungent flavour. Lightly sweet taste with tart notes, that ends with a dry, boozy, lightly bitter and ashy finish. Medium body, and foamy carbonation. Overall, a somewhat decent strong ale. The pungent, yeasty flavour and rather dry taste are at odds with the roasted malt.

alvaro78 (577) - Sevilla, SPAIN - APR 12, 2017
pocos aromas a torrefacto y maltas oscuras Aspecto normal, espuma poco persistente. En boca bastante plana y sin cuerpo

beeebon (467) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2017
From bottle pours black with big fluffy tan head which takes a while to settle before you are able to take your first sip. Rich aroma of roasty malt, espresso coffee, red berries, roasted hazelnut and a touch of dark chocolate. Nicely balanced sweet and strong flavours along with a far from watery texture, quite oily and thick. Pretty damn fine strong stout

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