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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse (Slot Oostende)
Style: Imperial Stout
Goes, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Black & Tan is a blend of Imp Russian Stout and TIPA and is barrel aged on a Isley barrel.

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Tharlinn's rating

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tharlinn (37) - Nijmegen, - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle, 33cl, Online. Aroma: Leather, smoke, whisky and some hops on the background. Appearance: Black as night. Brown head. Small dotty lacings linger. Taste: This stuff is godly. Dark as an IRS, floral as an IPA. Roasted malts, whisky, herbal, leather, hops. Everything a man or woman could want. Just missed a tad depth. Palate: Hoppyness everywhere. Smooth whisky notes carry the hops down. Pretty thick with some spicy carbonation. Heavy hitter I’d say. I could drink this ambrosia for days.


3.7
jacobarts (255) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2017
Bottle. Black color with small tan head. Aroma: Dark fruits, plummes, coffee, wet wood, chocolate. Taste of chocolate, dark fruits, coffee, hazelnut, licorice and woody taste with some spice. Oily texture. Alcohol well hidden. Nice beer.

4.4
rondphoto (4494) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 8, 2016
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Aroma of malt and earth. Opaque black color, persistent brown head, lots of lace filaments. Taste is malt and bread that has chocolate and peat blended into a velvet palate that has just a bit of nutty grit to keep it interesting. This is one of those timeless brews that seems current today, but fits what I imagine heavy brews tasted like several centuries ago. Alcohol is well-hidden. Full-bodied, rich, creamy, balanced, complex. Outstanding brew.

3.2
Bosskie (953) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2016
Pitch black beer with a small creamy head and nice carbonation.
Smell is liquorice, iodine, peat and tar. Hint of dark fruit in the background.
Taste is peat, iodine and ash. Watery oily mouth feel. Finish bitter astringent. Interesting concept but the barrel overwhelms and leaves nothing of the beer.

3.7
LomYst (917) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2016
@borefts 2014
it’s an ok mix... a bit too sweet but with dense hops and heavy darkness

4.2
sjogro (4885) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2015
Borefts 2014. Black. Roasted grains and nuts, coffee, lots of piny and fruity hops. Chocolate and a nice spiciness. Creamy. A joy ride. Backlog from 2014/09/26.

3.8
coachd (949) - Missouri, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Typical black & tan aroma, neither roasty or hoppy. Great appearance - pitch black with a tiny tan head. Tastes just hoppy enough, just roasty enough. Perfect combination. Aftertaste has booze burn, hops and char. Very nice. Palate is decent. Overall a very well done Black and Tan ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
Aniela (4215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle. Dark amber beer with an beige head. Roasted caramell smokey floral aroma. Roasted, ashy, fruity, licorice and floral flavour.

3.8
Beerdedone (3460) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a nice creamy tan head. Aroma of peat, chocolate, coffee, roasted malts and whisky. Flavor of chocolate, peat, smoke, ash, whisky and coffee. Oily texture, medium plus body, low carbonation.

4.4
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle at home from Brown Derby in Springfield MO. Had on the back porch with a Cuban cigar listening to DMB. Very nice all around. Pours dark brown with a big foamy mocha head. Lots of coffee dark chocolate and roast fairly hoppy but not overly so. Really nice beer. Enjoyed this a lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
mR_fr0g (13675) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2015
Keg at Borefts day 2 27/09/2014. Bodegraven. Dark caramel / reddy coloured pour with a sticky cream head. Aroma is cherry fruits, caramel, toffee malts. Flavour is composed of lovely cream caramel, nutty praline, choc and lactose sugars. Nice layered malts, . Palate is full and velvety on the tongue. . Very tasty.


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