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RATINGS: 788   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Few times in the history of craft beer it has happened that a highly praised beer rises beyond mortal stardom into a higher godly league. Usually the recipe to make such heavenly drops is thick fudge-like body, pitch black color, amazingly overwhelming aromas of chocolate, coffee, dark fruits and muscovado sugar, obviously only made in limited amounts and most crucial of all it must taste rare!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Copid (90) - POLAND - DEC 24, 2016
W aromacie dominuje sos sojowy i lekka czekolada. Ale w smaku pięknie ułożone. Fajne ciało, oleiste, wafle oblane gorzką czekoladą zakończone nutami kawowymi. Gdyby nie ten sos sojowy to piwo byłoby majstersztykiem.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Wodanson (6) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 23, 2016 does not count
Pours thick and black, with a small brown head. Aroma is of roasted malts with with notes of leather, cedar, and possibly some rose hips or something else slightly floral. The flavour is very roasty bitter chocolate, and has an earthy or woody flavour that turns to coffee and finishes very balanced. It costs the mouth very nicely and lingers for a few minutes leaving dark fruit, caramel and notes of coffee behind. Damn good beer, Skl to Jeppe as usual.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rubyroo (145) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 23, 2016
Aroma of chocolate, wood, coffee, leather, medicine, earth. Appearance is black with a chocolate brown head that thins quickly. Small spots of lace. Taste is cocoa nibs, cough syrup, earth, tree bark, dried flowers, minerals, leather, plum and brown sugar. Palate is thick and creamy with a lingering roasty flavour. Soft carb. Overall- Delicious and complex, far from one note. More and more flavours appear upon contemplation and as it warms.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hoprider (508) - DENMARK - DEC 23, 2016
Pitch black pour. The nose has roasted malt, dark chocolate brownie, some molasses and dark roasted espresso beans. The taste is sweet initially followed by dark roast. Light sweetness followed by roasted notes and substantial bitterness. Lingering licorice aftertaste. I like em sweeter..

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Calisky (2668) - ALSACE, FRANCE - DEC 22, 2016
Couleur noire, belle mousse brune cremeuse. Nez sur les vieux fruits noirs avec caf, chocolat, note fruits secs. Arome malt noir chocolat, chocolat noir, un peu grill puis fruits noirs, caf, note de baies, reglisse, herbes. Corps liquoreux, sucr. Fin longue amere, grille, chocolat, caf. La texture est fondante en bouche. Pas trop lourde, et les 12c passe bien. Nickel

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
birocotsios (171) - - DEC 20, 2016
Draft. Black with dark brown top. Light sweet aroma of dark chocolate, dark fruotd, alcohol. Strong full taste with dark chocolate, fruits and alcohol coming on top with a smouth sweet feel with notes of liqurice, vannila and wood.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ehaak26 (251) - - DEC 19, 2016
Can from Beer Trappe into a snifter. Aroma of coffee and chocolate malt. Taste is very sweet with slight bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KW92 (1310) - Warszawa, POLAND - DEC 14, 2016
Kran w pubie "BrewDog"
AROMAT: Intensywny. Ciasto czekoladowe, kawa, subtelna paloność. W tle sos sojowy.
WYGLĄD: Barwa czarna, nieprzejrzyste. Piana bardzo niska, symboliczna.
SMAK: Aksamitne, słodowe (kawa, czekolada). Geste/oleiste. Alkohol jak na ta moc bardzo dobrze ukryty, nie czuć go prawie w ogle.
OGLNIE: Bardzo dobry RIS. Niestety nie było mi dane pić świeżej wersji, wiec siła rzeczy ocena musi być niższa.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rob19a (184) - - DEC 12, 2016
16/20 big coffee taste but the high percentage means its not as smooth as some imperial stouts, slight alcohol burn. A bit one dimensional but still very good

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerplace (1144) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2016
A bottle on Black Christmas 2016 at 12 Kings. Pours an almost black with a weak head. Aroma is roasted seeds and malt, dark fruits. Taste is oily, some peat notes, moderately sweet. Very good stuff.


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