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RATINGS: 871   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Her er den ene halvdel af en Black and Tan l. Ikke hvilken som helst Black and Tan, men den hvor en opblst, tyktflydende stodder og en tilbagelnet, humlet fyr mdes, og perfekt l-balance opstr. Bland Yin med Yang, eller nyd denne ondsindede Imperial Stout solo.
English Language Label: This is one half of a Black & Tan. Not just any Black & Tan, but one where a toasted smug and hoppy fella get together to make a sublime Taiji balance. Mix the Yin & Yang together (or enjoy this profoundly evil Imperial Stout solo).

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4.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
GBZ59 (1217) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), - MAY 1, 2012
Grifo. Copa Globo. Saboreada en dic11. Color marrn oscuro. Corona beige y cremosa que dja copiosos anillos de encaje en las paredes. Aromas de maltas tostadas y torrefactas con un toque de chocolate. Entrada de intenso cacao seguida por un gentil dulzor de maltas tostadas. Frutos secos agradable amargor en el intermedio. Cuerpo pleno y carbonatacin moderada. Final con notas de melazas y frutos oscuros junto a un amargor seco. Sabores bien equilibrados. Gran Cerveza !! On-tap. Snifter glass. Enjoyed on dec11. Dark brown in color. Crown is beige in color, creamy & leaves copious rings & collars on sides. Toasted & roasted malts, with chocolate touch to he nose. Intense cocoa upfront the gentle toasted malt sweetness. Dry nuts & kind bitterness in the middle. Full body, moderate carbonation. Notes of molasses & dark fruits into the finish with dry bitterness. Well balanced flavors. Great Beer !!


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
L_Lovecraft (440) - - FEB 23, 2017
Cocoa, roasted notes, black with a good tan head, medium body, low carbonation, a bit oily, again roasted notes and a strong bitter final...good but, for me, quite boring.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmzl (292) - SLOVENIA - FEB 11, 2017
Bready coffee, very cozy, hint of smoke?, light-med roasted bitterness, very smooth and drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5993) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - FEB 6, 2017
Deep dark brown coloured body with a thinnish, fast-dying tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, oatmeal, alcohol, cereal and a good dose of lactose. Medium to Full-bodied; Strong roasty flavour with a lot of oatmeal and grain noticeable, coupled with some light chocolate, a touch of coffee, earth and a nutty flavour that has some alcohol warmth, but pretty well hidden at 10% abv. Aftertaste shows some chocolate and deep malty flavours and a bit of nuts, but a mellow and uninspired complexity for sure. Overall, a good beer, but not great, nor a must-have, but as an Imperial Stout, if you love the style, then worth trying, otherwise, probably a waste of liver capacity or money, as there are better options. I preferred this one compared to the Yang, in their respective styles. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from the Crystal City Wine Shop in Arlington, Virginia (20th Street Location) on 12-December-2014 for US$3,89 sampled at home in Washington on 05-February-2017, alongside the Evil Twin Yang in a horizontal tasting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SebBrews (108) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - JAN 26, 2017
Pours black with a small, non-dense tan head. Nose is roasted coffee, cocoa, soy souce, some smoke and alcohol are also there. Taste begins bitter, with notes of coffee liquor-like alcohol, cocoa nibs and smoked wood. It ends with a slightly burnt flavour and a boozy kick. Full bodied, oily, low carbonation. Bitter, malty finish. Very good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Korcz (2315) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 18, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
YantarCoast (1152) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 15, 2017
355ml bottle from Bliznetsy in Moscow. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is sark chocolate, peat, roastiness. Taste is black coffee, slighlty sweet and lots of bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Andrew196 (1688) - Katy, Texas, USA - JAN 14, 2017
Bottle to tulip - pours spent motor oil, cappuccino head, thin and elusive. Aroma of dark roast coffee, leather, cocoa and vanilla...Perhaps smoke and dark fruit. Medium body and carb. Flavor is coffee, chocolate covered cherry, bittersweet chocolate, cocoa powder and a plum finish. Excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (4431) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2017
Bottle. Dark black pour. Opaque. Tan head. Dark fruit aroma. Black malt, roast, chocolate. Chocolate flavor, dark fruit, bitter, roasty and slightly burnt. Finishes toasty and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SamVimes21 (349) - - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle from stirchley wines, Birmingham, black with a tan head with chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malts and bourbon taste and a really nice aftertaste in the mouth would like another one please .

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (1308) - Kiel, GERMANY - DEC 23, 2016
Ein sehr feingliedriges und dabei ausgewogenes IS, welches gut seinen ppigen Alkoholgehalt zu verstecken wei. Viel Rstverweise und ein ausgeprgter Hang zum Expresso, inklusive Sure, nennt es sein eigen. Sicherlich kein Stylecrusher, aber durch und durch solide. MIKKELLER BAR Kopenhagen. 0,2/50DKK. Fass.


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