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RATINGS: 451   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black House is an oatmeal coffee stout bursting with coffee aroma and flavor. Modern Times is one of the only breweries in the world to roast our own coffee, which allows us to be exceptionally picky about which coffees we use and how we roast them. The result is an abundantly flavorful beer that’s incredibly complex and aromatic, with loads of roast character and a chocolate-covered espresso bean finish. But Black House packs all that flavor into a reasonable package: at only 5.8% ABV, it can comfortably be consumed by the pint.

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3.5
hopdog (12953) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2017
Can. Poured a near black color with a small sized off white head. Roast, coffee, and some chocolate.

3.8
SinH4 (6124) - Garching b. M?nchen, GERMANY - SEP 7, 2017
Tap. Brown color with tan head. Aroma is coffee ground, earthy, chocolate. Taste is lots of fresh coffee ground, earthy, chocolate. Silky mouthfeel. Very nice!

4.7
devinejp (9) - - AUG 29, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2017 Very easy to drink for a dark toasty coffee stout. Refreshing and Carmel on the back end.

3.8
rejtable (2819) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2017
Can from olivers. Pours dark cola with lots of tan head and minimal lacing. Nose is roasty and dark fruit. Flavours of coffee, cocoa, some dark fruit. Taste med bitter med sweet. Medium creamy body with medium carbonation.

3.9
IndianaRed (4941) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 17, 2017
On Tap at PreFunk Boise murky deep dark brown with a short lived light tan head. Lots of coffee and chocolate in the aroma and flavor. Not a very big beer and a pretty low final gravity. Nice light roast flavors though. Tasty Beter than their IPAs I think

3.8
BuckeyeBoy (8301) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 16, 2017
On tap at bier thirty. Pours out a dark brown topped with a tan head. Nose is nice light roast malts some chocolate sweetness and a fruit hop. Taste is more of the roast malts chocolate and a well balanced hop bill.

3.7
mariuspoenari (2954) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2017
Can at home. Very dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Notes of roasted malts, smoke, ash, roasted coffee beans, dark chocolate. Pretty well-made classic stout, roasty, chocolatey, well-balanced. And very sessionable indeed.

4.5
aaronmccalmont (18) - - AUG 11, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2017 Will always be one of the best coffee stouts around. I mean, a brewery who roasts their own coffee, how can it get much better than that.

3.8
hawthorne00 (4073) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 25, 2017
Can. Clear dark brown with a fat coat of light tan head. Promising aroma has fruity coffee with roasted malt and some brown sugar underneath. Medium bodied, medium carbonation - I’d like it a bit lower, the beer is not very silky for an oaty stout. Sweet with a finish that’s fairly bitter but neither dry nor noticeably astringent. The coffee is very nicely handled here and provides aromatic overtones but no burnt notes. It’s very prominent but not dominant. Good.

3.5
DocLock (10973) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2017
Pounder can from Smith’s. Hazy blackish pour with tan head. Roasty dark malt in the nose, some mocha notes, decent mouthfeel and complexity.


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