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RATINGS: 519   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Night gathers and its time to announce the newest beer in the Game of Thrones series. Take the Black Stout is named for the oath taken by those who stand the Nights Watch at the Wall, defending Westeros against northern.

Take the Black Stout is a 7% beer, brewed with base, caramel, chocolate and roasted barley malts. Hopping includes Northern Brewer and Columbus; spices are licorice root and star anise. Hue is black with full tan head. Aromas include chocolate, caramel, and earthy hops, light roastiness, a touch of fruitiness. Tastes include chocolate, coffee, rich malts, and balanced roastiness. Clean hop bitterness joins with slight woody character and spiciness; the finish offers sweet malt character leading to spicy, earthy, hop bitterness.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coldbrewky (1730) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - JAN 8, 2016
A Christmas gift from buddy Alex. A full bodied stout that is appropriately acrid at start and mellows to full rounded roastyness by finish. Dark and silky in the Steigl mug I also received at Christmas from sister in law Sue... Hi Sue. Thick burnt umber head. A thoroughly enjoyable beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (1047) - rebro, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2016
Flaska frn whole food nyc. Svart med fluffigt ljusbrunt skum. Doft av karamell och lite kaffe. Ltt rkig smak med en del kaffebeska.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackflag321 (661) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Shared bomber, tulip-snifter. Creamy, soft feel. Mild hops and bitterness. Chocolate, roast coffee. Hints of dark fruit and Belgian yeastiness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah (3625) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Thanks Willie! Near black body with a thick, soapy, beige head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, anise, licorice, as noted on the label. Similar flavor. Medium bodied. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hiledd (100) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Hoppy aroma, light brown foam, dark brown to black color. Chocolate and nutty flavor. Bitter hop finish. Medium body and flavor for style ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (951) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Aroma: licorice, roasty, caramel, chocolate, earthy, coffee Appearance: black with a brown head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Delicious

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fujimo2000 (131) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Pours black with a dark brown lacing. Smells of of roasted malts and chocolate. Taste is chocolate with hops at the finish. Different stout taste, very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darkover (1535) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Black with a big brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Taste of roasted malts and dark chocolate. Pretty good and drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hman43 (1294) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2015
It pours black with a brown head. The head last s good while and leaves plenty of lacing. There are aromas of chocolate, roasted malts, some dark fruits, with hints of hops. It has flavors of roasted malts, chocolate, hoppy flavors that are most like herbs, and coffee. It is medium bodied with a bitter punch to the palate. It has a good amount of carbonation and is moderately bitter.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AnokaBrewer (171) - Anoka, Minnesota, USA - DEC 20, 2015
750 ml bottle. Pours black in color. Small tan head. Faint sweet aroma when it is cold. As it warms the smell of coffee is present. Taste of roasted grains and bitterness and taste of coffee.


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