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Brewed by Brasserie Sainte Hélène
Style: Stout
Florenville, Belgium

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English style stout, hopped with Citra and Simcoe. Called Citra Stout before it got the definitive name.

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3.6
minutemat (5784) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2015
75cl bottle @ Shrewsbury Beer Share, Aug 15, courtesy of Mademoiselle Haddock. Pours black but gushy. Herbal plummy aroma. Quite a complex taste considering it’s just 4.3%. Grains, coffee with a big, dry tobacco finish. Not too much citra but still quite an interesting one.

3.8
Borresteijn (7342) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2015
33cl Bottle from Vonk. Black colour, beige head. Aroma of hard-roasted malts, salty caramel, tar, cocoa. Flavour is medium sweet, berries, roasted malts, burnt malts, tar, caramel, cocoa, chocolate, coffee, firm bitter finish. Light bodied, firm carbonation. Very tasty low ABV stout.

3.7
BlackHaddock (7514) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2015
0.75 litre bottle: bought at De Bierboom, Brugge and shared between five at the Aug 2015 Shrewsbury bottle exchange evening. It was a gusher, so each glass had a huge rich tanned head on it’s swirling black beer. Nose of chocolate and tobacco, earthy and peaty. The taste followed the aroma closely ending with a dry finish. Good effort and plenty of flavour for such a weak ABV Belgian beer.

3.8
BobyFischer (311) - FRANCE - AUG 11, 2015
Super agréable cette stout ni trop dry ni trop impériale. Généreuse, douce et crémeuse, sans excès de : torréfaction, douceur, alcool, amertume. Par contre la mienne à abondamment moussé à l’ouverture : gaffe !

3.5
alexsdad06 (10583) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Draft to taster at Liberty’s from notes. Pours dark brown in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, nutty character, some chocolate, earthy, a splash of citrus, mild to moderate earthy bitterness to the finish, decent for a lower abv stout.

3.2
kermis (14180) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle at Rootz. Pours dark brown with massive lively tan head. Aroma of roast, dark chocolate, overripe dark fruits and a touch of citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodies with way too high carbonation.

3.5
MonsterMagnet (1518) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle, pours dark brown with a beige head. Coffee, roast, resin, citrus, brown sugar. Medium sweet and bitter, suprising body given the abv (4.3% on the bottle), lingering bittersweet roasted coffee finish.

3.5
mateuszk (2755) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle. Black, beige head. Hoppy aroma of flowers and resin, roastiness in the back. In taste roasty, hoppy notes of resin, medium bitter. Very tasty american stout.

3.8
gunnar (9326) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle from Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes. Pours black with a big creamy beige head.Strong roasty aroma with tar and citrus hops. Taste is roasted, dark malts, dry charcoal, some chocolate and citrussy hops, dry lingering finish, very good stout imo.

3.2
SVD (2052) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2015
Sample at Zythos 2015, black beer, aroma is coffee, some fruit, taste is coffee, ok


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