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RATINGS: 497   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A dark Belgian-style stout with notes of spice, coffee, chocolate & oak The 13th Hour Is The Witching Hour and a time when strange brews can occur With 13 ingredients, we combine the roasted chocolate and coffee notes of a stout with the complex spicy character of a Belgian-style ale aged in oak for a dark, robust, and bewitching brew.

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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
ksosh (6) - California, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Aroma was pretty intense, with a deep chocolately/roasty smell, with hints of banana and possibly cherries. Appearance was as expected from a stout - dark opaque brownish black, with minimal head. Taste is interesting... not sure Im a huge fan. A light sweetness at first, followed by a combination of medium bitter taste and a light sour taste, with the sour finishing out the aftertaste. Palate has a full body that actually feels somewhat lighter due to a little carbonation on the tongue. Has a thick, creamy texture, almost oily? Finish is pretty long, especially in the back of the throat. Overall a pretty good beer, although definitely not my favorite. Without the sourness and with a little more sweetness, it would probably bump up the taste quite a bit (in my opinion).


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3932) - Panama City, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle from a mixed box of unknown origin and age. Overall this is busy beer. It is dominated by a sourness from the barrel treatment. You get a little malt from the base beer but not much. Good taste but definitely not a traditional stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (6191) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 19, 2016
Black, with a ring of foam. Smells like coffee, burnt toast, and some pit frit and red wine. I get some cinnamon or something like that as well. Taste is coffee and chocolate, of course, and some spices like maybe cinnamon again, then ginger, or cardamon? Notes of raisin and red wine pop up again. Also a weird peat-y note, although I dont see anything about that in the description.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finhead (1671) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2016
A dark brown pour with a tan head. The aroma has a wild mixture of black cherry, plum, vanilla, and oak. It has a medium body with lively carbonation. The taste is tart with an almost sour finish. This one may have been infected.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (5795) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 14, 2016
Sample at Strong Ale Fest 2016. Comes black with a decent tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and vanilla. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, coffee, and some dark fruit. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (1482) - New York, USA - NOV 8, 2016
Bottled. Pours black, slightly ruby, tan head. Aroma is lots of dark fruit, chocolate, oak, Belgian esters, spice, bit of toffee, maybe vanilla. Flavor is lots of Belgian esters, chocolate, oak, Belgian spice, dark fruit, plum, fig. I like it. Pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RRistow12 (746) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - OCT 7, 2016
Tasted from bottle. Pours a dark brown almost black with tan head. Aroma is robust chocolate with some caramel and toffee. Taste doesn't live up to the expectation. Some sour funk. Weird combination of the Belgian yeast and spices with the chocolate and coffee. Not bad but not as good as most Sam Adams beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bailz316 (256) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 23, 2016
Black with tan head. Coffee, chocolate, maybe a little fruit. Sweet caramel, then a sour finis. Very drinkable

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
milewide (2122) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 15, 2016
Very balanced flavor which is more sour than sweet. Dark brown color with fluffy tan head. I cant pick out the 13 ingredients!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (825) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 12, 2016
Opaque, lasting head. Crisp, sweet, low bitterness. Dense flavor, none asserting itself pver others, avg length. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dojken (520) - SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2016
Flarra Chapter. Mycket komplex doft. Choklad kaffe samt krsbr o lder. Ltt syrlig smak av krsbr choklad o kryddor. Sen kommer kaffet o en behaglig eftersmak. Trevlig.


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