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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An oatmeal stout brewed with Intelligentsia coffee. "Richard yet lives, Hellís Black Intelligencer" - Queen Margaret, Richard III 28 IBU 6% ABV

The 2012 vintage saw the coffee added to the beer aged in a Bourbon barrel briefly.

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4.4
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 7, 2011
Black with a fizzy tan head. Strong espresso bean aroma and taste with a nice chocolate backbone. Chewy palate. Excellent.

4.3
hollardustin (327) - Indiana, USA - SEP 6, 2011
On tap at 3floyds in Munster. Poured into a glass that looked more like a coffee mug. Pours deep black with small tan head. Aroma is coffee with black and roasted malts. Taste is coffee and roasted malt, but mostly just coffee. Itís actually kind of strange because Iím not a coffee drinker, but I really enjoyed this one. I even got a growler to go.

3.8
anders37 (26137) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2011
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty strong coffee aroma. Roasted malty coffee and chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty coffee finish with hints of chocoalte.

3.8
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 4, 2011
From tap@ Mikkeller Bar (Three Floyds event, 25.05.11). A black beer with shine-through clarity. Medium-sized, sand-colored head. Prominent coffee aroma. Very clean smelling, with a fine dryness and notes of refined, well roasted dark malts. Taste is dry and coffee forward. Clean-tasting as well, with a crisp and roasted malt body. Notes of unsweetned black chocolate, and a subtle tone of red berries. Medium full. A plesant bitterness from mid-palate to finish. A very nice one, almost like a powered up English style Stout.

3.2
jcwattsrugger (12418) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2011
@dstructos Daks Back-growler-infected-pours a big foamy light brown head and black color. Aroma is chocolate, spice. Taste is peat/chocolate-dark malt, herbal/spice hops. Would like to try again.

3.7
faroeviking (10821) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUL 5, 2011
Black colour indeed. Very nice roasty malty and coffee aroma. Good mouthfeel. Sweet flavour with lots of roasted malt, coffee indeed and chocolate. Long lasting bitter roasty malty, coffee and chocolate finish.

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dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2011
Taste thanks to Maltzilla. Black color with a good amount of coffee in the aroma. Much of the aroma follows in the flavor.

3.5
hopscotch (11043) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2011
GrowlerÖ Pours dark brown with a large, fluffy, khaki head. The aroma hints at infection as there is a degree of lactic tartness to go along with the herbal coffee and deeply roasted malts. Although the infection has dried things out a bit, the brew hasnít thinned considerably. Medium-bodied with zippy carbonation. The flavor provides big-time coffee and dark chocolate Ė mocha Ė with light notes of cardboard and lactic acid. Finishes, roasty, lightly tangy and chock-full-o-coffee. I would love to try this again, sans the onset of infection. Growler courtesy of Maltzilla!

3.5
daknole (11044) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 18, 2011
Dark brown. Fluffy tan head. Tart coffee aroma...uh oh...infection? Flavor is dry, coffee, green pepper. Hmmm.

3.9
fonefan (48579) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2011

Draught @ Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade 8BC, kld., DK-1655 Copenhagen, Denmark.

Clear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is heavy malty, chocolate, coffee, chocolate beans, dark chocolate. Flavour is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110525]


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