Xbeeriment Barack

Formerly brewed at Herslev Bryghus

Style: Stout
København NV, Denmark


on tap


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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
NOTE! In the US this beer is marketed as Xbeeriment #44. The reason for this is that any references to President Obama would only be permitted by US authorities if we had a written permission from the White House. So the dressing’s changed, but the beer stays the same!

Also please NOTE that the first US edition of "Xbeeriment #44" is erroneously labelled 10.4% ABV.

English: Brewed to celebrate Barack Obama’s inaugural as the 44th President of the United States, and the first black person to hold the office. A potent stout with a fair amount of peated malt in the grain bill. This adds a smoky character to the beer which obviously also has roasted aromas from the dark malts and roasted barley as well as loads of citrusy hop notes from the US hop varieties. NOTE: From 2009 - 2012 this beer was brewed at Amager Bryghus. From the summer of 2012 it will be brewed at Herslev Bryghus.

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Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2009
Hotel room in Sheffield ... Thanks to Fonefan.Pitch black with a small brown head. Lovely roasted aroma, coffee, vanilla. Very smooth and creamy, great roasted maltiness in the flavor with some coffee notes. Very nice one. thanks Charlotte and Jan !

HenrikSoegaard (14704) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2009
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and hoppy aroma. Pione and roasted notes. Heavy bitter roasted flavor. Delicious coffee notes. Long great finish. Fantastic balance beteween roasted malts and hopps. Creamy palate. Wonderfull beer.

madsberg (11798) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2009
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Light brown head. Liqourice, sweetness, caramel and herbs in the aroma. Flavour of fruits, chocolate, liqourice, carael, roast, spice and herbs. Very rich flavoured and balanced. Medium to full bodied. Dry. Roasty bitterness in the end. Me definately like.

caesar (7392) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2009
Bottle at Copenhagen Beerfestival 09. Decent stout. Aroma and taste of coffee, some licorice. Ok, but nothing special.

TBone (18547) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2013 Bottled (Pikkulintu, BB 01/2011). Obaque black color, steady creamy tan head, good lacing. Coffeish roasted aroma. Medium-bodied. Coffeish and roasted, some hops in the finish. A bit peaty. Long roasted aftertaste. Robust enjoyable stout without big suprises. (7/4/7/4/15 3.7)
[email protected] as "Xbeeriment #44 Smoked Stout Whisky Barrel"
Dark brown color, almost opque, some brown head. Sweetish, bourbon-like aroma. Medium-bodied. Licorice, toasted maltyness, whiskey. Nice sweet rounded palate. Good drinkablity even its strong. Some smoke. AR 7 AP 4 F 7 P 4 OV 14 3.6

cgarvieuk (26360) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2009
Hotel room in Sheffield ... Thanks to Fonefan ... Deep balc ... thick tan head ... nice roast ... smooth coffee nose... big big bitter coffeee .... nice deep roast ... solid malts ... light toffeee.

goldtwins (4319) - Nesconset, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2009
Poured opaque black with a large tan head. Roasty and ashy aroma with notes of coffee and tobacco. The flavor was of roasted malt with a chocolate finish. Light to meidum body with a semi-dry bitter finish.

anders37 (27577) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2009
Bottle. Pours a black color with a longlasting tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and coffee aroma. Dry roasted slightly burned malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Hasa dry roasted malty chocolate finish.

Madsnp (933) - DENMARK - JUL 20, 2009
Bottle. Pours deep brown coloured with a huge light brown head. Aromas of roasted malt, dry smoke, chocolate and coffee. Flavours of sour smoke, burned malt, caramel, hops and chocolate.

kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2011
Date: July 11, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: RBSG 2009
Appearance: dark brown, frothy tan head, drippy lace
Aroma: dry chocolate aroma, light earthyness
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, very dry, roasted bitterness, just a hint of caramel sweetness

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

Name: Smoked Stout
Date: January 04, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: black, frothy beige head, bits of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet roasted aroma, sweet caramel and chocolate, light smoke
Flavor: rich roasted flavor, lots of caramel sweetness, touch of chocolate, bitter dark roast finish

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

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