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Emelisse Espresso Stout - Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse

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BA SCORE
83
good

160 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.79%
Wants: 6
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Absumaster on 01-29-2010)
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Photo of jdhilt
3.6/5  rDev -1.4%

Pours a three finger light tan head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Black color, no highlights. Medium carbonation and medium-heavy bodied. Coffee nose and flavor is heavy roasted coffee and bakers chocolate. Burnt coffee finish. Higher Abv is hidden - label has it at 9.5%. $6.99 for a 330ml bottle from Julio's Liquors Westborough, Ma.

jdhilt, Monday at 11:33 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

DruC4, Sep 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

nickleeye, Sep 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Rdbacteriumsosour, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Giantspace, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

TheSleepyMonkey, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

lucasj82, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Bierleichen, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

Anatole, Aug 24, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +1.4%

mlefebvre7, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

KG710, Aug 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

lilnicky068, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

smb71481, Aug 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

JasonL02, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

hoplover66, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Carl_R, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.83/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a balloon glass.

Look: The color of dark chocolate and/or espresso coffee beans. The head is cream colored. Beautiful stringy, webbed lacing coats the glass.

Aroma: Dark roasted malts, faint alcohol, and lots of chocolate. A bit chalky, which I like.

Taste: A hint of roasted malts before giving way to bitter chocolate and rich coffee notes. A little bit of chalky cocoa in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, smooth but not without a touch of heat.

Overall: Delicious. I love it.

JuicesFlowing, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

DrBier, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Joecaddie, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Synapstic, Jun 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

kwkdmk, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

osuskin, Jun 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Hellpop65, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of superspak
3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle into snifter, best before 12/2015. Pours nearly pitch black color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, molasses, raisin, toast, dark bread, roasted coffee, herbal, light pine, and roasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good complexity of dark/roasted malt, moderate earthy hops, and light coffee notes; with solid strength. Taste of dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, molasses, roasted coffee, light char, toast, dark bread, herbal, pine, and roasted earthiness. Good amount of roast/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, roast, molasses, toast, dark bread, coffee, herbal, pine, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice robustness and complexity of dark/roasted malt, coffee, and earthy hop flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and minimal cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately creamy and lightly slick/chalky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good imperial coffee stout. Good balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt, coffee, and earthy hop flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Jun 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

bleedsblu, Jun 09, 2014
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Emelisse Espresso Stout from Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse
83 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.