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Stouterik - Brasserie de la Senne

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133 Ratings
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie de la Senne visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 09-18-2007)
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

As the world of beer continues to expand, and is becoming more homogenous in taste, the classic stout of Ireland makes its way inland to Belgium as the De La Senne brewers try their hand at the dry dark ale.

Stouterik pours dark garnet, a smidgeon from black and red. With the nose hovering above, sweet char becomes pronounced with the character of burnt toast, dark chocolate, roasted nuts and coffee. Its taste of burnt sugar is characteristic of caramel and cola.

Across the middle, the sweetness quivers and the roast pulls forth- bittersweet chocolate pulls from the seared sweetness and highlights a calm nutty, coffee and cola taste as well. Woodish hops and aniseed spice play on the taste just ahead of finish.

Semi-dry and medium bodied, the ale closes with a sense of lightness (dangerously close to watering), light acrid char and campfire bitterness close the session even as colanut flavors persist in aftertaste.

08-15-2014 15:03:09 | More by BEERchitect
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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-13-2014 05:18:54 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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nikigava

Germany

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-10-2014 21:20:26 | More by nikigava
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cyrushire

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-06-2014 05:53:01 | More by cyrushire
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-30-2014 21:37:44 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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Magery

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

07-26-2014 23:02:10 | More by Magery
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erbu

Belgium

3/5  rDev -19.4%

07-11-2014 12:46:34 | More by erbu
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Kerne

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-01-2014 01:03:12 | More by Kerne
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StJamesGate

New York

3.68/5  rDev -1.1%

Cola black with honeycombed beige froth.
A bit of roast but mostly flinty grain.
Espresso, some char, a bit of black currant, creme caramel sweetness .
Bit of char to finish and long bitter linger.
Just past light, slight cling, soft.

Thin, even at 4.5%. Lots of bitterness, which is not quite balanced by the complexity of flavor. Belgian stouts often have a unique take, but there's nothing special going on here - there are a thousand English beers like this (OK, maybe not quite so lean and roasty.)

06-09-2014 13:59:51 | More by StJamesGate
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afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-13-2014 19:01:16 | More by afsdan
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shleepy

California

3.69/5  rDev -0.8%

Poured from 11.2oz bottle. In a Duvel glass, it looks virtually black, with a decently-sized, dark-ish head.

Smells very chocolatey, without any roastiness.

Taste is smooth, with something like vanilla and dry fruit notes ("very dry" prunes), chalkiness.

Enjoyable, and surprisingly relatively light. Just not amazing.

05-04-2014 20:38:14 | More by shleepy
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pkalix

California

3.69/5  rDev -0.8%

nice dark brown with a semi-creamy, frothy head.... looks beautiful
smell is kind of adjunct-like, commercial crappiness... this cant be from Belgium. this smells like American crap.
taste is much better than the smell. but still, not quality stuff. there's that little twang of 'something' that just lends to the credence that it is not a quality brew.... a bitterness like from a corn or something not really worthy. it's got a certain 'earthiness' which just seems to follow other brews of that aren't great. I guess it's decent for a drink, but i'm not buying it again. especially for the price.

05-04-2014 01:51:47 | More by pkalix
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javahead71

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-02-2014 21:04:31 | More by javahead71
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scottwurst

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

03-22-2014 02:39:22 | More by scottwurst
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

02-26-2014 00:17:34 | More by ScaryEd
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palma

New York

3.73/5  rDev +0.3%

Oh yes now this is a good irish dry stout. And brewed by a belgian!

Nose: Charcoal, mint, roasted chestnuts.

Taste: dry. Chocolate. Dark chocolate. Cream. Slightky astringent at the end. Basic but good. Nice and simple.

A pretty well made medium stout. You can keep looking for some complexity in the taste and can find it. I enjoyed it.

02-14-2014 21:28:31 | More by palma
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-09-2014 04:46:08 | More by chickenm
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-26-2014 01:47:33 | More by bigred89
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cd_beer_disapear

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-25-2014 00:24:02 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-17-2014 23:25:19 | More by tbryan5
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Anatole

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-09-2014 08:14:14 | More by Anatole
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

12-24-2013 12:42:45 | More by Kirk
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-23-2013 15:37:43 | More by KStark
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babaracas

Florida

4.06/5  rDev +9.1%

Pours a hazy dark brown, thick soapy light brown head, thin layer sticks with a few splotches of lace behind. Smell: toffee, mild earthy and herbal hopping, brown bread, mild roast. Taste: mild roast, toasted brown bread, lots of toffee and chocolate, dark fruit note, earthy hopping to balance with citrus peel note. Pillowy, dry finish. nice.

12-10-2013 03:05:48 | More by babaracas
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b_marga

Luxembourg

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

12-03-2013 21:30:50 | More by b_marga
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Stouterik from Brasserie de la Senne
84 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.