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Black Xantus - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

965 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 965
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 108
Gots: 262 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Humboldt Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Barrel aged for 6 months in combination of Bourbon, retired Firestone Union and wine barrels and Infused with fair-trade, organic coffee from local roaster Jobella.

Style: Imperial Java Stout IBUs: 50 Color: Black ABV: 11%

(Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 10-09-2009)
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Pours a dark blackish color with a short lived head. Free from sediment and quite dark and roasted looking.

Aroma is roasted malt, char, sweet vanilla, and booze.

In the taste, roasted malt, vanilla, coffee, a bit of char. Some alcohol and more nutty cocoa on the edges. A pinch of bourbon and some dry oaky tannins round out the taste.

Full bodied, well carbonated brew, and fairly smooth at that. Overall, this is a solid brew that is as tasty as it is inebriating,

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Black Xantus from Humboldt Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 965 ratings.