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Black Xantus - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

997 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 997
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 109
Gots: 263 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I am having my 2011 vintage of Nectar Ales's Black Xantus.

The aroma on this beer lets off a ton of alcohol notes mixed with a strong roasted coffee bean quality.

The appearance is black with little to no head when poured in a tulip glass.

The taste on this beer has deliciously bitter coffee notes as is the only way I could describe it.

Overall, this is a solid beer and will age up to 2 years very well.

SeanDonahue, Sep 10, 2013
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Black Xantus from Humboldt Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 997 ratings.