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Cervesa Del Montseny + Negra - Companyia Cervesera del Montseny

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Cervesa Del Montseny + NegraCervesa Del Montseny + Negra

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BA SCORE
78
okay

44 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.32%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Companyia Cervesera del Montseny visit their website
Spain

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: atis on 03-18-2009)
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Photo of a77cj7
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

a77cj7, Saturday at 07:37 AM
Photo of Hex92
3/5  rDev -9.9%

This beer rates a solid - meh. When you first pour it you think you are in for something good. Dark and a nice head greet you in the glass. The smell is sweet and then you take a sip....
I got none of the sourness that others mentioned. Its just dry, hardly any flavor whatsoever. Really disapointing. It really doesn't have any flavor.

Hex92, Nov 13, 2014
Photo of lmaduells
3/5  rDev -9.9%

lmaduells, Nov 09, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +8.1%

smithj4, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of valkyre65
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

valkyre65, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

djrn2, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of mwilbur
4.1/5  rDev +23.1%

Poured from 750 mL bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours an extremely dark black-brown with just a hint of light coming through at the edges with backlighting. 1 inch dark mocha head with decent retention. Very nice for style. (4.25)
S: Dark bitter chocolate, burnt toffee, dark caramel roasted malt, brown sugar, smoked--and nearly charred--wood, and a hint of vanilla with warming. Such a big nose for a relative small (ABV) beer! (4.5)
T: Bittersweet chocolate, medium roast coffee, dark roasted/charred malt, dry cocoa, and a hint of nuttiness and vanilla. Not quite up to the high bar set by the aroma, but still very nice. (4)
M: Bitter, dark, sweet, and mildly creamy. With warming, it becomes more dark and creamy and less bitter. Dry throughout. Light body. (3.75)
D: A nicely crafted brew...very good example of style. With warming, this one really opens up! (4)

mwilbur, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of Hellpop65
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Hellpop65, Oct 31, 2014
Photo of hoop454
4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

hoop454, Aug 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

KAF, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of crosenkrantz
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

crosenkrantz, Apr 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Fettpopps, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

BeerForMuscle, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of mrfrancis
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

mrfrancis, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of rudzud
2.68/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Recently stumbled across my notes from The Festival 2012. Lets do this!

A - Poured a very nice dark brown with a good thick, creamy mocha head that left nice lacing.

S - Aroma is very nice, sweet milk chocolates, light roasted coffee notes.

T - Weird sourness to start with, almost tastes infected. Light roast..yeah..definitely tastes infected...

M - Mouthfeel is light and thin. Ugh.

O - Overall yeah, disappointed by this beer. The aroma and appearance were so nice, and then the taste just ruins it.

rudzud, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

allenson21, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of t0rin0
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

t0rin0, Sep 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

JAHMUR, Jun 27, 2012
Photo of mcss
2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

mcss, Jun 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

deapokid, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.73/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle. ½ Pint glass. Enjoyed on apr´12. Black color headed by creamy, light beige, medium to small bubbled, froth. Thick crown, good retention. Roasted malt, coffee grain aromas, slightly woody touch& earthy hues. Dry bitter, a bit acidic, at first sip balanced by sweet roasted malts. Subtle fruity hints in the middle. Full to medium body, moderate carbonation. Montseny mountain water close it to Style.

GONZALOYANNA, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of beergoot
2.8/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Very dark brown body with a thick, tan head.

Rich, dark, sweet chocolate dominates the smell, closely followed with roasted grain and dark roast coffee.

Very strange taste, nothing like the smell. A strong sourness hits you right off. Very little roasted graininess or chocolate notes. Bitterness is pretty well-hidden behind the sour taste.

Mouthfeel is light with little body. Finishes fairly cleanly.

A very disappointing beer. If the taste could get any where near what the aroma hints at, then this would be a respectable brew. As such, this is a weak example of a stout and not recommended.

beergoot, May 10, 2012
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2.4/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I know, I know....Lupulus laid an egg. But that wasn't enough to try the portfolio's stout. I'm dubbling this "Operation: Cannot Possibily Fail A Second Time". Coming out of the 330 ml format, on to the beer:

Rather attractive at first. Ink black color, slightly tanned foam, semi-soapy head that's more than a finger's thick. A few particles of sediment do appear in the glass, though you will need to look hard and close at the glass to find them. The retention and lace provided are fine. I've learned not to get overly excited about sight however, as the nose is not gernally exciting. There is a soft roasted cocoa note that I like, esters are alright, also a decent sized phenolic/band-aid aroma that interrupts whatever harmony is there. Let's go on.

A tale of two traits. In here, you get the good Irish stout flavor and also that flavor of infection. Chocolate syrup and roasted, astringent malts make a simple yet delightful flavor, and on the other hand is a bittering (like ash), somewhat plasticy tasting note that seems to take more and more space. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side, very astringent, and a little overcarbonated.

Brewing infection-free beer is a skill, and it is a skill that Cervesera del Montseny doesn't hold. For the $4.99 it cost for the bottle, I could have bought a bomber of Arrogant Bastard, or a Baconator, or a pound of bacon, or an Aventinus...whatevers, I'm over it.

DoubleJ, Apr 02, 2012
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3.2/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

poured from 11.2oz bottle into pint glass

A-dark burnt umber with 3+ finger head that sticks around awhile

S-when first pouring it into the glass my initial impression was coffee but in the glass I get chocolate and pine

T-here the coffee shows again with a little chocolate

M-lots of fizzy carbonation

O-not great or terrible but probably not something I would revisit

tvv375ia, Mar 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

dalecooper, Feb 27, 2012
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Cervesa Del Montseny + Negra from Companyia Cervesera del Montseny
78 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.