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Kuhnhenn Nine - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Kuhnhenn NineKuhnhenn Nine

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BA SCORE
85
very good

121 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 18
Gots: 22 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is a Belgian Dark Strong, black in color, it has aromas of rich dry malt and a slight caramel sweetness. Rich and smooth there is not any bitterness to this full bodied beer. The high alcohol level in this beer provides some balance of it’s malty palate.

(Beer added by: walleye on 06-16-2005)
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-04-2013 18:24:05 | More by DLucky
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08-18-2013 13:30:47 | More by mzeld
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New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-19-2013 18:20:59 | More by mborden
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SDG1070

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-03-2013 02:14:30 | More by SDG1070
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supa0525

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-26-2013 20:14:26 | More by supa0525
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Murky reddish brown. Small khaki head. Thin collar.

Smell - Deep caramel. Slightly fruity.

Taste - Dramatically different. Bright fruitiness. Almost raspberry. Caramel. Slight acidity.

Mouthfeel - Lighter than the flavors would suggest. Medium body. Well carbonated.

Overal - Nothing like I expected. Very fruity.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 03:30:20 | More by Alieniloquium
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Etan

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz, 2012 vintage, into a tulip.

A: Pours an almost-black very dark brown color with a nice tan head.

S: Some anise, cola, ginger, cloves, prune, toasted grain, crushed grapes, caramel.

T: Taste comprises roasted malt, dried figs, raisin, anise, honeycomb, a bit yeasty, dry caramel, dark bread and a hint of booze in the finish.

M: Thick-boded with moderate carbonation. A bit sticky but the carbonation keeps things drinkable.

O: This is a nice BSDA that I wouldn't mind drinking once and again.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 22:04:06 | More by Etan
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DMarlinJ

Michigan

3.49/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

2011 Winter Solstice vintage.

Was afraid this would be dead, finding on store shelf today, but it still had life.
Nice looking foamy 1 finger head that stayed for a good while. I poured it a bit too cold into a tulip glass and let it warm. It had ample lace too. Totally black no light would shine through when held up to it. I think it looked pretty good for a dark ale, what else could I expect?

The smells lasted to the very end. Very pungent. Malts and fruitiness. Belgian.

Nice carbonation and for as sweet as it was not too sticky on the mouth
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This tasted a lot like their double bock. Dark fruit plum, raisin figs. Malty and a bit sour. Got the alcohol too but not bad. This is a sipper or it gets overbearing for me. It took a long time to finish. I did not really enjoy it overall but it was worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2013 02:24:19 | More by DMarlinJ
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottled 2012

Appearance: a deep brown color. Completely opaque. A finger or two of a creamy tan head. Leaves a complete lacing.

Smell: strong scent. A mixture of dark fruit sweetness and more caramel sweetness

Taste: a short taste of dark fruits and caramel followed by a wallop of alcohol. Ends slightly sweet but mostly alcoholic.

Mouthfeel: starts off kinda creamy but leaves an alcoholic stickiness behind.

Overall: for the price kuhnhenns charges I expect a lot. This was well short. It is just okay. Alcohol taste is off putting and there is almost no complexity to it

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2013 22:35:58 | More by SportsandJorts
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Michigan

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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +13%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Indiana

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United Kingdom (Wales)

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-23-2013 22:39:03 | More by Sparky44
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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ROBSTARR

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +13%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +13%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Ontario (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2012 Vintage poured in to tulip.

A - Dark brown; completely opaque. Half a finger of light brown head.

S - Dark fruit, Belgian yeast, clove, dark caramel and raisins.

T - Clove and Belgian yeast flavours up front. Dark fruit, dark caramel, raisin and a touch of cocoa also present.

M - Medium body. Somewhat thick at times and watery at other times, which was odd. Light carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

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Michigan

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Kuhnhenn Nine from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.