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Black House - Modern Times Beer

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very good

368 Ratings

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Ratings: 368
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 30
Gots: 50 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Modern Times Beer visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 06-30-2013)
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Photo of thomda11
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

The beer pours jet black, with a half-finger-width head. The aroma is pleasant with robust coffee and a touch of roasted barely. The taste has loads of coffee, but it’s not overbearing. There is some roasted barely on the back end. Interestingly, this is first time I’ve had a beer in which the mouth feel was a major-contributor to the overall rating. It had a nice, medium milky mouth feel that complemented the flavors perfectly. The beer is not incredibly complex, but delicious all the same. It’s just a fantastic beer.

thomda11, Yesterday at 04:34 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.04/5  rDev +1.5%

jose_alehouseSD, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of hopsputin
4/5  rDev +0.5%

a: its a pretty solid black color with a some hints of dark ruby red coming from the bottom. nice 2 finger tan solid head

s: some lactose, toasted malts, dark caramel, milk chocolate. the coffee seems faint in the aroma

t: a rich smooth chocolatey first sip for sure. there a large roasted malt presence, as well as a fairly large amount of bitterness coming from the raw coffee beans. the coffee hits you gradually, but its a nice smooth blended flavor that really helps to round out the beer. finishes with sweet milk chocolate powder

m: on the heavier side of medium, but has a nice silky mouthfeel. leave your mouth feeling a bit syrupy. carbonation is on the lower side of the spectrum

o: its pretty enjoyable. as i've found with a few of the coffee beers i've had lately, i wish the coffee would be just a bit more pronounced on the front of the tongue. its really smooth, and has a real nice toasted chocolate flavor that is definitely enjoyable on its own. for sure worth a pick up

hopsputin, Sep 07, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -0.5%

taospowder, Sep 04, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +20.6%

ghatlestad, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured from a pint can into my Stone snifter. Pours jet black with a delayed light tan head that begins to form from the middle of the glass. Smells of coffee and cigar tobacco. Taste is very similar to the aroma. Smooth and slightly oily mouthfeel. Pint can was the perfect amount for a good relaxing buzz. I drank this beer over two highly regarded imperial stouts because I didn't want an entire bomber at the time. Delicious late night or cold weather brew. Will be buying some more.

dutesanch, Sep 04, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Black House from Modern Times Beer
89 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.