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Black House - Modern Times Beer

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BA SCORE
89
very good

296 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 296
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 30
Gots: 31 | FT: 2
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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assman79

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

12-01-2013 03:01:46 | More by assman79
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-24-2014 02:32:34 | More by Farnswurth
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-23-2014 22:53:25 | More by ddedhed
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Holmes698

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-23-2014 17:44:43 | More by Holmes698
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MisSigsFan

California

4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a can into a tulip glass. Pours dark brown/black with a thick tan head. A lot of coffee in the nose. Some chocolate and maybe just a hint of dark fruits. Taste follows pretty closely. A good amount of coffee bitterness. I don't drink many "single" stouts, mostly imperials, so obviously the lighter mouthfeel was a bit different for me, although expected from a <6% beer. Overall, a great, drinkable stout. I love how much the coffee stands out in this one. It's so smooth too, it feels like I'm drinking a milk stout.

Serving type: can

07-23-2014 04:53:39 | More by MisSigsFan
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KnowYourCraft

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

07-22-2014 02:08:14 | More by KnowYourCraft
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Thedrizzle

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-22-2014 01:34:54 | More by Thedrizzle
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Received as an extra in a trade and pouted into my Duvel tulip.

A - Poured into a Duvel tulip a nice dark brown not quite see through hue with a good one finger mocha head that fades to leave a thin halo and wispy cloud.

S - BIG aromas of cold pressed coffee, light chocolate, some creaminess. Almost reminiscent of a milk stout as opposed to a regular stout.

T - Taste is mostly big coffee notes, some faint roast, nice chocolate, light almost burnt malt. Slightly astringent bitter coffee ground finish. Quite the coffee bomb, but everything else about it is rather average.

M - Mouthfeel is medium to low carbonated, somewhat thin and watery on the feel.

O - Overall, a nice big coffee stout, however that's about it. Not much else going on here.

Serving type: can

07-22-2014 01:31:53 | More by rudzud
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Pug

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-21-2014 00:27:11 | More by Pug
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KMachHops

California

3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Black like my morning brew. Not much head at all.

Smell - Coffee and some chocolate.

Taste - Cold brew coffee with some maltiness.

Mouthfeel - Coffee flavors all over and carbonated.

Overall - This is an okay stout. Needs more richness and other flavors.

Serving type: can

07-20-2014 20:53:13 | More by KMachHops
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mbeerdino21

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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Domvan

Texas

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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koopa

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-19-2014 23:09:58 | More by koopa
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Arizona

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-18-2014 02:26:52 | More by Boone757
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spham

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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CEDAMA

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Thomas_562

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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chefbigjon

Arizona

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-15-2014 01:51:05 | More by chefbigjon
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PassMeAZima

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-14-2014 23:41:42 | More by PassMeAZima
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MadCat

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Nice dark brown, black color, good tan head, leaves nice lacing

Smell: Coffee and dark roasty malts, earthy hops

Taste: More coffee and dark roasty malts. Again, the earthy hops make a nice appearance here. There is plenty of flavor in this brew. Some hints of caramel and vanilla

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body, medium carbonation

Overall: A pretty solid brew from Modern Times. Would gladly pick up if it became available in NJ.

Serving type: on-tap

07-13-2014 19:15:22 | More by MadCat
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the_encinitan

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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nealbert

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Black House from Modern Times Beer
89 out of 100 based on 296 ratings.