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Take The Black Stout - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
83
good

909 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 909
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 22
Gots: 156 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Cooker_stp on 09-09-2013)
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Brewery Ommegang Take the Black Stout.

Poured from bottle into CBS snifter. Served chilled.

A) Black as expected... Even with a gentle pour a huge head was produced. Kind of looks like a delicious chocolate mousse dessert. Excellent retention and lacing.

S) Dark roasted malt and earthy hops. A yeasty hint of banana. A little chocolate and licorice. Altogether a pretty good aroma.

T) Unfortunately or fortunately depending on your tastes, licorice root and star anise are more prevalent in the flavor. There is roasted malt, a little coffee, caramel sweetness and earthy hops too.

M) A lighter medium body. The beer looks thicker than it is. The carbonation is very lively. This finishes quite dry.

O) Not bad, but not for me. I finished the bottle. Now I just wish I could go take a piss off the top of the wall.

Serving type: bottle

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