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Take The Black Stout - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
83
good

921 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 921
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 22
Gots: 158 | FT: 19
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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Reviews by RandomExile:
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RandomExile

Maryland

3.56/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: faintly red, a shade above black; scant light-brown head, quickly fading; no lacing
S: roasted barley, metallic; a faint inviting body reminiscent of fresh icy milk; faint musk
T: bitter, dark roast, faintly coffee/chocolate/wood, a hint of anise and raspberry
M: biting, dry, a little thinner than I prefer a stout, but then, it's a dark ale
O: High enough abv to be relatively potent, but well disguised by the bitters and roast. Even sessionable with the right mindset, and might pair well with quality hamburgers or rich meats for which this would be refreshing and neutralizing.

20oz / Pint Glass / Victoria Gastro Pub, Columbia, MD

Serving type: on-tap

12-16-2013 23:17:40 | More by RandomExile
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Take The Black Stout from Brewery Ommegang
83 out of 100 based on 921 ratings.