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Take The Black Stout - Brewery Ommegang

Take The Black StoutTake The Black Stout

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BA SCORE
83
good

827 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 827
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%


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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by dacrza1:
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dacrza1

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4.2/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

DATE TASTED: November 29, 2013... GLASSWARE: Duvel snifter...OCCASION: Game of Thrones book one finished--a beer hopefully worthy of its namesake... APPEARANCE: absolutely louse-like three-finger head; chunky and creamy, gray/brown; jet black (could it be any other?) body--ultimately intimidating... AROMA: caramel and wintry fair (nutmeg? cinnamon? allspice?) stir up hauntingly chocolaty flavors--alluring... PALATE: whoa--full-bodied and arresting at the throat--like a corpsed Othar--with effervescence at the teeth--a complete, Wall-worthy presence that sits long after the sip is taken; each breath releases an alcoholic sigh...TASTE: a wooded funk, not quite plasticine--but a somewhat appropriate description--as well as bold, complex spices--BIG, NASTY...OVERALL: a beer to occupy a night, jarring and aggressive with more than adequate complexity to demand a drinker's attention--like the land north of the Wall...at $10.99, just about priced correctly...

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 04:51:47 | More by dacrza1
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Take The Black Stout from Brewery Ommegang
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