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Take The Black Stout - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
83
good

920 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 920
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 22
Gots: 157 | 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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snaotheus

Washington

3.55/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle poured into a pair of pint glasses (because our other glassware is dirty).

Pours black with a gigantic light brown head -- gigantic to the point of being a bit of a turnoff. Smell is a little Belgian, a bit yeasty, some coffee, but overall not too notable.

Taste is totally Belgian. Fruity, cloves, bananas, black licorice, coffee. Creamy.

Mouthfeel is fluffy. Overall, this is a pretty good beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 03:39:02 | More by snaotheus
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Take The Black Stout from Brewery Ommegang
83 out of 100 based on 920 ratings.