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Take The Black Stout - Brewery Ommegang

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Take The Black StoutTake The Black Stout

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1,021 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,021
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 31
Gots: 177 | FT: 17
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:
Beer added by: Cooker_stp on 09-09-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of nrweigand43
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of T_Reeves92
4/5  rDev +9.3%

A: black with a finger or less tan head
S: booze and yeast are the main players here. Anise in the background
T: The taste follows the nose, booze, yeast, licorice/anise and a coffee finish
M: very thick and chewy, carbonation also plays a role in this.
O: Very good beer, typical for Ommegang. For me it is easy to taste this and think of their other core beers. So if you like Three Philosophers, or the abbey ale for example you would like this.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of LittleDon
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Opened about a year after purchase. Possibly past its prime. Drank more like a porter than a Belgian dark. Earthy with a medium heavy roast. Lacks the complexity expected for the style, probably due to age.

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3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.44/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Any opinions on storing this beer to age?

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.72/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of chefhatt
4/5  rDev +9.3%

This beer has a black as night body with a thick tan head.
Aroma has a roasted malt and chocolate notes coming from it.
The taste has a complex array of flavors, roasted malt, chocolate, carmel, dark fruit. Every sip I get a little more.
mouthfeel is smooth and this one is very enjoyable.

Take The Black Stout from Brewery Ommegang
83 out of 100 based on 1,021 ratings.