Take The Black Stout - Brewery Ommegang

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Take The Black StoutTake The Black Stout

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Ratings: 1,014
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 29
Gots: 171 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Cooker_stp on 09-09-2013)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured in a goblet.

Great dark brown, nearly black body. Solid two finger's of ecru foam with great staying power.

The nose is roasty, brown sugar-y sweet and has some coffee. Also notice cocoa powder, general yeasty spiciness and some anise.

The palate strikes again with the roasty malt and some smokey char. The cocoa powder is buried. Although, some dark fruits do make an appearance as the beer warms.

Big and creamy feel to this one. I like it! The roast naturally makes it a bit dry, and that is fine with me.

This is an irish dry stout with some belgian flair. The nose presents roasty, sweet notes; the palate is more roasty and smokey than sweet. Still a fun beer to have had.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750 ml corked and caged bottle, poured into a Chimay goblet. Nice mild easy sipping Belgian. pours a dense dark brown with a good size tan head. Excellent retention and big patches of spotty lacing.

Aroma is fairly mild. Some dark fruit, caramel malt and a bit of chocolate. Taste is a bit more robust. Dark fruit (plums and raisins), malty, some caramel malt but not enough to make it sweet, a little semi-sweet chocolate, fairly strong Belgian yeast presence.

Mouthfeel is rich and smooth. A slight alcohol presence that provides a warming effect but no "burn".

At 7%, this can be a slow sipper for one person. I enjoyed it.

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Take The Black Stout from Brewery Ommegang
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