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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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tastymug

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-24-2014 00:35:27 | More by tastymug
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -18%

05-23-2014 19:52:21 | More by KevMo84
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utfiero

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

After seeing the spectacle for the Game of Thrones brews at GABF last year (including characters in costume), I had to try this. Overall, it's good, but I was expecting more.

Color- oil black with a huge deep mocha head.

Aroma- coffee, 80% dark chocolate, and bourbon raisin.

Taste- Notwithstanding the fancy label, art and description this is very similar to other Russian Imperial Stouts we've had. Starts with a deep roasty entrance, coffee and dark chocolate notes appear in the middle, and finishing with a hoppy, dry lingering aftertaste much a like a coplex and mild black IPA. We strained but really didn't find the licorice root as the label notes. Perhaps the hops and roast overwhelmed the licorice.

Poured from corked 750 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass).

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 18:51:08 | More by utfiero
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Exeter

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-23-2014 02:45:57 | More by Exeter
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Beersnake1

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-23-2014 01:14:42 | More by Beersnake1
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Bubbalito

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +23%

05-22-2014 01:38:19 | More by Bubbalito
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dmachado

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-21-2014 13:33:21 | More by dmachado
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MRN

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-20-2014 19:09:23 | More by MRN
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-20-2014 00:43:27 | More by spinrsx
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Asics

Washington

4/5  rDev +9.3%

05-18-2014 22:17:14 | More by Asics
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-18-2014 20:43:09 | More by salthemonster
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Kubrickx

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-18-2014 13:24:46 | More by Kubrickx
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-17-2014 22:37:02 | More by MonkeyBread
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leeswagerty

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

05-17-2014 21:42:32 | More by leeswagerty
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-17-2014 03:21:58 | More by Marco_Gtz
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BunnyMonster

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-15-2014 00:50:16 | More by BunnyMonster
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-14-2014 12:25:21 | More by Dactrius
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-12-2014 03:02:29 | More by Rutager
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warpedrevolution

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-11-2014 05:22:55 | More by warpedrevolution
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-10-2014 18:10:20 | More by schnarr84
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mconner666

Missouri

3/5  rDev -18%

05-10-2014 11:53:59 | More by mconner666
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kaelahann

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-09-2014 06:25:19 | More by kaelahann
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-09-2014 04:16:58 | More by 4ster
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-06-2014 15:35:17 | More by HoppyBastard2
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Fitze

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-06-2014 12:14:15 | More by Fitze
Take The Black Stout from Brewery Ommegang
83 out of 100 based on 921 ratings.