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Buffalo Belgian Stout - Brouwerij Van den Bossche

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BA SCORE
82
good

166 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 16.11%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van den Bossche visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-01-2005)
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PorterLambic

Florida

4.88/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours smoothly and black as night. Smallish head, tan in color. Drops to a thin layer across with a thicker rim.
Smell is malty, dryish note, sweet and peat with a note of whiskey-like alcohol.
Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, with a solid alcohol presence, hops in back, dark fruits, a very fruitcake-like set of flavors.Well balanced on the palate as well as in the nose.
Smooth like velvet, full-bodied, chewy, warming throughout. This ain't your mama's Guinness. It has oomph and body and a real "you will notice me!" presence. A truly wonderful brew along the line of a Russian Imperial Stout while still being distinctly different. A rich, sipping, dessert of a beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2010 01:10:03 | More by PorterLambic
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Buffalo Belgian Stout from Brouwerij Van den Bossche
82 out of 100 based on 166 ratings.