Shimane Chocolat No. 7 – 2011 | Shimane Beer K.K.

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Shimane Chocolat No. 7 – 2011Shimane Chocolat No. 7 – 2011
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Shimane Beer K.K.
Japan
shimane-beer.co.jp

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Hoppsbabo on 02-03-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.91
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Reviews by Hoppsbabo:
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3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

My bottle will be anything from just over two to three years old. Cost just over ¥1,000.

A: Black as coal. Low beige head comprising iridescent bubbles.

S: Getting wafts of cocoa before I've even poured it. Wow! Wheatgern graininess and honey.

T: Roasty malt. Lovely and chocolately – the richest chocolate flavour I've experienced in beer, but it has a kind of unpleasant burned toast/cocoa bitterness too. Not sure if that comes from the cocoa or the hops but it detracts from the otherwise smooth chocolatey taste. There's some liquorice and although it's fairly sweet the cocoa/roasty bitterness is slightly too distracting.

O: If the bitter burned flavour weren't so prominent it would be one damn fine beer.

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Shimane Chocolat No. 7 – 2011 from Shimane Beer K.K.
3.91 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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