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Emelisse "Innovation Serie" Creme Brulee Stout | Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse

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BA SCORE
3.87/5
Very Good
117 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse
Netherlands
emelisse.nl

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BEERchitect on 07-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,619
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
117
pDev:
13.44%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
11
Trade:
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dryndantheman
4.27/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of papat444
2.9/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Pours a body thick as night in color. Aroma has that sweet tinge reminding me of creme brulee. OMG, the flavor is so ashy!! I love smoked beers but this tastes like an ashtray mixed with toffee candy. Not very enjoyable and was almost a drainpour.

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Photo of BellsFan
4.6/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aleigator
3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Small brown head, which vanishes fast, pitch black color. Aromas of burned caramel, chocolate, sugar, an overall very intense caramel smell. Charamel taste is very strong, burned malt, with a smoky finish. It creates a silk, smooth mouthfeel, carbonation is pleasantly low. A somehow fiery, smoky beginning turns into a very sweet, smooth, creamy caramel-chocolate flavor. Finish is very long lasting, in which a neccessary coffee-bitterness is added. Aroma turns even sweeter, while the beer warms up. Chocolate turns more complex, because of the upcoming bitterness at the end, smokieness makes this beer very interessting and a little cumbersome, but not unpleasant. Sweetness dominates the beer, all in all it does remind me of a Creme Brulee.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soulcougher
4.35/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of azkkr
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tykechandler
2.5/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Vanilla extract and lactose followed by bitter roast

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Photo of jhavs
3.56/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter tasting glass.
A= Pitch black with a straw colored head, head dissipates and rings the glass.
S= Very sweet and strong aroma that really smells like an old fashioned cream soda .
T= Get the sweetness at first, lactose, caramel, then a strong bitter finish with burnt caramel, bitter chocolate, espresso. Seems like the bitterness is playing on the "brullee" burnt sugar.
O= Initial smell and first sip was a bit shocking. Smells so sweet but bitterness is what came through strongest in the flavor. Started to grow on me with additional tasting, maybe warming up a bit improved its balance. Interesting beer, could like to sip with dessert instead of espresso or aperitif, but would not want to pound them in the backyard on a sunny day.

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Photo of CrazyDavros
3.6/5  rDev -7%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with a very small head.
Nose shows vanilla, soft roast and milk chocolate. Very sweet-smelling.
Pretty similar flavours, heaps of vanilla and milk chocolate notes, a lot of sweetness followed by some astringent roasted malt.

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Photo of Fabianno
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of insanidade
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MSandahl23
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of personpitch
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FaradayUncaged
3.37/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of msondel
4.6/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of duceswild
3.56/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 31Sam13
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Somehow nailed my favorite dessert taste but kind of screwed it up with a bitter finish...

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Photo of dcmchew
3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown, small creamy light beige head, really sticky.
A really really sweet smell, actually kinda grossed me out and that rarely happens. Intense aromas of caramel fudge, chocolate milk, lactose, saccharin, vanilla essence, weirdly artificial and just... weird.
Taste is also sweet, but has some nice roast to balance things out. Milk and cocoa up front, with some nice rich caramel, without any off notes here. Vanilla. Reminds of Turkish sütlaç, especially with a burnt crust. Some espresso in the end, some bitter hop, burnt bread, cutting off the sweetness entirely.
Aftertaste has roast, coffee, burnt sugar. Medium, chewy body, really low carbonation.
Personally, it smells sickeningly, but it tastes nice. A dessert sweet stout that isn't stingy with the bitter roast.

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Photo of BeerTruck
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of trippnwo
4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.66/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drank it out of the keg. Wasn't really a creme brûlée flavor but it was kind of sweet. Enjoyed the 10oz pour i had at the bar.

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Photo of djcira
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4.38/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Emelisse "Innovation Serie" Creme Brulee Stout from Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 117 ratings
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