Stouterik (The Brussels Stout) | Brasserie de la Senne

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198 Ratings
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Stouterik (The Brussels Stout)Stouterik (The Brussels Stout)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie de la Senne
Belgium
brasseriedelasenne.be

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tavernjef on 07-06-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
198
Reviews:
95
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
11.7%
 
 
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7
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12
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Ratings: 198 |  Reviews: 95
Photo of shleepy
3.72/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 11.2oz bottle. In a Duvel glass, it looks virtually black, with a decently-sized, dark-ish head.

Smells very chocolatey, without any roastiness.

Taste is smooth, with something like vanilla and dry fruit notes ("very dry" prunes), chalkiness.

Enjoyable, and surprisingly relatively light. Just not amazing.

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Photo of pkalix
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

nice dark brown with a semi-creamy, frothy head.... looks beautiful
smell is kind of adjunct-like, commercial crappiness... this cant be from Belgium. this smells like American crap.
taste is much better than the smell. but still, not quality stuff. there's that little twang of 'something' that just lends to the credence that it is not a quality brew.... a bitterness like from a corn or something not really worthy. it's got a certain 'earthiness' which just seems to follow other brews of that aren't great. I guess it's decent for a drink, but i'm not buying it again. especially for the price.

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Photo of javahead71
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of scottwurst
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of ScaryEd
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of palma
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Oh yes now this is a good irish dry stout. And brewed by a belgian!

Nose: Charcoal, mint, roasted chestnuts.

Taste: dry. Chocolate. Dark chocolate. Cream. Slightky astringent at the end. Basic but good. Nice and simple.

A pretty well made medium stout. You can keep looking for some complexity in the taste and can find it. I enjoyed it.

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Photo of chickenm
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of tbryan5
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Anatole
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Kirk
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of KStark
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of babaracas
4.04/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy dark brown, thick soapy light brown head, thin layer sticks with a few splotches of lace behind. Smell: toffee, mild earthy and herbal hopping, brown bread, mild roast. Taste: mild roast, toasted brown bread, lots of toffee and chocolate, dark fruit note, earthy hopping to balance with citrus peel note. Pillowy, dry finish. nice.

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Photo of b_marga
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of kaelingirl
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of desint
4.09/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Chico1985
3.93/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pour is very dark reddish brown, translucence only noticeable when held to the light. A nice thick beige head rests up top, leaves decent lace and retains very well. Chocolate, bready and nutty malts make up the scent mostly, with some dark fruit there as well. Good strength.

Taste is nice. Chocolate, toasted bread, graininess, and a great dark fruit presence that intensifies with warmth. Some light earthy hoppiness. Solid flavors for a 4.5% stout, low sweetness. Mouthfeel is solid as well but maybe a touch on the thin side.

Not sure if this was attempting to be a dry stout really, but it manages to be a standout for the style I'd say. Very drinkable and nice flavors.

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Photo of LarryMyers
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of NickyDee21
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Bandi
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of jabo134
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of CookstLiquor
3.41/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 330ml bottle. Pours a dark chestnut brown. There's not too much to the nose: light roasted malt notes and little bit of fruit. Unremarkable. Taste is similar to that of a well-made porter, though maybe a little on the light-bodied side. It's roasty and smoky with good carbonation. A good session beer for those who like dark brews.

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Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of fdig23
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Stouterik (The Brussels Stout) from Brasserie de la Senne
3.76 out of 5 based on 198 ratings.
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