Charbon | Brouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar
Belgium

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jeffo on 05-01-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,891
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
91
pDev:
12.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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3
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13
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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Photo of qrazvan
3.08/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark colour, very little acid, similar to a standard stout beer. A light smoke flavour. The vanilla taste is very subtle. Especially for stout lovers.

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Photo of Bung
3.23/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22oz. Descently black pour, thin frothy layer of very light tan.

Aroma, mild roast, more milk chocolate and vanilla. Kind of subdued. Some smoked earth.

Taste, Some roast malt, dark chocolate. An herbal hop note that comes off a bit cardboardy. Fades into a fresh ground coffee, like chewing on some coffee grounds. Burnt toast?
My god that is an acrid ashy ass finish. Eases as it warns a bit, releasing more vanilla and chocolates. Still pretty roasty.

Not quite medium body, carbonation a tad on the high side. Abv is hidden, but this is pretty unbalanced to the roast and bitter side for a milk stout.

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.27/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I am not a smoked beer fan.

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3.28/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.36/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.46/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

66cl Bottle: shared with the wife and Doug (an American chap from near Boston) on 20 Oct 2012 @ The Diester Bierfestival.

Dark brown body with a lightly tanned, creamy head of foam.

The nose and taste were of dark chocolate and burnt coffee beans, couldn't find any vanilla, the burnt esters overshaddowed anything that wasn't equally as powerful and nothing else was!

Rich enough but a little drier than I thought a 'Vanilla Stout' should be: enjoyed it, but moved on fairly quickly and the beer was easily forgotten, my notes being my only sour of information. I usually have some thoughts about a beer to add when I transfer from book to web-page, sadly I don't really remember much about this at all (and I wasn't bladdered either).

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.53/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A vanilla smoked stout. The beer pours a black color with a settling head. The foam leaves a small layer of foam on the side of the glass.

The smell is mainly roasted with notes of black malt. The vanilla is more pronounced as the beer warms. The smoke is light and only adds a smokey smell.

The taste is quite roasted, a typical black malt taste. The bitterness is clean and adds a nice balance to the roast. The vanilla is not very apparent.

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Charbon from Brouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 91 ratings
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