Black Xantus | Humboldt Brewing Co.

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Black XantusBlack Xantus

Brewed by:
Humboldt Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Barrel aged for 6 months in combination of Bourbon, retired Firestone Union and wine barrels and Infused with fair-trade, organic coffee from local roaster Jobella.

Style: Imperial Java Stout IBUs: 50 Color: Black ABV: 11%

Added by ThreeWiseMen on 10-09-2009

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown with a reddish tint; minimal lacing

S: Dark fruits, boozy, roasted malts; some vanilla--man, this smells good

T: Roasty with loads of chocolate, coffee, and some bourbon-- a bit astringent; oaky with some subtle vinous notes and lots of roasted coffee in the finish

F: A bit thin--even a touch over-carbonated

O: This is a nice, boozy, oaky beer

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A: Pours pitch black with no light penetration. Less than one finger head and no lacing.

S: Semisweet chocolate and rich coffee.

T: Plenty of roasted malts with slightly sweet chocolate and rich coffee notes.

M: Very full body and lightly carbonated. Nice creamy finish.

O: Excellent stout. If this was in my distribution in my area, it would be one of my regular buys.

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Black Xantus from Humboldt Brewing Co.
4.13 out of 5 based on 1,362 ratings.
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