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Black Xantus | Humboldt Brewing Co.

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4.19/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Humboldt Brewing Co.
California, United States
humboldtbrewingco.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,205
Reviews:
439
Ratings:
1,371
pDev:
10.02%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
127
Gots:
376
Trade:
27
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I am having my 2011 vintage of Nectar Ales's Black Xantus.

The aroma on this beer lets off a ton of alcohol notes mixed with a strong roasted coffee bean quality.

The appearance is black with little to no head when poured in a tulip glass.

The taste on this beer has deliciously bitter coffee notes as is the only way I could describe it.

Overall, this is a solid beer and will age up to 2 years very well.

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Black Xantus from Humboldt Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 1,371 ratings
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