Xbeeriment Barack (Xbeeriment #44) | Xbeeriment I/S

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Xbeeriment Barack (Xbeeriment #44)Xbeeriment Barack (Xbeeriment #44)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Xbeeriment I/S
Denmark
xbeeriment.dk

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by bark on 06-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
61
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
14.86%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of user785335
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dandaugherty1221
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aztraz
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jhartley
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jzeilinger
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Knapp85
3.92/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SLeffler27
3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Black walnut highlights this very dark brown stout, (SRM 30-35), while a modest ½” chestnut foam quickly yields to a rocky covering. Fine lace ebbs and flows with a film after each sip, while microscopic carbonation clings to the Dogfish Head snifter, just below the surface.

Sweet roasted malt is accented by coffee and cocoa nibs. Warming opens acetones, though relegated behind fruit and ash aromas. All rather odd in my opinion.

Sweetness balances out with biter-sweetness for most of the sip, but ultimately wins-out slightly. Cold black coffee opens the experience, while fruits and cigarette ash slip in unexpectedly. A lingering, moderate ash-like finish detracts.

No alcohol worth mentioning, in this light bodied satin textured stout, with fizzy carbonation.

This experiment had promise, but fell short of my hopes. Still it was enjoyable while winding down with sweet bar-b-qued ribs.

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3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Reuben's Brew small snifter. Pours pitch black, opaque in the glass with a fine one finger khaki head with great retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of smoky toasted malt, mild chocolate and brown sugar. Flavor is dark toasted malt, charred coffee, milk chocolate, finishing with smoky dark malt with a hint of wood ash, more post-fire than smoky. Nice medium, lightly creamy body. A somewhat dry stout, leaning towards a foreign / export stout profile. The smoke is rather subdued, leaving a faint memory of the fire rather than smoke in one's eye and is mostly present in the finish.. Pleasant and full flavored, but I'd like just a little stronger malt support for the smoke in the finish.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

On draft at Whole Foods, Chandler, AZ.

Dark brown, near black, body with a quarter inch of beige head. Sweet aroma and flavor. Sweet chocolates with a touch of spice. Interesting mesh of char and roast. Smoke character is nearly absent, which is a drag. Average.

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of jdb288
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle.

Pours black with small tan head. Whiskey is prevalent in the nose - also charcoal, burnt wood (is that redundant?). Taste is whiskey, roasted malt, smoke...boozy but well balanced. A good "winter warming" type of beer on a cold night.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

XBeeriment #44 pours a black color with a lacing tan head. The aroma has bold roasted malt flavors. The taste is much the same very bold and present roasted malt flavors, with hints of a peaty malt flavor. Nice bold flavors, not the most drinkable. Overall its a good flavorful stout, not smokey as the bottle suggests, but still good.

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1.75/5  rDev -52.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of DrinkSlurm
2.93/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from tap into taster at 1702 Tucson. Pours a beautiful deep brown with creamy tan head. Nice roasted malt aromas and some freshness.
Now...brace yourself. Taste is bad...really bad. Tastes like nicely roasted malts....then whack! ....cured black olive. Nasty. So glad I didn't get a full pour.
Its actually a well crafted brew but it just tastes horrible.

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3.7 out of 5 based on 61 ratings.
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