Black Magic Woman | Hornbeer

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87
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53 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hornbeer
Denmark
hornbeer.dk

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by emerge077 on 12-06-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
53
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
8.54%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gardendk
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Jet black with a inch thick light brown head. Lacing ok

S: More smokey than I expected. Wood. Dark chocolate

T: Follows the aroma, but also some coffee. The smoke is more present in the taste. than the smell. Becomes dominant in the end

M: Medium/Heavy for beeing a RIS. Not well balanced. The alcohol comes through too strong and the smoke (even though I love Rauchbier) feels misplaced.

O: My first RIS in years and the experience was mixed. It got my hooked on these heavy stouts again, but I immediately felt I wanted something better. Not a bad RIS, but whith so many good ones out there, this is a "been here, drank that" type of beer.

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4.44/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the lcbo for $7

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Photo of Andrea_Netherlands
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of killcore
3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dcmchew
4.33/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CrazyDavros
4.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours black with a large tan head.
Nose shows hefty peat along with some more woody smoke notes. A bit of chocolate and roast too.
Similarly smoky flavours, lots more peat. A fair whack of roast and some booze and herbal hop bitterness.

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4.27/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alex-Alkis
4.62/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of polloenfuego
4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a 500 ml bottle to a snifter.

A: this beer pours a deep deep brown with a thick beige head that lasted for quite a while before eventually giving way to an island of bubbles. Fantastic lacing was left behind as the head broke.

S: roasts, coffee, peat, leather and smoke. The aroma reminds me of winter by the fire.

T: Roasts and coffee are up front with smokiness coming later along with some bitterness.

M: moderate carbonation and a full body, the only downside is the alcohol comes through a touch too strong at times.

O: color me impressed. A really nice beer with a great aroma and taste. This is a winter beer to me, it reminds me of time at the camp by the fire. Birch smoked malt? Are they trying to appeal to Canadians? It makes me happy.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Black Magic Woman from Hornbeer
3.98 out of 5 based on 53 ratings.
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