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Black Plague Stout | Storm Brewing

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4.11/5
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33 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Storm Brewing
British Columbia, Canada
stormbrewing.org

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We start with Canadian two row barley, followed by loads of roast barley and oats, a light addition of Pacific Northwest Columbus hops and finish it off with some fresh liquorice root and decadent dark cocoa for a little chocolaty mouth feel. Brewed in small batches (even by our micro brewing standards), the result is a smooth, rich, roasty and always fresh stout sure to cure what ale's ya. This once seasonal favourite is available year round for you thirsty hoards looking to fend off the plague of boring beer.

Added by canucklehead on 03-24-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,238
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
33
pDev:
9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
5
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0
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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.39/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful! Deep brown with thick creamy head. Long lasting retention and great lacing. Aroma picks up very little bitterness and mostly sweet malts, maybe some lactose and a chocolate note as well. This beer is smooth, creamy, and silky. Notes of milk chocolate coat the tongue. Finishes with a slight bitterness. This beer drinks like a Guinness but it's 8.5% ABV so watch out!

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4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.58/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.35/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.43/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

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4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Easy drinker

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Incredibly smooth for a stout beer, a complicated yet silky smooth and thick flavour with a slight hint of a chocolatey aftertaste that's not overbearing.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to VoodooImpStout for sharing this one at Wowcoolman's tasting.

Pours an almost opaque super dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and vanilla bean aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa and vanilla flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that tastes better than it smells in my opinion.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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Black Plague Stout from Storm Brewing
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 33 ratings
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