Game Of Thrones: Take The Black Stout | Brewery Ommegang

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Game Of Thrones: Take The Black StoutGame Of Thrones: Take The Black Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States
ommegang.com

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ommegang and HBO® announce the newest beer in the Game of Thrones® collaboration series. Through its first three seasons, the critically acclaimed drama has become the biggest show on HBO. Take the Black Stout follows the highly coveted Iron Throne Blonde Ale, which flew off of shelves earlier this year. To satisfy the appetite of Game of Thrones fans, production of Take the Black Stout will more than double the final volumes of Iron Throne Blonde Ale.

Inspired by the brotherhood of the Night’s Watch, Take the Black Stout was made to be deep, dark and complex like those who have sworn the oath to defend Westeros against threats from the north. The label depicts the Weirwood tree where Jon Snow recited the oath before joining the Night’s Watch.

In time for the holidays, Take the Black Stout makes for the perfect gift. Shipping to distributors in September 2013, the beer is available in 750 ML bottles and 1/6 barrel kegs.

Added by Cooker_stp on 09-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,264
Reviews:
239
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
11.53%
 
 
Wants:
64
Gots:
308
For Trade:
17
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3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.34/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.12/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.62/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I really haven't been a fan of these Game of Thrones beers and this one hasn't convinced me otherwise. They certainly aren't bad but they don't live up to their name.

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3.63/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.67/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

**
11/10/13
Bottle to goblet.
Aroma Is woody, dark coffee, some yeast.
Dark black, thick tan head. Big Bubbles.
Taste is bitter chocolate, pepper, toasted malt, Belgian Wang.
Good carbonation for a stout.

Started Off harsh, but it's growing on me. A lot of flavor here.
Winter is Coming.
**

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3.51/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Strong Belgian but the char and coffee overpower everything else. Can't taste much of the licorice even as it warms. Roasted malts are a nice touch. Smell is pleasant with a little alcohol smell showing through. Solid stout that I wished had a little more balance.

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3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -19.6%
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3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.07/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a solid stout. I think, perhaps, it pales in comparison to some of Gang's pure Belgian style ales, but it's a worthy ale nonetheless. Noteworthy of this beer is the head. I cut a large bottle of this into two glasses when I got home from work, and placed one of them on my bedroom endtable. Meanwhile I consumed the first glass while settling in, doing chores, catching up on Conan and news. Two hours later I returned to my bedroom, and WHOA! The damn beer still had a two inch head!!!

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4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ommegang Game Of Thrones Take The Black Stout, 7% ABV, unknown IBU, style is listed as Belgian Dark Ale but this is a stout. Pours medium thickness, black, with a bunch of fingers of tan head that leaves excellent lacing. Nose is roast malt and coffee, taste follows, with some licorice and a bitter coffee close. Good mouthfeel, overall a decent coffee stout.

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