Stouterik – Brasserie de la Senne (Brussels, Belgium)

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  • My Rating: B-

Stouterik – Brasserie de la Senne, 4.5% ABV – 33cl., (Brussels, Belgium)

  • Style: Stout
  • Taste: Crisp mocha roasted malt hopped
  • Where I got it : 16th St. Liquor
  • How much: $5 (after 10% off) – 33cl., September 2013
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: yes

Visual: Pours jet brown/black with a massive lasting ultra-creamy head, sticky lacing, suspended sediment, lots of slow steady streams.

Nose: light roasted sweet malts. mild cola (lvl-3)-pungency

Attack: super crisp, very creamy mouthfeel, incoming malts

Mid-palate: fizzy-tingly, (lvl-4)-sweetness, (MAIN) chocolate-coffee/mocha, caramel, roasted bitter malts, mild burnt wood, hints of vanilla

Finish: light sourness, malty bittersweet + bitter hopped coffee finish.

Summary: Quite straightforward with flavour and texture. It didn’t amaze me but made me glad that I tried it.