Black Rocs 1979

Black Rocs 1979

L1933 00909, 17/01/22 Well, I don’t know. What has become of the once great l’Abbaye des Rocs? Some things as good as ever, most things not, and then there’s this. Is it a stout? Sort of. Is it a coffee stout? Absolutely not. Is it a ‘flavored stout’...

Fade To Black Volume 1 – Foreign Export Stout

12 oz single. Been holding on to this one since the original release. Time to have a crack at it now. Pour is an impressive jet black body with a tight head of very fine bubbles. Nice looking head and decent retention and lace. Nose releases some bready malts and not...

Guinness Foreign Extra Stout

12 oz single from Hop Cit, Atlanta, GA. This beer was not available in the USA until relatively recently (last few months) when Atlanta became one of the test markets before a wider launch across the USA in September of 2010. With all of the various incarnations of...

Foreign Export Stout

WOW! Extraordinary. I wasn’t expecting this. 500 mL bottle, Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. I didn’t bother to check the ABV or anything about this beer before I cracked it, and as a result I got quite a shock. Pour is jet black (some reddish highlights at the...

De Dolle Extra Export Stout

11.2 oz bottle. Into the Westmalle chalic eit goes. This is at least two years old, but to be honest it’s impossible to tell the real age; could be even older. Quite a lot of sediment from the dregs of the bottle and a large amount of yeasty, marmite debris...