Description

Throughout the ages, man has been fascinated by the quest for hidden knowledge, the search for the secret to transforming the elemental into the extraordinary, the simple into the sublime. Ladies and gentlemen, we present for your consideration this exotic, inky concoction, the almost magical creation of our modern-day alchemists who have turned humble grains—barley, wheat, rye, and oats—into black, liquid gold. Layers of complex flavors slowly emerge from the glass: espresso, roasted fig, crème brulée. Belgian yeast provides a plum-like fruitiness, noble German hops reveal spicy, herbal notes, while the rich, velvety mouthfeel mellows to a dry, smoky finish.

Quantitative
  • Alcohol By Volume (ABV)
    9.7
  • SRM Color Scale
    40+
  • International Bitterness Units (IBUs)
    60
Appearance
  • Carbonation
    Slow to Medium Rising Bubbles
  • Clarity
    Opaque
  • Color
    Black
Palate
  • Alcohol
    Noticeable
  • Palate Body
    Mouth-Coating
  • Palate Carbonation
    Low to Medium
  • Palate Length/Finish
    Long
  • Apparent Attenuation
    70 - 75
Food Pairings
  • Cheese
    Aged Cheeses, Blue Cheese, Gouda, Gorgonzola Dolce, Stilton, Aged Gouda
  • Entrée
    Foie Gras, Coffee-rubbed Porterhouse Steak, Blue Cheese-stuffed Portabella, Fennel and Leek Risotto, Lamb Osso Buco, Beef
  • Dessert
    Flour-less Chocolate Cake, Licorice Ice Cream, Brownies, Coconut Macaroons, Vanilla Desserts
Nutrition Facts
  • Calories
    288
  • Carbs g
    27
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