by White Pony Microbirrificio

This beer from White Pony is back to the normal high-octane range brewer Rob seems to favour.  Also brewed at the Het Nest brewery in Turnhout.

Black Sheep is classed as a Belgian Imperial Stout.  It has an thick, oily black body, with a rich aroma of chocolate, coffee, burnt sugar, roasty malts and a slightly sour hint.

All of the aromas follow through in the flavour.  The beer begins with a very inviting sweetness of chocolate, brown sugar and over-ripe dark fruits.  Then there is quite roasty malts and coffee, hints of bitter chocolate and a bit of smokiness in the background.

Medium carbonation at best aids the smooth, rich mouthfeel of this beer, which finishes reasonably dry with a little lingering roasted malt bitterness.

Apparently this beer is named because of a lonely black sheep spotted among a flock of white sheep that wandered up to the house.  The label art is an example of the fun attitude this brewery takes to brewing their beers, which are often a little different than the normal. 

 

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Country
Italy
Alcohol
10.1%
Style
Imperial Stout
Size
330ml

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