Salty or sweet licorice as long as it's Black I've loved it since childhood. This blog for www.marinamarket.com will review Dutch licorice from Holland as well as German, Danish,Norwegian Finnish licorice & Chocolate bars. Grocery items from Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Holland, Indonesia -the world inclusive-will be reviewed. Brands include Toro, Honig,Conimex, Maggi,Knorr,Ferrero Kinder. Come inside and take a look! Home of The Licorice Shrine seen on KING5 Evening Magazine
Commercial Description: A smooth and sturdy stout, made with 10% rolled oats, roasted barley and chocolate malt. The name is referential to the founders of Thebes, warriors who sprang from the earth when the teeth of a slain dragon were sown by Cadmus. Bittered with Chinook; finished with Cascade and Columbus hops.
Awards: Other Strong Ale Category
Gold Medal 1999 & 2004
Silver Medal 2002
Gold Medal 2006 World Beer Cup
Alcohol Content: 20 Plato (1.080), 6.0% by weight/ 7.2% by volume. 36 IBU
TASTING NOTES: Another great stout from a great year of stouts! Pours blacker than black, slightly strong aroma but very pleasing, great mouthfeel and a smooth combo of chocolate, roasty, alcohol, and caramel. This is a real keeper!