Ommegang Game of Thrones Take the Black Stout Coming to Canada This Fall


CANMORE, AB – Import agency Horizon Beers has announced that it will be bringing the second in the Game of Thrones series of beers from New York’s Ommegang Brewery into Canada this fall.

Take the Black Stout is a 7% abv stout brewed with star anise and licorice root that is described as follows:

Take the Black Stout is deep black in hue, with a full tan head. Aromas include dark chocolate, caramel malt, earthy hops, and a touch of fruitiness. Tastes include chocolate, dark coffee, and rich malt character. The beer has light, balanced roastiness aroma and taste. The clean hop bitterness converges with a slight woody character and spiciness. The finish offers sweet malt character giving way to spicy, earthy, hop bitterness.

Ommegang Game of Thrones Take the Black Stout is planned to be released in 750 ml bottles in Ontario, Alberta and BC. The exact release dates are yet to be confirmed, but it is expected to be soon after the US release in mid- to late-September.

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