Noir de Dottignies is a dark beer by Brewery De Ranke. No less than 6 different types of malt are used for this unfiltered and unpasteurized beer, which is something in between a typical stout and a dark trappist beer. It has a very dark color, almost black, and a very rich flavor with hints of chocolate, coffee and chicory. It has an alcohol content of 9.0%.
Brewery De Ranke is a craft brewery located in the village of Dottignies. They produce several top-quality beers, often characterized by a very outspoken and hoppy flavor. Their oldest and most famous beer is their Guldenberg triple ale, which they have been brewing since 1994.