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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Flåm, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
karlsnes (47) - NORWAY - MAR 1, 2013
01.03.13 Uts: svart, eller muligens ekstremt mørk brun, holdbart og rikelig beige skum. Duft: overraskende lite fyldig. Noe kaffe og mørk malt, hint av røyk og tjære. Smak: fyldig og viskøs munnfølelse, meget fyldig og smaksrik. Sødme, lakris/hostesaft, varmende følelse, godt avstemt bitterhet og meget langvarig ettersmak. Meget god øl!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10406) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Roast and candis notes dominating. Barleywine-like notes. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndreasJaeger (505) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2013
Mörkbrun i färgen lite beige skum. Doftar rågbröd, choklad, lite lakrits. Smakar choklad, rågbröd, alkoholiskt, torr lätt bitter avslutning.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1429) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2013
Bottle. Clear dark brown close to black with a minimal beige head that leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma is sweet dark chocolate, prunes, over ripe fruits, roasted malt, light sweet licorice. Has some barrel age character to it; a bit wood and light vanilla. Taste is heavy sweet and light+ bitter. Full body, thick oily/sticky texture, soft carbonation. Very nice and soft with no alcohol roughness. Sweet mellow finish with light roasted malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Bottle from Santa. Pours near black with dark tan head. Aromas of dark roasted malt, molasses, coffee, and some chocolate. Flavors of sweet roasted malts, chocolate, light coffee, and some caramel. Really flavorful imperial porter. It is pretty sweet but has a nice balance that really worked for my palate. Lovely beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mysan_brewing (58) - - FEB 14, 2013
Smells of morning coffee and dark sweet chocolate. Looks pitch black and tempting with a small, cream head. Taste is sweet, but with enough bitterness to balance it. Burnt sugar and the taste of mild coffee is very pleasant and leaves me longing for another sip. The perfect beer infront of the fire place on valentines day:) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2013
Malty nose with some vanilla notes. Pale brown fast disappearing head. Dark brownish black color. Taste malt and bread and mild hops. Some sweetness too.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
humlelala (951) - DENMARK - FEB 7, 2013
(50 cl bottle from Den Nordiske Ølhandel; BBD: December 13th 2016) Pours black with medium, tan head. Decent retention, good lace and decent regeneration. Aroma is malty, rye bread, caramel and a whiff of oxydation. Soft carbonation, full body, creamy texture and a sweet, bready finish. Taste is more dark and sweet than roasted and with a subdued hint of alcohol. Different.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElDesmadre (1489) - Mikołów, POLAND - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle, kindly traded with Palme. Dark as the night (who would have guessed?), oily pour with a small, beige head. The aroma is absolutely fantastic, deep and complex. Dark chocolate, roasted malt, brown sugar, dark fruit (figs and blackcurrant), port wine, cork, licorice and dark bread. The taste is just a tad worse than that, thick, oily, full bodied, with a velvety carbonation. Rather sweet, balanced by a light bitter, warming, alcoholic finish. Very malty, chocolatey and fruity flavour, makes the impression of a wood aged brew. Aftertaste of dark bread, licorice, cork, subtle roasty notes and faint earthy hints. Deep, complex, harmonic. Brilliant!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Unde (331) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2013
UPDATED: APR 1, 2014 Dark deep brown beer with beige head with big bubbles. Aroma has dark chocolate, roasted malts, sweeter chocolate and hint of bourbon-type of alcohol. Taste has dark chocolate, syrup, roasted flavors and in the end this same bourbon-type of alcohol. Oily body and medium carbonation. I’ll slightly lower my score for this, from 4,4 to 4,2. Still an excellent Imperial Porter.


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