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

bottled
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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Unde (350) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Foffern (1190) - Bodø, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle at home. Vintage 2010. Has a very dark and hazy deep burgundy colour with a small light beige coffee-like head. Sweet and roasty aroma with dark chocolate, roasted almonds, oak and dades. The flavour is wonderfully complex and rich with leather, oak, coffee, dried fruit, brown sugar, coca cola and some dark chocolate. Has a oily and rich mouthfeel, and a light bitterness. A fantastic beer with a great balance and wonderful richness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BarryKonrad (97) - NORWAY - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle ordered from Vinmonopolet, Norway. Pours quite black with nearly an inch high dark beige head. The head does not last very long but leaves some lacing. Aroma is good with the expected roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate. Mouthfeel is pretty good. Flavour is dark chocolate, licorice, some hops is noticeable, and some alcohol but well hidden. This is a very nice porter, of the imperial kind.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hcalsos (205) - Rælingen, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2012
0.5 l bottle. Dark brown with a thin offwhite head. Roasted fruity aroma. Sweet caramel, coffee liqurice. Warm alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5363) - Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2012
500ml shared by someone at DLD ’12. Pours near black with a small beige head that leaves some lace. The aroma is dark malts, dark fruits, dark chocolate, black licorice and some alcohol. The flavor is fudge, dark caramel, dark fruit, some black licorice, and light herbal hops.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbeast88 (41) - NORWAY - DEC 25, 2012
pitch black with creamy brown head. roasted coffee and chocolate with somecaramell maybe? good porter

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (6966) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle. Medium high lasting brown creamy head. Without my lamp behind it I would have said black. Now I say very dark red brown body. Lovely mild and smooth coffee choccolate wood aroma with just a hint of the alcohol. Flavor likewise smooth and pleasant of choccolate liquorice and a good deal of hops bitterness that is however not too dominant. Low carbonation, long finish. Alcohol level seems just right. Very well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Draught 4oz sample from Churchkey in DC. Slightly reddish brown but nearly black pour. Darker beige head and fair lacing. Nose shows toast, roasty malt, chocolate, brown sugar and just a bit of dark fruit. Tastes similar. Lighter body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle at Theis & Mette. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of honey, dark chocolate, hops, grass and alcohol. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate and caramel with notes of honey, hops and roasted bread. Sweet and roasted finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3152) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle at T&M’s. Pours an opaque black with a small tanned head. Smells of coco nut and coacoa. Sweet and dry. Also hints of bourbon. Lots of aromas of coacoa and sweet sweet liquirish. Also some residual sugars and hints of alcohol. Medium to full bodied. Dry coacoa finish.


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