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All In Brewing / De Molen The Empress Strikes Black

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All In Brewing
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

Style: Imperial Stout
Göteborg, Sweden
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is a collaboration between All In Brewing and Brouwerij De Molen. A rich Swedish whisky oak aged imperial stout that we brewed with some sweet and salty liquorice. Drink it today or in a couple of years. Do not fear the dark side!



3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
avantdagare (196) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2016
4 finger tan head, black body. Nose: Molasses, coconut and malt. Aroma: Coffee, dark chocolate, dates, soy-sauce, licorice, coconut, molasses, vanilla. Semi-long/long ending with some bitterness.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PriorL (3066) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 25, 2015
In Stockholm, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, almost no head. NOSE: alcohol, liquorice, too sweet... TASTE: same

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leini (1732) - SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2015
330ml bottle. Pitch black body with a low brown head. Burnt malt, liquorice, salt, wood and whisky.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle. Black beer with no head. Malty licorice vanilla roasted Woody chocolate sweet dark fruits aroma. Licorice malty chocolate vanilla caramell roasted salty vinous flavour with some herbal notes. Sweet and my kind of beer :-)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CloakedDagger (1770) - - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Pours an opaque thick, rich black with a brown head. Rich, thick aroma of licorice and subtle roast. Body is extremely thick, bordering syrupy. Heavy roast and chocolate but pretty drinkable alright. 191214

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (6650) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 17, 2014
Appearance: Black as the deepest dungeon. A nice big beige head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Oak, chocolate and a bit fruity.
Palate: Medium to full body. Tad sweet with an ok bitterness. Average to soft carbonation.
Taste: Oak, rich licorice, chocolate and a bit fruity.
Overall impression: Powerful taste in this one. But felt a bit “sharp”. Should have stayed longer in the basement. Well masked alcohol.
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget web order, Sweden

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (10748) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
Expresso Smooth above average mouthfeel. Black colour. Good drinking. Cask days 2014.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zakoon (483) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2014
33cl bottle @ home. Pours black with the tiniest brown head leaving laces. Aroma is vanilla, wood, liquorice, dark chocolate, coffee and a hint of coconut. It’s medium sweet, slighty bitter. Full bodied with an oily texture, soft carbonation. The finish is endless with coffee, vanilla and coconut. This one surprised me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lopisar (249) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2014
chocolate, roasty, bread, coffee, vanilla, raisin, black color with brown head. Medium sweetness with some bitterness but very round and soft feeling.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (1317) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. Opaque black beer with a brown head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, soy sauce, molasses, chocolate and earth. Flavor is caramel, chocolate, molasses, vanilla and alcohol. Decent RIS but still needs to mature.


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