Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Imperial Stout
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7029) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 4, 2014
Bottle sample @ BAB’14. Brune foncée, col sporadique blanc cassé. Arôme est légèrement malté pointe de torréfié avec de belles effluves de bourbon et vanille, ces derniers étant quasi les saveurs dominantes. Palais garde ce petit côté aigrelet de levure mais nettement en retrait par rapport au bon côté de smalts; ici, grillé, léger chocolaté et caramel accompagnés par de belles notes de Bourbon et vanille. Au final, je me demande si les versions barriques de Alvinne ne sont pas meilleurs que les bières de bases. Possible que l’enfûtage efface un peu des erreurs de la levure Morpheus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (2314) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 3, 2014
Sample at Brugs Bierfestival 2014. Shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: black beer, little to no foam. NOSE: bourbon, very sweet, alcohol, coffee, some malts. TASTE: bourbon, chocolate, alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2952) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle, shared with friends. Massive gusher! Pours a pitch black beer with a small brown head on top. Aroma has some bourbon notes, smoke, oak and roasted malts. Flavor is medium sweet, some licorice, bourbon notes and some slight caramel going on. Has some big sweet notes in the aftertaste, which lasts fairly long. Nice beer, too bad for the gusher.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (14195) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle. Gusher! Near black color, massive brown head that settles quickly. Nice aroma of dark sourdough brown bread dipped in cocoa. Taste is cocoa, vanilla, softly sour gingerbread. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1676) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2013
Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is cherries, honey, brown sugar, dark red fruit. Taste is chocolate, caramel, cherries, honey, coffee. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (7877) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle shared at the Pre-Zwanze. It pours darkest brown with a thick tan head. The nose is roasty, toast, green apple, pear, sherbet, berry, vanilla, fudge and wood. The taste is roasted malt, toast, earth, apple, pear, melon, blackcurrant, blueberry, jam, caramel, cocoa, cola and wood. Full body and fairly high carbonation. A solid Imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (3414) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
75cl bottle at Bruce’s, thanks to Paul. It pours a deep dark brown colour with a huge beige head. Big gusher. Aroma is intense red berries, cherries, wood and oak. Chocolate as well. Taste is sweet acidic with a quite bitter finish. Cocoa and nuts with some dark fruits. Mouthfeel is full with good carbonation. Overall, very very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (4385) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle at pre zwanze tasting. Thanks to Paul. Aroma is tart cherry light roast some salty. Alcohol presence. Dark caramel colour thin tan head. Flavour is roast tart berry and liquroce. Light soy. Warming alcohol in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ansjelaah (1564) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2013
Gedronken @ RBESG 13 Grand Tasting, donker bruine/zwarte kleur, bruine schuimkraag, ruikt zuur, fruitig, kersen, framboos, smaakt naar bourbon, hout, fruitig

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dEnk (4097) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle @ RBESG. Aroma is faint wood and bourbon, some roasted malt and faint red fruits. Flavour is roasty vanilla with oak, chocolate and liquorice. Nice.

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