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

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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2010
Bottle 70cl. @ The Danish Summer Gathering Tasting, TSODRBSG09.
Clear dark brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige to light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, cacao dusty, licorice. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration, bitter and sweet licorice. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090822]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30913) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2009
75 cL bottle, courtesy of fonefan. Gusher. Pours dark brown to black with a thick chocolate brown head. Aroma is roasted malt and dark chocolate. Solid phenolic aroma, quite sharp. Solid carbonation mouthfeel. Light sweetness, intense roasted and dark chocolate flavoured. Distinct yeasty phenolic note from back of the nose. Warming alcohol finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2009
Bottled. A very dark brown beer with a bubbly very dark brown head. The aroma has notes of has notes of roasted malt and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of roasted malt, lending it a bit of acidity, combinede with notes of dark bitter chocolate, leading to a dry and very bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours black and opaque with a dense, rough light brown head. Hard roasted malt aroma with a whiff of vanilla. Quite full-bodied, dried fruit and burned malts with a light ashy edge. Malt bitter finish with some alcohol. A very decent and - for a Belgian - straight Imperial Straight. 220809

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2009
Draught at 1st Borefts Beer Festival at De Molen. Black coloured with a huge beige head. Roasted aroma of berries, dark chocolate and yeast. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate and yeast. Roasted and yeasty finish. Too much yeast.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2010
Bottled@The Chriso Gaylord Tasting. Deep brown, close to black, colour with mediumsized beigeish brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some coffee, liquorice and mild burnt sugar as well. Flavour is roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, liquorice, some slight warming alcohol as well as some mild sugary notes. Lovely.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19327) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2010
Bottled at Bishop’s Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Near black, cloudy, rich lively head. Aroma of licorice and tobacco. Dryish and very lively. Soft, airy mouthfeel making the full body seem lighter. Resiny with some salty licorice, but remaining hugely drinkable for a 10% beer. Feels rather mild, and the resiny finish doesn’t have much impact.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16584) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2009
Bottle @ Alvinne. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty bitter chocolate aroma with hints of coffee. Roasted malty coffee and chocolate flavor with some hints of licorice and hints of dark fruit. Has a roasted malty finish with hints of dark fruit and licorice in the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2012
30th September 2009
On tap at Borefts I. Opaque black stout, softish palate. Rich dark and bitter malt with pronounced licorice. Semi dry minerally finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14195) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2012 Pre-ZBF ... deep brown ... thin tan head ... soft toffee malt nose ... deep roast ... soft chocolate ... little coffee ... deep roast ... ligth bitter

bottle at home ... deep brown ... dark roast ... light sour woody roast ... .soft mellow roast ... light bitter chocolate ...light sour ... .dark malts ... gushed mostly all over the floor


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