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


on tap


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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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The Podge Belgian imperial Stout was aged for several months on wine barrels from the french Bourgogne. The beer has subtle winearomas with accents of red fruit and chocolate. Special Burgundian Babblebelt Edition.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25076) - Frederiksberg, - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours an almost clear reddish brown with a light brown head. Distinct oak in the nose. Quite full-bodied, sweet dried fruit and a pleasant vinous sourness. Soft mouthfeel and a warming alcoholic finish. Very delicious. 220809

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (1928) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Draught. This is a nice little impy that checks all the boxes but failed to really excite me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MWMBeerguy (158) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Wine and sour notes with a hint of chocolate. No warmth and smooth palate with some alcohol in the aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperTiti33 (688) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
750ml. 2009. Brune aux reflets rougeâtre. Vin rouge. Porto. Très fruité. Baies. Cerise. Cassis. Boisé. Épicé. Belle acidité. Levures sauvages. Astringente.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (10359) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Tap at Churchkey. Pours opaque black with a large, creamy tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is tart plums, acetic cherries and figs with earthy hops, oak, vinous notes and cookie malt. Flavor is sweet malt, acetic dark fruits, light hops and bitterness, oak and a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (4907) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle: Thanks Ken: Served in a shaker: Gusher and a foam snake afterwards. Deep dark brown to black colored beer with a medium sized beige foamy head on top. Aromas of vinous notes, berries, coal, roast, wilder yeast tones, some wood, roasted malts, coffee, tart prunes with a bay leaf edge. Flavours of berries, light tart, more bitter, wild yeast, some cellar tones, roast, some mocha, more coffee, light dry, light bay leaf, wood roast tones, malt roast and light sticky. Aftertaste is roasty, vinous, berries, some red fruit, wood, bitters and wilder yeast. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium to fuller bodied and a creamy texture. What the heck, this is tasty and smooth. Somewhat complex yet an easy drinker. And no traces of alcohol, well done! Delicious!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle tried at Nya Tröls. Chocolaty and vanilla with a lot of oak-aromas. Some sour-tartness with dark fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hotstuff (4353) - Indiana, USA - APR 13, 2014
Rated on 5-25-2011 (Bottle 9%ABV) This beer has a large very fizzy beige head with a short retention, reddish brown body, fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is malt, oak, some chocolate, vanilla, some hops, alcohol, and some dark fruit. The taste is malt, alcohol, vanilla, oak, light sournes, and has a semi-dry finish. The mouthfeel is light carbonation and this beer is light-medium bodied. A rather tasty beer with some different flavors for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (2814) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle 750 ml from a trade with Countbeer, thanks Kamiel! ABV 10.5%, poured into a tulip glass. Same case with the Eycken, I was sure it was going to gush and it did, thankfully I was prepared. HUGE GUSHER! Vwery dark brown colour on the body, small tan head. Okay retention, light lacing left on the glass. Aroma of red grapes, lots of vinous notes, cork, wood, light chocolate. Taste is much better than I expected actually, I expected something very sour but it’s not like that, there is a sourness but quite subtle. Roasted malts, light chocolate again, grapes, wine notes, wood, barely sweet on the finish. On the aftertaste a mild bitterness coming from the roasted malts. Quite complex with a wide range of flavours. The high alcohol very well hidden. Full body, soft carbonation. Overall a great beer. Just a month past BBD, at its peak or it certainly seems so. The barrel aging surely added something in this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (5228) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle bought from Etre Gourmet in 2011? Dark reddish/brown with a small head. The aroma was a bit tart with berries, wood, nuts and red wine. Similar taste, also some licorice. An interesting and vinous "Imperial Stout".

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2438) - SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2014
@Eddan: ganska komplex doft av både jordgubbar och nötter samt en liten hint av rödvin (fat). Smaken är lite udda med syrlig tone samtidig som den ger en torr och nötaktig ton. Inte mycket som påminner om en imp stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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