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Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Imperial Stout
Moen, Belgium
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10286) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 22, 2009
Botella. Dark brown colour. Aroma of wood, dark fruits, roasted malt and pleasant alcohol. Flavour is sweet with dark fruits, caramel, roasty malt, wood and bourgogne spirits. Nice! Thanks yespr!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (9074) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2010
Pours black with tan head. This one was a gusher. Nose and taste is very tart. Almost like a wine. I thought originally the bottle might have been infected, but given the comments, I think it’s supposed to taste like this.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2010 In short: An intense attack of red wine barrels with bubbles. A very good dark vinous ale. not much an imperial stout.
The look: Cloudy very dark burgundy topped by a very small beige head
In long: The nose is very vinous, fruity, wine barrels. Taste is an intense attack of wine barrels. This beer has a lot of oak tannins, and when I say a lot, I mean A LOT. A lot of fruits with fresh prunes, raisins, cherries, grapes, more… The tannic astringency is quite strong. A light acidity in the finish. This beer is very vinous, very fruity, very tannic, but one thing it is not is an imperial stout. I really liked that beer. Not excellent but a superb red-meat meal accompaniment. Totally different from the regular Podge. Comparing the regular Podge with this one is like comparing Apples and Microsofts.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13848) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2009
Bottle. Good vanilla aroma, some alcohol. Very dark brown colour. No head. The flavour starts off a little sweet, then it turns to port, vanilla, citric vinous note. Good alcohol level, but not overpowering. Rather thin mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (21154) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2009
Bottled. Deep ruby red colour, not much head. Aroma is caramel malts, wood, some caramel and also some mild notes of alcohol. Flavour is caramel, fruits, some wooden notes, mild spices and a certain sourness. Not very much imperial stout left in the flavour in this one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36563) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
Clear dark brown color with virtually none head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, caramel, fruity - berry, red wine, cask wood, licorice - anis. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic and moderate bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. [20090306]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2009
The oak aged beer is black with a red hue and a creamy head. The aroma has strong notes of bourgogne barrel, roasted malt and yeast. The flavor has sweetness and notes of roasted malt, bourgogne barrel, yeast, licorice, caramel, plum and it is quite vinous and nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dchmela (2710) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2009
Draft at Redlight. Blackish red pour. Sour, roasted grain, oak barrel, cherry aroma very wine like. Chocolate malt, sour cherry oak flavor slightly tart. Again, lots of wine elements blended very well. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bconley (352) - Fern Park, Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2009
On tap at redlight. Very fruity and tangy smell. Very dark fruits. alcohol. Incredibly smooth beer. Really like it, It is a little weird though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5882) - ITALY - JAN 2, 2010
scura schima abbondante ma grosssolana e media persistenza naso non molto intenso tostato vaniglia leggero vinoso legno in bocca inzia dolce un po vinosa tostature moderate un tocco di acidità frutti rossi un poco di etil8ico ma sembra meno alcolica


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