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


on tap

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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.

Travlr's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (21447) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 5, 2009
UPDATED: APR 10, 2010 750 ml bottle labeled as The Oak Podge at Churchkey in DC. ABV listed as 9%, which makes me think this is a separate beer from the Bourgogne Barrel, but I haven’t tried that one, so can’t say for sure. Poured (by Greg the beer manager) with a massive tan colored head that settled quickly and left nice lacing. Aroma had notes of licorice and caramel candied apples. Taste had emphasis on the malts with a subtle background of wood, dark cherries and figs. Long lasting finish was both dry and mildly bitter. Best beer of the night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (3433) - Bryne, NORWAY - SEP 25, 2016

Lukt: Kirsebær og eik.
Utseende: Sort.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum.
Smak: Kirsebær og eik.
Hvor: Tasting kveld hos Untappd Stokka’en.
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@9%, Når@16.09.2016
Drukket Som Alias@Alvinne The Oak Podge (USA)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mithe (1532) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 24, 2016
(tap 0,3l @ OP (Brno))
Aroma: Wineous, sourish.
Appearance: Black color. Medium, light brown head.
Taste: Medium sweet, wine, light sourish, malty.
Palate: Full body. Sticky texture. Warm, dry finish.
Overall: Interesting. Too much wine-, little stout-character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10626) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is funky, oak, meaty, roasted, taste is sweet, funky, dry oak, little thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
obguthr (5655) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Walnut nose. Cloudy brown, medium tan head.Oak, moss, currant, clay. Medium body, soft carbonation. Dirty and good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (8353) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2016
Tap@Fermentoren, Copenhagen (12/06/2016) - pours dark brown verging black with a tan head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, with chocolate, some coffee, caramel, red win soaked wooden nuances, slight sourness before the roasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (10205) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2016
Draught @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Pours dark brown with a small creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, light caramel, nutty, chocolate, light sourness, wood, oak, redwine. Flavor is light sourness, light sweet, malty, caramel, chocolate, wood, tart oak, redwine. Medium body, soft carbonation. 150516

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (4035) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2016
Tap. Deep brown body with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, woody notes and red wine. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry and quite sour too. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice Impy but maybe the red wine is too dominant. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (15289) - DENMARK - MAY 19, 2016
Tap @ Fermentoren, Aarhus, 10.5%. Very dark brown with medium tan. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, red wine, oak and wood. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, red wine, oak, wood, sweet, vinous, little sour fruit, dark fruit, warming and a little bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (1536) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2016
Duft frugtig en kan til syrlig sla rødvin lidt mørk malt , smag mørkt malt svag chokolade lidt kan af rød syrlig frugt. Chokolade og lidt sødme

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (10146) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Too much going on here besides what I like in an impy. Slightly acidic it seems - the berry component taken too far in this oak aged version. Almost funky, with the dark roast stout part an afterthought.

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