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

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Due to a string of coincidences, an oak barrel of Podges’ IS was kept for 6 months. At the end of its lagering, it was remixed with young I.S. in full fermentation, to form this unique cask - obviously very limited in supply.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2009
<b>Bottle 33cl.</b>
Light unclear dark amber brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, roasted notes, moderate yeasty wood, oak, english licorice notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081011]

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2008
From bottle at Alvinne. Pours dark brown with a little lacing off-white head. Aroma is quite woody. Flavour starts with a distinct vegetable note, descendts into a caramel malt flavour before a solid liqourice note kicks in. After this mild wood note with vanilla reappears. Lingering spiced, woody and liqourice finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29847) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 6, 2008
Bottled. A murky brown beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of whiskey, medium notes of over ripe fruit, and light notes of soy sauce. The flavor is sweet with notes of over ripe fruits, soy sauce, whiskey, and yeast, leading to a dry woody finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 19, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Courtesy of yespr. Comes as "Alvinne Podge Oak Aged Stout" at 11% ABV. Clear, reddish brown with a dense, beige head leaving some lacework. Distinct oaky nose, some hard roasted malt and a light acidity. Medium-bodied, very lively, plenty of hard roasted malts, fruit and distinct oak notes. Lightly tart finish - mainly from the malt. Quite lovely but not that Stout-like really. 040408

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (21507) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2008
Bottle at the brewery. Hazy dark brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted and of wood and vanilla with notes of dried fruits. Roasted flavour of dried fruits, liquorice, wood and vanilla. Dry roasted finish. Nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14128) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2008
Twickenham Brewery tasting 08. Very dark brown thick beige head. Some of that vanillary oaky flavour. Woody and herby. Not bad, but not my kinda beer. Some sourness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Koelschtrinker (11049) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 20, 2008
Leicht süßer Geruch, etwas nach Kaugummi, karamellig. Sehr komplexer Antrunk, überaus malzig-süß-herb, minimal alkoholisch. Im Hintergrund etwas säuerlich, das Malz übernimmt die Führung, das Bier wird noch vollmundiger und extrem komplex, es findet ein ständiger harmonischer Wechsel zwischen süß-malzig und röstig-herb statt. Röstiger Schluss, etwas nach reifen Bananen, zum Schluss vergoren. Super Produkt!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 7, 2008
Hazy dark brown with medium beige head. Sweet aroma with notes of roasted malt, caramel and overripe fruits. Sweet flavor with roasted malt, ripe fruits and caramel notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9439) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 10, 2010
Tampa crew. Dark brown. Roast, booze, light fruit and chocolate flavors. Very nice barrel aged brew.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2011
Bottle from Frank Smith’s, as "Alvinne Podge Oak Aged Stout" at 11%. Pours gushing to all hell and bacj as I open it, with turbid ruby mahogany color and minimal khaki head. Nose is dark fruit; dates, cherry, blackbverry, molasses, woody, earthy, maple syrup,...lovely aroma. Tastes super rich, with notes of yeasty dates, blackberry, fig, oaky woody earthy bourbon, and a very complex, smooth, and delicious finish with extremely well hidden alcohol. More like a fruity BW than an RIS, this one is awesome.


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