Brewed by Arbor
Style: Imperial Stout
Bristol, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Cask, keg and bottled Occasional; Freestyle Fridays #21

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2352) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle. Black beer with a small head. Dark chocolate, malty, hoppy and fruity aroma. Strong coffe flavour, tar, vanilla, licorice and a lot of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10196) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2013
Bottled. Black coloured. Small off white head. ARoma: Roast, sweetness, caramel, some cocoa. Flavour: cocoa, roast, sweetness, liqourice, light coffee. Medium to full bodied. Ends roasted bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2013
Bottle at Papsø. Pitch black coloured with a very small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate and licorice with notes of hops. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate and hops with notes of soy sauce. Roasted and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is hardroasted dark malty and liqourice. Thick, liqourice and dark chocolate. Light tarish dark lingering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3089) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
Bottle, 33 cl, at Papsø, thanx. Massive thick black with almost no head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, cocoa, herbs and lemony hops. Flavor is sweet and bitter with strong licorice accents, fruity and herbal hops. Texture is syrupy, body is full. Long dry finish, full body. Smooth, delicious.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours a pitch black with hardly any head at all. Greasy hop aroma - smelly feet and mice - with tons of dried fruit. Rich body, lowish carbonation, heavy roast, ashes and dust and again some dark dried fruit. Bitterish, warming finish. Good apart from the horrible smell. 220413

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1613) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2013
Bottle. Black with no head. Aroma is dark chocolate, cocoa, grain, roasted malt, fruity and herbal hops in the back. Taste is medium/heavy sweet and bitter. Full body, oily/syrupy texture, near flat carbonation. Light astringent bitter with warming alcohol. Long dry finish with warming alcohol. Good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (10655) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2013
Bottle from Kris Wines, London. Pitch black beer with an ok brownish head. Roasted caramel aroma, vanilla, chocolate, creamy, cocoa powder, licorice notes, hazelnuts, toffee, coffee, cookie dough, raisins, soot, some alcohol, some prunes. Roasted cocoa powder flavor, raisins, prunes, vanilla, warming alcohol, salty, soot, coffee notes, creamy, chocolate, some woody notes. Full bodied. Very nice roasted finish with prunes, soot, tar, chocolate and some bitterness. Lovely beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 3, 2013

Bottle 330ml. @ ChrisO Snow Tasting.

Clear dark black colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, alcohol, dark roasted. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dark roasted, chocolate, alcohol, licorice, salt licorice. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20130120]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6038) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Bottle share during RBWG 2013 thanks to Leighton! Deep black brown pour with a nice head. Nice roast, chocolate, richness, and touches of char. Tasty!

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