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Brewed by Beavertown
Style: Imperial Stout
London, England
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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Bottled, special.
Tobacco and burnt toffee nose. Viscous almost gelantinous. Smooth velvety mouthfeel. Tastes treacle, liquorice, smokey dark fruit.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Aniela (2412) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle. Black beer with a nice tanned head. Coffe, vanilla, dark chocolate and dark dried fruits aroma. Coffee, vanilla, dark dried fruits and dark chocolate flavour. Love in a bottle :-)

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Abijen (1498) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
Pours a beautiful black beer with a good brown head. Smells like coffee and roasted. The taste is great. Coffee with a nice bitter finish. Good one.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jd543 (401) - SCOTLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Black with a decent sized brown head. Aroma of smoke, chocolate, coffee, some dark fruit. Taste is sweet with a long duration, slightly sour & bitter finish. Texture is very thick, smooth, full body, light carbonation. This is a very, very good beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (8530) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle @ RBESG grand tasting. Opaque pitch black color, light brown colored head. Smell malts, roasted malts, lightly coffee. Taste malts, roasted malts, lightly coffee, very roasty, very bitter, liquorice and slightly alcohol. Full body, medium carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (4539) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2013 Bottle @ RBESG’13 Grand Tasting @ De Molen: Served in a Molen taster: Thanks for sharing Chriso/Boudicca: Creamy yellow brown colored head that changes into a lacing on top of a pitch black colored beer. Aromas of coffee, coffee roast, coffee beans, smooth, chocolate, some raisin, thick, lovely. Flavours of coffee, coffee beans, roasted barleys, smooth, coal, tar, caramel, raisin. Hmm just awesome balanced and deep dark. Aftertaste has lots of roast, some coffee, chocolate... Low carbo, full creamy silky mouthfeel, full body and a creamy texture. Smooth, balanced, deep, dark, thick. Awesome! And a funny label.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bosbouw (1301) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2013 Mooi donker bier met volle donkere schuimkraag. Ruikt naar koffie en toast. Smaakt erg goed met duidelijk koffie, chocola tinten. Lekker bier.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheJvd (898) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle at RBESG ’13 Grand Tasting. Pours pitch black with a small to medium almost dark brown head. Aroma of heavy roasted malts, some coffee and cacao. Taste has some more cocao, coffee, dark roasted malts. Nice bitter and lingering aftertaste of coffee and roasted malts, Soft carbo and a full body gives the beer a nice silky mouthfeel. Good stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (4135) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2013
33 cl. bottle sampled @ RBESG 2013. Thx! to chriso & Boudicca. Black with some mocha bubbles. Nose is huge creamy, sweet mocha, sugar, vanilla,… Taste is bitter mocha mixed with creamy vanilla, bitter roast, bitter coffee grounds, cold coffee, roasted malts. Very creamy body, great stuff. If the 2 beers I had by these guys are any indication, they are a really good brewery.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Was looking forward to this, but it took me by surprise just how good it is. Thick and rich, smooth and full, warm and long. Really good from Beavertown, easily the most impressive I’ve had of theirs. Top work fellas. 999. 1 to go. Richie, this has been a real pleasure!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martinus (2892) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2013
Jet black colour, tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate and caramel. Sweet flavour, roasted malts, bitter, hops, cacao, quite pronounced hops, liquorice. Finish roasted malts, lingering cacao, lingering bitter. My 2000th rating. Nice brew!! Hoping to taste more from this brewery in the future.
(From 75cL bottle @ RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting, Bodegraven. Thanks for sharing, Boudicca & chriso!)


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