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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Tejn, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
A decadent stout, inspired by the special British ales exported to the Russian Court, during the 18th century. It is black and viscous like crude oil from the oil fields in the Caspian Sea. The flavor is dominated by dark notes of burnt sugar, spicy hops and smokiness from peaked malt. Unpasteurized * Unfiltered * Bottle-conditioned.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, sugar, hops, yeast.

ComradeK's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ComradeK (1071) - The Vale of Dundas, - DEC 13, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours an opaque black, with a large beige head, which lasts very well, leaving excellent lacing. The aroma is a weighty and quite savoury mix of cured meats, espresso and some mild spice notes. Quite strong spice and pepper hops lead into a surprisingly smooth blend of smoke and charcuterie notes. The finish has a nice bitter cocoa flavour to it. This is an interesting imperial stout, both quite hoppy and unusually savoury. Nevertheless, it all works well together to create a hefty and very pleasant stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jake65 (2944) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle: Near black in color with a small ring of brown head. Sweet aroma of chocolate and dark pitted fruit, a little smoke. Taste is too sweet for my taste with a little more smoke coming through. Strong fruity sweetness and sugary. Boozy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artiredbirds (202) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - SEP 16, 2015
bread, caramel, smoke, woody, black, rocky head, very bitter, full body, oily feel,

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mgajdaczewa (1025) - Katowice, POLAND - SEP 10, 2015
No słabizna! Aromat mimo likerowych wtrętów czekoladowych zdominowany przez żelazo i lżejszy aceton. W smaku zaskakująco wytrawne jak na risa, likier czekoladowy przechodzący w zmywacz do paznokci, metaliczność (albo zwietrzały chmiel, też możliwe) odczuwalna tez w smaku. Alkoholowy finisz. Brakuje ciała, treści... Wyraźnie wadliwe piwo.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gnoff (8907) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2015
In Portland, Saturday June 25, 2015.
Black color, brown head. Sweet, roasted, rich taste. Sweet, rich aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, malty, rich scent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Procent (344) - POLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Ładny aromat - karmel, likier, suszone owoce. mocno palony. Barwa czarna, obfita, beżowa piana, kremowa u szczytu z ładnym lacingiem. W smaku likier czekoladowy, paloność, jest lekkie utlenienie, ale poza tym bardzo aksamitne, sporo ciała, alkoolu praktycznie nie czuć. Wysycenie średnie, mogłoby być niższe, by uwypuklić aksamitność. Dobry, solidny RIS.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (8523) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2015
33 cl. bottle. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, licorice, chocolate, caramel and dried fruit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pinkzambia (1720) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle: I had this at the annual Stout tasting in Boise hosted by some Beer Advocate guys (gasp) where they allow some rating whores in from ratebeer. This brew had a funky aroma with weird flavors to follow. not a fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (3414) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 22, 2015
Bottle shared at a smoked beer tasting at our place. Thanks Desverger. Black, with a light tan head. Alcoholic and velvety aroma, some nuts too. Very fruity, fermented fruit, sweetish and coke-like taste. Full body, a little fizz. coke-like finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8664) - Tel Aviv, - APR 22, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Black with a tan head. Aroma of dark fruits, alcohol, a bit of chocolate and some licorice. Rather sweet flavor with dark fruits, licorice, a bit of chocolate, and alcohol. Medium to full-bodied, kinda boozy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (13371) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2015
Bottle split at Chriso Easter tasting, 04/04/15. Pitch black with a decent tan covering. Nose is rich chocolate, spice, earthy roast, toffee. Taste comprises dark fruit notes, chocolate, molasses, toffee fudge, peppery spice, toasted brown sugar. Medium + body, fine carbonation, drying close. No game changer but a decent enough impy.

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