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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Køge, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4175) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 22, 2012
500ml bottle in a glass. Pours black with a lacy, light tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate and a little coffee and smoked notes, plus some floral hops. Flavor the same. Smooth texture. An average imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fantti (732) - FINLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Pullo @ Konttori. Kaatuu lasiin mustana, reunoilta hieman valoa läpäisevänä. Vaahto on noin kahden sormen paksuinen ja yllättävän vaalea IS:ksi. Tuoksusta löytyy reilusti paahdetta, mutta runsaasti on myös kuivattua hedelmää ja vähemmän marjaisuutta, savuisuutta ja tummaa suklaata. Maussa kuivattu hedelmäisyys ja savuisuus on vahvempaa, paahde on hieman taustalla marjaisuuden kanssa. Tumma suklaa tulee ihan lopussa mukaan. Suutuntuma on täyteläinen ja melko öljyinen, alkoholikin polttelee hieman. Ok IS, mutta hieman tylsä. Intensiivisyys puuttuu.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1783) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
Purely opaque black with a huge tan head. The nose is well roasted with herbal and floral hops. A light anise/licorice flavour, coffee and dark choc. with big roasty notes. The finish is bitter and astringent with big roastd notes along with a warm boozy feel. Overall, better than the run of the mill Imperial Stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3371) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 4, 2014
Une bouteille de 50 cl bue après une journée de chasse. Liquide bien noir qui fait le style avec son col mousseux un peu timide. Son nez légèrement épicé de chocolat et de mélasse laisse passer un parfum légèrement iodé. Son goût, qui offre peu de complexité, est tout de même bon avec ses malts rôtis et torréfiés. Sa bouche est modelée sur le style. Sa finale montre une amertume de torréfaction et une petite chaleur d’alcool. Ce stout qui est loin d’être mauvais ne m’a pas particulièrement parlé.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tandembrauer (283) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2014
On tap at What’s Brewing beer festival 2014, Stavanger. Pours dark brown with little head. Aroma og raisins, dark chocolate, alcoholic, some smoke. Sweet. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (1729) - Bryne, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2014
Duft av frukt, kaffe, bek og lakris. Mørk vinrød farge. Dekkende brunt skum. Smak av røyk, lakris og kaffe, noe søtlig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6155) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Beer Here Kremlin Crude for my Komrades Gilly and Scott... Boy this RIS packs a punch right in the motherland. Huge charred/burnt notes and medicinal iodine note from the use of peated malts. Light bakers chocolate, fig cookie, star anise, cigar tobacco. Not as heavy nor dark as something called "Crude" should be IMO. Still it is a slightly unique take on the style... Mothers tits indeed

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 13, 2014
"Black pour w vigorous tan head. Herbal, roasty, hoppy. Got some anise and smoke in there too. Definitely not your run of the mill imply. Light bodied and not at all hot for 10%. Only hints of the usual chocolate coffee combo. Nice change of pace."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (2609) - NORWAY - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. All black body with a medium sized beige head. Strong licorice aroma with plenty of roasted malt, light smoked, some fruits. taste of dark chocolate, fruits, roasted malt, medium sweetness, crisp and roasty finish, leading to a dry coffee aftertaste with a light boozy sting. A good RIS.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (798) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 7, 2014
Aroma is chocolate, mocha, espresso, and vanilla. Taste is rich malts, caramel and rye. Finishes with a slight bitterness. Appearance is black with a medium pearl head that retains well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bahumat (125) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014
Aroma: 8/10. Malts and yeast with a nice caramel undertone, and a fair bit of hop to the nose. Appareance: 4/5. Pours a cola brown-black with a thick, very lively, and very lingering creamy tan head. Taste: 8/10. Initial intense sourness with a rounded caramel and malt flavor, with a mild coffee finish, gentle notes of chocolate. Palate: 4/5. Shockingly lively and well-carbonated for an imperial stout, with a strong astringency and acidity, and a fair bit of hoppy bitterness to the finish. Overall: 17/20. This is a different take on a russian imperial stout; intensely carbonated and sour, it attacks the mouth with a powerful entry, but then fades to a pleasant, gentle black coffee finish. Not my favorite russian imperial, but I’d buy it again without hesitation if I saw it on the shelf.

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