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Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Imperial Stout
Munlochy, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Roasted malts, hedgerow fruit, espresso and liquorice. Big, black and wholesome; This is beer with soul! Naturally bottle conditioned it is secondary fermented in the bottle in a similar way to the production of champagne. This beer is made from 4 pure organic ingredients, malted barley, water, hops and yeast. It is full of vitamin B and good for you.


pivoveskotsku's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pivoveskotsku (201) - - SEP 12, 2012
Dark with a tan head, aroma is all chocolate and liquorice, the taste is more of the same with bitter chocolate and roast. This is a fantastic beer that only needs a little more of a punch for a more rounded mouth-feel in order to make it a truly brilliant beer. Drunk with bitter chocolate and was sensational.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopverdju (663) - BELGIUM - SEP 20, 2016
Donkerbruin bier met een rode gloed en weinig beige/bruin schuim. Geur: rood fruit, porto. Smaak: zoet, wat rozijnen, licht bitter, iets zeperig. Waterig mondgevoel en toch romig en vettig. Afdronk: lichtjes koffie.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyldeturkey101 (81) - - AUG 11, 2016
pours into a deep dark black with a small caramel colored head. the first hit of the aroma i found it hard to place at first but i get a subtle hint of some sweet fudge. flavor is smooth and not too overpowered without losing any of the pleasant taste i get a creamy taste of the familiar smell. a very pleasant drink. glad to finally get a proper taste after pouring it for many customers and it has not disappointed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3370) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2016
Bottle @ Oliver Twist. Very dark brown with a small brown head. Malty and coffee tones. Malt, coffee , fruit and hops. Medium body with a nice bitter/ roasted finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6717) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2016
Sampled from a 750 ml brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a large foamy beige head that lingered and left excellent lacing. The aroma was roasty, woody and a bit smoky. The flavor was roasty and woody with notes of smoke, red meat and dark fruit. Medium length finish. Medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (2816) - SPAIN - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ The Beer Garden Store, Madrid, España. A: Dark brown / Marron oscuro. T/S: Roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, coffee / Malta tostada, caramelo, chocolate, cafe.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2016
Bottle from the Brewery. Pours dark brown, single finger tan coloured head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, spice. Taste of initial coffee, dark chocolate, caramel, toffee, smokiness, nuts, spice then slight alcohol burn with added vanilla and liquorice. Nice beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mudfly (67) - - MAR 12, 2016
Bottiglia 33 cl. Nera con schiuma beige. Profumo di malto tostato, caramello, vaniglia, alcune note affumicate. In bocca caffè, liquirizia, malto. Corpo medio, poca carbonazione. Ottima!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (2207) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2015
0,33l fles meegebracht uit Duitsland. Zwart met een fijne crème kraag. Geur is koffie met rubber. Smaak Is redelijk gebrand teer achtig met toffee en havermout, had iets minder wrang geroosterd gemogen.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cokemonkey11 (505) - - DEC 19, 2015
Half pint, cask, teviot row house. Pours black with a medium tan head subsiding slowly. Scent is light toasted malt. Taste is medium dense sweet fruits and sugar with a standard medium dense toasted malt body. Nice and thick as expected, tiny bit sticky but manageable. Great. Great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
procraste (472) - FRANCE - DEC 13, 2015
Un stout gourmand mais dans une certaine retenue. On est dans le dessert mais pas dans l’étouffe chrétien ... A noter de jolies notes de fruits confits qui prennent leur ampleur ... Café chocolat comme à l’habitude ... Pas trop épais, bien comme faut ...


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