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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 516   ABV: 17.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottle. Special Collaboration between Nogne, Mikkeller and BrewDog which is a recipe based on all three brewers big stouts, Nřgne Ř Dark Horizon, Mikkeller Black and BrewDog Tokyo*.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zakoon (479) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2015
330ml bottle enjoyed @ home. Pours very dark brown - almost black with a small beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, raisins, dates, prunes, coffee, molasses, caramel, brown sugar, dark chocolate and wood. Flavour is light to medium bitter and medium sweet. Full bodied, oily texture, soft carbonation. Finish is long, warming alcohol and complex.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (5176) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 12, 2015
Bottlle in Pennsylvania. Dark black body with tan head. Nose is malty, caramel, wheat, chocolate. Taste is chocolate and carame and toasty. Really nice and creamy texture.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (2896) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2015
While this one is the least complex of the three, it’s still incredibly tasty. Has a bit of warmth in the finish. All the flavors are dominated by the sweet. Could easily sip on a couple of these. Thanks again to John for his generosity in his gift of this to me!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jamedra (722) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 3, 2015
Láhev 330 ml. Aroma je znát po ovocném likéru připomínající jahody a pomeranč s nádechem dubu a alkoholu. Pěna je zlatohnědá, jemná, nízká a nedržící. Barva samotného piva je neprůsvitná, temná čerň. Chuť je výrazně alkoholová s nádechem karamelu, hořké čokolády a ovocného likéru, finiš je slabě hořký, výrazně alkoholový s držícím palčivým ocasem. V ústech pivo působí mohutně, má silný říz a je hůře pitelné. Jedná se o opravdu mohutný,výrazný imperial stout, kde ta jedna třetinka je téměř nezdolná i když chutná v první deci.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdKing (2326) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle from Wholefoods Market Kensington. I’ve had this about 2 or 3 years. Pour’s incredible, inky black, thick and oily. Probably thickest pour I’ve seen on a non-vintage beer. Very dark brown to black opaque in the glass, very thin brown tan head which dissipates to nothing almost immediately. Nose is sweet black treacle, savoury Marmite/yeast extract, molasses, aged wood barrel, sherry, port, black sugar, roasted dark malts. Sweet fortified beer, slight oxidisation, dark fruits, prune, raisins, dried fig. Taste is pretty damn good. Dark fruity prune, dried fig, raisins and sultanas, sherry, tangy dried fruit, sultanas and raisins, Christmas cake, plum pudding, roasted dark malts. The hops and dark malt is giving this a huge dried fruit profile. Sweet, tangy, little dryness with the sweetness. Wish I’d kept this for Christmas! It’s great to have a big flavoured stout which has balance too.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
stoutjunkie (89) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2015
Great monster of a beer, it’s a night in all by itself! Intense imperial stout with loads of deep, dark and sweet flavours!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kavu (3775) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 2, 2015
Taste from a from a bottle @ a friend’s place. Pours extremely dark brown with no head. Aroma is sweet roasted malts, port vine, chocolate, coffee, alcohol and perfume. Flavor is sweet roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, liquorice, alcohol, hops, you name it. Very sweet at first but full of ash and tar in the finish. Just sublime.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Przemek1992 (66) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 19, 2015
Butelka 330 ml. Aromat: Gorzka Czekolada, lukrecja, kawa Smak: Gęste, wyklejajace intensywnie czekoladowe, troche kawy, paloności, lukrecji, goryczka duża. Wszystko to doskonale skomponowane Bardzo Dobre!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (1161) - North Dakota, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 28 June 2014 -- An imposing beer. As mysterious looking as it is delicious. It did me in.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rune (10703) - Tromsř, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2015
330ml bottle, batch 057, stored in my cellar for a few years, bought at Řlbutikken in Copenhagen in November 2011. The noisy pour reveals a rapidly dissipating brown head. Minimal lacing. Deep black body. Rich aromas of dark chocolate, wood, and dark bread. Comprehensive and well blended flavours of black malts, bitter dark fruits, molasses, coffee, biscuit and integrated alcohol warming down the swallow. Lingering aftertaste. Full bodied and velvety texture. Wonderful. Sipper par excellence (summer holiday celebration, Tromsř 31.07.2015).


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