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


on tap

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RATINGS: 340   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 516   ABV: 17.2%
Keg & Bottle. Special Collaboration between Nogne, Mikkeller and BrewDog which is a recipe based on all three brewers big stouts, Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon, Mikkeller Black and BrewDog Tokyo*.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdKing (2357) - 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.

   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!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kavu (3942) - 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.

   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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (1167) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rune (10928) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2015
330ml bottle, batch 057, stored in my cellar for a few years, bought at Ølbutikken 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, Tromsø 31.07.2015).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (6450) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours inky black with little head or lacing. Aroma is lots of anise, molasses, licorice, chocolate, booze. Flavor is medium sweet and fully bitter, lots of roast, cocoa, molasses, licorice and booziness. Hot. Fullish body, creamy mouthfeel. Hot

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yourilevesque (1235) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2015
Dégustée avec Mademoiselle Irina et Marco - cette bière qui tire 15,2% affiche fièrement des notes de fumée, de café fort et de mélasse. La bière fut dégustée avec un fromage bleu. La rondeur, la souplesse, le corps ainsi que la puissance de la bière trouva un pairage absolument parfait avec ce fromage salé et gras. riches et ronds, les deux corps se marient à merveille dans un ensemble acidulé, fongique, lourd et soyeux. Un amalgame parafait!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
xXbaptisteXx (234) - - JUL 17, 2015
À l’ouverture de la bouteille quand on la verse dans le verre on a l’impression de voir de l’huile coulé Ensuite pour l’apparence elle est complètement noir et on a même l’impression qu’il n’y a pas de gaz tellement la mousse et peu présente Honey on va sentir des arômes de fruits secs de noix de bois sec En bouche elle va se trouver très vigoureuse et épaisse il y a peu de gaz et on va sentir des saveurs de chicorée chocolat noir L’amertume va se trouver assez présente par contre je suis assez surpris que l’on ne sente pas l’alcool qui pourtant si présente C’est vraiment une super bon pour une bière extrême !!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (1432) - århus, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
duft sødme kaffe mørkt malt lidt frugtig ristet brød smag stor sød frugtig brændt kaffe sødme fra frugt kompleks

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