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


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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 516   ABV: 17.2%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brontebeach (158) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Wonderful. Of course not a session beer, but end of evening yes yes. Pours from bottle with a fabulous dark chocolate head, fades quickly with no lacing. Rich chocolate nose, smooth and rich on the palate with a tang of carbonation. Follow through of dry but rounded flavour, perhaps a hint too much of alcohol (15.2%) but I can live with that... great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3283) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2014
33cl bottle, shared @ William K. Batch #102, bottled on 03-05-13. 15,2. Pitch black, almost no head. Soy sauce, dark bread in aroma. Flavor has soya, burnt malt, dark chocolate, sweetness. Sticky. Warming, full bodied. Very heavy for sure. At the moment not that enjoyable. Not what I expected.

- beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VastActiv (2859) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2014 Bottle 0.33l at William K. Annankatu, Helsinki. Batch 102. Bottled on 03-05-13. ABV 15.2%. Colour is black with very small brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Coffee, hints of chocolate, hints of vanilla and roasted malts. Too sweet. but enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RihardsF (81) - LATVIA - JAN 21, 2014
From the bottle at Līgo Ziema beer festival Riga Latvia. Aroma is very intense balsam, something like TNP, bomb! Very intense beer, so much malts, hops, coffee, dried fruits. So fkn intense beer! One of the best imperial stouts I had in my life.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4627) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle from brewdog.com. Almost black color with small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, dark berries, plums.Roasted malt, caramel, coffee, cocoa beans.dark chocolate, alcohol. Lot of alcohol. Overall enjoyable sweet imperial stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Melnis (164) - LATVIA - JAN 14, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2014 Sad for trying it in drunk sate, but anyway the taste and aroma was amazing. The co2 bursts the taste trough mouth, almost perfect imperial stout

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spacecube (855) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2014
330ml bottle, pours back with a small head. This is the 15.2% version. Chocolate toffee stickiness with alcoholic port infusion. Sugary with juicy fruit flavours making their way through. Hazelnut and vanilla notes. Despite all the favours an the evident high Abv, the finish is short and balanced. Low carbonation and a slick palate. Very moreish and easy to drink for the Abv. Excellent strong stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (1923) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
Taster from a 33cl bottle at La Cantinetta, Rimini. It pours a deep black colour with a small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, licorice, vanilla, oak, peat. Flavour is similar with roasted malts, candy sugar and licorice. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Bold

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_est_deus (679) - örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2013
Abb: 15,2% Svart öl med riktigt brunt skum som snabbt försvinner. Doft: Humle, lakrits, kanderat & bränt socker, "godis" malt, muscovado socker. Smak: Muscovado socker, kanderat socker, humle (ej beska), söt malt, lakrits, lite kakao & söt apelsin.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sputnikus (96) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle, 15.2% batch. Pours pitch black liquid with small crema-like head. Aroma is full of strong coffee, roasted malt, licorice and alcohol. Taste is starts chocolate sweet, goes little alcoholic with salt accent, ends berry sweet. Beer has full body with velvety texture, softly carbonated. Long, warm caramel and alcohol finish. One of the most complex beer I’ve ever tasted, perfectly balanced, yet unusual, taste.

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