capali1234 (272) - HUNGARY - AUG 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours very dark brown with tan film. Smoke, peat, wood and sea salt aroma. Tastes bitter, a little metallic, peat and wood. Oily texture, good beer....
BeerBaboon (1707) - FINLAND - AUG 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black beer with a small amount of beige head. Aroma consists of lots of malt, roasted notes, caramel, wood and whisky. Flavour is a bit too much on the sweet side. It’s also roasted, wooden and whisky-like.I liked Smokehead and Arran Malt better.
gEUS (1375) - Linden, BELGIUM - AUG 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle - pours pitch black with fine lively fizzy grey brown head. Aroma of booze, caramel, molasse, liquorice, coffee wood and anice. Full body with immediate alcohol warmth, sweetness written all over it with a whisky burn in the end. taste is caramel, coffee, raisins, dark chocolate...
haukur (1345) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - AUG 7, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
surprisingly balanced considering the high abv, velvety palate, huge whiskey notes, slight burn. Delightful imp stout
Furseth (2010) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle: Black colour, big brown head. Aroma is dominated of liqury, portviny, rasins, dark choclate, and coffee, some barrel nose feeling to(?) Flavor had a nice strong mouth feeling of chcolate, coffee, alcy, liquri, coffee beans roasted malts, sweet maltynes, and a nice big body, long sweet malty/citrus finish. Well done!!
tiong (4504) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle from Brewdog.com
Batch 047, BBE 15.02.17 - Pours pitch black with a tiny white head. Aroma of roasty malts, vanilla, cream, caramel, whisky notes and hints of chocolate. Taste is quite sweet with some hints of roastiness and a lot of vanilla, creamy whisky notes. Finish is smooth and roasty with some warming alcohol notes and hints of whisky. Okay, quite sweet, heavy and complex BA Impy.
Thoor84 (67) - ICELAND - JUL 31, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
One of my favorite imp. stout. Lot of wood, roasted malt, sweet, whiskey, some vanilla. Complex and really nice, the barrel ageing in this one really come through.
ABS (651) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thick. Black. Close to no head. Burnt malt and strong alcohol nose. Sweet start. Bitter aftertaste. Dark fruit, smoke, some whisky, alcohol, licorice aromas. Overwhelming. Good beer.
hallinghansen (2232) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2012
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
CBC. Brown body with a small offwhite head. Aroma is roasted malt, milk chocolate, mild coffee, oak, vanilla alcohol. Flavor is chocolate, licorice, whisky, oak, roasted malt.
gunnar (6129) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Brewdog online store. Pours black with a huge frothy dark tanned head. Aroma of charcoal, dark roasted, chocolate and a light whiff of whisky. Taste is heavy roast, dark sugars, warming marzipan and alcohol, smooth and thick mouthfeel, velvety,traces of roasted coffee, a lovely sipper, with enough complexity to charm me.