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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hallinghansen (2053) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2012
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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (5323) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2012
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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SimonRoller (391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle, pours dark brown/black with small head. Aroma is smoke, some vanilla, very much whisky. You feel the 15%. Full body, soft carbon. High sweetness. Decent, very much of the whisky aging but I think the beer it self could be better. Wouldnt buy again since the high price,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larsga (6218) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 28, 2012
Medium brown head shrinks fairly quickly with a hissing sound. Opaque black body. Roasty chocolatey marzipan alcohol aroma with toffee and wood notes. Exquisitely harmonic and balanced. Dry-sweet alcohol roasty chocolate taste with toffee and vanilla fudge notes. Full body. Soft, smooth mouthfeel with considerable heat. Dryish chocolatey toffee and alcohol aftertaste with smooth vanilla fudge and roastiness notes. Beautifully smooth and drinkable, while full of assertive flavours. A real masterpiece. (0.33l bottle, wine monopoly, Vika, Oslo.)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KingCecil (2050) - DENMARK - JUL 26, 2012
Bottle.... It pours pitch black with a small creamy tan head..... The aroma is licorice, smoke, sweet caramel and oak... The flavor is smokey wood, ash, warming liquor, sweet caramel, roasted malt, some port and chocolate....very smooth and full bodied... very nice.....

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bennet65 (88) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2012
just when i thought the arran was my favourite, this one came along and blew it away. huge whisky presence on this one and another huge hike in abv. really strong and lovely. a special occasion beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (2751) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2012
33cl bottle shared by Alexcg. Pours very dark brown, pretty much black with a small light brown head. Aroma of wood, whisky, sweet malt and a hint of vanilla. Very sweet, much too sweet for my taste. Alcohol is pretty well integrated, but I think the aromas from the barrel aging is way too dominating. I miss the usual IS aromas. I liked the other in the series much more. Maybe it’s due to the fact that Jura is not one of my faourite whiskies or maybe it’s because the high alcohol content. Anyway it’s pretty much a liquid dessert and way too sweet. Will try it again in a couple of years.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
phredrik (1010) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - JUL 20, 2012
Bottle from Morten. Pours black, nigga. Aroma is vanilla and chocolate sweetness, some whisky notes, caramel, and cocoa, liquorice. Taste is sweet, lots of chocolate and berrys sweetness, some whisky notes, oak, sweet whisky and a bit of saltiness. Good stuff. I cannot write more, deal with it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MOLA_DK (285) - DENMARK - JUL 20, 2012
Bottle at home. Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma: a little boozy, roasted malts, liquorice, a little smoke. Full bodied, aggressive much more smoke on the mouth than the nose. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Arve_Christian (3087) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2012
On bottle from Storo, thanks Alexcg. Black color, brownsh foam. aromas of vanilla,& notes of whiskey Full body & high complexity . Very sweet & some alcoholic taste. Enjoyable


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