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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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Brewed in late December of every year,this imperial stout ages for one whole year before its release. Grist: Premium Two Row, Munich, Chocolate, Brown, Carafa Special, Crystal; Spices: Brewers’ licorice; Hops: Galena, Saaz; Original gravity: 1.088; Alcohol by volume: changed from 9% to 10.3% to 8.8%. Release date: December 1.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13228) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Black - white head. High malty, roasted malts, chocolate, high chocolate, sweetness, light smokey notes, light hoppy, fruity, a bit boring and plain.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1474) - Plano, Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2012
22oz bottle- Pour is black with a dark tan head..Nose is chocolate, oreos, roast, sweetness, fudge...Taste is chocolate, malts, roast, caramel, coffee, oreos..Palate is sweet chocolate and roast.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Clear dark brown coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate and cocoa powder. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate, cocoa powder and port wine. Sweet and roasted finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2012
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malty, smooth chocolate. Sweet, chocolate and toasted malty. Bitter and lingering chocolate finish. Light bitter and mild liqourice touch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2012
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a thin dark brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, coffee, and nuts, leading to a dry roasted finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10111) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2012
Bottled. Almost black coloured. Dense brown head. Aroma: Roast, brown sugar, chocolate, liqourice, molasses. Flavour: Chocolate, molasses, cocoa, roast, herbs. Medium to full bodied. Ends roasted bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of Doodler. Pours a clear black with a warm reddish hue and a small brownish head. Very sweet cocoa and vanilla aroma. Rich body, heavy roast, pruney, juicy, bitter chocolate, malty bitter finish. Quite a serious Imperial Stout. 221112

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robforbes (2055) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - NOV 11, 2012
pours a opaque/dark brown with a large brown head, and very good lacing. smell is of bakers chocolate, milk chocolate, malt, and vanilla. taste is dry yet smooth, chocolate, licorice, vanilla, a roastiness, and malt. ends strong, smooth, and bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 20, 2012
Aroma of coacoa, roasted malt and vanilla. Pitch black pour with a medium brown head. Solid flavor of roasted malt, coacoa and vanilla with a bitter finish. The body is medium with a liquorous texture and soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2012
Deep black pour with a thick tan head The nose is awesome. Heavy roast and a little bit of charred malt. Intense hoppiness but still pretty restrained. Soft and a little bit earthy. Chewy and delicious.


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