sunevdj (3567) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2009 Pours dark brown with a tanned (yellow) head. Smells bready. Some malty sourness lightly bitter. Aromas of roasted malts, dark fruits, some port and a hint of band-aid. Slightly woody. Medium to full bodied. Lightly bitter finish.
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark brown color with small brown head. Slight sweetness and slight bitterness. Nice roasted malty feel and also a hint of coffee.
joergen (24774) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear brown coloured with an off white head.
Sweet roasted aroma of dried fruits with notes of coffee.
Flavour of coffee with notes of dried fruits.
hezron (612) - Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 24, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, nice and aromatic with lots of roasty coffee and chocolate. . Very nice. Black with a hint of brown around the edges and a light tan head that things. Sweet chocolate, tons of roasty coffee and a hint of fruity licorice and a nice amount of bitterness. Medium body, slightly creamy. Not super intense, but very nice and drinkable. An enjoyable stout. Thanks to brigadier for the bottle.
Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Dark brown coloured. Fruity and roasty aroma. Smooth chocolate, malts, coffee and fruits in the flavour. Hoppy and roasty bitterness in the finish. Nice.
fordest (2137) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - FEB 20, 2006
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
12 oz bottle thanks to Duane.Pours dark brown with a quickly fading medium brown head. Aromas are coffe at first, then it sweetens up to mocha. Flavors are chocolate up front with a really nice bittering hoppy finish. Really gives ths a bittersweet chocolate flavor. Good Good stuff.
turg (156) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 341ml. Appearance: dark brown thin tan head. Aroma: coffee and roast malts. Flavor: coffee, medium chocolate bitterness. Thank Ughsmash.
Firemoose15 (567) - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Courtesy of Ughsmash. Aroma heavy with coffee and roast malts. Poured a dark brown thin tan head. Flavor was full of coffee, slight lactic and vanilla. Palate was medium bodied which for this blend works. Overall a solid stout and something I wouldn’t mind having a few more.
Brigadier (3405) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2006 It poured a deep brown with a thin tan head. My first impression was of cherries, chocolate and roasted malt. After letting it sit for a few minutes, I took my first sip to discover a wonderful mixture of chocolate, roasted coffee and a hint of smoke. The alcohol is present but not overwhelming. The taste lingered for a while and I was able to eventually detect the cherry tones. The finish was dry and smooth. An excellent Imperial Stout.
I recently had another bottle after letting it sit for about 45 days. The flavors are much richer and complex, which makes me think this one might improve with a little aging. For that, I’ve raised the score slightly to a 3.9
balke13 (156) - MIssoula, Montana, USA - JAN 20, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
The aroma immediately after pouring made me very excited about this beer...a strong roasted chocolate aroma permeated from my glass. The first sips were of dark chocolate and roasted coffee but unfortunately as this beer warmed it took on a very strong smoky and almost burnt flavor with medium to strong chocolate bitterness. Standing alone this is a decent imperial but when compared to others it is mediocre at best.