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Cycle Rum BA Imperial Sweet Stout - Vanilla Bean

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 4.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rouhlas (2803) - GREECE - NOV 14, 2015
From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. Black color with beige head. Roasted malty aroma, chocolate, licorice, caramel, dark dried fruits, vanilla, wood, alcohol - rum. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium to full oily body with soft to flat carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Martinus (4536) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2015
Black colour, tan head. Lots of vanilla in the aroma, lots of rum, coffee, caramel, brown sugar, quite sweet. Sweet flavour, vanilla, rum, hint of wood. Alcoholic finish, vanilla, sweet caramel and apple. Good stuff!
(From draught @ CBC blue session, Copenhagen 2014. Thanks for sharing today’s beers, RB crew!)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40821) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2014
From tap. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted malty and light breadish. Sweet, vanilla and roasted dark malty. Smooth vanilla and toffee malty. Lingering vanilla finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kappldav123 (5918) - GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass deep black, heavy malty aroma. Starts heavy malty with fine vanilla notes, not too intense. Some hints of wood and liquorice. Warming well balanced finish. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (9515) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, blue session. 02/05/2014. Dark caramel coloured pour with a halo of tan head. Aroma is spicy rum, oak, sweet vanlla bean and bright choc. Flavour is smooth choc, praline, vailla oak, very smooth. Full body, smooth on the tongue. Semi sweet fiish. Prefered the balance of the base beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (11996) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, oak and bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (3541) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2014
Sample @ CBC 2014. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is dark bitter chocolate, milk chocolate, vanilla, rum oak. Sweet with rum, vanilla and smooth milky chocolate, finish is medium bitter chocolate. Medium/full bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
VsXsV (3964) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Opaque black liquid with a medium tan head. Aroma of rum, wood, booze, chocolate, vanilla and dried fruit. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with notes of rum, chocolate and vanilla. Full bodied with low carbonation. Vanilla adds an extra sweetness and some complexity. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014

Draught @ CBC 2014 [ Blue Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Cycle Rum BA Imperial Sweet Stout (Vanilla Bean) ].
Clear dark dark brown color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, vanilla, sweet alcohol - rum. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long long duration, rum, vanilla, chocolate, light wood. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140502]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (1748) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2014
Whoah! Tap at cbc14. Pours delicious black with a thick, dark brown head. Aroma is vanilla, syrup, cinnamon, brownie. Taste has lots of rhum, vanilla,, chocolate, gun powder and burned sugar. A really pleasant surprise. Great balance and power!

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