Huhzubendah (3327) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared by ygtbsm94. Thanks Brad.
Brewed 16 Dec 2009
Bottled 13 May 2010
Bottle 338 of 1440
The beer is dark brown and sports a thin, beige head. The beer appears viscous, leaving a sheet of oily lacing on the walls of the snifter.
The aroma offers oak, roast, tannins, dark fruit, malt, booze.
The flavor follows the aroma to a tee. Lots of dark fruit character, which, in most cases, I do not care for, finding it to be a deterrent. However, this beer has a lot of nice things happening, all of which compliment one another.
Low carbonation, thick and viscous, rich. A warming finish but alcohol presence is unobtrusive.
Overall, a very tasty beer. I would enjoy having this again. Recommended.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 06-04-2012
50belair (3204) - Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle thanks to darkguardian. Black pour with a faint tan head. Big whiskey and roasted malt aromas. The body is a little thin with all kinds of whiskey notes and undercurrents of coffee, bitter dark roasted malts, and caramel..
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle) Pours dark brown to black with a small head. The aroma holds chocolate roast, light oak and some smoke. Some coffee as the beer gets warmer as well as brown sugar and raisins. The flavour is light sweet, near medium bitter and light acidic. Hops, oak, smoke, hard roast, coffee, liquorice and light citrus. The mouthfeel is soft but too light for an Imp. Light carbonation. Roasted and citric/resinous finish. Medium bodied.
thomat (3051) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very dark brown with a small brown head. Malty with oak tones. Malt, fruit, oak and chocolate. Full body with a very nice, bitter sweet finish.
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - DEC 19, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
18cl bottle courtesy of anders37 AKA Secret Santa
This beer pours black with a small brown head. It’s very smooth to drink with a touch of licorice in the flavor. It has some nice warming in the finish
BOLTZ7555 (3003) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 12, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle 642 of 1140. Vanilla, whisky, dark fruit, cocoa, and char in the nose. Flavor of baker’s chocolate, alcohol, spicy pepper and raisin. Molasses also there. Whispy head stays throughout.
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2009
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Thanx to Menno. A black colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma of tonsil with wood. There is chocolate and some dark fruits. Hints of whisky. The taste of heavy dark fruits with wood, hints of alcohol with whisky. There is bitter with some sweets. The aftertaste is bitter and notes of alcohol.
Kristall-König (2667) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAY 29, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Festival der Bierkulturen 15.05.2010
Malziger, cognacartiger Duft, gleichzeitig hopfenbetont zitrusaromatisch. Startet sehr dicht dunkelmalzig. Im Mittel schokoladig, würzig mit einer sehr gut balancierten Bitternote. Malzbitter und samtig-schokoladig abebbend. Im Finish leichtes Alkoholflair. Super Imperial-Stout. Extraklasse!Test vom 19.5.2010, Gebinde: Fass
SlackerMads (2610) - DENMARK - MAR 8, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Dark brown with a minimal light brown head. Aroma is leather, licorice, chocolate, wood, cocoa. Taste is medium+ sweet and medium bitter. Medium+ body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Medium bitter finish with a slight alcohol burn. I lost track along the way. Very pleased.
dnstone (2453) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 9, 2011
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Sweet roasty chocolatey aroma with strong alcohol tones. Sweet, chocolatey and coffee-roasty with light wood tones and defined alcohol notes, definitely a touch of whiskey.