Hobbybrouwerij Het Nest
Brewed at Pirlot

Style: Imperial Stout
Turnhout, Belgium
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Dead Manís Hand is our interpretation of the Russian Imperial Stout style. For the coming years, we plan to brew several versions of this beer.

markextrae's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (959) - - AUG 16, 2013
from notes. had this one from draft. pours pitch black with a beige head. i still remember that the aroma was very unpleasant. dark malts some earth notes, dark fruits, chocolate and oak. with a strong wine taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - SEP 3, 2014
Ik drink al niet graag stout, deze riekt redelijk goed, maar de smaak is typisch stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (938) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
33cl bottle at home. Dark brown with a small tan head. Full body with light to moderate carbonation. Sour, bitter and sweet in a good way. Vinegar, cherries, coffee, chocolate and wine. A pretty good combination of a sour brew and an imperial stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SVD (574) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle at home, Black beer, small head, aroma is malty, some oak, liquorice, Taste is very obvious the wine, some malts, chocolate, a bit sweet. Not bad, but the wine dominates.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (10204) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Almost black, Roasty vinous aroma. Red wine. Roasty vinous flavor with licorice. Has thinned somewhat due to the oak aging. The alcohol is there, but the red wine dominates.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4492) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2014
Complete black color with a frothy fine beige head. Coffee and wine initial in the aroma. Chocolate and oak after a while. The body actually felt a bit thin for a beer like this. Fine balance between sweetness and bitterness. Soft carbonation. Smooth and easy drinkable. Well hidden alcohol. Oak, wine, chocolate and coffee in the flavor.
[Bottle from a trade with JefVerstraete]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2140)
- baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Draft. Pours almost black with a creamy light brown head and lots of lacing. Tastes like red wine, raisins, and tart fruit, roasted malt. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like raisins, sweet malt, and alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9685) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Tap at De Kleine Dievel. Pours opaque black with a large, frothy tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is acetic cherries and figs, plums, cookie and toast malt with earthy hops. Flavor is dark bitter malt, vinous notes, dark fruits, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3554) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Tap. Pours deep,dark brown with thick, creamy tan head. Aroma is red grapes, light roasted malts, faint dates, some floral notes, and some spice. Flavor is dry malts, some roasted, dark fruit esters, faint hops, and some oak; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (2672) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
Taste this first time april 2013. Almost clear dark brown beer, with creamy beige head. Aroma: sweet, some chocolate, caramel. Medium to full body. Taste: sweet start, dark chocolate, some mocha/coffee, caramel. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
segtom (2) - weelde, BELGIUM - JUL 31, 2014 does not count
No foam, not carbonated, sour off taste but the smell is great and complex with vinous character and raisins etc but the taste is bland just tastes like coffee. Very disappointing beer. But looks like other people had more luck with their bottles i think? Or it is just not my taste

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