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Formerly brewed at Duelund Bryglade
Style: Imperial Stout
Kjellerup, Denmark
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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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Danish: KNARK’en er en moderne udgave af den klassiske Russian Imperial Stout.
KNARK V er nu prøvebrygget tilstrækkeligt mange gange og prøvesmagt af en del kyndige mennesker, og vi har besluttet at sigte efter en lancering på European Beer Festival i København til september.
Den er voldsom. Kulsort, bomstærk, tydelig alkohol men ikke sprittet, åbner langsomt og bliver længe i munden.
Hvordan den ender som moden og lagret Imperial Stout vides selvsagt ikke endnu, men man kan da gætte...


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16123) - , Essex, - NOV 18, 2012
15th January 2011
Opaque black beer, small brown head. Chocolate, dark malt and a whisper of brandy on the nose. Light palate - especially considering this big beast! Dark malt, mellow coffee, touch of brandy. A little tangy fruit. Dry finish with some minerals. Generally hides the abv well apart from a nice warmth on the finish. Very nice Impy.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BelgiskOlklub (922) - Viby J, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle from 2008. Thick black body and a large creamy brown head that is fastly diminishing. Heavy sweetness, aroma of brown sugar, sweet black coffee, dark chocolate, alcohol and some basement. The taste is heavy sweet and very light bitter. Sticky thick texture and a full body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3591) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2013
0.5l bottle courtesy of yngwie and my girlfriend as a gift on my birthday a couple of years ago. Its a deep dark brown near black one, not to much of a head on this but what’s here is dark brown and light sidesticking. A powerful lovely aroma with notes of bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, tons of vanilla and confect chocolate, espresso and buzzy honey. A lovely aroma. The carbonation level is soft and really prickling carbonation with a thick chewy powerful mouthfeel. In the taste I get loads of chocolate, honey, vanilla before it ends really drymouthing. Almost a bit to dry - wood dry? - for a beer of this caliber. Lots of prickling alcohol in the aftertaste. A great beer! Big thanks! 29.03.2013

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (5981) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 3, 2012
50 cl bottle. Rated on 30.03.2010
Pitch black colour. Aroma has vegetables typical to Danish ales and some licorice. Flavour has burning alcohol, some licorice and salmiac. Decent, but I expected much more from a 14% imperial stout. This one gave me a headache for the next day.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011
Dark brown with a fine head. Sweet aroma, some alcohol flavor with much residual sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (6411) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2011
Bottle @ Home. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, caramel. Taste is roasted malt, sweet caramel, coffee, light fruit. Full body, soft carbonation. 070210

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
NosirIwont (2008) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2011
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a beige/brown head. Aroma is sweetish with chocolate and notes of oxidisation (madeira) and dark fruits. Intense. Flavour is sugary sweet with dark fruit notes. Finish is sugary sweet as well, with slight smoked/cigarette notes lingering. Soft, creamy palate. Overall maybe a bit too sweet, but it still works. 17.03.11.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11992) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2011
Black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish with burning alcohol. Too much alcohol and not enough bitterness to balance the sweetness. 021010

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Black pour with a small tan head. Sweet aroma of dark fruit, chocolate, smoke and roast. Overly sweet flavor. Interesting.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2010
2008 bottle from dakine on 6/6/2010. fairly dark pour.... not thick just dark with nearly no head to speak of. it smells super sweet, roasty and smoky with lesser notes of bubblegum and raisin-like fruitiness. alcohol leaps out to numb my sinus. the flavor is full of ashiness which amplifies as this thing warms up. otherwise the flavor is the same as the aroma with an odd bitterness on the finish and a lingering smoky molasses taste. this is probably the single sweetest IS i have ever tasted... ick. combine that with a sticky mouth feel and very low carbonation and i can’t finish the sample... 7/3/5/2/13/3.0


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