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Brewed by Birrificio Indipendente Elav
Style: Imperial Stout
Comun Nuovo (BG), Italy
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Una miscela di sei malti fa calare l’oscurità della notte.
Un lievito neutro dona l’ebbrezza. Un luppolo pungente rende l’esperienza strema.
METAL FOR MANIACS PURE!

PLATO: 19,8
STILE: Imperial Stout

Malti: Pale, Crystal, malti tostati
Luppoli: Chinook


Piero1987's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piero1987 (570) - Sottochiesa, - NOV 18, 2012
Black color with brown head. Roasted malt, liquorice and coffee aroma. Taste is light bitter and drinkable with medium bodied.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
lusikka (5359) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a black colour with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, some vegetables and wet earth. Flavour of roasted malts, rather strong sourness, grass, sweetness and grains. Medium bodied and high-ish carbonation. Soft but rather unbalanced. A bit dull and a bit off, I think.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerBaboon (1485) - FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
Pours black with beige head. Aroma is roasted, licorice, vinous, dark chocolate and aromatic hops. Flavour is medium bitter, roasted malt and salted licorice. Delicious beer. Palate is slippery, oily and relatively thick but lightly carbonated. This one took me by surprise.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5046) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 14, 2014
Bottle @ Hotelroom, Rome. Pours black with a huge light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, black bitter coffee, littlle sour, caramel, dark chocolate. Flavor is malts, bitter coffee, chocolate, light tartness, caramel. Medium body, soft carboantion, little warming alcohol. And i bet these guys hate Jester King since they stole the name they wanted to give the beer :) 090414

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (5605) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes, fast schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, schokoladig, Kaffee. Geschmack intensiv röstmalzig, Kaffee, Schokolade.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (3313) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 14, 2014
Thx! to Kraddel. 33 cl. bottle split. Black with a small mocha head. Smells of sweet mocha, coffee, sour grounds, liquorish, light roast, a bit mellow. Tastes of sour coffee, ashes, grounds, touch roast, liquorish, brown sugar, slightly b. Touch thinner than usual for the style. Not stellar but pretty nice and enjoyable. Better and definitely different from the Coal Ila BA version because there it was impossible to tell what the base beer was like.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (2437) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle . Pours almost black , small , almost white head . Smell is very unintense . Bit sweet . Soft carbo . Sweet , malty , bit bitter . Soft rather weak taste . Bitter back

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle. Aroma has notes of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate and a little smoke. Nice. Black hue with a small tan head that mostly diminished and left little lace. Flavor is medium sweet and heavy bitter. Palate is medium/full bodied and watery with soft carbonation and a long bitter finish. Overall a tasty brew but the palate is too light.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (3759) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
Flaske 0,33l fra Johnny Off-License, Roma. Kjøpt av Rune og delt under seanse hos ham 27 Nov 13. Svart. Lavt mokkafarget skum. Forsiktig lakrisaroma. Smaken er sjokolade, lakris & kaffe. Alkoholen godt integrert & kamuflert.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oliodnb (138) - ITALY - JAN 29, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2014 Black, uneven bubbly foam, light smell, somehow sweet. Lot of coffee taste and some licorice, nice bitterness, a bit too watery for a stout. Not very balanced taste but still pleasant.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Buongiorgio00 (582) - - JAN 8, 2014
Un riff indiavoltato delle papille gustative elogia il gusto di questa imperial stout italiana, metallara di nome e di fatto. Scura come la notte, sapore cioccolatoso e sostenuto da un corpo denso e pastoso. Si percepisce anche la luppolatura, che pizzica il palato sul finale. Bisogna gustarla fino in fondo, sorsata dopo sorsata e nothing else matters.


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