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Emelisse Imperial Doppelbock

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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Doppelbock
Kamperland, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1926) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2016
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector. 2015 vintage BB 12/18 Deep thick tawny body, small ring of tan foam sits atop. Aroma is rich - dark brown caramel, toasted nuts, honey, cocoa, sultana & vinous dark fruits. Big rich syrupy body, low carbonation, lusciously warming & inviting. Steps up a gear on the body - loads of rich, sweet burnt caramel, toasted nuts, chocolate, port, touch of smoke on a warming, reasonably bitter finish. Lovely great big winter warmer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (8089) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2016
Bottle shared at the level 42, 24/05/2016. 2015. An amber caramel brown coloured pour with a a lose light tan head. Aroma is smokey maple glazed ham, spicy, brown sugars, toasted grains. Flavour is composed of brown sugars, toasted, ham, maple syrup, smoked, brown sugars. Palate is medium sweet, sticky, moderate carbonation, rounded, .

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (5743) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2016
33cl bottle shared at Leighton’s had tasting on Level 42, London. Many thanks to Fergus for this one. it pours a slightly cloudy Amber color with a minimal large bubbly head. Aroma is strongly sweet and lightly nutty. Taste is sweet and boozy with some nutty notes and astringent grassy bitterness. Medium to full bodied with good carbonation. Overall, OK

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16017) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2016
Bottle split at Level 42, thanks to Fergoos, 24/05/16. Chestnut brown with a moderate light beige swirl on top. Nose is brown bread, earthy, light spice, booze notes, hint of banana. Taste comprises rich malt, fruit loaf, tofffee, nana esters, light spice, booze drool, toasted brown sugar. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a rising boosty bite. Decent enough high boost bock.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (11563) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2016
Bottle at level 42 thanks to Fergus. The aroma is sweet, brown bread, toffee, fruit cake, raisin, sultana and earth. The taste is smooth, rich malt action, brown bread, malt loaf, fruit cake, booze, leather, toast, raisin, wood and toffee with a chewy malt finish. Medium+ body and average carbonation. Boosty and malty. Not bad for style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (2272) - GREECE - APR 11, 2016
330 ml bottle thanks to Douberd! Hazy dark amber copper color with light beige head. Malty aroma, fruity, dark dried fruits, tart vinous notes, wood, smoked notes, caramel, bread. Sweet and bitter like aroma without the tart notes and with more intense smoked notes. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Night_Cap (54) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle 330ml. Served at cellar temperature. Pours a hazy deep mahogany. Head is lightly tanned, foamy and lasts well. Aroma is rich with notes of burnt toffee, figs, roasted malts, caramelized dates, rum and raisin chocolate and a touch of smoke. Flavour is very smooth with a very light toasted bitterness; dates, prunes, dark cherries, burnt toffee, Belgian candi sugar, dark chocolate and a toasted finish. Full bodied with soft carbonation, thick texture and a long warming finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sjogro (2139) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2016
At home. Bottle shared. Sweet toasted caramel malts, figgs, marmalade, gunpowder tea, black seaweed. Over medium sweet, over medium bitter. Full body, light grainy texture. Too much like sweetened bitter tea.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (2924) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to sjogro. Very dark reddish brown with off white head. Figs, raisins, caramel, quite some herbs and alcohol. Basically lots of herbal candies and Jagermeister. Medium sweet and a bit over medium bitter. Over medium bodied with nice fitting carbonation. Bit too bitter and alcoholic for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SaintMatty (6515) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2016
330ml Bottle - Red/copper in colour. Raisins, leather, vinous fruits and berries in the aroma. Malty and fairly rich taste with fruitcake, toffee, raisins, sultanas and plums.


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