Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial Stout
Kamperland, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
The Imp Russian Stout aged on a Jack Daniels barrel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhillyCraft (5858) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2012
On tap at Farmers, pours a deep black appearence. Tons of sweet booze, bannana, clove, sweet, and rich chocolate. Pretty good stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (7642) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Draft at farmers cab with vin and Scott during PBW. Pours a deep brownish black with no head. Aroma is bourbon and wood. Mouthfeel is thin with notes of chocolate, espresso, wood and whiskey.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21633) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Draft at Farmers Cabinet. Dark brown, thick brown head with fair retention. Aroma of vanilla, coffee, subtle whiskey. Taste is smooth whiskey, burnt espresso, dark bitter cocoa. Medium body. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2012 On tap at the Farmer’s Cabinet, White Label. Dark brown with no head when it arrived. Nose is chocolate, coffee, molasses and bourbon. Medium body with soft carb. Taste is chocolate, whiskey, prune and hay. Dry finish with coffee. Richness is taken over by the barrel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (12130) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle. [thanks noize/skortila/caesar]
Completely black with a small, staying, creamy, beige head. Aroma has vanilla, roasted malts, blackberries. Medium fresh carbonation, fine dry and very creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has hard roasted malts, soft oaky touch, chocolate, lots of oak. Long, lingering, oaky bitterness with firm vanilla. Lovely and very elegant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (8206) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 1, 2012
33cl bottle, with the dark purple label and a white sticker added to state the barrel treatment, pours very dark mahogany with tan like head of foam. The aroma offers up chocolate brownie, highly roasted maltiness and mixing with smooth sweet bourbon and a bit of oak. The taste is pretty darn rich and smooth with dark roasted malts, some burnt malts and chocolate brownie. To midway fairly smooth Jack Daniels rolls up to the surface. Wow, I’m liking this a lot as the barrel treatment has really added to the experience and smoothed out what I remember about the base beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - MAR 31, 2012
3/31/12. Bottle shared at colemanzuber’s Stoutfest 2012! Black pour with a nice tan head that sticks. Big roast aroma, a bit smokey, with touches of sweetness of whiskey. Sweet flavors of rich chocolate and roasted coffee with slightly tannic oakiness and sourness and a definite alcoholic whiskey aspect. Interesting. The ashy roastiness lingers for ages.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (9348) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2012
33cl bottle bought at DeMolen biershop. Another proof that Emelisse knows how to brew solid stouts. This beer rocks !!! Brune foncée, col mi-épais moka laissant un filament doré sur le verre. Arôme est subtile; malté alternant un bouquet doux mielleux sur une pointe de vanille avec un Jack Daniels restant en retrait, le tout donnant une place légère pour un houblon finement citronné et amer. En bouche, bière maltée aux notes grillées/chocolatées le tout sur un malt ayant un léger profile de tourbe. Le Jack Daniels est plus présent que dans l’arôme tout en ne prenant pas le devant. Ressent ce profile doux mielleux sur une pointe de gousse de vanille, un léger pointe de café/grillé et de malt biscuité. S’entremêlant à tout cela, je note un ajout minime de houblon citronné.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (11398) - Illinois, USA - JAN 15, 2012
A pretty good barrel-aged stout. I got it served to me on tap too cold but as it warmed it got delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2011
23rd September 2011
Borefts Beer Festival 3. Opaque black beer, residual tan head. Dry palate with fine carbonation. Nice dark malts, not bitter or roasty. Slightly spicy whisky with a little wood but no oaky sweetness here. Woody dry finish with mild minerals. Different!

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