Emelisse Imperial Russian Stout (Laphroaig BA)
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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial Stout
Kamperland, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
The Imp Russian Stout aged on a Laphroaig Single malt barrel

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evabeer (21) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2011
Zwart bier, beige schuimkraag. Rokerige whisky, vanille, hout, donkere chocolade. De whisky had wat uitgesprokener gemogen. Vrij alcoholisch van smaak, donkere mout, chocolade. Rokerige nasmaak. Best lekker :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9569) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2012 First rating
Bottled at Bishops Arms Järntorget, Göteborg, during the Porter Week on October 16, 2011
Black color, small brown head, Sweet and alcohol scent. Sweet, alcohol, malty taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterenss. Warming alcohol.

33 cl bottle at City Pub, Göteborg, on January 14, 2012
BB Sep 13
As "Emelisse Imperial Russian Stout White Label (Laphroig Barrel Aged)"
Black color, brown head. Sweet, salty, smoke scent. Fruity, sweet, roasted taste. Alcohol, sweet, roasted, whisky aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high dry bitterness.

Bottled 33 cl at Bishops Arms Järntorget, on Christmas Eve 2012.
Very dark brown to black color, brown head. Sweet, malty, alcohol scent, also peat. Peat, smoke, dry, oak, ash taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (6242) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2011
Sample from bottle at porterveckan at BAJT 2011-10-16 Göteborg AR: peaty, coffey, dusty, sausage AR: pitch black no head F: peaty, coffey, dusty, good but not that good - had a Black Rooster barrel aged Islay that totaly killed this one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrHangover (3935) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2011
Bottle. Black pour with a tanned head. Aroma of coffee and nuts. The Laphroaigh comes later in the aroma, revealed by it’s peat. Flavour has dark chocolate bitterness and some alcoholic whisky flavours. Really nice how the Laphroaigh gave it’s notes to this beer. 11% ABV was noteable but not disturbing. Did gave me a headache next day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (5563) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2011
Pitch black, opague colour with a light brown head. Smells a bit flat, wine and wood. Tastes a bit sour, coffee and roasty. Warming mouthfeel, thin, low carbo, full body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martinus (4495) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2011
Black, coffee colour head. Aroma smoky, liquorice, coffee, some sea aroma’s. Very dry and quite bitter taste, smoke, roasted malts, liquorice, slight vanilla, Islay whisky. Somewhat warming alcohol tones. Finish dry, smoky with a nice hoppy and burned malts bitterness. Nice one!
(Bottle @ Borefts ’11)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holy (837) - GERMANY - OCT 13, 2011
@BBF 2011. Nice big flavors in this one! Vanilla, coco - bit of alcohol in here. Thick mouth feel, very nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2011
Bottle @ 3th Borefts 2011. A black colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma of vanilla, wood, dark malts and hints of choclate. The taste is burny, ntes of whisky. There is vanilla dark malts and chocolate. The aftertaste is burny, bitter with alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22055) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2011
5th August 2011
GBBF. Cask. Opaque black beer, big tan head. Smooth semi dry palate. Warming! Roasty with coffee and unsweet dark chocolate. Minerals. Bold well integrated smoky whisky. Dry finish. Well joined up. What a first beer of the day! Phew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (9575) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2011
On tap at The Wildeemaan, Amsterdam, Netherlands on Saturday 01.10.11 Really roasty, pitch black with a light beige head. This is rich and very full in the mouth, roasty and with a nice bitterness. The hops show, it is soft in the mouth A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.6

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