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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dazz3 (1797) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2011
Sampled at SB & WF 2011. Pours pitch black with a small light brown head. Smells smoky and vanilla. Tastes smoky, malty and vanilla with a similar finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (15272) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2011
Bottle at Borefts 2011. Weak roasted aroma. Black colour. Very small light brown head. The flavour is very roasted with a bit of roast barley bitterness. Good creamy mouthfeel. Late alcohol bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skortila (5284) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2011
Bottled. The aroma has roast, chocolate. Is not very strong. Black coloured beer with a beautifull, creamy beige head. The taste is sweet, has chocolate, whisky, some sweet whisky. Definately not too much Laphroaig. There is some medicin, but all quite well balanced. Lingering chocolate bitterness with some whisky. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (4279) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2011
Bottle @ BBF2011. Black pour, no head. Aroma full of iodine, peat, some burnt malts, ash, tobacco and alcohol. Flavor is bitter roasty, full of whiskey. Somewhat thin body and a bit messy. Still nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (18217) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2011
Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2011. Pitch black, beige head. Vanilla aroma, fruity, smoked, tar, whisky, chocolate and cocoa. Whiskey flavor, oak, dry, bitter, vanilla notes, some milk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dutchbeerpages (2271) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2011
Nice..... amazing taste evolution. First sip is coffee/dark chocolate but it then turns into earth/ground coffee. Very special. Deep dark beer with almost no head. Bought at the De Molen bottle shop during the Borefts Beer Festival 2011.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4304) - SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2011
Sample @ SBWF 2011. Pours pitch black with a small bubbly head leaving lace. Aroma is vanilla oak roasted malts chocolate coffee. Flavor is velvety salty licorice coffee acidy pungent. Finishes tart roasted whisky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14108) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2011
Sampled at Borefts Beer Festival @ De Molen, Bodegraven. Pitch black, opaque, no head. Smell shallow, only smell lightly smokey and some coffee. Tastes winey, BA, lightly coffee, some bitter. Warming alcohol, a bit thin texture. Low carbo, full body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaartenRF10 (1864) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2011
Deze had natuurlijk lekkerder moeten zijn dan de variant met Jack Daniels. Laphroaig is mijn favoriete whiskey. Maar na de rijke smaak van de Ola Dubh is dit bier toch beduidend minder. Wat vooral opvalt is de houtige afdronk. Als het bier net in je mond zit voelt en smaakt het rond met whiskey en chocolade, maar zodra het over je tong naar achter in je keel glijdt, neemt een overheersende houtsmaak het over. Niet vies, zeker niet. Een mooi bier om bij een kampvuur of voor de open haard te drinken.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15537) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2011
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival, 2011. Pours black with a small creamy head and lacings. Peat and roasted coffee. Smooth, oily, sticky and slick. Subdued and well madel.

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