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Emelisse Imperial Russian Stout PEATED

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial Stout
Kamperland, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Our Imperial Russain Stout brewed with real Dutch Wiskey malt, from Van kampen Bruinisse.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (3030) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2013
Pours pitch black with a medium foam head. Aroma is tar, peat, smoke, dark bitter chocolate, muscovado sugar, honey, charred wood. Taste is peat, honey, dark red fruit, honey, muscovado sugar, vanilla. Really quite good. A bit too peaty on the nose, but very well balanced!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bjornkri (17) - Ledeberg, BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2013
Black, beige head, good lacing. Smells like whiskey, touch of smoke, coffee. Mouthfeel is great, full. A bit of smoke, licorice, coffee, lovely flavor. Bitterness in the aftertaste, flavors stay for a while, bitterness much longer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
knotthead (15) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2013
Wonderful smoky aroma, coffee-like and slightly sludgy appearance, not too dark colour. Great flavour with a long dark smoky aftertaste. Not offensively smoky, though. Really nice stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
txspartan (1030) - Berchem, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2013
Nice sweet, somewhat Smokey aroma. Chocolate colour. Smokey flavour. Chocolate bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Xstream (242) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2013
Black beer with a small mocca colored head. Smell is faint with some malty porter scents, smokey, with a light whisky aroma. But the taste is packed with flavor. After some sips the whisky really starts to come through. It has a malty base with some creamy chocolate, smokiness and light hoppiness. Quickly after it you get the whisky aroma followed with a robust roasted peaty bitter and a dry finish with the peat lingering a little bit. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy. This is one heck of a good balanced flavor packed porter/stout beer. The added peated whisky really brings something special to it. Way better then their regular IRS in my book :D

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (4026) - Radom, POLAND - JUL 18, 2013
Doskonaly imperialny stout. Czuc aromat whisky z daktylami i innymi suszonymi owocami. Finisz dlugi, przyjemnie alkoholowo rozgrzewajacy. Piwo ciezkie i syte geste smoliste i piekielnie wytrawne. Lepsza moim zdaniem ta wersja od podstawowej.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2013
Poured black and viscous, small tan head. Aroma of spicey smoked malt and some sweetness. Medium body, flavour is of a muted smokeyness over the porter, quite smooth mouthfeel with a slight bitter, smokey aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (13271) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Strong nice peated notes. Heavy bitter wonderfull peated and chocolate flavor. Long great finish. Excellent creamy palate. World class brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (3880) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2013
Black with small light brown foam head, lacing. Aroma is hoppy with scotch tones. Taste is good bitter, some smoke, lasting aftertaste. ( Velp 202305) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11216) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2013
Enjoyed on tap at Torst. Peat taste is not overdone. A bit thin for an imperial stout. Not bad.

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