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


on tap

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RATINGS: 635   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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A dark full bodied Imp Russian stout. 11% Alc and 75 EBU.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FunkyF (352) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2015
Flaska frĺn Saveur-biere. Svart med beige skum. Söt tung doft av portvin. Smak av kaffe och lite sötma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olliejobbins (1321) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2015
330ml bottle. pours jet black with no head. aroma is burnt toast, molasses, caramel, dates and prunes. quite boozy taste. thin bodied, roasted malts and molasses. very nice long lingering after taste which brings up the score. really nice warmth from the alcohol. a very good imperial stout, just not exceptional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6179) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is chocolate, liquorice, coffee, taste is similar, bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (1477) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle. Black with beautiful thick beige head, with in the middle some big bubbles. Big toasted malts, chocolate pudding, bbq, lots of roasted nuts (walnuts, Brazil nuts), rye, brown bread, caramel, fudge. Boozy with cognac and bourbon. Thick flavor but not overtly sweet, roasted bitter finish. Full bodied with creamy feel. Big beer, and well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zwiebel88 (581) - GERMANY - JAN 3, 2015
Dunkle Schokolade und jede Menge dark fruits. Etwas dünner Körper, schöner Kaffeeabgang mit Bitterkeit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fashawn (409) - Montesarchio, ITALY - JAN 3, 2015
Buona imperial stout, dall’Olanda arrivano sempre buoni prodotti. Birra nera con schiuma non generosa, ma fine č compatta. Odore di malti torrefatti, orzo, caffč, elegante ma poco varia. In bocca č accademia, liquirizia, orzo e caffč, con cioccolata amara. Ordinata, pulita e senza sbavature. Non stanca,cremosa e corposa. Buonissima birra.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyobon (1090) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2014
(Bottle) Very black with small tan head. Lovely rich complex aroma - dark toffee, licorice, coffee, dates. Fantastic palate - full bodied, thick, rich, creamy, slightly sticky with velvety carbonation with some fine bright sparkle to it. Excellent taste too - again rich and complex - dark toffee / black treacle with bitter chocolate and some slight notes of dried fruit through the start and mid-palate. There are some candy / cough medicine hints. A respectable bitterness develops in the finish and stays around a long time. Fantastic beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (1146) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle 30cl. Opaque pitch black, small frothy tan head, disappears quickly, light lacing; aroma roasted malts, peat, licorice, dark chocolate, coffee, bit smoke; taste heavy sweet and bitter, salty notes, licorice, bit smoky; full bodied, average carbonation, oily to sticky texture; aftertaste roasted bitter, sweet bits, spicy notes; a very intense and rich beer, great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (15622) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle from the source. Jet black color, thick creamy brown pillowy head with great retention and solid lacing. Aroma of malted milk balls dipped in espresso. Taste is brunt espresso, licorice candy, cocoa powder. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alteregoo (283) - POLAND - DEC 17, 2014
W szkle tworzy się ładna, brązowa, drobno pęcherzykowa piana. Barwa czarna z brązowymi refleksami. Aromat to przede wszystkim kakao, gorzka czekolada, toffi i pumpernikiel. Są też nuty likierowe, śliwkowe, czereśniowe. W smaku lekka czekoladowa słodycz, spora paloność, trufle, wanilia i likier wiśniowy kontrowane sporą goryczą, o ziołowo-apteczno-alkoholowym profilu. Gorycz naprawde jest konkretna,dość długo się utrzymuje na języku, potęgowana przez alkohol (na etykiecie niby jest 70, ale na stronie browaru 96 IBU i to faktycznie czuć). Na szczęście aksamitny, oleisty, gęsty charakter piwa i niskie wysycenie delikatnie to neutralizują. Może trochę za gorzkie i za słabo ukryty alkohol, mogłoby być też słodsze...

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