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

bottled
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RATINGS: 693   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark full bodied Imp Russian stout. 11% Alc and 75 EBU.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvsn (1533) - ISRAEL - NOV 5, 2015
Bottle sample, thanks rayaron. Deep brown with reddish hues, beige head. Smell of dried fruits, vanilla, wood and dark bread. Very sweet malty flavors, notes of chocolate, caramel, vanilla, prunes, not typical IS flavors, quite boozy. Medium-bodied, sticky mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (4087) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2015
30-OCT-2015, bottle @Ulkløbben meeting, @Sonni. Black with a low Brown head. Sweet roast, chocolate, hops. Full but too sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (1300) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle 330ml. Thanks Maakun for the bottle. Deep brown with small brown head. Aroma of sulfur, quite alcoholic, some milk chocolate, vanilla and some roastiness. Bittersweet flavor, very alcoholic, notes of dried fruits, roast and caramel, hint of vanilla, a bit salty, watery. Medium-bodied.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kurczako (140) - POLAND - OCT 29, 2015
Doskonały aromat kawy, paloności i trochę owoców. W smaku na początku słodkie, mocno palone, dość intensywna goryczka. Oblepia kubki smakowe. Doskonałe piwo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjorsvdg (373) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2016 Deze imperial stout is zwart als koffie. De smaak van koffie keert ook terug in het smaakpalet, evenals pure chocolade en gebrande mout. Deze stout is minder zoet dan sommige van z’n collega’s. De geur is vergeleken bij de smaak wat vlakker en er is wat zuur in te ontwaren.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2796) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 18, 2015
Bottle from Beergium. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, hops, coffee, nuts, a bit of smoke and licorice. Bitter finish with roasted malts, coffee, licorice, nuts and coffee. Excellent imperial stout.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VDuquerroux (1146) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle, 33cL. @Poitiers, Palais_de_la_Bière. A sparkling black beer with a medium beige oily head ; medium retention ; good lacing. Coffee (+), toast, toffee, herb, alcohol. Medium sweet ; round ; warming background ; medium dry bitter ; good balance. Full body, average texture, light oily, average carbonation, bittersweet coffee finish, light warming background. Overall, a great one : delicious toasty coffe aroma ; good balance and body ; Ok texture, a bit too thin.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wim (3551) - Weelde, BELGIUM - OCT 14, 2015
At Home black dark brown colored body with an off white head and a malt coffee hops aroma a malt coffee chocolate sweet fruity alcholic bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4327) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 12, 2015
Bottle from World Beer Market. Emelisse Russian Imperial Stout 11% Viscous black with reddish highlights. Sweet maple, vanilla & cocoa. Thick oily viscousity. Very roasty, cocoa, coffee beans, and berries. Quite nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (1081) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 28, 2015
From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 06 18 Pours dark black liquid, big frothy brown head, Aroma: dark chocolate, espresso, alcohol, red berries, Taste: medium to heavy sweet, medium to heavy bitter, light to medium sour, dark chocolate, espresso, berries, quite strong alcohol, Palate: full body, creamy texture, average carbonation, long chocolate alcohol finish, Overall: fine, very good, but expected a bit more. Strong presence of alcohol all over the beer, rich, but not enough, lacks creamier body.


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