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


on tap

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RATINGS: 636   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hermod (4050) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2011
Bottle from Alko. Poured black color with a thin brown head. Roasted malt and milk chocolate in aroma. Coffee and roasted malt in flavor, coffee coming more through in finish, with some chocolate also. Alcohol well hidden. Nice IS.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JUN 17, 2011
Another great beer that I should have left for another occasion. Pulled it out of the cooler during a concert in 90 degree weather, bad mistake. I just couldn’t enjoy the flavors and aromas. It was pitch black and had a nice aroma to it, but my mouth was parched and I needed something lighter at the time.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Matts_Property (830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 7, 2011
11.2 oz. bottle, split with mcberko. Pours Black with a thin caramel head. Aroma of coffee/espresso, sweet dark fruits, dark chocolate. Flavour of dark chocolate, roasted coffee, dark fruit, booze, lightly smoked wood. Full bodied, obvious alcohol content. Really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (9220) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 7, 2011
11.2 oz. bottle, split with Matts_Property, pours black with a small ring of tan head. Aroma of rich roasted malt, oats, subtle espresso notes and mild chocolate. Flavour is quite dense with very rich roasted malts, espresso and hints of dark cocoa. Oily palate, with a slightly bitter finish. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (19128) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and molasses aroma with lots of hops too. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor with hoppy hints. Has a roasted malty chocolate and coffee finish wit hsome bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (4664) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 1, 2011
Thanks to IBrew2or3 for the share. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Nose is chocolate, slight dark fruit, hoppy (almost woody/ cedary), booze, and some heat. Flavor is similar with wood, roast, coffee, dark fruit, and some heat. Medium in body and not bad at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
reneehulshoff (2) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2011 does not count
This hoppy stout is a Russian with a hammer. with 11% alc. and a lot of taste it’s a bottle to share or to finish the night. A lot of hop tastes, chocolate and coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (3983) - Georgia, USA - MAY 27, 2011
Strong, oily aroma has roast coffee, molasses and miso components. It pours a deep, opaque sable just a whisker above black with a thick, fizzy and rather persistent light tan head. Rich, mouth-filling flavor has firm coffee, molasses, unsweet chocolate and nutty tones with hoppy and miso underpinnings, as well as quite an alcohol bite. Texture is smooth and thick, but tingly and lively as well, quite satisfying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Embrouille (2831) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 27, 2011
Bottled. Caramel, diacetyl, coffee, honey and boiled milk showing up in the nose. Good bitterness. Nice hops which are high on alpha acids. Full bodied. Slight carbonation. A remarkable amount of tar in the finish which is reminiscent of caramel and honey.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MissouriBrent (122) - Missouri, USA - MAY 25, 2011
Malty aroma with hint of dates and raisins. Some alcohol in the aroma. Lots of dark malty goodness wafts up from the creamy, dark tan head. Pitch black color. Creamy, with roast malt bitterness balancing the malt sweetness. Lingering chocolate malt astringency. Can taste what is almost like vanilla, but not quite. Not any sign of alcohol in the flavor. Just rich, sweet malt and lots of roast. Easy drinking RIS. Probably too easy drinking. This beer could get you in trouble quickly. I think I want to get in to trouble, so I’m pouring another bottle...

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