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

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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   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.


hansvf's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansvf (152) - - NOV 13, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2013 Superzwart. Geen schuim helaas. Ruikt lekker. Sterke maar lekkere smaak. Koffieachtig. Nu wel veel schuim. Stroperig. Lekker zoet.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
earwaxcowboy (4) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
33 cc bottle, drinking temperature 14c. aroma, coffee, blue cheese, charcoal, wasabi. Pitch black thick body, light brown head and great lacing. Oily and syrupy palate. A bitter aftertaste that keeps on lingering for a long time... hmmmm

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BagerPL (76) - - SEP 13, 2014
Ocenę przysłania mi użycie w piwie chmielu ziołowego, którego nie lubię, poza tym treściwe i aksamitne.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1198) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2014
330mL bottle BB 12/2015 Amazing looking beer; jet black, opaque with a big rocky orange-tan head persisting. Serious nose to it; coffee-liqueur, dark chocolate, black plums/fruits & dried fruit, molasses & soy sauce. Thick, oily viscous body, low carbonation, very long on the palate. Luscious, decadent palate; liqueur-like chocolate & coffee, cocoa, cookies, anise, tar, spicy hops, sultanas & dates & prunes - so much going on. Big lingering bitterness, long warm finish. Top notch Imperial stout!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Unde (358) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Black beer with not much head but some lacing is there. Aroma has licorice, anise, smoke and grapefruit. Taste has anise, grapefruit, grassy hops, lots of roasted malts and slight alcohol booze in the end. Medium body with low-to-medium carbonation. There was some weird grassy/anise taste to it that I disliked.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
WouterVG (25) - BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2014
An IRS like it should be, full bodied and well balanced. If you don’t need a fork and knife to drink it, it’s not a stout.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - SEP 10, 2014
Een enorm slecht bier, niet te drinken. We hebben met 4 ervan geproefd en niemand kon meer dan een slok binnenkrijgen

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (959) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours black, with a small off white head. Aroma is roasted malts with liquorice, cocoa, tar, tobacco and coffee. Full body with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet burned malts with cocoa and liquorice, giving a sweet malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jpkeskinen (219) - FINLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Drank as draught. Very strong taste with some smoke. Maybe some licorice too. Looks great too.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Procent (86) - POLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Aromaty palone, głównie kawa, lekki karmel, wszystko bardzo kremowe. Kolor czarny, nieprzejrzysty, pod światło ciemnorubinowy. Piana niewielka, beżowa, ładny lacing. W smaku mocno palone, wytrawne kawowe. W tle słodkie nuty karmelowe. Konsystencja kremowa, odczucie w ustach pełne, goryczka wysoka. Dla mnie goryczka za wysoka, ale piwo bardzo dobrze złożone, gęste, kremowe. Warka do 09.2016r.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andy_ (683) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2014
330 ml bottle @ De Drie Dorstige Horsten, Utrecht. Originally rated 2014-08-30.
Dark brown, almost black beer with big mocha colored head leaving lacing. Aromas of sweet dark cake, milk chocolate, licorice and piney hops. Flavor has licorice, bitterness, sweet brown sugar and just some roasted malts. Quite full and slick palate with stinging bitterness. Quite strong bitterness blending with heat and burn of alcohol and aftertaste of liquoricish sweetness. Almost like an Imperial Black IPA, really heavy on the hops. Also licoricy sweet and burning but not boozy, just like salmiakkikossu.


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