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Emelisse White Label Imperial Russian Stout (Ardbeg BA)

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

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aged in Arberg barrels.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adster (400) - HUNGARY - SEP 25, 2014
Kőkemény imperial stout, mely Ardbeg whisky befolyásolásától fűtve erősen tőzegfüstös, halvány acetonos, de leginkább bőrszagú aromákat domborít ki; nem a szűz torkoknak való nedű lesz. Szájban tartva igazán telt, óvatos szénsavtartalmú, és fanyarul édes-savanyú ízhatás kerít hatalmába minket, de természetesen az igazi csattanó a korty végeztével következik be, melynek során megízlelhetjük a füstös whisky-jegyek által belengett kalmopyrines keserűséget, amivel az egyébként sima és bársonyos test búcsúzik.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mutz (602) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2014
Zwart van kleur, ik moest moeite doen om er wat kraag op te krijgen maar eenmaal aanwezig bleef die onverwacht lang en plakkerig aanwezig. Olieachtige dik. Aroma van drop,stroop, peper. De whisky, hout en turfgeur rook ik alleen in het begin even. Smaakt pittig peperig, koffie, vaag whisky, vrij zoet. Veel body en nasmaak. Goed spul.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (1824) - BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
The Ardbeg barrel aged version of Emelisse Imperial Russian Stout. Thin beige head, colour totally black. Strong peaty and whisky-like aroma, bitter chocolate, restrained candied fruitiness, coffee powder and ashes. Velvety and powdery mouthfeel, concentrated flavour, dry and very smoky with strong roasted bitterness, peaty and alcoholic finish, but not too wry; whisky is present from beginning to finish, as if it were effectively added - not very subtle, actually. Interesting and complex enough, though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wvhoran (256) - Tasmania, - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle. Black with a light brown head. The aroma is fruity and dense, with shovelfuls of peat. The flavor is sweet, peat, some chocolate and dark roast malts. Recommend sharing a bottle but one to yourself is quite an experience. Not my favourite of the series even though I enjoy an Ardbeg from time to time.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (2328) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is peaty, chocolate, taste is sweet and chocolatey, thin, dry and peaty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
substithijs (6) - - AUG 9, 2014 does not count
Great imperial stout but have a hard time finding the ardbeg Poured an ardbeg supernova next to it and the beer compliments the whiskey. Overall a great beer with an explosian of taste

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maarten1993 (315) - - JUL 9, 2014
Drank in Tilburg 08-07-2014. Good beer. Hardly any carbonation. Smells like oak/roasted and smoke (strong smoke). Different BA taste than normal, hardly any sweetness or bourbon hints. Very complex taste of dark chocolate, coffee, slightly roasted, smoke and a lot of other flavors that I can’t name very good. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (1037) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 18, 2014
shared 33cl bottle. poured dark black with a tan head. oak, peat, roasted malts, chocolate, dark roasted coffee, turf, iodine, smoke, i’m trying to like the peated BA beers.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garlic_of_Doom (471) - SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a fizzy creamy head, rests down to a ring. Aroma has peat, smoke cigar, slight alcohol Taste is sweet up front followed by peat, cigar roasted malt, slight hop bitterness. Full bodied, low carbonation, thick mouth feel. Peaty, smokey after taste.
Sure, the barrel ageing takes a bit over hand but hey, I love peaty stouts. :)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (855) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2014
330ml bottle, pours black with very little head and little fizz, the aroma is chocolate malt, a little coffee, but mainly peaty, smoky aromas of the Ardbeg whisky balancing the malt sweetness. Very rich and moreish, abv evident but drinks well and balanced.


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