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

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Aged in Arberg barrels.


Camons' rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5636) - Hasselager, - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle @ DōE meeting. Pours black with a small light brown head. Arom of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, whisky, oak, peat. Flavor of malts, coffee, smoke, tar, peaty whisky, aok, booze. Medium body, soft carbonation, slight alcohol burn in the finish. 190912


4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maarten1993 (272) - - 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 canít name very good. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (887) - 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, iím 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 (443) - 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 (759) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gerbeer (1675) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
330 mel bottle. Pours black with very light head. Aromas of peat smoke and black coffee. Flavors of peat smoke, grass, heavily roasted malts, vanilla and coffee. Smooth smokiness that does not get overpowered by the ABV.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DwarfeD (843) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
33cl bottle from BierNavigatie. Dark brown (almost black) with a small tan head. Full body with light to moderate carbonation. Sweet with some coffee and herbal tones. Coffee, chocolate, brown sugar, caramel, wood, herbs, warming alcohol and dark fruits. A woody imperial stout with a nice whiskey vibe.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (2939) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle at Tom?s apartment. Opaque black with thin but lacy brown foam. Aroma is really smoky, peated, but with some chocolaty notes as well, even a bit of vanilla. Taste is smoky, peaty, the strong sweet imperial stout flavors seem able to support the load however, lending some "balance" to the mix. Palate is heavy, full bodied with light-med carbonation. Quite nice once you can tame the peaty aroma.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (2644) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle (330 ml). Black with a small ring of beige foam. Aroma is heavily peated with tobacco, light chocolate and caramel. Taste is also heavily peated with tobacco, chocolate and caramel. Full bodied. Moderate carbonation. Lingering peated finish. The good thing about the peat is that it hide the alcohol. The bad thing is that it also hide almost everything else. Balance isnít perfect at all, but it isnít horrible either. Really peat forward. Itís still a pretty good RIS.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (2070) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle 330 ml at home, into a snifter. ABV 11% as the others. Pours a pitch black beer, with a small and thin dark brown head, mostly consisting of big bubbles, but with great retention. Aroma of whiskey, peat, roasted malts and coffee, a bit of alcohol. Taste is once again great, lots of roasted malts and their light bitterness, vanilla, light alcohol but in general very well hidden, whiskey, a bit of smoke on the finish. Full body, low carbonation, sticky on the palate. Another well done from Emelisse.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Abijen (1395) - ís-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2014
Pours a pitch black beer with a slowly growing tan brown head. Beautiful. Smells paint, peated, roasted, ash and coffee. Tastes chocolate, coffee bitter, peated, roasted. Nice! Low carbo, medium to thick body and an oily texture.


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