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


on tap

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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Aged in Ardbeg barrels.

solros' rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
solros (88) - stockholm, - APR 17, 2013
The beer tastes and has a whiff of smoke, raisins with a sweet combination. A very good beer, though it has a high content of alcohol that I can not feel. Drink it like to dessert.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (787) - Kiel, GERMANY - OCT 22, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2016 Die für mich so typisch, mit DeMolen Biere verbindende, medizinische Kühle ist definitv auch hier anwesend. Das Ardberg Fass hat also sein teuflisches Werk vollbracht, denn auch starke Rauchschwaden ziehen durch den Schlund. In der Nase noch klar vom Schlage Whisky, geht’s im Mäulchen erst richtig rund. Die ölige Textur spielt ihr ganzes OEuvre aus, der Sud gleitet förmlich die Kehle hinab, und hinterläßt üppig angesüßte Rauchröstflavours der Extraklasse. Am Ende vielleicht etwas zu kantig und alkoholisch. Trotzdem kommen irgendwann auch unsere allseits beliebten Hoppyhops zum Einsatz, maybe als rotfruchtiger Überwurf !? Who knows ?? 🙂 0,33/7€ aus dem CRAFT BEER STORE HH. BOTTLE.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LRonCupboard (42) - ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2016
Bottle at arendsnest. Pitch black, good beige head - long lasting. Monster medicinal sweet peat aroma, with lots of malt and bonfire smoke. Pretty full body, light carbonation. Immense peat hits you on tasting, with moderate sweetness. Medicinal theme continues in a roasted, burnt tar like, boozy long finish. Decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (1692) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2016
Bottle shared at Murphy’s Law, The Hague. Pitch black pour with a nice tan head. Notes of peat, smoke, whiskey, dark chocolate, raw cocoa powder. Full body, medium to low carbonation and a smokey bitter-sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rask0lnikov (786) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 12, 2016
330ml bottle. BB 2020. Pitch black colour. Beige mexium head. Smoke, peat, raisins, sourness of the berries, hints of bread in the aroma. Smoke, peat at first. Lots of whiskey. Alcocholy notes. Hints of chocolate, raisins. Hints of smoke, oakiness and very light notes of cocoa. Whiskey and alcochol in the aftertaste. Makes warm inside. Rather heavy bodied. Rather heavy bodied, bitter, tart peated and alcocholy palate. Ardberg barrel tends to bring out lot of smoke and peat. Alcochol here makes it too harsh. Otherwise quite interesting brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kanaclane (347) - - JUL 28, 2016
Nez: Tourbé, café, fruits secs Bouche: Café, chocolat noir, noisette, whisky tourbé, vanille, fin de bouche sur le whisky et la noisette Un petit "wow effect" ! C’est excellent !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (2488) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JUL 27, 2016
Draft 0.15l at Proeflokaal Arendsnest Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 03.06.2016. Taste with cika Boban. Pour it dark color with small black head. Aroma of coffee, some red fruits. Taste starts with maybe too much smoked woody feel for me, continues with coffee, at the end good balance, long finish with sourish after taste. Good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFF (149) - - JUN 18, 2016
Arômes de chocolat, robe noire, mousse beige stable, faible carbonation. En bouche, cacao, amertume et grains torréfiés. Corps onctueux qui soutien le tout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vanvenlo (1787) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 16, 2016
Slowbeer ontap(4-Jun-16)Wood peat vanilla plum aroma.Oil colour,little head&suds lace.Peat vanilla, spirit plum flavour.Soft vanilla peat finish&whiskey malt spirit aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (613) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2016
330ml bottle BB Dec 2020. Impenetrable black with nice foamy persistent mocha head. Oak and peat smoke immediately apparent in the aroma, along with vanilla, roasted meat, leather, dark chocolate. Very smoky and oaky in flavour too, with big molasses, dark chocolate, espresso, vanilla, dry oak tannins. Quite dry and roasty in the finish. Medium to full bodied and lightly acidic. Really good but would’ve benefited from further aging to round it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lunkie (1827) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2016
Smokey burnt wood aroma. Dark brown colour great head and lacing. Smokey malt flavour. Smooth lingering palate.

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