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

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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The Imp Russian Stout aged on a Bowmore Single malt barrel


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (5942) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
11.2 oz. bottle, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma brings out smoked whiskey notes, smoked malt, and some charred notes. Flavour is extremely smoky, but not overbearingly so, with lots of whiskey notes, loads of peat, roasted malt, and smoked meat. Very nice body with lots of smoke and peat, but never overburdening. Very good incorporation of the barrels – loads of peat, but it’s done well. Good stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bosbouw (1063) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2014 Mooie zwarte kleur met een volle bruine schuimkraag. Ruikte, caramel, chocolade, koffie en iets roasted. Smaakt lekker zwaar, koffie achtig met een brandende alchol nasmaak. Mooie rokerige smaak en iets peated.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (1427) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2013
Schenkt als motorolie, zwart met bruine kraag Aroma: koffie, chocolade, hout, gebrande en geroosterde mouten Smaken: stevig gemout, zoetje, gebrande en geroosterde mouten, koffie, stevige houtgerijpte smaken beter dan bepaalde whiskey barrel aging. Stevige body, zoet prima! Een van de betere zo niet de beste ba van emelisse

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Abijen (1336) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2013
Pours a beautiful black beer with a good tan head. Smells like coffee and choco. Taste is great. Burn coffee and choco.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (3051) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2013
Poured a dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of sweet, peated malt. Medium body, smooth and creamy. Flavour is almost rauched, vanilla smooth Islay flavour over the smokey malt

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vipinvelp (2048) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2013
Black with brown lasting and lacing foam head. Aroma is whiskey, some coffee, some nougat. Taste is like a salty whiskey, with long bitter turning aftertaste. A beer to drink very slowly. (Velp 201304)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larsniclas (5528) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2012
Sampled at SBWF-11 Black with a bubbly, beige head. Soft and smooth. Milky chocolate and cocoa powder. Vinous.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (13127) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 9, 2012
Bottle. A very dark brown beer, topped by a small, beige head. Nice piney, citrus peel-ish hoppyness in the aroma, with lots of coffee, roasted malts and some peat. The flavor is quite similar, with lots of hoppy flavors and a fine bitterness, and coffee, roasted malts and a touch of peat from the malts. Full-bodied, dryish and nicely carbonated mouthfeel, finishing with a nice bitterness and roasted malts. Certainly a nice one. 110916

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5263) - Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2012
Bottle shared by shigadeyo. Pours a murky dark brown color with some floaties and a small beige head. The aroma has dark fruits, chocolate, roasted malts and some moderate bourbon notes. The flavor has roasted malts, chocolate, raisins, oak, and moderate bourbon notes. These Danish imperial stouts are usually a bit strange and tougher to describe, but interesting nonetheless.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (10201) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2012
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is vanilla, hop, oak, licorice. Flavour is sweet, roasted malt, whiskey, oak , vanilla, coffee, licorice. Very nice beer.


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