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Emelisse White Label Imperial Russian Stout (Buffalo Trace BA)

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (5646) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2015
33cl Bottle, thanks Potje! Black, beige-brown head. Aroma of chocolate, soft sweet bourbon, vanilla, cream, hard-roasted malts, mocha, coffee. Flavour is sweet, hard-roasted malts, vanilla, oak, mocha, lots of chocolate, all very creamy and well-integrated. Full bodied, but easy drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3432) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2015
Bottled. Pours black with a small, creamy and tan head. Aroma of hard roasted malt, chocolate and bourbon. Sweet flavor that end up dry, with alcohol notes and slightly bitter. Medium to full bodied, oily texture and soft to flat carb. A excellent impy. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Przemek1992 (66) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Aromat: Wanilia beczka, Kawa, czekolada, karmel, toffi, lukrecji. Smak ponownie wanilia i burbon, Czekolada, kawa, karmelu, lukrecji, ciemne owoce. beczka jak zwykle robi robote

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sebilinz (1224) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle. Thanks to Saeglopur. Black body brown head. Aroma is dark roasted malts, coconut coffee chocolate with some barrel and vanilla also hints of dried fruits and alcohol. Taste is chocolate coffee with some sugar and caramel also vanilla and dried fruits. Aftertaste is bitter dark chocolate with cocoa and hints of sweet roasted malts. Very nice one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Werckmeister (1297) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 24, 2015
330ml bottle at home. black color, small dark coffee-colored head. smells wood, some sweetness, liqueur, coconut, chocolate, creamy, bourbon. full body, soft carbonation, full creamy mouthfeel. tastes wood, liqueur, very lightly roasted, chocolate, light coconut, some brown sugary sweetness, also light sour notes, hints of dark fruits. finishes with wood and light coffee roast notes and also chocolate. very nice beer. great balance. Not overly complex (compared with other Imp Stouts) but I love the creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Saeglopur (1334) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUN 11, 2015
330 ml bottle from Ammersin Centerstore, Brunn/Gebirge.
Black body, with a medium, dense, creamy, coffee colored head.
Wonderful aroma of bourbon, coconut, vanilla, melting chocolate, coffee, some dried fruits.
Taste is as delicious, with coffee, wood, bourbon, coconut, dark chocolate, liquorice, some tobacco.
Full, creamy mouthfeel, with a soft carbonation.
Finishes warm, roasty-bitter, dry, with coffee, wood, liquorice, dark chocolate, tobacco.

Very tasty! Brilliant example of a Bourbon BA Imperial Stout, greatly balanced, with the bourbon not too dominant. Very well hidden alcohol. The only little flaw is a slightly too roasty-bitter finish for my taste, otherwise just delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yngwie (15759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 25, 2015
On tap at Haand Festival. A black one, topped by a finger-thick, creamy, tan head. Looking absolutely gorgeous. The aroma is almost equally wonderful, with chocolate and coffee dominating, still leaving room for the booze and a faint woody hint. The flavor is sweet, but far from too sweet, and there’s s fine bitterness bringing some balance. Brown sugar, booze and even more focus on the chocolate and coffee than in the aroma. It’s full-bodied, warming and with a dryish, lasting finish. Wow, this was a treat. 140524

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike_77 (4317) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2015
Black with coffee coloured head. Sweet bourbon aroma but also with some dark, roasted malts. Flavour does have a roasted, coffee bitterness but the bourbon sweetness keeps up its presence. Smooth, silky, rich.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (2156) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle, shared @ home. Black color. Brown head, with short retention. Aroma’s: bourbon, alcohol, sweet, molasses, roast. Retronasal: bourbon, sweet, alcohol, molasses. Flavor: moderate sweet, bourbon whiskey, light fruity sourness. Medium to full body. Long finish with lots of roast and chocolate, moderate bitter. Nice, but a tad bit too much on the bourbon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maakun (2030) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle at oak aged festival. Black with big nice looking beige head. Roasted malts, lots of fresh red berries and raspberry, thick chocolate, bourbon. Full bodied with light carbonation. Very nice.

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