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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial Stout
Kamperland, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13820) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle. A clear-looking very dark brown beer with a dense, beige head of moderate size. The aroma is very peated, with some roasted malts and coffee. The flavor too is dominated by peat, there’s too much of it I think. Roasted malts, coffee and some booze as well. Full body, some boozy warmth and a pleasant carbonation. Lasting peated finish. Overall, as mentioned it’s too peated, but it’s still nice.140117

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (7897) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ fonefan
Pours dark brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, peat, alcohol, caramel and wood. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long warm, roasted, peated and chocolate finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11505) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Almost black with a small light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, whisky and heavy peat. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 170114

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
saxo (14095) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are lots of peat, smoke, wood, roast malt and hops. Way too peated for me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moolesen (207) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 14, 2014
UPDATED: APR 30, 2014 Bottle 33 cl. Number 4 of a range of 7 Emelisse IRS. What an evening... Strong nose of iodine and peat. Extreme peated tast. It’s strong in aroma but even stronger in the taste. This is a beer you either love or hate. There is simple no mid way. After 15min. In the glass (needed to get used to it) the aroma went from extreme to very pleasant. Smoked bacon, peat and iodine are strongly present, but now forms a really nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nandelicious (10) - Zwaag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2014
Een gerookte geur en smaak ook de bitterheid overheerst ook in nasmaak . Dit. Bier is lekker met een rauw visje een Witrus die gezouten is .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gEUS (1178) - Linden, BELGIUM - JAN 9, 2014
330 ml bottle at home. Pours extremely deep brown to black with a creamy small darkbeige head. Highly roasted aroma, burnt wood, oak, smoky peat. Big body with nice roasty notes, sweetness in the middle, bitterness towards the end, peated aftertaste. Other taste components are salt, soy sauce, burnt suger, oyster sauce. Excellent beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaartenRF10 (1606) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle from brewery. Black colour, brown head. Full oily body with soft carbo makes it great to drink. Lots of peat and a nice malty backing with chocolate and some coffee.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (2864) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle at Craig’s tasting. Tcp, smoky whisky nose, it’s a bit thin, but rich chocolate and dry smoky roast taste.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (3673) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours blackest black with a tan head. Aromas of TCP, peat, vanilla. Taste is like chewing a stick. Too woody for me by far. Much better aroma than taste.


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