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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial Stout
Kamperland, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Emelisse White Label Imperial Russian Stout (Bunnahabhain BA) ].
Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy - creamy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, coffee, chocolate, smoke, wood, peat. Flavour is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dry, peat, wood, alcohol, sharp. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20140117]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2013
From cask. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is iodine and dark tarish. Thick malty, iodine and tarish. Lasting dark smoked and thick peated.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
oh6gdx (20244) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 15, 2013
Bottled. More or less black colour, small brown head. Aroma is leather, mild peat, some vanilla and nicely fit in liquorice, roasted malts and some herbal notes, Flavour is peat, some mild peat smoked notes (mixed with burnt wood) as well as some slight alcohol. Very thick when pouring, and extreme palate. Brilliance, I can’t really say much more on this one...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14340) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle from Speciaal Bier Winkel, Bodegraven, bb 03/2015
parallel with the Bowmore version

Black color, with sparse bubbles, not yet a full head. The aroma has clearly more iodine and sea character than the Bowmore. Full bodied, with very good chocolate flavor, light dusty touch, some liquorice, some iodine and peat (less than suggested by the aroma); quite strong bitterness, but well balanced overall.
Very good, a bit too roasty and dusty though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14062) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2013
bottle at home ...deep black .... thin tan head ... soft massive peaty nose ... dark roast ... dark peat ...smokey malts .. chewy woody malts ... light tcp ... not me but actually not to shabby for a smokey one

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
saxo (13812) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (13761) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle @ First Semester Ulfborg, 2014. Pours black with a small creamy head. Peat and alcohol. Roast, charcoal and peat. Extreme and quite filthy. Overdone..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13198) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12472) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Bottled 330ml Peta1 Almost opaque black color, tiny brown head. Excellent peat-smokey aroma with some wood and licorice. Full-bodied, high viscocity. Roasted, lots of Isley whiskey peatyness and ... whiskey. Lingering smokeyness. Nice.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2014
Vestjysk Vinter Vanvid januar 2014. Black with a small tan head. Aroma of licorice, iodine and peat smoke. Sweet peated flavour with alcohol and roasted, ashy finish.


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