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

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 105   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Imp Russian Stout aged on a Caol Ila Single malt barrel


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 19, 2012
Sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2012. Pours a pitch black beer with no head. The aroma is malt, smoke and peat. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweetness with smoke and peat. Overall a good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (4228) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle at ÖÖWF 2012. Lots of whiskey here, more balanced than the Ardbeg thou. Tastes clean, balanced with a nice bitterness in the after taste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SirLimpsalot (2668) - SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2012
@ Basunen: Stor rökig doft och smak, kladdig svart vätska som smakar skinka, rök och sälta. Efter att gommen har vant sig hittas kaffe, choklad och torv

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MotherBrother (813) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2012
Tap @ BBF. 12 Pour Pour black, with a small tan head. Aroma of peat, smoke, coffee, chocolate, more peat n’ smoke, slight hops. Taste is sweet upfront, with a roasty and bitter aftertaste. semi-full and oily body, with an average carb.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (18167) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2012
10th August 2012
GBBF. Opaque black - brown beer. Tidy tan head. Viscous palate, a little dry. Smooth rich dark malts. Big smoky Caol Ila - quite warm. A little lactose. Takes a little bit of getting used to but worth the perseverance. Warming finish with a subtle sweetness coming through.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19334) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty smoky chocolate aroma. Sweetish roasted malty ashy smoky woody chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty smoky ashy woody chocolate finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Uhlen (251) - Trondheim, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2012
On tap at de Wildeman, Amsterdam. Pours jet black with just a few medium tan bubbles on top, which stays there. Aroma of smoke from the caol ila whisky, and not much more. Taste of sweet licorice and anis. Also obviously alot of smoke, from the whiskybarrels. Delightful beer, glad I got here before they ran out (which they are about to do).

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrHangover (3214) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2012
Bottle. Very smokey aroma, full of whisky aromas. Very peaty flavors, jodiean, and alcohol. This is the best white label Thusfar

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (6582) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2012
Bottle at CB. Pours jet black with a beige head. Aroma of burnt wood, coal, whisky and roasted malt. Flavor is sweet roasted whisky malt with some burnt and coffee notes . Medium to full body, soft carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vaiz (3831) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2012 Bottle @ tasting. Black pour. Aroma full of peat, iodine. A bit too much whiskey for the thickness of this brew. Slightly bitter roasted flavor. Lovely aroma full of whiskey, peat and roasted malts. Interesting brew.


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