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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial Stout
Kamperland, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Habanero (2577) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2013
Bottled. Pours opaque black with a medium sized, beige and short lasting, beige head, that leaves a good lacing. Aroma of slightly roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and whiskey notes. Sweet flavor that ends up with some alcohol. Medium to full bodied, creamy texture and flat to soft CO2. A deliceus and smooth impy stout. .★★★★

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
banii (236) - Trondheim, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle. Aroma of salt, bog, smoke and seaweed. Taste is salty, with some licorice, wood, vanilla, tar and lots of smoke.Truly a hardcore beer. To be shared by many.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (3219) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 10, 2013
Pourd dark black with a small, frothy tan head. Aroma of roast dark chocolate malt. Medium body, quite creamy sweet, low carbonation, flavour is a bit vinous with some roast malt. Dry but sweet aftertaste. Nice change from the usual Emelisse barrel aged versions.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kjorup (24) - DENMARK - JAN 26, 2013
33CL bottle. Near opaque, mahogany colored beer, with a small tan and a little lacing. Whiskey notes shine through in aroma along with coffee, roasted malt, vanilla, hops and peat. Soft almost flat carbonation, medium bodied, oily, finishes with alcohol warmth. Flavor is sweet, salt licorice, coffee, vanilla, whiskey barrel. All nicely balanced. Aftertaste is long lasting, sweet and slightly bitter.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pyrmir (3322) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2013
330 ml bottle. Aroma sweet with subtle whiskey notes, not as powerful as, say, the Ardbeg version. Personally, I think the subtle flavors are more pleasant than the dominating, in-your-face-flavors. Taste isn’t as sweet as expected, but with a rich, full malt body and a nice whisky finish. Very nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yorker (1167) - Herning, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2013
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a lot of sediment and a small tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, subtle smoke, liquorice, and hints of whiskey. Flavour is roasted malt, liquorice, and subtle whiskey – with some warming alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a pitch black with a tiny brownish head. Subtle roast aroma and some distinct whisky notes. Rich body, low carbonation, heavy roast and thick barrel accents. Rich boozy finish. 271212

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2246) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2012
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with brown edges and small tan head. Aroma of licorice, oak, light smoke/peat, coconut and sweet dark fruit. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter with notes of licorice, raw sugar and coconut. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (2035) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2012
Almost black with a tiny brown head. Fruity with wood tones. malt, fruit, wood and licorice. Full body with a bitter after taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
uckelman (258) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2012
Pours opaque black, almost no head. Aroma is berries, peat, the sea, malt. Mouthfeel is thinner than I expected, and a little oily. Strong malt on finish. I don’t know the whiskey, so I can’t comment on how it affects the flavor, but the flavor is excellent.


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