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


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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
magdalar (516) - Zurich, - OCT 8, 2012
A wonderful concoction. Smells sweet, with molasses and a hint of toffee. Tastes very sweet, with a small bitterness, and a feeling of honey. Some dark berries, a black currant perhaps. Texture is silky. Mildly cloying finish. Very little carbonation. I could drink this as a desert for quite some time...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (16867) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
23rd November 2014
Opaque black - brown beer, few pale tan bubbles, Palate is smooth and dry, not much carbonation. Smooth mild dark malts, fruity whisky, little dark chocolate. Light dry finish. The near flat body robs this of some vibrancy but it’s okay.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
k0mpsa (1490) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - APR 30, 2014
Bottle at tuulensuu, Tampere. Black color, small brown. Aroma is full roasty body, casks, licorice, coffee. Full body, roasty, coffee, whiskey cask, hoppu end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (9285) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 28, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes, fast schwarzes Bier mit geringer bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, Kaffee, Schokolade, holzig. Geschmack intensiv röstmalzig, holzig, Kaffe, Schokolade, leicht alkoholisch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (3603) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAR 4, 2014
Pours really flat, no gas remaining whatsoever. This one has dark malts and cocoa upfront with the whiskey flavour coming through quite delicately in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mortlach (1075) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 22, 2014
22/01/2014 Bir&Fud Bottega (330ml bottle). Nera, densa, impenetrabile, schiuma cappuccino non molto abbondante. Al naso sentori di malti tostati, botte, vaniglia, caffè, liquorosa, alcol. In bocca l’attacco è caffettoso, note di liquirizia, botte, acidula, complessa e appagante. Corpo pieno, carbonazione media. Ottima imperial stout!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moolesen (280) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Number 3 of a range of 7 Emelisse IRS. What an evening... Light small head. Sweet aroma gives hints of the barrel aging. The taste misses out the whisky taste. A bit disappointing. Still a nice beer, though. I just hoped for more. Guess a bit longer bartel aging would create a much better beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2014
Fra flaske, 33 cl. Sort med et lille beige skumhovede. Lav karboneret. Ristet malt. Tørv. Mørke lagrede frugter. Sødme. Lakrids, som bliver meget tydelig i munden. Det samme gør whisky-noterne. Lav bitterhed. Meget lækker!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (5320) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle from ABC Beers, Dean Haag. Poured a deep mahogany colour with no head and no life at all. The aroma is rich, alcoholic and peaty. The flavour is strong bitter, with a rich alcohol, liqourice, roasted malt and coffee palate. It’s a super beer no doubt, but this one is more than a year old and i’m surprised it had no life at all, but the flavour was unaffected by spending a year in my cellar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (2490) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 09.08.2013, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Basicly no head, some bubbles at best. Taste is slightly sweet and peated, dark malts, licorice, coffee, tar, dark sugar, caramel, oak, alcohol, grass, vanilla. Taste is slightly dry, dark malts, peat, oak, coffee, whisky, licorice, dark sugar, grass. Longlasting bitterness, slightly sour-ish dry mouthfeel. Not bat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2560) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2013
Surprisingly easy to drink for a white label, it’s not as thick. Notes of whiskey and chocolate. Decent irs.

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