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


on tap


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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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorisPPattyn (8195) - Ursel, BELGIUM - FEB 1, 2012
No head, viscously pouring oil-black beer. Sweetish smelling, chocolate nose; roasted, nutty touches and a - difficultly qualifyable - spirit aroma. Chocolate, coffee, and a massive spirit/whisky presence. Roastiness held in check, alcoholburn not! Black chocolate-covered dried fruits as raisins, plums or apricots. Very thick & viscous, long-lasting rroasted-sweetish flavours. What a warmth! Many thanks to Kees!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4117) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2012 Draft @ acbf. Aroma is huge roast, smoky malt and whiskey, coffee, liquorice and more. Subtle coat of fruity and full Glen Elgin. In the flavour the whiskey takes a more dominant position. The roast is pushed to the back while the malts come more upfront. Fruity notes, smokey notes. Nice one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (7367) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 29, 2012
Bottle - thanks Todd! Very dark brown pour with zero head. Nose is whiskey, wood, and a hint of cherry. Palate is medium, and maybe a touch flat. Taste is very woody, with some whiskey warmth. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (6040) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle from Klooster. Black pour with brown head. Chocolate, whiskey anD vanilla in the aroma. Flavor also has some sweetness and coffee. Lovely beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beer4000 (4818) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2012
Sampled @ HaandBryggeriet Beer festival 2012. A black body with a small beige head. Nice and strong aroma of dark malt, whisky, coffee and some peat. Flavor is sweet and bitter, dark malt, whisky, coffee, dry fruit and warming alcohol. The whisky is clearly represented but not overwhelming. Full body and long aftertaste. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
n0mel (250) - FINLAND - OCT 26, 2012
(From notes 25 Oct, 2012) Bottle. Practically no head. The beer is almost pitch black. Aroma is sweet and wineish. Flavor toward a sweet soy sauce. Mouthfeel is watery, i.e. low viscosity, does not feel smooth/creamy as many others do. Finish is a alcoholic warming bitterness.

I realized while drinking this beer that I had a slight cold. I was not able to get the full experience. I suspect I would give this one a higher score when my left nostril actually lets air flow through it properly.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (21545) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 31, 2012
Bottled@omhper. Black colour, small brown head. Aroma is fudge, toffee, caramel, some liquorice as well as mild whiskyish notes. Flavour is liquorice, toffee, mild tart wood, vanilla and some slight notes of alcohol. Smooth and rather balanced.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (6748) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Bottle provided by Borresteijn. Thanks man! Pours jet black with a small beige head. The aroma is sweet roasted with sweet whisky notes. Oak and chocolate. The flavor is sweet roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and oak. Dark berries and dry sweet finish. Great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1897) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2013
En flaska som legat till sig något år. Smak och doft av choklad, laktris, vanilj med toner av tobak, läder, plommon och farinsocker. Syrlig, rund och med en tydlig beska.

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