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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial Stout
Kamperland, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ober (2806) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2012
a pitch black colored beer, with a thick foamy dark beige head. The aroma of wood, whisky, dark roasted malt and dark fruits. The taste of soft dark fruits, wood, hints of vanilla, roasted mald and chocolate. The aftertaste is sweet, bitter and has roasted malt.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (9050) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 27, 2012
from Erzbierschof - very dark brown, almost black beer with a poor head retention; peated whisky-like aroma with notes of caramel and cherry; quite thick and full-bodied; some sweetness below soon overwhelmed by a solid and long lasting bitterness; long lasting whisky-like smokey notes; caramel, earth and licorice in the finish - splendid !

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Idiosynkrasie (3232) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 9, 2012
330ml bottle. Pitch black with very small, creamy, lacing, reawakening, beige head. Intense, heavy, complex, dark malty aroma with oak, leather and peat notes, a vanilla touch, Whiskey in general, minimal hints of liquorice and balsamico. Taste has intense, dry notes of leather,peat and sweat, is dark malty, minimally roasty, minimally biting and has a deeply warming alcoholic touch in the finish. A perfect example of a BA beer - the BA flavours are complement in a strict sense, they are neither overdone nor even do they predominate the beer completely as so often in other cases.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (6326) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 23, 2012
33cl bottle from Emelisse biershop, BB 09/2013. Brune foncée, col fin allant sur le café au lait avec pas mal de levure présente dans le verre dès les 2/3 de la bouteille. Arôme alterne les notes de malt grillés, cara avec une belle profondeur de chocolat et de tourbe le tout mettant en avant le whisky. En bouche, malté sur un long profile chocolaté qui reste bien dans la lignée de la version régulière. Le profile tourbe/peat est présent sans être trop dérangeant. Le Jack Daniels rajoute ce bon côté whisky boisé. Dommage pour un fini qui prend trop d’influence de la levure.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (8537) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2012
Thanks to ibrew2or3! Nearly black color with a brown head. Aroma is roasty, booze, oak, asphalt and molasses. Smooth cocoa notes, JD, charred oak, roast. Nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 10, 2012
Bottle from Pibar, Lausanne; 9.5% ABV
Black color, brownish sparse head. The dark chocolate aroma has delicate notes of peat, wood, light cheese; maybe some iron; overall it’s also quite original.
Very rich dark chocolate flavor, where the Bourbon, the oak and the peat contribute with an evident yet elegant character; there is some tar, light liquorice, moderate residual sweetness, and the finish is balanced and a bit salty, with shy alcohol warmth.
Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2201) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 21, 2012
Shared by Ibrew2or3! Pours dark brown with an espresso head. Aroma has whiskey, vanilla and wood. Taste follows suit with more vanilla and whiskey. Thinner bodied and a slick mouthfeel. Surprisingly, this is quite easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4256) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2012
Bottle shared. Dark brown pour with a tiny beige head. Aroma is strong peat and whiskey, soy sauce and leather. Initial chocolate, coffee, roasted, dark fruit flavour quickly overwhelmed by the peat into a medicinal bitter finish. Low carbonation and full bodied. A bit much...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (4662) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2012
33cl bottle courtesy of Kermis. Thin white head. Dark ruby pour. Lovely after taste. Another great Emelisse beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
magdalar (513) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - APR 3, 2012
33cl bottle. Pours a dark brown-black with a thin off white head. Smells peaty, a bit smoky, whisky, malt. Tastes sweet, malty, smoky.. a bit like an Aecht version of a RIS. Full boded, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Beautiful.


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