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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Imp Russian Stout brewed with only Sorachi Ace. First brewed in 2012.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lilja (2499) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2015
Flaska från Saveur Bieré. Smak och doft av mörk choklad, röda bär, aska, saltlakrits, karamell, med toner av kokos och rostade toner. Lagom sötma, salt, fin beska med toner av grapefrukt och mörk bitter choklad.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kanaclane (264) - - JUN 15, 2015
Nez: Chocolat noir, noix de coco Bouche: Chocolat noir, café, noix de coco, citronnée, liquoreuse Il faut aimer les bières très épaisses, Elle est très difficile à définir tellement c’est complexe. Encore une excellente bière de chez Emelisse

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TET (2437) - Kaarina, FINLAND - JUN 14, 2015
A black beer, a head is small and light brown. Aroma has liquirice, sweetness of berries and some salt liquirice and meat. Taste has salt liquirice, some roastiness and sourness. Almost full bodied, low carbonation, slightly sticky. Simple and salt liquirice IS, no notes of unique Sorachi Ace. Good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hermod (5460) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 17, 2015
33cl bottle, bbe 12/2015. Pours black in color, thin but lasting brown head. Roasted malty aroma, licorice, dark chocolate, tar. Full bodied, dry, roasted malty flavor, licorice, ash, cocoa notes. Flavorful IS, alcohol well hidden, not very sweet either. Can’t find Sorachi here though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (1110) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours a black body with a dark tanned smallish head. Roasty aroma with coffee and dark chocolate. Taste has similar flavors, liquorice, coffee, leathers and hints of vanilla. Moderate to high roastyness. Lasting bitter finish. Full bodied and softly carbonated.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (3644) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2015
330ml bottle from Saveur-Biere.fr. Pours very dark with a light mocha aroma. Taste is bright and full of life. Deep, resonating Imperial stout roasted elements brightened by Sorachi’s unmistakable character adding a touch of creaminess to a slick oily feel. Big, bold and flavoursome.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skortila (5100) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2015
Bottled. 30cl sample. The aroma has chocolate, roast, hint of grass and citrus. Black coloured beer with a thin beige/brown head. The taste is medium sweet, has some lasting bitterness, roast, chocolate and fruity tones. Full bodied, bit sticky. Nice one.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TaxiDriver (1672) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle. The smell of dark chocolate, mocca and coffee, malty. The beige head is foamy with a normal size, the duration is short. The body is black. A strong taste of coffee and malt, quite bitter. The body is very strong and creamy-oily, you can nearly chew it. The carbonation is rather flat.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (17990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle from Brewery Creek; bb 2015-12
Black color, small head. Excellent Imperial Stout, roasty, tarred, moderately sweet, with leather notes; there is also some liquorice flavor, blue cheese aroma, cocoa nibs, light malt sourness; good bitterness level, but not necessarily evidence of Sorachi Ace.
Overall, an interesting, excellent beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (5050) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2015
Pours a large brown creamy head atop an opaque black body. Nose of coffee and ash. Flavour is nice, smooth, with a slight alcoholic burn. Some of the roasted malt melds with a milky coffee ground leaving a tingle on one’s tongue. Purchased at Metro Liquors University Heights for around $7.


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