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

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on tap
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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Imp Russian Stout brewed with only Sorachi Ace. First brewed in 2012.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3073) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2013
Poured a dark brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma of muted roast malt. Medium to full body, creamy smooth. Flavour is vanilla, roast malt, bitter coffee and milk chocolate with a lingering bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
pettersundlof (21) - SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2013
Full bodied stout but with absolutely lovely subtle hop aroma and taste characteristics

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10091) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2013
Linköping Beer Expo 2013. Black beer with a small brownish head. Malty vinous aroma, chocolate, toffee, caramel, vanilla, roasted, tar, dades, ash, nutty, some bitterness, floral, some mint. Roasted chocolate finish, caramel, vanilla, chocolate, cocoa powder.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013
@BBF12. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and light perfume. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, liquorish, coffee and perfume. Good balance.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
makromaniak (129) - Tilburg, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2013
Nice one Bubbermannn. My favourite Emelisse beer. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, light to moderate hoppy, grass. Flavour is quite sweet and bitter, finish flavour is the other way around witha long duration.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14449) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
15th April 2012
Opaque black - brown beer. Little tan head. Smooth palate, softish. Creamy and smooth dark malts, not bitter or roasty. Nice Sorachi hops - the lemon cream blends in very well. Smooth and well joined up. Nice one Kees.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LoFi (1554) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2013
Bottle. Black with a light brown head. Aroma: hard lemon candies, snaps med dill, chocolate, licorice. Taste: roasted, licorice, vinous, red berries, licorice, chocolate, finish is light puckering. Quite full bodied. My least favourite IRS from Emelisse, I would have preferred any other single hop.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gEUS (998) - Linden, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2013
330 ml bottle - taken from notes. Pours deep brown with no head. Aroma is greeny and veggie. It adds somewhat to the complexity. Medium body, round and bitter in aftertaste. Like.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (3687) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2012
(bottle) pours a pitch black colour with a creamy brown head. aroma of soy sauce, caramel, herbal hops, earth, coffee and cornflakes, quite tangy. flavour is mostly the same, heavy soy sauce, earth and dill, with underlying notes of toasted malts, brown sugar, dark chocolate and a hint of alcohol in the finish. heavy-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3317) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 13, 2012
The head is ok, the body black. It smells creamy, roasty, buttery. The taste is strange-hoppy, bitter, creamy. Not my favourite hop but drinkable! 11/8/8/8/-/8


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