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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial Stout
Kamperland, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (23578) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2014
Draught at Borefts Bier Festival 2013. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate, bourbon and vanilla. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel and dark chocolate with notes of bourbon. Roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (17285) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2014
Tap at de molen 2013.... Deep black... Thin tan lacing... Soft chocolate.. Light whisky... Dark malt nose... Dark heavy malts.. Sweet roast... Chocolate and. Whisky

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2841) - Husum, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2014
Flaske:...........................................

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
saxo (14844) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle. Nice black head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich bourbon vanilla, roast malt, wood, fruits, chocolate and hops. Warming but balanced alcohol. Very nice!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DanielBrown (4112) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle from jmgreenuk - thanks John! Sweet and tasty. Smooth like a velvet codpiece. I know piss all about whiskey, but this Wild Turkey evidently offers sugary, chocolate to the mix. Little alcohol burn, but a liqueur piquancy. Pours beautifully.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dennoman (20) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2013
33cl bottle from Mitra, savored at home. Been a while since I last had this from the older batches, so glad to see they bottled this again. Pours a very dark brown with ruby tinges, leading up to a completely black body in the glass. Decent head retention with nice legs. Fairly subtle in the nose, with classic bourbon aromas and some hops. Onset of the palate is hoppy and bitter, gradually flowing into a roastier malt profile to finish with bourbon warmth and sweetness. Palate is pleasant, though slightly thinner than I remember it. Age might still do interesting things to this, but I stick to my statement that Emelisse is Holland’s most consistent craft brewery at this point in time, and this beer just cements that reputation. Still the best Dutch imperial stout as it stands, being fairly fresh as it is. Very good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zita (5496) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2013
nice light burnt and porty aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, soft carbonation, nice creamy bitter finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sureshpa (330) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2013
Aroma: Chocolate(bitter), little vanilla, light booze, dried dark fruits, roast(nuts) Appearance: Dark dark brown, red glow, no see through, dark beige head, sticks to the glass, creamy foam, medium lace Taste: Wow, chocolate, light booze, coffee(bitterness), roasted chestnut, leathery, oily aftertaste, very good balance

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
langeveld12 (292) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2013
Pours a small light brown frothy head that mostly diminishes. Body is black. Aroma contains moderate malts (light bread, hay, milk chocolate, coffee, roasted malts), light hops (flowers, pine, lemon), light yeasts (leather) and alcohol (booze), grape, raisin, cherry, pineapple, oak, licorice, cola and spices. Flavor is light acidic, then sweet and bourbon coming up, to finish in bitter and warming alcohol. Body is full and syrupy, carbonation is soft. Fantastic beer full of flavors and aroma's. The Wild Turkey just adds to the fun.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
thewolf (11492) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle, bought @ Voldby Købmandsgård. Pours completely opaque black with a giant, staying, creamy, beige head. A clear 5. Aroma has sweet vanilla, roasted malts, soft tar and smoke, nuttiness. Overall really like pleasant. Medium to low carbonation, fine creamy and elegant dryness. Flavour is amazingly balanced, dark chocolate aplenty, vanilla, light roasted. No tar in the flavour. Light vinious and warming. Just really amazing.


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