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Brewed by Nils Oscar
Style: Foreign Stout
Nyköping, Sweden

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RATINGS: 662   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Nils Oscar Imperial Stout is brewed only in a limited edition. Also Nils Oscar Imperial Stout was awarded as the best beer in the world. This beer is brewed with many varieties of hops and malt, nothing saved to make the stout full of character. Imperial Stout is best enjoyed combined with the dessert but works wonderfully with oysters. The Nils Oscar Imperial Stout can be enjoyed today but preferably mature a couple of years.


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4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cool_Bond (1928) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, - FEB 9, 2013
Could this be the best Imperial Stout I drinking? Maybe so. The scent is not as heavy as I thought it would be. The taste, however, is heavenly. Yeah, I need to say more? The aftertaste is never ending. It’s like an Imperial Stout should taste. Perfect beer I think.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turtles (229) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2015
330 ml bottle. Black with a tan head. The aroma of soy sauce and burnt malts. The flavor starts sweet and plenty of dried dark fruit, candies and and milk chocolate. Then gets a little rough of wood chips and smoke. The aftertaste is dry and bitter, a bit like eating a box of chalks. Unfortunately, the thin body makes it bit watery. I’d like to have a more compact feeling that we normally find in an imperial stout.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopmaestro (398) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2015
Aroma is standard stout sensations, nothing really pops out but there is roasted malts, coffee and a smaller note of chocolate. The taste is solid and robust stout, very well contained and in the area where it is supposed to be. It is diplomatic and well mannered, almost excusing itself for invading your privacy. But... it fades away really quick, and I don’t get that much of after taste. And I guess here’s where the "Foreign Stout" classification sets in, it delivers more than a Porter, but it lacks the muscle and power from a modern Imperial Stout to hang around and keep you company. Still, it’s Swedish, robust, very well brewed and perfect as a weekday stout with its slightly lower abv.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (1813) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2015
Svart med høyt lys brunt skum. Lite lukt, iskaffe og kakaopulver. Lett bitter brent karamell og mørk sjokolade. Lett imperial stout, litt søtlig avslutning.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (372) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Pours black with a brownish head that recedes to a bubbly lacing. Aroma is roast malts, raisins and rye bread. Taste is rye bread, roast malts and slightly sweet. Medium bodied and quite oily.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (3219) - FINLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Tap@mitm, 2010. Black. Dark roasty coffee, dry chocolate. Roasty, some salt licorice. Pretty ok. Not overpowering or sweety full. More like a robust porter than impy.

-- bb

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1895) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Aroma: coffee, toasted malts, chocolate, quite intense. Appearance: black, medium creamy beige head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: light sweets continue, chocolate, light bitters coming up, some coffee, average-long finish, Overall: excellent Imperial Stout, not too heavy, yet remains nicely balanced and complex. Bottle from Beers of Europe, Kings Lynn.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5832) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, aroma and taste of chocolate, sweet, chewy, tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2014
Backlog. Dominated coffee and chocolate, some caramel and dried fruits aswell.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
simont1 (364) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2015 Black with thin head. Nice roast on this one, a lot of coffee and some slight chocolate. Taste is upfront a nice bitterness which evens out with the coffee and roastiness, very one trick pony forward, but still, nice, and an excellent stout for 7%.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hoppsan (151) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
Sunday Stout Series. 33 cl bottle. Pours dark opaque brown with small head. Coffee, chocolate and some toffee and fruit notes in aroma and taste. Well balanced in bitterness, sweetness and ABV! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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