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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Imperial Stout
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 527   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Odins Tipple was meant to be a strong beer, but we changed our minds...its still strong but we wont follow the mega strong trend. It should be possible to make great beer without the extreme alcohol potency. Odins Tipple is now approx 11% abv, it’s a dark almost black beer from lots and lots of chocolate malt. Its the malt that contributes the flavor...no added coffee or anything else, Its got a great body without being old engine oil and still very drinkable due to the wild yeast we use. This beer is made with a single strain of wild yeast and the recipe is dead simple.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kevin (2192) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 10, 2009
maybe the best imperial stout i’ve ever had. looks like an ordinary impy, smells a bit better, sweet and roasty with a coffee chocolate inviting scent that is a fucking joy. smells like motherfucking s’mores. damn. i can taste the alcohol with the mellow dark chocolate, and it is good, roast is just right with a warm half finished cup of coffee with vanilla and whiskey. straight forward clean and delicious. right amount of sweetness, right amount of roast, right amount of bitter, this beer is all the right shit, and if the description is correct is not a kitchen sink beer, maybe more folks should streamline their recipes. i’m glad whoever designed this one did. 5 10 10 5 20


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franckg (1120) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2016 Bouteille avec un BB du 21/09/2019, probablement embouteillée le 21/09/2015, donc bue après 11 mois. Robe noire opaque avec de minces reflets brunâtres surmontée d’un col de mousse couleur café crème. Arômes de café et chocolat noir, malt rôti qui crée des effluves boisées et amères, anis et notes de petits fruits confits liquoreux. En bouche, chocolat noir, malt rôti sur grains de café. Légères saveurs de noisettes, anis et mûres confites. On sent également une petite chaleur venant de l’alcool. Finale de poudre de cacao et bois avec pointes de café au lait. Texture onctueuse et corps moyen à rond. De loin le produit le plus intéressant que j’ai pu boire de cette brasserie.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1720) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2016
Bottle, batch 487, enjoyed 4 years after brewdate. O yes! Valhallas big oaken structures, with it’s open fire pits, and Odins newly oil treated throne with all his leather paraphernalia. And a long ship filled with exotic plunderings thrown in, for good measure. The brew pours pitch black, with a brown, creamy head receding to a thin layer. Aroma is dark roasted malts, with bread, leather, cocoa and muscovado, as well as liquorice and dark fruity notes. Full, creamy body, with average carbonation. Flavour is burned malts, with bread, coffee, liquorice and muscovado, as well as cocoa, and notes of wood and ropes lingering throughout the finish. So, off to Bifrost...

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1020) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Aroma - has chocolate, roast, coffee, and alcohol. Appearance - body is black. The head is tan and around 2". Good alcohol foam draping. Taste - is a beautiful mix of chocolate, roast, coffee, and alcohol. Palate - full body, creamy, average carbonation, nice chocolate and roast finish. Alcohol as well.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (2759) - SPAIN - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle 50cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0, Madrid, Spain. A: Black. T/S: Roasted malt, sweet, nuts, chocolate.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemike (2871) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Pours almost black, with a moderate brown head. Aroma of dry roasted malt and wood. Taste is first of all sour, but not in the acidic way, rather more oilish and complex, red berries are noticeable together with cherry and hints of liquorice. Long aftertaste, starts sweet, ends with dark alcoholic notes, an outstanding beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Matwill (91) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 28, 2016
Bouteille de 500ml indiquant Best Before 21/09/2019. Oh on est dans le foncé ici! Liquide noir opaque avec une couche de mousse couleur chocolat. Au nez c’est plus chocolat que café, même chose au goût bien que l’alcool se fait ressentir plus qu’elle se réchauffe. Un délice

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
electrotype (642) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 23, 2016
Une des meilleures de la brasseire que j’ai dégustée jusqu’ici. Ce n’est pas fantastique cela dit, c’est simplement correct. L’alcool est très bien dissimulé, il faut lui accorder cela. Mais au niveau des notes, c’est un Stout Impérial plutôt ordinaire.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (3609) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 11, 2016
16.9 oz bottle pours deep amber with a off white head. aroma of chocolate, dried fruit and a little smoke. Taste is dried fruit, yeast and chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (5101) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2016
Pours a thin, brown head atop an opaque body. Nose of soya sauce and peat. Very thick, molasses and roasted nuts. Very tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
venom666 (836) - Elche, SPAIN - MAR 27, 2016
Pours a pitch black color with medium beige head. Aroma has lots if dark fruits, chocolate, slightly coffee, toffee and roasted malts. Taste follows the aroma, again, tons of dark fruits and chocolate, with coffee, roasty/toasty notes and toffee.


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