Flying Couch Brewing
Brewed at Herslev Bryghus

Style: Imperial Stout
København NV, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skinnyviking (6389) - Copenhagen, - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle. High creamy lasting and good looking light brown head. Oh yes, black it is indeed. Smooth cfreamy and pleasant aroma of choccolate and vanilla. Impressive. Choccolate dominated creamy sweet but not too sweet roasted mallt flavor with just a weak but nice hops bitternes. Low carbonation. Long sweet finish. Very well balanced and solid body with no sign in smell or taste of alcohol. Maybe not too inventive but indeed very good and addictive. Sorry mates your label is not snobbish enough, otherwise your ratings would get the characters this beer deserves.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (1900) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2014
Draught. Opaque black liquid with small light tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, licorice, pumpernickel, bread, ash and light smoke. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of chocolate, coffee, licorice and light smoke. Full bodied with low to medium carbonation. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
trapez (1502) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle. Aroma of dark chocolate and Vanilla. Very dark Brown colour with Brown head. Rather dry despite the sweet malts and a bitter woodlike finish. I guess a dog would like it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (2302) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle at 3 Små Rum, 140110. Thanks to Reza :-) Black beer with a beige medium head. Hoppy, malty, caramell, coffee aroma with some licorice notes. Coffee, sweetish malt, dark chocolate and ashes flavour. Well balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (9495) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle at 3 Små Rum, Göteborg. Huge thanks to Reza! Pitch black beer with a nice beige/brownish head. Roasted chocolate aroma, caramel, tar, coffee, figs, earthy notes, leather, caramel, some dark chocolate. Roasted coffee flavor, hay, earthy notes, caramel, soot, dark chocolate, espresso, cocoa. Roasted chocolate and cocoa finish with leather, coffee and nutty notes. Good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2014
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Dark brown with small brown head. Aroma of salmiak and aniseed. Mid dry with slenderish body and clean mouthfeel. Grain, dark chocolate and aniseed, salted licorice. Long salty bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (10782) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2014
On tap at Fermentoren. Black with a lasting tan head. Huge chocolate aroma with spice, coffee and dried fruit. Quite sweet dark chocolate flavour with roasted character and coffee. Sweet, full bodied and Christmasy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lilja (1410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2013
En väldigt trevlig imperial stout. Smak och doft av både mörk och ljus choklad, kaffe, karamell rostade toner med aromer av vanilj, honung och laktris. Krämig, rund och len, välbalanserad med lagom sötma och en trevlig beska som avrundar det hela.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (2132) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2013
50cl bottle thanks to onkelgobber. Appearance - opaque black with a lovely fawn head. Nose - coffee, some earthiness, chocolate Taste - milk chocolate as opposed to dark, a nice vanilla note in the background. Palate - medium to full bodied with a big creamy texture and a lovely elegant finish. Overall - very balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pentaz (952) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a small light brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate, lots of vanilla, coffee, roasted malt, caramel and licorice. Taste is moderate+ sweet and light+ bitter. Body is medium, texture is smooth, carbonation is moderate. Finishes sweet with vanilla, chocolate and hard roasted notes. Not very complex but sweet and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3090) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours an opaque black with a beige head. Dry with a mellow swetness. Some aromas of roasted malts. Hints of caramel and band aid. Medium to full bodied. Very soft carbonation. Super smooth mouthfeel. Dry finish with more toasted malts.

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