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RATINGS: 1682   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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A fine companion to end a meal or relax in front of the hearth with, this robust ale will cellar well for years. Brewed with ten varieties of malted barley this stout is extremely smooth, complex and rich in body. We recommend serving at cellar temperature. Sit back and enjoy its richness and complexity, you’re about to drink the ultimate winter warmer.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2009
Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.
[ Trade by VikingHammer ]. Clear dark black color with a average, frothy to creamy, excellent lacing, fully lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, coffee, peat notes. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily - syrupy, carbonation is soft. [20090218]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31232) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2010
12 fl oz bottle, courtesy of MadsBerg. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate and roasted malty. Roasted dark breadish, malty and light chalky flavoured. Dark malty, dark chocolate and lingering malty. Lasting bitter and dark malty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29367) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2006
A pitch black beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet with quite a lot of alcohol, while the flavor is very sweet with strong notes of roasted malt besides a strong alcohol presence. The body is very thick - almost like syrup.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Pours black and opaque with a light brown head. Vinous, raisiny aroma. Very full body with plenty of roasted malt, vinous notes and accents of dried fruits. Quite alcoholic but super delicious. 300406

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20847) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2006
Bottle. Black coloured with a brown head. Roasted aroma of coffee and vanilla. Roasted flavour of coffee, vanilla and liquorice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20387) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 18, 2011
Bottled@Man In The Moon, Stockholm. Quite much pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is liquorice, mild roast, some ashes and overall quite sweet. Flavour is raisins, liquorice, roasted malts and quite evident alcohol as well.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19435) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2009
Bottled, thanks Baggio! Very black, pale brown head. Tarry licorice attack my nostrils. Mid-sweet with rock solid body. Bold and licorice-harsh, never alcoholic. Some chocolate lures behind. Finishes with powerful tarry bitterness. All about power and big flavours.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16765) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2009
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and licorice aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and licorice flavor with some hints of coffee. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish with hints of licorice in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15120) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2012
16th September 2009
Opaque black beer, frothy chocolate head. Nose of licorice and molasses. Semi soft and semi dry palate. Rich stout - seamless blend of coffee, licorice, chocolate and a little cherry fruit. Finishes with mild aniseed alcohol and aftertaste of hop bitterness and aniseed.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14740) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2006
Black color. Nice aroma of roasted malt, caramel and liquorice. Thick oily mouthfeel; very good malt with caramel and liquorice and roasted malt; balanced, better and more complex than the aroma let imagine. Excellent.


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