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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: Imperial Stout
London, England
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
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Mainly bottle conditioned; Special. Has been seen on cask.

Brewed in the traditional style that became a favourite royal court, this limited edition Imperial Stout has been specially created as a single brew. In a unique addition to the historic recipe, the floral character of the Centennial hops is enhanced by the inclusion of rose buds, lending a hint of Turkish delight flavour to the beer. This Imperial Stout has a rich, dark appearance with strong chocolate and deep cherry notes which lead to a lighter, bitter finish.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4181) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle @ home. Thanks vaiz. Aroma is big chocolate, some liquorice, roasty malts and mocca. Flavour is bitter roasty liquorice, molasses, coffee and more. LRAB.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larsniclas (5953) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2014
Bottled from Systembolaget Black with a beige head. Chocolate, coffee and some tar in the aroma. Salty and sweet flavour with liquorice and tar. Thick and oily and vinous.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (10949) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle. Almost black, opague. Malt, roast, coffee and licorice in the aroma. Malty sweet slaty, creamy roasty flavor with licorice, coffee and laurel. Full bodied. Alcoholic, but relatively smooth. Very good.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinsenn (1384) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle from LCBO. Rich dark fruit aroma with floral notes. A little chocolate too. Smooth chocolate cherry flavour. Licorice. Warm bitter finish. Silky body. Very tasty!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
brewerale (72) - - DEC 21, 2014
Muita expectativa para tomar essa cerveja. Apresentou cor negra com média formação de espuma marrom que mantém uma fina camada perene durante toda degustação. Aroma maravilhoso, notas de torrefação, lúpulo, baunilha, chocolate amargo, frutas vermelhas e sugestão de café. O sabor acompanha o aroma, se destacando o chocolate amargor, a baunilha e as frutas vermelhas, já o lúpulo e o café surgem no retrogosto com agradável dulçor e amargor. Encorpada com baixa drinkability e final longo, já o álcool está muito bem inserido e não é percebido. Quase perfeita!!! Agora é guardar a outra garrafa por 10 anos e fazer nova avaliação.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lukin (511) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2014
bottle. Deep black colour and tan head. Lots of coffee and chocolate, with a light sweet dark fruit/cherry underneath. Very thick and oily. roast, bitterness and alcohol on the finish. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (1806) - SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2014
Pours dark dark brown with low light brown head Aromas of dark malts, hints chocolate, tar, soy, dark bread Very nice medium sweet coffe and chocolate cake feeling. Hints of vanilla and dark fruits. Low to medium bitterness

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2779) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle. Appearance: pitch oily black, small tanned head. Aroma: dark chocolate, rich roasted coffee beans, nice sourness, some wood, vanilla pod. Smells great. Flavour: Deliciously rich mocha, coffee and wood, vanilla, spicy, leather, finely balanced wood, lovely coffee finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikkopen (916) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2014
500 ml bottle. Black, with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruits, chocolate, notes of coffee. The flavour is roasted malty, with chocolate sweetness, dark fruits, and a finish with coffee and liquorice notes. Very tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RW80 (1158) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
0,5 l bottle Black body, medium sized creamy head Aroma: Molases, roasted malts, cherries and a hint of alcohol. Taste: Starts out with Dark fruits and Molases, followed by a chocolate, cofee and roasted malt bitterness however the inish is slightly less bitter with some cherry tones there to lighten it up. The aftertaste is coffee and Turkish delight. Palate: very thick rich and creamy. Really nice The only thing that is totally off is that it says limited edition ! :-)


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