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Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Imperial Stout
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Brewed by Alvinne on commission for one of the Zythos branches.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (4536) - BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2014
Imperial stout commissioned by the Waregemse Bierfanaten in 2008, with thin but dense and stable, creamy, off-white head and black colour with reddish hue, only visible under bright light. Complex aroma, sweet and spicy, candi syrup, caramel, coffee, banana, mango, port wine, liquorice, dates, some woodiness. Dark fruits in the mouth, deep, smooth maltiness, bit ’greasy’, rounded, even a bit syrupy but not cloying, mineral-like carbonation, herbal liquorice, coffee- and chocolate-like malts, roasted bitterness in the end with a sweetish, port wine-like warming alcohol accent. Very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBaboon (1969) - FINLAND - FEB 1, 2014
Pours black with beige head. Aroma is roasted, licorice, chocolate and vanilla. What a sweet licorice aroma! Flavour is medium bitter, light to medium sour, roasted, licorice and light to medium sweet. Oily stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2013
12th February 2012
Opaque dark brown beer, tidy tan head. Smooth airy palate with mild carbonation. Sweet tangy fruit salad sweets turning slightly sour. Splash of coca cola and a drop of HP Brown sauce. A little chocolate adds even more complexity. Trace of cherry before the semi dry finish. Tasty and interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4498) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2012
Almost black beer, firm creamy beige head. No gusher at all. Aroma of malts, raisins, coffee, chocolate milk, brown sugar, dried dark fruits and chocolate milk. Light sourness in the flavour, compensated by sweet touches and coffee flavours. Finish is cocoa, roasted malts, warming alcohol, with fresh acidic touches.
Nicely and interestingly aged, really lovely.
(From 33cL bottle @ tderoeck’s place. BB March 2011. Thanks for sharing!)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and licorice. Roasted flavour of licorice and caramel. Roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (11370) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
Bottled. Black coloured. Unclear. Dense light brown head. Aroma of cocoa, coffee, sweetness, spice, Yeast, cocoa, caramel, sweetness, roast, light coffee. Medium bodied. Ends sweet and roasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34376) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, bread, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with over ripe fruits, roasted malt, chocolate, and yeast, leading to a dry roated finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11932) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
pitch dark, small yellow head. roasted malts, faint yeasty notes. faint dark fruity notse. flavor is dried fruits, dark fruits, tart, pretty good flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40482) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
33 cl bottle. Pours dark brown with a deep amber glare and a small brown head. Overripe fruity and smooth dark toasted malty. Milky and dark roasted malty, light chocolate. Smooth fruity and mild milky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a cloudy opaque dark brown with a reddish hue and a creamy beige head. Roasty nose, some raisin. Rich body, subtle roast, dark dried fruits and....heavy lactic acid. The tartness really grows in a rather unpleasant way here spoiling most of the fun. 130612

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