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Goachers Crown Imperial Stout
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Brewed by Goachers
Style: Stout
Maidstone, England

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5381) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2010
Cask (Southampton Beer Festival 2010) - Very dark brown, almost black. Chocolatey aroma wih roasted malt and coffee. Smooth taste with roasted malt and plain chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1766) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 4, 2010
Cask - Planet Thanet Festival 2010, Margate. Poured black with very dark brown edging and a fine beiege head. Smokey & roasty aromas with a bit of chocolate and dark fruit. More roasted malt present on the tongue with a dry and lingering smokey, ashiness in the finish. Good all-round bitterness, medium in body with low carbonation and a soft palate texture.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13664) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
Cask, 4.5% at GBBF08. Black colour, stable tan head. Good flavour, a little coffee, OK pleasant bitterness. Good mouthfeel. Tastes of more than its ABV.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4260) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2008
Cask@Peterborough Beer Festival, 2008. Black beer with a lightly roasted aroma, and a deeply roasted flavour. Overall a nice roasted and bitter coffee beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (7138) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2008
Cask. Low and quickly disappearing yellow head. Pitch black body. Mild coffee sugar aroma. Relatively bitter coffee hops flavor. Low carbonation. Long acidic coffee aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2009 Black with medium beige head. Sweet flavor with roasted malt, caramel and coffee. Sweet flavor with roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and mild smoke notes. Ends dry and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6134) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 29, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 4     Light Brown(1)->Pitch Black(5) : 4     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 3   Off-White(1)->Dark Brown(5) : 2   Lasting: 4   Lacing : 4   Nitro : XX
Aroma:
Intensity : 2  
Yeast : 2   Bread : XX   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   Ink : XX   Tar : 1   Olives : XX   DMS : XX
Malt : 4   Biscuity : XX   Burnt Toast : 5   Caramel : XX   Nuts : XX   Pumpernickel : XX   Cereals : XX   Coffee : 4   Dark Chocolate : 3   Vanilla : XX   Grapes : 1   Blackberries : XX   Cherries : XX
Hops : 3   Noble(1)->American(5) : 2   Leafy : XX   Floral : 2   Lemon/Lime : XX   Grapefruit : XX Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX
Notes :   Earth : XX   Wood : XX   Mint : XX   Smoke : 2   Soy : 1   Bourbon : XX   Anise : XX
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : XX   Lactic : XX   Bitterness : 3   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 3   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 2   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : 2   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : 2   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: Light and rather bitter stout with watery coffee notes and a very dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2007
Cask @ GBBF 2007. Pours a black color with a tan head. Roasted malty coffee aroma with some smokey hints. Roasted malty chocolate flavor witih some hints of smoke and dark fruit. Long roasted malty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20619) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Dark rubyish brown colour, nice brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, caramel and some dark dry fruits. Flavour is roasted malts, fruits and some slight yeastyness. Lots of smoke in aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2007
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2007, London. Dark black color with a average, frothy / creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, coffee, mocca. Flavor is light sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. (Coffee and hop bitter). Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat.


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