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

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask: Regular


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6893) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2010
(Cask at GBBF, London Earl’s Court, 5 Aug 2010) Black colour with frothy, beige head. Roasted, malty nose with coffee, chocolate and cocoa. Roasted, malty taste with notes of dark chocolate and coffee. Creamy and dry with a generous espresso bitterness in the finish. Medium body, dry and fairly bitter. Very nice stout.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobinlondon (1260) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the Black Lion, Lynsted. Black with a creamy tan head. Although far from imperial, this is a class stout, with chocolate roasty notes, hoppy finish and a little sourness. complex and moreish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5861) - 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 (1799) - 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 (14442) - 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 (4407) - 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 (7744) - 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 (10347) - 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 (6159) - 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 (19148) - 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.


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