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Grauballe Natravnen
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Brewed by Grauballe Bryghus
Style: Imperial Stout
Silkeborg, Denmark
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Danish: Natravnen er en mild Imperial Stout – måske en imperial stout for begyndere. Kulsort med kraftig krop og masser af humle. Fortrinlig til alle aftenens og nattens gerninger. Kan deles.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10159) - La Tropica, - NOV 12, 2012
Bottel from Fonefan, thanks! Deep dark brown color. Coffee, caramel and maple syrup in the aroma. Licorice and coffee in the roasty maltflavor. White pepper. Sweet, hardly any carbon. Full bodied. Powerful imperial stout.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2014
Lots of malt and hops as well. Rich roasted flavor. Complex beer but no foam.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (1651) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2014 50 cl bottle @ home, about a year old (bought during honeymoon in Denmark). Deep dark color (not quite black). No head. Aroma’s of chocolate, dried fruit, syrup. Flavor is rather sweet, dried fruit, chocolate-y. Alcohol warms. Medium to full bodied. Hardly any carbo. Finishes slightly dry, no new flavors. More going towards quad (or barley wine) than impy. Not too bad though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brnandersen (1866) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2014
Sample from 50 cl. bottle. Dark brown colour with a thin, tanned head. Sweet aroma with roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, caramel, light nuts and dark, dried fruits. Taste is sweet. Medium to full body, creamy texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes lightly bitter with chocolate and coffee. A lighter Imp. Stout as the label claims. Still a nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6139) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 20, 2014
50 cl bottle @ Timo A.
Pours surprisingly light, clear reddish color with a minimal head. Aroma of plums, some caramel malts, roasted notes and licorice. Flavor of raisins, plums, some caramel malts, sugary notes, syrup and wood. Very sweet and ripe fruity palate, sugary sweet finish. Clearly more like a barley wine than an imperial stout. Decent anyway.
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (3819) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle 50cl from Henrik thanks. A brown beer without head ! Nose is on sweet caramel and prune / quetsches. Aroma is very sweet, vinous, lot of dray grapes, near to French muscat vine. Finish has chocolate notes and again sweet caramel and dry fruits notes with wood touch. Why is that referenced as Imperial stout ?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is alcohol, caramel, dried fruit, oxidation. Flavour is sweet, alcohol, citrus, caramel, dried fruits, oxidation, nuts, hop. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
Defreni (2603) - Husum, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2013
Flaske: Kulsort olieret øl uden nogen som helst karbonering, hvilket virkelig er ærgeligt. skam.Duften er nemlig fantastisk. Masser af humle, der giver en frugtet duft med toner af vanilie så den nærmest bliver fadagtig. Smagen er også lækker men grundet den manglende karbonering er øllen nærmest udrikkelig. Sikke en

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13350) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2013
Bottle. It pours a minimal sized beige head over a lighlty unclear dark brown body. Sweetish, almost cough syrup like aroma with a nice grassy, citrusy hoppyness. Oxidation and dark dried fruits. Full body, sweetish and softly carbonated. Some alcohol warmth. Lots of sweetish, roasted oxidized malts, with some chocolate and a pleasant hoppyness. Not much bitterness though, or it disappeares in the sweetness. Some warmth in the finish. Well, it feels more or less like a dark English style barley wine than like an imperial stout. 130516

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2013
Bottle.Pours dark brown with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, grains, caramel, bread and biscuits. Flavor is sweet and oxidized malt with caramel, nuts, some chocolate, dried fruits and warming alcohol. Full body, soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (7386) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2013
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma has notes malt, caramel, nuts, dried fruits hint of chocolate and oxidized. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. More like a dark barley wine than imp stout.


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