Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Imperial Stout
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 924   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
"Double" (imperial) wheat stout.
This imperial really strikes back. From a strange country far, far away, comes the only Imperial Wheat Stout in the known universe. Once again, the ’Hand’ brewery - four guys brewing in their spare time, on an absurdly small scale - boldly goes where no brewery has gone before.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Voras (61) - - APR 12, 2014
UPDATED: APR 15, 2014 Black with beige small head. Aroma: alcohol and wood. Taste: wood, alcohol and chocolate at the end.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tomekk1978 (1065) - Ząbki, POLAND - APR 12, 2014
Barwa: czarna, nieprzejrzysta. Piana beżowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, znikoma, momentalnie opadająca i utrzymująca się jedynie w minimalnym stopniu na ściankach. Całość gęsta i oleista. Aromat:czekolada, kawa, lekkie melanoidyny oraz wyraźny alkohol. Mimo obietnic nie wyczułem za bardzo chmielu. Były natomiast nuty owocowe (banan) oraz wanilia. Całość bardzo przyjemna i z czasem coraz bardziej złożona. Smak: początkowo czekoladowe i opiekane nuty. Następnie słodycz oraz alkoholowy i chmielowy koniec. Goryczka zdecydowana. Pełny i wyrazisty smak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pterodiacetyl (55) - California, USA - APR 11, 2014
Magnum PI says he was almost Indiana Jones. Right. Aloha shirts instead of a bullwhip.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (9317) - Tel Aviv, - APR 11, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks kerenmk. Black with a big brown head. Roasty aroma of coffee, burnt wood and a bit of cocoa. Bittersweet roasty flavor with coffee, some chocolate, a smoky note and an ashy burnt finish. Rather full-bodied, well-carbonated (a bit too carbonated for the style).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
junon (429) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - APR 3, 2014
Had hoped for something a little more bitter and slightly more viscous. Too lite for my tastes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
k92488 (364) - NORWAY - MAR 23, 2014
Ølsmaking Ambolten, Flott skum, Masse co, Smak av Karamel, kaffe, Fruktig aroma, veldig god med ost. Denne hadde vært god til dessert

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (6195) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2014
pours very dark brown, almost black, with a creamy beige head, good retention and lacing. chocolate and lightly smoked malts, burnt toasts, some milk chocolate, some dark and spicy fruitiness - dark cherries and berries, some burnt malts and fruits, pine and resin, coffee, ashy dustiness - not the harsh type, some sweetness - burnt molasses under control. average carbonation - slightly foamy but settles quickly, fortunately, medium to full body - oily, boozy, bold grassy-spicy-peppery-piney finish. enjoyed!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
shrubber85 (9452) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle. Molasses, oak, dark chocolate, and wheat malt aroma. Black with large brown head. Sweet creamy dark chocolate and wheat malt flavor. Lightly bitter herbal/ashy finish. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anthony850 (403) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2014
In a bottle high alc. Deep rich and flavorful. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patrickctenchi (5204) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle: Pours purple/black with a dark brown head. Strong dark fruit, chocolate aroma. Oatmeal, chocolate, raisin flavour. Roasty, yet very sweet. Not exactly a typical Imperial, but really nice tasting and rich. Heavy fruit, blackberry cobbler taste increases as it warms.... Delicious.

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