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

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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Odins Tipple was meant to be a strong beer, but we changed our minds...its still strong but we wont follow the mega strong trend. It should be possible to make great beer without the extreme alcohol potency. Odins Tipple is now approx 11% abv, it’s a dark almost black beer from lots and lots of chocolate malt. Its the malt that contributes the flavor...no added coffee or anything else, Its got a great body without being old engine oil and still very drinkable due to the wild yeast we use. This beer is made with a single strain of wild yeast and the recipe is dead simple.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kamol (17) - POLAND - DEC 12, 2013
Appearance:almost black, sparkling medium-lasting foam. Aroma: dark chocolate, coffee, roasted stuff. Taste: one of the most "light" RIS in a long time. Very drinkable, almost a session bear, you just can’t wait to take another sip. Rather sweet. Full body. Great stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Torrefacto (516) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 20, 2013
Color caoba oscuro, casi negro con una cabeza vde espuma beige oscura también. aromas de chocolate, bizcocho, licor y frutos rojos. En boca es sedosa con inicio dulce achocolatado que se une a un amargor equilbrado. Excelente.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (1997) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2013
A: Opqaue Hue, Passes No Light, Brown Head Ring, Mild Lacing S: Dark Roasted Chocolate Malts, Woody T: Lacto, Chocolate Malts, Mild Dark Fruit M: Average Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Drying Overall, a very nice lacto russian imperial stout....great flavors.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2616) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours oily pitch black with a rather small creamy dark chocolate brown head that slowly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is sweet with roasted malts, high quality dark chocolate, moist soil, dark roast coffee, brown sugar, salty liquorice candy, alcohol, charred wood and hints of lemon zest. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, burnt wood, alcohol, bitter chocolate, moist soil, hay, burnt caramel, salty liquorice candy and hints of cookie dough. Mouthfeel is round, oily, creamy, boozy and near full bodied. finish is bitter and malty with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, salty liquorice candy, bitter chocolate, burnt wood, cookie dough and very subtle hints of green peas. Very solid imperial stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (10119) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle at "Darkness comes to town", 131116. Pitch black beer with a nice beige/brownish head. Roasted chocolate aroma, cocoa powder, tar, coffee, floral, raisins, woody, vanilla, spicy, hay, cream notes, tar, licorice, some smoked notes. Coffee flavor, roasted, vanilla, cream, licorice, spicy notes, coffee, nuts. Roasted coffee and caramel finish with tar, chocolate and nutcreme. Really nice.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
peermac (58) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2013
Pours nearly black, with a dark head. Sweetness and bitterness is well balanced. Last long in the mouth, and I love it :-)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcran86 (19) - Virginia, USA - OCT 30, 2013
0.5L bottle. Jet black pour with little head that quickly evaporates. Tastes of licorice, alcohol, subtle hints of chocolate. Light tasting compared to its oily appearance. Strong alcohol content. Made me fart. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ration (1923) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2013
271013. Bottle at home. Pours oily black with a nice head. Aroma oak, licorice, some alcohol, chocolate. A bit of haand house aroma. Strong slightly sweet palate. Very nice balance. Not Bad.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stoutnick (454) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 22, 2013
Black as thick oil with lovely tan head. Aroma is malt with a mild prune smell. Taste is the same with booze. Overall, good strong dark ale but lacks depth in flavours.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (968) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 20, 2013
On tap at Biercab. Black colour with brown head. Roasted, alcohol aroma. Roasted, slightly sweet, vanilla taste. Full body.


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