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

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RATINGS: 490   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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (11893) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2011
Black with a dark brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee and dark chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and very bitter. Sweet and bitter finish with warming alcohol. Smooth. 270511

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (11860) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2010
Tap at Mugs in Brooklyn. I was really excited to try this. Poured a dark, brown-black with an intense, thick brown head. Staunch aroma of roasted malts, char, tobacco, soy sauce and chocolate. Flavor starts quite sweet with nice, dark malts. Finishes with some dry roastiness. Full bodied with average carbonation and lots of warming alcohol. There is some lingering afterburn from the booze, along with tobacco roast. Really great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11637) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2009
(50cl bottle) Black body atop small tan head. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, coffee, caramel, some burnt/tar. Taste is moderately sweet, roast, dark chocolate, coffee, some caramel, burnt/tar, light alcohol. Medium-full body, low carbonation, nice sipping beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11551) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 29, 2011
A: The beer pours black in color with a sizable tan head. S: Rich notes of chocolate and roast with what seems to be oak. There’s a fair amount of smoke to it as well as a light spice, seems like pepper. Molasses and just a hint of vanilla add some sweetness. T: The flavor is much heavier on the smoke. A lot of roasted malt and dark chocolate with some hints of dark fruit and licorice. Espresso/coffee notes with a bit of earthiness to it. M: Rather full bodied with a medium carbonation. O: A bit smokey for me on the palate, but quite good otherwise.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11512) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 9, 2009
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours dark black with a small dark tan head. Very nice aroma of smooth toasted malt and some dark fruit. Full bodied with frothy carbonation. Lots of flavor. Fruit and dark malt, but coffee seems to come forth in the end. Maybe a touch of prune. Finiishes heavy and malty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (11461) - Göteborg, 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11376) - DENMARK - JUN 1, 2011
Bottle. Almost black with small brown head. Flavour is roasted malts, coffee, bitter, chocolate and a little liquorice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11276) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2010
Black with a lasting tan head. Big aroma of chocolate, licorice and fruit. Dry and dark malty flavour with licorice, some alcohol and juniper

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (11254) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2010
Bottle, bought @ Bierkoning, Amsterdam.
Pours completely black with a small, creamy, brown head. Aroma has loads of dark creamy chocolate, light roasted, slight coffee touch, a bit of blackberries. Medium carbonation, lovely creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is elegant, extremely malt heavy. Chocolate, light smoky, some oaky character, light charred, mildly roasted, some notes of cold coffee. Long, lingering, malty bitter aftertaste. Very well composed beer. Nice.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2009
Bottle. Black colour witha brown head. Aroma is sweet, sourness, smoked, malt, hop, coffee, alcohol. Flavour is sweet, sour, caramel, hop, oak, licorice, fruit, coffee, alcohol, smoked. Powerful and complex beer.


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