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Half Acre Vanilla Bean Big Hugs Imperial Stout

Half Acre Vanilla Bean Big Hugs Imperial Stout
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is a thug. Big and chock full of tender embrace.

A specialty brew. Grab it when you see it. 10% ABV.

This special version was available via cask pour and treated with Mexican vanilla beans.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daje (3995) - NORWAY - AUG 5, 2016
CBC 2016 Blue session. Black body with a small beige head, Aroma of strong roast, vanilla, cocoa, licorice. Mild alcohol in taste, together with a pleasant sweetness, dark chocolate, roasty vanilla in finish. Very nice complexity, coffee and vanilla aftertaste. Really well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23005) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2016
Draft @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty vanilla chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and vanilla flavor. Has a roasted malty vanilla caramel and chocolate finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1833) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2016
Tap @ CBC. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Notes of heavy chocolate, vanilla, light bitter roasty, malts, fudge.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (8293) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2016
Tap@Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen - black pour with beige head. Sweet and medium roasted malty, with some caramel and cocoa notes, some fudge treacle notes, cocoa and sweet malty finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (10198) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2016
Draught @ CBC 2016. Pours black with a light brown head, lacings. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, light coffee, vanilla. Flavor is sweet, malty, caramel, chocoolate, coffee, little wood, vanilla. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, sweet finish with light warming alcohol. 130516

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (15275) - DENMARK - JUN 12, 2016
CBC. very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts,chocolate, coffee and vanilla. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, medium sweet, little artificial sweet, hops, little liquroice, little cocoa and a little bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (2307) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2016
Tap @ CBC 16. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla toffee and coffee. The taste has vanilla, lactose, roasted malts, slight coffee and some sugar. A bit thin in taste but still a fine ass beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (2760) - GREECE - JUN 2, 2016
From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016 - Blue session. Black color with beige brown head. Roasted malty aroma, coffee, licorice, chocolate, vanilla. Sweet and bitter like aroma. Almost full oily body with soft carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (17528) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2016
CBC. Black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, heavy chocolate and vanilla. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 130516

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 27, 2016
[5/13/16] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016. Blue session. Black with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, licorice. Sweet flavor with chocolate, vanilla, some licorice, and a bitter finish. Full-bodied.


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