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Hantverksbryggeriet Kosacken (Prototyp X)

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Brewed by Hantverksbryggeriet
Style: Imperial Stout
Västerås, Sweden
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
From the city of Vasteras in south central Sweden come the wholly unique ales of Hantverksbryggeriet. Beginning as a small hobby brewery in the basement of an apartment building just a few years ago, the Hantverksbryggeriet remains a two-man operation devoted to crafting inspired, artisinal ales via traditional brewing methods


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (2390) - CROATIA - AUG 22, 2016
Bottle, 330 ml at Csak a Jo Sor, Budapest. Pours black with small brownish head. Roasted malts, caramel, chocolate, licorice. Moderate sweetness with dry bitter finish. Oily, medium to full bodied.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Malin_aiisa (793) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2016
Bottle Black, off white head Aroma of caramel, aluminum can Taste sweet, bitter smoked caramel. Fizzy. Burned tones of oat.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
OminouSC2 (424) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2016
Dark brown color. Chocolate malt, roasted and toasty, some coffee aromas. Taste is medium bitter cacao, some dark malt and coffee, smokey hints. Boring.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scrumpy369 (442) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle at home. Pitch black colour, brown head with good retention. Nose is strong roasted malts, with slight cocoa powder in the background. Taste is medium bitterness, slight ash. Full mouthfeel, nice carbonation. Very good, but hoped for more.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SeniorZozo (1167) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 10, 2016
Inky black pour, brown head. Sweet molasses flavors up front, prunes, raisins, good dose of roasted malt. This is a pretty damn good imperial stout!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (6316) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2016
330ml bottle. Jet black colour with late awakening, small, creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, tan head. Chocolately, dark malty aroma, hints of chocolate sauce, hints of blueberry, a touch of roasted nuts. Taste is roasty, chocolately dark malty, notes of chocolate sauce, hints of roasted nuts and blueberry, a metallic touch; flat carbonation, oily texture, slightly sticky palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stouby (4428) - Holbæk, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle at home, from Systembolaget. Dark brown with a light brown hea. Aroma medium malty (caramel, roasted, coffee, licorice, dark chocolate). Flavor light sweet, medium bitter. Medium body, soft carbonated.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2860) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2015
Bottle from Pigs Ear Beer Festival, 2015. Drank at home. Black pour with a fluffy light tan head. Deep coffee roast aromas with dark chocolate, licorice, dark fruit and woodsmoke. Flavours of dark cocolate, coffee and brown sugar. Smooth, semi-sweet long coffee linger. Smoky-dry finish. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (2467) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2015
Donker bruin bier met een goede beige schuim kraag. Ruikt chocolade, geroosterd, koffie. Smaakt drop, laurier, koffie, geroosterd.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1853) - Krakow, POLAND - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle Aroma-caramel, chocolate, coffee, Appearance-black, hazy, brown foam, Taste-medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, Palate-full body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good


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