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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6616) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 16, 2011
Bottle thanks to Kan! Pours black with a brown head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma is full of roasted malts with a good amount of coffee and just a bit of backing dark grains. Aroma is full of roasted malts with a growing coffee note and just a bit of underlying dark chocolate as well as a hint of anise.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5824) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2011
Bottle at Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Black with a small beige head. Aroma and flavour of coffee, chocolate, caramel, roasted malt and fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kronebryg (1043) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2011
Cloudy black with some head black nose: licorice, coffee, espresso, black fruit nice body and fine length taste is a little simple with espresso and black fruit yet another godd stout, thoug without personality

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
finol (2148) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2011
Bottle from Systembolaget Västerås. Average stout look. Dry smokyness and bitter chocolate taste, rather simple.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3120) - Montana, USA - MAY 10, 2011
Draft at the Thirsty Monk.A black pour with a thin tan/brown head. Scent is roasted malt, dark chocolate and coffee. Taste of caramel and coffee. Nice

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2011
(33cl bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a medium beige head. Aroma of smoke, coffee, roasted grain, and chocolate. Flavor of chocolate, coffee, caramel, and roasted malt with a dry, bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pharkanklaus (34) - KBH N, DENMARK - APR 28, 2011
Bottle. Pours black with a brown lasting foam. The nose is very pleasant with raisin sweetness, vanilla and coffee. Mouth-feel is thick and creamy at first but is quickly followed by an acidic note that tires out in an astringent aftertaste. Nice but not great.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoFi (1592) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2011
Draught. Black with a small, creamy tan head. Aroma: fruit, chocolate, some coffee, cream. Taste: chocolate, coffee grounds, rubber and licorice, a slight acidity, fruity, hints of julmust. Medium bodied with lively carbonation, or perhaps that is a coffee graininess. Quite light and very pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10480) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 21, 2011
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Chocolate notes. Moderate bitter flavpor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (4614) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 21, 2011
smoked toasted aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish.


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