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

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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2010
Bottle. Black with creamy brown head. Deep aroma of liquorice, spices and coffee. Bitter coffee and liquorice flavour. Pretty awesome.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (4182) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 13, 2010
Bottle, thanks dEnk! Pours a pitch black color with a very small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, licorice. Flavor slightly ashy, coffee, caramel, roasty, mostly bitter. Watery texture. Medium carbonation. Nice brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5163) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 30, 2010
Bottle from Bierkoning. Dark brown body with tan head. Nose of deep, dark chocolate. Rich taste of malts and caramel that quickly becomes all chocolate. Really nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2009
A brown, almost black beer, with a thick foamy dark beige/brown head. The aroma of coffee with chocolate and sweet fruits. The taste is dry chocolate bitter, with roasted malts and some fruits. The aftertaste is dry and bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (7166) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2009
Bottle. Black with a good looking brown head. Aroma of smoke, licorice, chocolate and roasted malts. Flavor of chocolate, caramel, some licorice. Finish was hoppy. A descent Imperial Stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2009
Black colored brew. Nice aroma of roasted malts and dark chocolate. Flavor is smooth, roasted malts, bitter flavor of dark chocolate, sticky palate, roasted aftertaste. Overall a nice beer. Nice label!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (5340) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2009
It poured a pitch black, small light brown foam. Sweet smell of chocolate and something burned. Taste of chocolate, soy sauce and nuts. Dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (6505) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2009
Draught (Stockholm Beer Festival 2009) - Very dark brown with a tan head. Chocolatey aroma with roasted malt and coffee. Chocolatey taste with coffee and some vinous hints. Full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (7656) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2009
Bottle at Bishops Arms. Pitch black beer with a steady tan head. Sweet and light roasted malty aroma with strong milk chocolate notes. The Flavour is light roasted with notes of coffee, cocoa, chocolate, caramel and light alcohol. Creamy and very nice Impy Stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2009
At Bishops Arms. Pours black with a nice brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, dark chocolate vanilla and a little liquorice. The flavour is also roasted malt but with lots of dark chocolate, a little liquorice and a little caramel. It has a dark and slightly bitter after taste.


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