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


on tap

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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10348) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2008
Black with medium beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, coffee and caramel notes. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, coffe and chocolate notes. Ends sweet with warming alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (33547) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2008
33 cL bottle thanks to thewolf/dunkpigen. Pitch black with no head. Aroma is roasted malty with a mild spice note and a mild smoke accent. Flavour is smoked and hardroasted malt with a distinct dark fruity note coming through. Mild yeasty touch into the finish. Smooth yet with a little bite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1121) - FINLAND - SEP 5, 2008
Pitch black colour with a small brown head. Aroma is coffee and roasted malt. Taste is strong roasted malt, chocolate and coffee with some bitterness. Very nice long, dry and roasted aftertaste. Full-bodied and quite smooth beer. Delicious imperial stout from Hantverksbryggeriet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11313) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2008
Bottle @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours completely black with a tiny, creamy, brown, film head. Sweet aroma, some fat maltiness, light smoke, coffee, nuts and dark chocolate. Medium carbonation, rather light for the style. Flavour is sweet at first, then fat chocolate and roasted malts before finishing in a wonderful, long, dry, bitter coffee note. Great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7492) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2008
Bottle. Low and quickly disappearing head. Pitch black body. Coffee cocoa aroma. Flavor mild coffee hops. Long aftertaste, low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
larsga (6446) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2008
Big dark brown head. Opaque black body goes dark brown at edges. Sugary milky cocoa and coffee aroma with toffee notes. Balanced and harmonic. Dry-sweet chocolatey roasty chocolate pudding taste with hoppy coffee notes. Some faint alcohol notes. Long dry-sweet aftertaste of the same. Lovely! Surprisingly light and drinkable. (0.25l draft, Bishop’s Arms, Järntorget, Göteborg.)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjs (4974) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2008
(Draught at Pikkulintu on 2008-06-15) Black. Medium-sized brown head. Coffee and roasted malts in nose. Full palate with some carbonation. Coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, liquorice and bitterness in taste. Long coffee-flavoured aftertaste. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jhagmar (114) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2008
Draught at The Bishop’s Arms, Järntorget, Göteborg, Sweden. Almost black with a hint of red under a long-lasting, creamy beige head. Strong roasted notes with hints of chocolate and licorice. Sweetish and salty flavor. Smooth mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crosling (1864) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2008
Bottle, Tegnérs Gömställe, Stockholm, Sweden. A dark brown, nearly black brew with a small, filmy light brown head. Roast and burnt fruit aromas, with some cocoa as well. Flavor has nice balance, low roast and hop bitterness. Silky and sweeter, with chocolate and cocoa flavors. Thin texture. A solid beer, but nothing very special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2008
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small creamy tan head. Roasted malty dark fruit and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor with some hints of dark fruit. Roasted sweetish chocolate and coffee finish with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

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