Brewed by Harveys
Style: Imperial Stout
Lewes, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Bottled: 275ml only. Has occasionally appeared in cask.

Prince of Denmark is a strong, dark beer of great complexity and depth. It is based on traditional recipes from the 18th Century but has also been described as an ’Imperial Stout Nouveau’. Brown, amber and black malts are mixed with pale ale malts to give this beer its strong aroma and colouring.

A complex beer with aromas of leather, chocolate and liquorice, with a lingering taste.

Contains: Barley

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skinnyviking (8689) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2015
Cask at the GBBF 2015. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing brown head. Pitch black body. Powerul roasted malt coffee aroma. Lovely roasted malt coffee liquorice flaovr with a fair amount of hops bitterness. Low carbonation. Long finish. Well balanced beer with the alcohol nicely hidden by the sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdKing (2391) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Opaque very dark brown to black, medium tan head. This is oily looking and buttery. Aroma is sweet caramel, buttery, dark and milk chocolate, roasted malt. Taste is sweet, luscious, caramel, treacle, butter, dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa. Some roasted and savoury soy flavours to balance sweetness, but it’s mainly sweet notes coming through.Very rich and buttery. Mouthfeel is oily and rich.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9305) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Black with a bit of tan lace. Roasty cocoa nose, berries, soy, something sake like, also! Koji and umami. Sweet and rich, lots of umami. Wood, soy, cocoa. Extremely bitter finish. Wow. A bit boozy. Lovely. Silky, oily, smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DIBBLE (102) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2015
275ml bottle from The Sussex Produce Company, Steyning. Fermented aroma of yeast, malt, toffee and alcohol. Pours an oily black beer with a thin brown lacey head. Mouthfeel is thick and full of flavour. Sweet brown sugar, treacle, coffee, caramel, dark roasted malt, licorice, presence of alcohol masked to a degree by herbal bitterness. Long bitter sweet finish blends the complex flavour spectrum. Not to be rushed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (2887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle thanks to AshtonMcCobb. Pours black with brown head. Aroma is dry dark malts, ash, slight chocolate. Slightly oily palate. Taste is ashy but slightly sweet, liquorice, toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (5241) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle from Harvey’s online shop. Appearance - Nose - liquorice and charcoal. A little smoke. A touch of toffee and candy sug Taste - toffee, then burnt toffee then charcoal. Palate - medium to full bodied with a creamy and rich texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - interesting stout even if atypical.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9448) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle shared with Ashton McCobb and nihtila. Pours black, thin tan head. Aromas of liquorice, dry almost. Taste is toffee, charcoal, burnt sugar. Sweet, but ashy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is roasted, chocolate, fruity, taste is similar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (9252) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s post GBBF minidig, 16/08/14. Viscous dark pour, really dark with a tan head. Aroma is soy, choc, dark rich roast. Flavour is meaty, soy, dark choc, musty, rich roast. Palate is full bodied, semi-sweet, lowish carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23039) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty licorice chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty licorice and chocolate finish.

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