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Brewed by Harveys Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Lewes, England
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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (10634) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 27, 2012
330ml bottle (Bottle Shop, Canterbury)
Very dark, a brief dark head. Burnt caramelised aroma. Toffee retronasals. Similar taste, but fuller and richer than even the aroma foretells. Sweetish, a little sticky. Some yeastiness too. Has a nice bitter bite. Could probably do with some aging to reduce the sugariness. However, it’s a nice caramelly sipper.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
worldbeertaste (1735) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2012
Opaque solid black that no light passes through. No tint and a light thin brown frothy head. Smells of a deep rich roasted malt with a strong burnt caramel, chocolate notes. Also soy berry and liquorice elements. Full smooth oily body. Flat. Sweet chocolaty roast coffee wood burnt taste that moves to a bitter dry malty alcohol liquorice finish. It feels a bit old fashioned and not refined. A few years in a cellar would clear this alcohol taste up.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerCast_Rich (1905) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2012
[275ml bottle, the Bottle Shop, Canterbury] Black, thin beige lacing. Slightly chalky, pungent aroma. Primary flavour is vegemite - huge umami component. Meaty. Coffee at the end. Despite all that, it’s quite soft in terms of mouthfeel - interesting stuff [30032012]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2012
Thanks Rich for sharing this bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a fair tan head. Aroma of caramel, dark chocolate and alcohol. Mildly bitter with soy sauce and Marmite flavours dominating. Mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (17009) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2012
bottle at benjii ... thanks to Richard ... deep brown black ... thin tan head ... soft mellow roast malt nose ... little meat ... sweet roast ... hint of marmite ... big soft meatyness ... juicy roast ... deep blackcurrant meaty malt ... little saly ... rich body ... cracking

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2012
28cl, at 7.5%Vol, exclusive English brew, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, very complex Stout, roasted/spicy and slightly sweet, balanced, clear, good head, very good brew

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2420) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2011
Dark brown with a tiny brown head. Malty with fruity tones. Malt, fruit and hops. Full body with a long, bittersweet aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (7508) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle @ Home. Opens with a geyser out of the bottle, had beer all over the table, luckily not over the keyboard or any other vital parts. Pours black with a small brown head, leaving lacings on the glass. Aroma of soy, coffee, dark chocolate. Taste is coffee, bitter dark chocolate, notes of of salt and soy. Full body, high lively carbonation ( take care when opening ) 271010

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (12294) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2011
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is sweet, hop, coffee, licorice. Flavour is sweet, buillon, licorice, salt, chocolate, hop, caramel, coffee. Full body. Powerful beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2010
Bottle. Erupted out of the bottle like the volcano Eyjafjallajökull on Island. It poured a black color with a frothy tan head. Aroma is very vinous with alot of dark fruit, some old dusty notes, roasted malt and a burnt ashy taste. Flavor is of dark fruit and sweet malts, again its very vinous. You also get the roasted malt and some coffee in the finish. The body is full with a nice creamy mouthfeel. Overall a pretty good but quite sweet Imperial Stout.


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