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


on tap


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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Originally 8% abv.
A strong, dark beer of great complexity and depth. Previous Winner of International Beer Challenge Best Stout/Porter Trophy 2009, Gold Medal 2009, 2010, 2012.’ Supreme Champion’ 2012

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - APR 9, 2010
Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma is dark malt, chocolate, liquorish, dark fruit, plum and raisin. Flavour is sweet brown sugar, malt, liquorish, fruity, raisin and plum. Sticky. To sweet for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 5, 2010
Bottle 275ml.
Clear dark black brown color with a small, frothy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, caramel, chocolate, dark berry, soy sauce and licorice notes, alcohol. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, light soy sauce and licorice. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20100320]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2010
Bottle 27,5 cl. Pours an opaque black with a tiny, rough beige head. Aroma has sweet hard roasted malt and salty licorice. Solid body, completely flat, hard roasted malt, dark dried fruits and licorice. Very malt bitter finish. Your usual excentric and rustic British take on an Imperial Stout. 200310

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10291) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 5, 2010
Botella. Black colour with a nice big light brown head leaving a good lacing. Pleasant aroma of roasted malt, some alcohol and bit of chocolate. Good filling mouthfeel. The flavour is pleasant with well roasted malt,, caramel, dark fruits, a good bitterness, some liquorice and alcohol. Roasted malt, some chocolate and alcohol in the dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2010
Bottled. A black beer with a huge dark brown head. The aroma is strong with notes alcohol, over ripe fruits, roasted malt, and wood. The over is sweet with strong notes of over ripe fruits and roasted malt as well as medium notes of alcohol, burnt bread, and light notes of wood, leading to a very dry roasted finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2010
27.5 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a huge chocolate brown head. Aroma is fruity, roasted malty and dark roasted. Dark roasted malty, spiced, deep coffee and chocolate roasted notes with a mild fruity note. Lingering fruity and dark malty flavoured. Distinct fruity and sticky dark malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JAN 18, 2010
Bottle, 27,5cl. Pours a pith black beer with a weak brown head. The aroma is roasted and licorice. The flavor is close to the nose. The palate is bold with a low carbonationlevel and a little sticky. Overall a good bold beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maria (10136) - Thisted, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2010
Bottle. It’s pitch black with a nougat-brown, huge and creamy head. Sadly there is a strong note of sewer and barnyard alongside with roasted malt, dark fruits and licorice in the aroma. The mouthfeel is oily and nice. The flavour has a light sweetness and the same annoying notes of sewer and barnyard, but also roasted malt, yeast, light dark fruits and licorice. I’m pretty sure this could have been really nice...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3454) - Vadum, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2010
Black of color with a brown head. An aroma of oak, roasted malt, liqurice and coffee, some sour notes? A flavor of liqurice, sour, coffee, dark chocolate and oak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5346) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2009
From Voldbu, DK. Bottled, 291109. Dark brown with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and alcohol. Flavor is coffee, liqourice and alcohol

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