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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
2011: Imperial version of Twilight of the Idols brewed with coffee and spices, aged in Bourbon Barrels. ABV varies by vintage.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (3002) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2016
Pours black with a very low tan head. Aromas of milk chocolate, roasted almonds, vanilla, brown sugar. Immensely well balanced on the nose. Taste is ridiculously! Milk chocolate, roasted barrel notes and sweet maltiness blended to absolute perfection. I do not want to swallow this, want to keep it in my mouth forever. Mouthfeel is luxuriously velvety and smooth. Holy goat this is awesome!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kryon (2714) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2016
Pours dark with low tanned head Aromas lovely of molasses, bourbon, vanilla, coffee, fudge, Taste brilliant of bourbon, vanilla, coffee, chocolate, molasses, caramel Mouthfeel brilliantly balanced with creamy, velvety smooth and warming alcohol notes

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (12885) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
On tap at Warpigs. Black with a minimal white head. Aroma of licorice, mint and alcohol. Sweet candy-like flavour of licorice and chocolate with notable alcohol. There is a spicy wooden note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (6417) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2016
Tap@ warpigs. Pours near black with a thin brown head. Slightly boozy, dark fruity nose, plums, dates mostly. Sweet plummy, oaky, dark fruity flavor. balanced sweetness, plummy, some chocolate. Sweet lingering finish. Wood quite strongly. Good sipper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (9019) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2016
bottle shared with Kermis. Thin ring tan head. Coffee boubon aroma and aftertaste. Clear black pour. Some honey too

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (7460) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle shared with Paul at Hill’s tasting room. Pours a deep brown body with tan lacing. Nose is cinnamon brownie. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with notes of cinnamon sugar, brownie, soft roast and sweet chocolate. Super decadent and very enjoyable imperial porter verging on stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (5978) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle pours out black topped with a tan head. Nose is roast malts chocolate coffee some herbal notes molasses bourbon barrel. Taste is more of the sweetness roast malts chocolate coffee vanilla milk chocolate and a nice rich bourbon barrel end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (3487) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2015
November 3, 2015. Bottle at home, bottled october 2013. Received in a trade with Leighton, thanks!
Black with a small, quite fizzy, brown head. Aroma is plum, bourbon, sherry, dried fruits, milk chocolate, notes of coffee, vanilla, charred wood and a touch of cinnamon. Taste is sweet dark fruits with a soft bitterness. Finish is sweet with plum, vanilla, milk chocolate, hints of figs, soft bitter with notes of cold pressed coffee and light roastiness. Medium to full bodied, very soft small bubble carbonation, creamy, oily texture.
Very good and quite complex imperial porter with subtle barrel notes. Perhaps on the sweeter side, could do with just a touch more bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (11038) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours black with a ring beige head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, fudge, caramel, chocolate, malt, light coffee and spicy peppery notes. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Light full bodied with a slightly thick mouthfeel, alcohol warmth and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (1696) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to Hallinghansen in the line for Blåbær Release 2015. Pours a pitch black with a small, tan head. Aroma has lots of bourbon, but in a slightly different way. More minty and fruity. Roasted malts and caramel. Taste is very sweet, lots of oak, complex, different malt profile. COffee roasty bitter finish. Sticky body and low carbonation. Not bad!

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