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Brewed by Hopfanatic Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Kiskunhalas, Hungary
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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Russian imperial stout.

Note: Brewed at Rizmajer before the brewery got its own plant.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Hopfanatic Angry Beast ].
Clear dark black brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, beige to light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, chocolate, roasted, wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, alcohol, wood, roasted, prunes, licorice notes. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is llight alcoholic. [20140517]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and caramelish. Sweet, coffee and toffee caramelish. Bitter and slight herbal. Dry and bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14089) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2014
Bottle @ Torben Mathews tasting. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, lactose sugar, chocolate, coffee, licorice and hops.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (11341) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2014
Bottle @ Torben Matthews tasting. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and coffee. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. Oily. 130514

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11236) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle, 12%. Almost black with small light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, little coffee with notes of liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, sweet, notes of alcohol, caramel, little liquorice and a little bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11191) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle, bought @YNWA Beershop, Kolding. Pours deep opaque black with a small, staying, creamy, beige head. Aroma has soy sauce, chocolate, hazelnuts, a touch of smoke. A light berry touch. Medium carbonation, very dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good roasted malts, licorice, a touch salty and smoky. Softly vinious. A fine drink.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (10834) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, alcohol, licorice, coffee, chocolate. Flavour is alcohol, licorice, coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, hop , caramel . Full body. Nice beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HenrikSoegaard (10616) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter wonderfull complex flavor. Long great heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. World class.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9405) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 5, 2013
(330 bottle from Csak a Jó Sör, Budapest)
Ridiculously dark with a brief chocolate head. (4+)
Aroma full of coffee and dark chocolate. A very nice aroma that also has some sharp red(?) berry in it.
Very roasted and, unfortunately, ashy in the mouth. Similar finish, with mostly coffee beans. Some hopping comes through.
Good level of carbonation.
A little alcohol in the ’alcohol test’, but otherwise it’s only a little heady. Covers 12% by being big rather than sweet.
This is a well-crafted beast but could do with more nuances and less ash. Gets more velvety.
Unusually, Phil did not share this.
The 3.4 might be an over-rate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (7752) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ fonefan
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, bread, chocolate, caramel and coffee. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.


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