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Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Imperial Stout
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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on tap
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RATINGS: 377   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Danish: Vi har brygget på denne øl i lang tid. Nu synes vi selv, at den er som vi ønsker. En meget kraftig stout med brændte toner fra ristet bygmalt, røgmalt, kaffe, en smule krydderier og som prikken over i’et: en sjat rom og herefter lagret på egetræ. Denne øl må gerne gemmes flere år i et mørkt skab eller en kælder. Men den kan altså også drikkes nu. Køb en ekstra flaske og gem den til en særlig lejlighed om nogle år. Den vil udvikle sig som god vin – bare blive bedre og bedre i mange år.
Drik den i vinglas til søde desserter, chokolade eller uden noget.

English: We have brewed on this beer on a long time and we finally think it is a should. A very majestic stout with a hint of roasted barley malt, smoke malt, coffee, some spices and to top it all a drop of rum. The beer has been seasoned on oak wood. This beer can stored many years in a dark closet or cellar, but is also ready to drink when it leaves our brewery. Buy an extra bottle and stash it for a special occasion in some years. It will develop like a god wine- only get better and better by the years.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1293) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 12, 2012
Frothy head, motoroil colour. aromas are banana bread, fruit cake, roast, alcohol and prunes. smoke, caramel are also in the aroma. Hot/boozy note, bitter brew but has a certain lightness about it. an interesting brew and light considering the alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerSkull (1362) - SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2012
Fresh hops aroma scent mixed with aromas of roasted malt, brown sugar and tuttifrutti gum. Taste has soft flavors of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate with some hops bitterness. Lovely barrel-fragrance with soft and sweet warm alcohol. Nice burnt nuances in the aftertaste. Amazing and lovely beer! Highly recommended!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Atheist_Peace (981) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 30, 2012
500ml bottle. Black pour with a dark tan/light brown head. Aromas of rum, chocolate, smoke and banana bread. A little boozy on the palate with rum and espresso. The body was a little light, I thought, but this was nine or ten imperial stouts into the night.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Prokroustis (689) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - APR 23, 2012
Black body, light brown head. Roasted malty aroma with coffee, licorice, some vanilla. Full, lightly carbonated palate. Very nice but not too strong flavour with smoke, coffee black chocolate, some vanilla and licorice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3959) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 17, 2012
Draught @Viisi Penniä 16.4.2012. Poured black with a thin creamy brown head. Aroma had vanilla, wood, licorice and rum. Flavor was similar, lots of licorice, vanilla, roasted malt, alcohol and some ash. Long roasted finish. Sweet, oily and sticky mouthfeel. Full bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34 (2088) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 3, 2012
Bottled sample via Fred82 (I think), and shared with oakbluff. Near black in colour with medium carbonation. Aromas of red licorice, molasses, and a bit of chocolate. Flavours are of MacIntosh toffee, chocolate, a bit of roasty black malt, and faint orchard fruit. Only medium bodied, so a bit light for the style. Has a bit of "foreign stout" about it. Quite drinkable considering the alcohol level. Solid.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
laiti (6827) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 3, 2012
50 cl bottle @ ISKTR. Rated on 20.03.2011
Aroma has coffee, some licorice and vanilla. Flavour has some well roasted malt, coffee, licorice and hints of vanilla. Could not locate the rum here – and actually this is rather light stuff for an 11% ABV beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2412) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2012
Bottle 500ml. Pours black, with high brown head, featuring some lacing. Aroma is of coffee, roasted malt, sweetness, some spices. Taste is roasted malt, sugar, rhum, some bitterness. Sitcky mouthfeel. Well balanced, though maybe unorthodox.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (3678) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle 500 ml [2011]. Appearance: Beautiful beer. Pours pitch black with a medium brown head. Aroma: Coffee, roasted malt, sweet, rhum. Taste: Sweet, roasted malt, rhum with a bitter finish. Sticky mouthfell. Overall: Not bad. One of the most beautiful beer i’ve seen (appearance). A bit too sweet for an imperial stout. Don’t like the taste of rhum in a beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerViking (2996) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2012
Treacle and liquorice nose, slightly oily body, treacle, coffee, salt liquorice, a hint of rum, a little red fruit, then a dry bitter coffee finish with touches of herby hops and salt liquorice.


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