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


on tap

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RATINGS: 328   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (9452) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 26, 2010
courtesy of Antonio Ruiz - pours a dark black colour under a solid and persistent dark beige foam; nice lacework; roasted chocolatey nose with notes of potatoes, full-bodied and creamy mouthfeel, sweet and thick, low bitterness, long roasted coffeish finish with notes of rum - a strange but interesting mixture

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ljunkan (530) - NORWAY - FEB 24, 2010
Pours a black color with a nice brown head. Aroma of coffee (quite dominating), chocolate, toffee and some citrusy hops in the background. Flavour is coffee, chocolate, toffee and some nice citrusy/grapefruity hops. Lightly warming alcohol, but not much rum. Fullbodied with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Lingering bitterness. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2010
(50cl bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a small tan head. Aroma of smoke, roasted malt, rum, and oak. Flavor of smoke, roasted malt, caramel, rum, and some chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pilsnerrogge (2489) - Finspång, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2010
Pours black with a small head. Sweet liquorice on the nose with faint notes of smoke. Silky smooth mouthfeel. Flavour is rather sweet and somewhat roasty. The alcohol and the rum is hardly noticeable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (3032) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2010
Appearance: 4/5 Black liquid with a medium light brown foam. Also some sediment in the bottom. Smell: 8/10 Not very intense but interesting. Booze, chocolate, coffee, nuts and some roasted notes. Taste: 8/10 Quite strong and puckering taste. Chocolate, coffee, nuts, wood, roasted, some sweetness, hint of dark rum and an alcoholic finish. Mouthfeel: 5/5 Smooth, creamy and thick mouthfeel, the liquid coated my mouth and stuck around for a while. Comment: Very nice and interesting beer. Felt complex, yet still balanced, none of the different flavours take over. It had a good mix of chocolate and coffee as I expect from these kinds of beers but there where also some roasted notes, nuts, wood and the hint of rum is what combined the beer. The alcohol was well hidden and the mouthfeel was really nice. A nice beer to sit and sip at for a while. I tried this with some truffles and it worked great, definitely a beer to combine with chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5537) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2010
( 50cl bottle best by 6-27-19) Pours dark brown with nice bubbles. Nose of rum, smokey malt, wood, and caramel. Taste of smoked wood, barbecue, alcohol and sweetness. Nice thick body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3152) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2010
Bottle at home. Quite possibly shared with someone else. Pours an opaque black with a light brown head. Smells of Belgian yeasts and smoked malts. Sweet with aromas of vanilla, toasted malts, dark chocolateand lightly smoked malts. Also quite a bit of fruity yeast esters. Hints of alcohol and prunes. Also some rum and plum notes. Full bodied. Gets kinda boring towards the end - after the initial flavour-explotion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kromamc (192) - ITALY - JAN 6, 2010
molto buona! bevuta spillata al ma che siete venuti a fà... colore nero con cappello di schiuma marroncino poco persistente.. al naso si sente il tostato inbevuto nel rum.. in bokka la sensazione è simile..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rune (7995) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2010
500ml bottle bought at Ølbutikken in Copenhagen in May last year. Bubbly, tan coloured head partially resting atop of a body that is black as a moonless polar night. Fragile lacing on the glass. Extra score for the cool label design. Roasted cocoa and coffee hints to the nose. Smoked malts in a flavour profile that also brings liquorice, dark vanilla and rum sweetness offset by tart, dark berries towards the finish. Smooth on the swallow. Surprisingly easy to drink. A good start to the New Year (Tromsø, New Year’s Day 2010).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (3930) - Frisco, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2009
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. The look is dark, black in color, and has no head. The smell is smoke, malts, coffee, and chocolate. The taste is sweet, malts, coffee, roasty, chocolate, and alcohol.

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