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

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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peponi (546) - Krakow, POLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Aroma: roasted dark malts, coconut, chocolate, coffee, rum Appearance: deep dark color, almost brown head. Taste: low bitterness, milk chocolate, intensive coffee, dark malts, smooth, rum notes, roasted nuts, coconut. Palate: full body and low carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Amazing beer! One of the best I’ve ever tried, intensive rum notes, balanced and smooth. Really recommended.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lele (187) - Padova, ITALY - FEB 23, 2015
Imperial scout dall’amaro potente, oserei dire preponderante, tanto da coprire, a mio avviso, anche altri sapori. Il rum, a differenza di quanto dice il nome, non l’ho sentito. Ho avvertito invece un deciso caffè, interessante certo ,ma che tende a monopolizzare tutta la bevuta. Sicuramente sopravvalutata.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
scirtes (21) - POLAND - FEB 14, 2015
500 ml bottle, bb 2024. Jet black with brown head and oily texture. Aromas of chocolate, some smoke and vanilla. Medium sweet with nice bitterness. A very good imperial stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Buczer (322) - Pabianice, POLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle, pours black with stable tan head. In aroma some smoke, chocolate, some vanilla, bit sour, alcohol only in background, Medium bittenress, roasted notes in taste along with some vanilla some smoke, bit of alcohol, light sourness. Full body, thick texture, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Good but not great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (862) - Krakow, POLAND - FEB 10, 2015
Draught Aroma-coffee, caramel, smoke, Appearance-black, hazy, brown foam, Taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-full body, thick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Overall-perfect

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tbonde (47) - DENMARK - JAN 30, 2015
50 cl. bottle at home shared with girlfriend to accompany a Beeramisu (!) where the ladyfingers were soaked in this brew instead of a liquor. And it worked! Great dessert and this extremely rich brew once again showed its powers. Dark, intense, with notes of smoke, coffee, oak are dominant though in this particular batch, the rum was not too prevalent. Not very fizzy, but then the bottle had been opened for a while when we enjoyed it. As the bottle had a 2022 last sell by date, it was a pretty young example and they do get better with age. Won awards when it was introduced in 2008 and it still holds up. If you are a Porter/Stout enthusiast, you must try this mamouth!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (6310) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle - Deep dark chocolate notes and a very rich nice sweetness. Deep jet brown black with a rich brown head. Dark roast, bittersweet dark chocolate and a nice sweetness. Really nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WojciechW (13) - POLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Jet-black and dense, in aroma there is a lots rum, chocolate, some sherry, bery godd taste, good bitterness, its like liquid chocolate, GREAT BEER

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Abrakarl (364) - SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2015
One of the best beers yet. Rum barrell ageing should be tried by more. Lovely rich aroma and creamy feel. Long lasting nice taste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sokuzs1 (84) - - JAN 24, 2015
Aroma: complex, chocolate,rum, oak, coffee, alcohol, a hint of smoky aroma in the background Taste: sweet, medium bitterness, chocolate, alcohol, rum, coffee


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