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Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Imperial Stout
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Danish: Vi har brygget pĺ denne řl i lang tid. Nu synes vi selv, at den er som vi řnsker. En meget kraftig stout med brćndte toner fra ristet bygmalt, rřgmalt, kaffe, en smule krydderier og som prikken over i’et: en sjat rom og herefter lagret pĺ egetrć. Denne řl mĺ gerne gemmes flere ĺr i et mřrkt skab eller en kćlder. Men den kan altsĺ ogsĺ drikkes nu. Křb en ekstra flaske og gem den til en sćrlig lejlighed om nogle ĺr. Den vil udvikle sig som god vin – bare blive bedre og bedre i mange ĺr.
Drik den i vinglas til sřde 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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dambor (48) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2014
Pours pitch black into a teku, with a nice medium head (disappears pretty fast). Aroma: a lot of chocolate and coffee, dark fruit, raisins, wood barrel and some rum aromas. Taste: sweet hints of chocolate followed by the type of bitterness one knows from dark chocolate, with some coffee elements and a slight touch of rum (however, I am not 100% sure this is indeed rum I taste here). Palate: nice warming coming from the alcohol, leaving also a pleasant, not too strong hoppy aftertaste. In this beer, I can definitely smell more rum than taste it. Nevertheless, this is a fantastic stout. I have enjoyed it in a temperature which I think was a bit too high (15 degrees Celsius), but it still was great and absolutely no unpleasant aromas/taste were present.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Patrik (269) - - OCT 18, 2014
Fyllig krämig bĺde i smak ĺ doft. Extremt krämig komplex öl. Fin sötma som är perfekt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yoachim (44) - SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2014
Tre smĺ rum, Göteborg. Luktar russin, choklad, vanilj, rök. Väldigt fin svart färg. Smakar metall,socker, vanilj, choklad, ek, rök, russin, frukt. Tjock och fyllig.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleksander9 (472) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 7, 2014
Black with chocolate head. Aroma is dark chocolate, burnt wood, barrel, vanilla, dark fruits and some spice. Full and fruity palate. Aftertaste is dark coffee, rum, dry, oily, burnt, and barrel notes. Overall: Very nice. Ugly label.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (427) - HUNGARY - OCT 1, 2014
Sóskávé illata, rumos étcsokoládé aromája szökik a légtérbe a kakaó-barna habpaplan alól, ízében pedig visszaköszön a rum csípős éle, ami a földes, kávébabos kesernyésséget öleli körül. Megnyerő kompozíció, remek dán imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tide (1810) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Draught at WilliamK. Black color, brown head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, coffee, rum, dark fruits, chocolate and licorice. Bitter finish with coffee, dark fruits, roasted malts and licorice. Exquisite rum stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CraftBeerNick (920) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2014
Keg at Hoppy Loft, 8th September 14. Some chocolate some vanilla, the rum is there, but not so well integrated into the beer, it’s added, not barrel aged and it shows. Still OK impy

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
poech73 (202) - Nivelles, BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2014
Au fűt @ Hoppy Loft. Bičre ŕ classer entre le Double Stout et le Double Porter qui se caractérise par sa dégustation en deux temps dominée par le rhum et la fin abrupte.
Au départ, son nez est magnifique : trčs complexe, dominé d’abord par les malts torréfiés, puis l’alcool, des effluves de café, de barrique et une épice comme la vanille; le tout fort enivrant. En bouche la gorgé est sympa en début dégageant ses saveurs de malt torréfié de café accompagné d’une gentille rondeur licoreuse; ça goűte l’eau de vie tout ça (hips) mais qui s’estompent moyenement vite pour se terminer de façon abrupt, dans un second temps, avec des saveurs acre de boisé, de rhum, de réglisse et d’une amertume puissante qui agressent le palais et assęchent la langue. Ce n’est qu’en arričre goűt que je goűte ce houblonnage carrément aigre avec ses saveurs d’alcool fort qui m’écoeure sur la finale. Bičre trop complexe et trop forte pour moi.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (394) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours thick black with a big, frothy, brown head. Aroma has chocolate, some smoke, bitter wooden notes, a big roast, some dark, dried fruits and licorice. The taste do have a noticeable rum flavor, but you can tell that it’s added rum, since the barrel’s wooden, dry flavor doesn’t blend very well. I think it might be the alcohol that doesn’t have that same round taste that you are used to. Still some pretty nice chocolate, roasty and licorice notes. A fine stout, but i’m not thrilled with the rum-addition. medium-low carbonation

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (363) - LATVIA - AUG 27, 2014
Black with rich brown cap. Stoury taste with strong roasted caramel notes, a bit smoked. Remaining bitterness with suddenly appearing rum notes.


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