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Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Imperial Stout
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
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RATINGS: 297   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Danish: Nu synes vi, at tiden er inde til denne øl. Her er tale om en kraftig stout på 11% med coffeemalt, choclatemalt, black malt og honning. Vi har humlet til 120 IBU, vi har tørhumlet og lagret den med egetræ og valnød. Nu synes vi, at den har lagret tilstrækkeligt, så nu skal den på flasker. Hvad smager den af? Dem der har smagt den, siger kaffe, lakrids, honning, eg og valnød. Men døm selv.
Brygget med kaffe malt, chocolate malt, black malt og honning, tørhumlet og lagret med egetræ og valnød.


Uhlen's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Uhlen (251) - Trondheim, - DEC 18, 2012
Semi-oily black pour with a brown head. Dark chocolate and oak in the nose. Chocolaty taste with a small sting of alcohol, and a kind-of-papery aftertaste. All in all a good beer. Enjoyed it.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cenzura (157) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Aroma: belgian pralines, coffee, plum. Taste: lot of strong coffee, dark chocolate, dried plum, classy alcohol. Small head, good lacing and medium carbonation. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 23PLN (0,5) at Kufle i Kapsle multitap

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
grew (73) - Wrocław, POLAND - JAN 28, 2015
@Tap. Dark black, minimal head. Roasty coffee aroma. Rich taste, medium sweet, light bitterness. Very drink able.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tomekboniek (29) - POLAND - JAN 27, 2015
0,3 l z kranu. Kolor czarny, nieprzejrzysty. W smaku palony słód, kawa i miód. Alkohol bardzo dobrze ukryty. Zdecydowanie niższa goryczka niż to podaje browar. Bardzo dobry RIS.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Helsdon (215) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Gotta say I do equate good beer with decent labeling, and I was going to give this guy a pass until I did a quick check to realize the #beerlove this one garners. So let’s give it a try. Pours a pitch black with fairly minimal amount of beige head. Roasty. toasty malts with lots of chocolate and coffee. Nice. The taste is exceptional. I was worried I’d run into burnt-malt syndrome that seems to crop up with dark beers but not here. Rich roasted malt profile, with a distinct but not overwhelming sweetness. Coco some coffee and lots of maltly awesomeness. Overall a very, very nice beer. If you’re going to do a stout - do a stout.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoeMcPhee (8746) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Deep black pour with a thick tan head. The nose is intense. Roasty and chewy with a very oily palate. Has a lot of really rich cocoa and coffee flavour. A touch savoury with some light spiciness on the finish. Has some nice dark fruit and a bit of licorice and a touch of soft roast. A little bit of roast and a touch of soft vanilla. Has a lot of complexity and a really pleasant finish. Sticky and rich with a nice soft warming finish. Damn. Absolutely delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thorongil2 (1410) - , Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
(bottle) clear very dark brown colour with a small brown head; aroma of dried longan, chocolate; rich, balanced flavour with a long light bitter with hint of sour finish

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (657) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
Settles into the glass a thick, oily black with a slight cap of dark cherry foam that settles to a subtle ring. First thing you notice is how dry this imperial stout is. Many interpretations of the style devolve into a sticky sweetness, while this one comes off like a pure shot of espresso -- not too bitter, like in the hands of an artisan barista. It’s not clear from the babbling copy on the label if real coffee is involved. Alcohol at 10% is in the house but almost in the shadows. Not as muscular or complex as some of my favourite imperial stouts but quite enjoyable to drink on a Friday evening in the icy dead of winter. Recommended.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergaard (136) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2015
Pitchblack beer with a big beige head. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffe, some floral hop notes, some sweet notes of prunes and vanilla and roasted malt - no real alcohol pressence. The taste is dominated by roasted malt, loads of bitter coffe and hops, dried fruit. Alcohol is well-hidden tastewise as well. Very nice beer and one of the absolute top contenders from Hornbeer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fluxing (410) - POLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Warka do 02.01.2024. Kolor nieprzejrzyscie czarny. Piana obfita, brunatna, powoli opada do cienkiej warstwy, prawie nie oblepia szkla. W aromacie wanilia, kawa, lukrecja, orzechy, czerwone owoce, sliwki, rodzynki, suszone morele, drewno, lekki alkohol. W odczuciu nisko wysycone, pelne, gladkie, zawiesiste, maczyte. W smaku podobne jak w aromacie, mocno palone i czekoladowe, lekko slodkawe, miodowe, smak moglby byc bogatszy, ale nie jest zle. Goryczka srednia, ziolowa, ziemista, lodygowa, delikatnie zywiczna i cytrusowo-kwaskowa, lekko alkoholowa.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
magicmn (77) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 3, 2015
Some coffee and vanilla with grassy hop in aroma. Looking really dark with deep brown foam. Medium body what isnt good for an imperial stout, bitternes dominate in this beer - both hoppy grassy one with light citruses and some roasty with espresso notes. Overall american styly imperial stout. Just above average.


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