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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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This variation on an imperial oatmeal stout, brewed in collaboration with Mikkeller, contains a healthy dose of authentic Kopi Luwak coffee (a.k.a. “weasel coffee”), along with other Vietnamese coffees, ground chipotle pepper. and a touch of smoked malt.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (7316) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2012
Sampled from bottle @ Borefts 12. Opaque pitch black color, small brown lacing on top, no real head. Smell roasted and burned malts, slightly smoke, lightly liquor. Taste Roasted and burned malts, alcohol, liquor, some chocolate, medium bitterness. Increasing bitterness in the finish, very nice! Medium to full body, lively, a bit fizzy carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (5155) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2012
From bottle at Borefts 2012. Pours black, small head. Aroma is strong malty, light roasted, tar and sea. Taste is smooth, moderate sweet chocolate and caramel, rich and intriguing, sneaks up on you.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2012
From bottle @ Borefts 2012. Black and opague. Maple syrup and coffee in the aroma. The beer is hardly carbonated, Thick fluid with chocolate, coffee, maple syrup. Sweet but fairly complex. Alcoholic.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MotherBrother (690) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2012
Bottle @ BBF 12. Pour pitch black, with no head. Aroma of soy, slight coffee, and some faint hints of spices, slight chocolate. The taste is a little bitter, with some (salty(?)) notes. Average body, with a flat carbonation. (could have gotten more out of the weasel-coffee imo.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1142) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle pour at Borefts 2012. Deep brown/black with virtually no head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, vanilla, dark fruits. Slightly slick mouthfeel, smooth on the palate with a slightly spicy finish. Taste is coffee, vanilla, bourbon.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (4379) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2012
From bottle @ Borefts 2012. The pour’s deep brown with no head. The aroma’s of sweet chocolate fudge, cocoa, brioche bread and mild vanilla. The taste is of soft espresso, more vanilla and plenty of chocolate. Light roasted malt on the finish. Very smooth, silky mouthfeel. Overall, a great imperial stout. Top work!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10538) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle at Borefts 2012, Bodegraven. Pours oily black with a weak, tan head. Great barrel character coming through on the nose, some dark chocolate. Medium sweet flavor, plenty of scorched wood, mocha. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Moderately warming to finish, some dark fruit hints, a bit of raisins, dirt, modest roast, subtle alcohol. Very good stuff. Rich.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (2796) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 3, 2012
at BBF 12 smells heavy, syrup,.. nice chocolat taste, but not much gass witch would prob make it better. very heavy mouthfeel

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2012
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense brown head. Aroma: roast, alcohol, cocoa, liqourice, cofffee. Flavour. Roast, chocolate, cocoa, chili, coffee. Medium to full bodied. Ends Roasted bitter with a light chili bite and a touch of smoke.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaartenRF10 (1566) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle @ BBF’12
Oily black, no head. Not much aroma. Taste is roasted malts, some funk. Good body and carbo.


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