Brewed by Jopen
Style: Imperial Stout
Haarlem, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bosbouw (1243) - Gemonde, - NOV 15, 2013
Mooie zwarte kleur met met weinig creme schuim. Ruikt rokerig, whiskey geur. Smaakt lekker rokerig, whiskey. Prima, maar niet de beste. Iets dun van structuur.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (10206) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2014
330 ml bottle. Deep dark brown color. Peat and iodine in the nose, next to the roasty malt, caramel and chocolate. Peat, hints of iodine, red fruit and whisky in the flavor. Warming alcohol. Lots of aroma and flavor, somehow satisfyingly balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rikstar (763) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2014
0,33l fles gedeeld met nikos. Zwart met een onnatuurlijk lichte schuimkraag. Redelijk veel co2 voor een hout gerijpt bier. T.over de first fill iets minder medicinaal. In de geur nogsteeds cacao en jodium en drop. Smaak Is iets zuur als.onrijpe bramen met ook gist en daarna in de afdronk de.leukoplast. Bijzonder en smaakvol
Earlier Rating: 11/23/2013 Total Score: 4
0,75l fles gedeeld met bierproeven. Zwart, met minimaal bruin schuim. Geur van peat, leukoplast en jodium. In de smaak rook, wybertjes en een trekkend mondgevoel volle body. Extreem biertje voor liefhebbers van medicinale whiskys

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bever117 (2) - bergschenhoek, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2014 does not count
This beer is just like the laphroaig single malt:you will love it or hate it.if you love the whisky then try this beer.great aroma with deep oak and islay flavors.very nice beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (2184) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. Has quite a heavy smell of smokey peat. This is dominant in the taste as well. The aftertaste is a bit boozy. Body is a bit thin for a laphroaig aging, it’s overwhelming everything else. Decent beer, needs more balance.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (1719) - BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2014
Dutch imperial stout matured on Laphroaig barrels (single malt from Islay). Creamy, dark beige, dense head, very dark wine-red colour, almost black, misty. Powerful aroma of iodine, peat, whisky, tobacco, coffee grounds, fondant, leather, sage, wood, liquorice. Spicy onset (sage, thyme), candied fruits, very dry, powdery mouthfeel, resinous, a bit salty on a deep chocolatey and smoky malt base, hop bittering in the finish with warming alcohol, almost wry, with still a subtle candi-like sweetness, everything very much sodden in iodine and peated whisky. Laphroaig was never my favorite single malt and having it this ostentatious in a beer is just too much for me. This is the kind of beer with an uncompromizing complexity you’ll either love or hate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ads135 (2955) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 14, 2014
This beer is intensely peated. The smoke can actually be a bit off putting, in fact. A little more balance would have served this beer well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
goozen (2941) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
Tap at Botermarkt Bierfestival, Haarlem: Very dark brown colored brew with an nice bitter taste and hints of liquorice, peat and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (5673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2014
33 cl bottle @ hotel room, Amsterdam. Bottled on 04/2014
Aroma has alcohol and strong Laphroiag notes with peat and licorice. Flavour has lots of peat, Laphroiag whisky, smoke, some salty licorice and alcohol. Also some dry woody tones. Alcohol warms my throat after a sip. An intensive Laphroiag juice, 10 cl of this is quite enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (1580) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2014
caramelbruin met fijne bruine kraag welke snel afvlakt. aroma van turf/leer/veen. smaken zijn alcoholisch, zacht, kruidig, matig zoet, zwakke eikenhout, fruitig, licht bitter, licht/dun van textuur, niet een typische imperial stout, deze versie mist een beetje de volmoutigheid en bovendien erg dun.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Daanminator (83) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2014 Ik had deze perongeluk gekocht maar aangezien ik alles wil proberen geen probleem. De geur in het glas deed me echt bijna over me nek gaan. De smaak was nog erger. Wat een vieze bocht zeg.

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