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RATINGS: 1441   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Here’s a black ale to brighten your day. Wake Up Dead lurks in our cellars for over 4 months before being unleashed. Hints of raisins, black licorice, coffee and dark chocolate are followed by earthy, herbal hop notes. Any apprehensions about the rest of your day are quickly forgotten, for whatever the mind expects, it finds. Sometimes you’re not in the mood for what everyone else is having.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2008
Bottle @ home.
Clear dark black color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, caramel, coffee, moderate hoppy, light alcohol and english licorice. Initail flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter, finish flavor is moderate sweet and biiter with a average to long duration, and a dry almost dusty finish. (Bitternes is both malt and hops). Body is medium, texture is oily and smooth, carbonation is soft. Very easy to drinke. (240408)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2007
CBF07 sample from 22 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a whuite head. Aroma of dark coffee. Flavour is chocolate and coffee, some hops, but nothing that brakes the dark notes. Finish is long and dark, again not really hoppy. Dry finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (34375) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2005
A red-brown beer with a disappearing brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with roasted notes as well as notes of chocolate and hints of coffee. The flavor is sweet roasted with notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2005
Bottled. Clear brown coloured with an off white head. Light roasted aroma with notes of coffee and chocolate. Roasted flavour of chocolate, coffee and vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25392) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
Bottled. Black/dark ruby red colour, small brown head. Roasted malt, alcohol, weak coffee and caramel in aroma. Caramel, alcohol and roasted malt in flavour. Full bodied. Warming alcohol in finish. Long roasted malt and alcohol in aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2005
(Bottle 65 cl) Beautiful reddish brown with tiny, stale impurities. Creamy, light brown head. Very malty, spicy sweet nose. Nice, full vinous body with wonderful roasted malt and sweet caramel. Dry, roasted bitterness. Incredibly delicate. 031205

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (23513) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2002
Very black. Salty, full bodied & tasty. A true imperial stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2006
Bottle. Pours a black colour with a small off-white head. Roasted malty coffee aroma. Has a think mouthfeel, with a dry malty roasted flavor. Has some hints of coffee in the flavor aswell. Dry roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2010
4th December 2008. Nose of marmite and a little chocolate. Smooth with a little minerally effervescence to start. This is followed by a little fruit and coca cola. Next is an aniseed - licorice tone. Finished with a slightly roasted malt and a small amount of coffee. Complex and unusual.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2008 Bottle Stockholm Beer Festival ... Deep black ... lots of deep roast malt nose ... sweet slightly meaty ... quite fruity ... rich roast malts ... little bitter bite ... little spice ... little spirit burn .

tk2 Bottle at home .... Mouth feel is a bit too fizzy for what i expect for a Stout ... Rich roast malt nose ... full flavour rich sweet but a bit over spirity 4.0 ->3.5 This is a good exaple of a beer that needed a bigger sample to truly get its measure. While wonderfully rich the Alcohol shows through too much to be a world class beer. and for my money id rather drink their milk stout.

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