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Lion à Plume Postiche Russian Imperial Stout

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Brewed with American Amarillo.

Brassée en Angleterre à partir du 18ème siècle, cette variante plus forte du Stout traditionnel était destinée à la cour de l’impératrice Catherine II de Russie. La Postiche est une héritière moderne de ce style, où les saveurs torréfiées des malts s’équilibrent aux arômes citronnés des houblons américains (Amarillo).


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (2958) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2014
Pours black ( trough Brown ) with a good , bit darker foam . Smell is burnt malts , bitter style . Taste is rather light-in mouthfeel , but full in taste . Very bitter , and LOADS of malts , resulting in an almost faded-peaty taste ( I had this in a homebrew once and I am pretty sure it is due to the overly use of malts , burnt malts mostly - yet i’m not sure ) Ending is bitter, with a sweet, chocolaty undertone .Not bad, but i prefer thicker , and more complex taste . Also could use a ted more sweetness in this one ...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElManana (207) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle from Hopduvel. Pitch black - brown head. Burned malts, ok hoppy, chocolate, yeasty notes, belgian yeast, phenolic notes, tarmac, high carbonation - sparkling feeling.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Peter_L (687) - SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Flaska från Belgoklubben. Kolsvart vätska med ett massivt och högt skum. Dofter av röktorv och mörk choklad. Kraftig smak av mörkrostat kaffe med lite lakrits. Fyllig och eldig munkänsla. Lite udda med en belgare. God men ingen kioskvältare.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drkpower (5) - - MAY 15, 2014 does not count
On tap at moeder lambic, brussels. Truly top quality imperial stout. Superb depth.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (850) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
quite dense beige head that disappears quickly. coffee coloured. aroma is leather, roasted malts, citrus and hoppy. taste like aroma with a pronounced bitter aftertaste from the malts and hops. medium body, quite carbonated. solid stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2235) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with medium tan head. Aroma of licorice, ash, port wine, chocolate, wood and bread. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of licorice, chocolate, raw sugar and port wine. Full bodied with medium carbonation. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (2105) - SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
@Basunen: lite mjölkig doft. Tydlig smak av bränd kaffe och aska. Helt ok att sitta och smutta på. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (792) - USA - APR 11, 2014
Strong stout. Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swaroga (1303) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 3, 2014
Butelka 33cl. OCZY : czarne piwo o średniej wielkości beżowej pianie. NOS : przypalane aromaty podobne do przypalonego tosta, czarnej czekolady i słodkiej kawy. Również toffi, skórka od cytryny, alkohol i suszone ciemne owoce. USTA : średnio gazowane i oleiste. Ma kremową teksturę. Piwo jest słodkie o nutach przesłodzonej ale za to mocnej kawy ponieważ cierpkość i gorycz nadrabia i równoważy tą słodkość. Piwo również przypomina gorzką czekoladę z otrębami skórki cytrusów. posmak jest gorzki i podpalany. Chmiel nabiera coraz więcej przestrzeni po kilku łykach. ODCZUCIA : smaczny i udany stout. Trudno do czegoś się przyczepić. Na pewno świetnie parowałby się z jakimś ciastem albo lodami. Czemu nie jakieś ostre mięso. OCENA : smak : 7/10 pijalność : 4/10

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (1760) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2014
Bottle, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: black beer, nice stable beige head. NOSE: little smoked, chocolate, coffee, burned malts. TASTE: burned malts, chocolate, bitter, little coffee.


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