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Style: Imperial Stout
Marentino, Italy
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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Beer inspired to the old real Russian imperial stout style. Dark beer made with a generous quantity of roasted cereals as black roasted and chocolate. After-dinner or with chocolate. The name you can translate with "high priestess". Available in 375 ml bottles.


BMan1113VR's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7874) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 6, 2012
2010 Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a massive brown head over a near black hued completely opaque body. Aromas show a lot of roast, chocolate, malty notes, coffee, molasses, light smoke and marshmallow. Very enticing aromas. Flavors are nutty and a bit smokey. Roasty with a bit more of an ashy presence than I like. Good malt character, low esters and low alcohol. Medium bodied, with slightly fuller carbonation.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4084) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2014
How: Bottle, 2011 vintage.
Where: SMÖF 2014.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a tan head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, raisin, a bit sour.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, some sour fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19974) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2014
Bottled at SBWF. Near black, small head. Tarry licorice aroma. Dry with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Tar and licorice, notes of lemon and cobwebs, Mid bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACD (672) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle. Black, no head, viscous. Nose is leather, coffee and dark berries on the nose, some oak. Big coffee and blackberry hit in the taste, light oak, slight sourness - almost citric - more dark fruit, figs, plums, light bacon and smoke. More leather. Coffee lingers, as does the light smoke and some dark choc towards the end. Medium body, pretty decently drinkable. Good flavour profile, with an interesting bite and oakiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nordcore (1053) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Black with a nice lightbrown head. Aroma of fruits, coffee and spices sence. Medium bitter, light sweetness with a light sour fruit end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3976) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, yellow session. 02/05/2014. Dark black caramel coloured pour with a big ol’ tan head. Aroma is apple brandy, choc and nutty malts. Flavour is liquorice, dark choc, apple and earthy notes.Palate is semi-seet, nicely rounded with moderate carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (6304) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, dried fruit, vanilla and oak.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3544) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2014
On tap at CBC 2014. Black with tan head. Aroma has coffee, roasted malt and not much else. Taste is dry, dusty, grain, coffee, roasted malt, cacao with a short finish

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2753) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2014
Bottled. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, wood and soy. Sweet flavor that ends dry and quite bitter with alcohol too. Medium to full bodied, oily texture and soft carb. An excellent Impy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rangi (605) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 30, 2014
Very interesting combination of the roast and sour. Liked it but prefer a more modern day all out roast. Appeared pitch black with tan head. Aroma was a mix of sour, roast and slight chocolate which continued throughout the glass. I like the thick body of a roast imperial stout this was a bit thin unfortunately. Great to try

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2386) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
tap@Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014 - black with tan head. Roasted malty, coffee, choc, caramel, vanilla, woody notes as well.


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