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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Our Imperial Stout is an impressive, ebony black beer with gorgeous ruby hued highlights. Brewed with several kinds of rich caramel and roasted malts, this robust, full-bodied stout is packed with sensuous chocolate and coffee flavors. The complex roastiness of this brew is interwoven with rich toffee, subtle dark fruit and a hint of anise to round off the malt experience. The intense maltiness is balanced with a floral hop flavor and the aroma from Cascade and Golding hops. With an immense original gravity of 23 Plato, this opulent beer finishes at 10% alcohol by volume. Imperial Stout is a lavish blend of sumptuous flavors, it is silky smooth and deceptively strong.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (5785) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle.Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of soy sauce, roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and caramel. Falvor is sweet and roasted with some chocolate, nuts, caramel, coffee and soy sauce. Medium to full body, average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13616) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle, 12oz. It pours a black body under a dense, tan head of moderate size. Toffee, roasted malts, dark chocolate and a touch of dried fruits in the aroma. The flavor is quite roasted and burnt, with tar and a hint of bonfire. Full-bodied, warming and softly carbonated. Lasting burnt and roasted finish with a meaty touch and some tar. Nothing impressive going on here, but it’s sure drinkable. 131231

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (7651) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle 355ml @ Geokkjer
Pours pitch back with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, licorice and coffee. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long chocolate and licorice finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ [ The Danish Summer Gathering, TSODRBSG13 ].

Clear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, molasses, chocolate. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, molasses, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130831]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
humlelala (987) - DENMARK - DEC 23, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2013 (35 cl bottle from the Saratoga Springs facility; bought @ RT shop Hillerød; No BBD) Pours pitch black with medium, mocha head that subsides leaving film and decent lace. Good regeneration when swirling the glass to release aroma. Aroma is bread, molasses, alcohol and a coffee-like hint of roasted malt. Creamy texture, soft carbonation, full body and a nice bittering hop character in the surprisngly dry finish. The ABV is well integrated but could also have lent more complexity to the beer in my opinion. Flavour has some bready sweetness with coffee notes and quite a bit of hop bittering to balance out the sweetness. Well balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingCecil (2050) - DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle @ home … It pours pitch black with a medium tan head… lot of molasses, roasted malt, coffee, hops, dark fruits….

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (10654) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle at TSODRSG 13. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, licorice. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee, licorice, soy sauce, cocoa. Nice beer. ,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2629) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
Bottled. Pours deep brown, nearly black with a medium sized, lacing brown head. Aroma of slightly roasted malt, chocolate and coffee notes. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and with bitter notes. Medium to full bodied, oily to creamy texture and soft to flat carb. A nice impy indeed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1208) - Herning, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2013
35 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour is chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt, and liquorice – with a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2053) - Odense S, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2013. Black body with a medium brown head. Roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, coffee.


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