Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark


on tap

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RATINGS: 2337   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Recent batch of this has been brewed by Mikkeller at NÝgne ō. Has also been brewed at Gourmetbryggeriet, Denmark. From 2013, brewed at Lervig.

English: An oatmeal stout with 25.0% oat-based ingredients and a nice touch of gourmet coffee. A beer that goes extremely well with breakfast.
Ingredients : Water, malt (pils, oat, smoked, caramunich, brown, pale chocolate and chocolate), roasted barley, flaked oats, hops (centennial and cascade), ale yeast and gourmet coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2008
2007 bottle sampled at the Kumlinator while talking to Mikkel who just happened to be at the Kulminator that night. Aroma is bold rich depth of dark malts, layered with espresso, malt. Beer poured jet black with only a little head, the stayed around the edges. This beer drinks much bigger than it is. Its flavor is as robust as just about any imperial stout and it only ways in at 7.5% alcohol. Flavors are deep roasted malts along harmoniously placed with caramel, coffee, bitter chocolate, and a healthy doss of American hops. Mouth feel is full and not overpowering. Excellent brew, would love to try a younger bottle to try the coffee at its fullest.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
padrefan98 (854) - (San Diego) Santee, California, USA - FEB 26, 2008
Bottle thanks to a trade with nolankowal. After looking at the appearance and my first sip I would assume this was a Impy stout. Very good aromas of coffee and some chocolate. Tastes fantastic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
nhorween (645) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2008
Bottle. Iím excited about this one... Looks great, really dark pour with a thick tan head. Nose of coffee, dutch cocoa, hops, and smoke. Lots of coffee again. Great balance of smoke and chocolate with the malt and hops. Really close to being an imperial stout, but I think itís probably better toned back. Medium-full body with lots of small bubbles. Excellent stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IMtheOptimator (1164) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - FEB 24, 2008
Poured nearly jet black with a brown fizzy off-white head. Aroma is of bitter grassy hops, a bit of chocolate, perhaps a touch of dark fruits and plenty of roasted coffee. Flavor is heavy laden with coffee notes, with lots of dry bitter coffee beans dominating the palate. Also present is some grassy hoppiness, perhaps only the slightest note of bitter chocolate, and some light alcohol. Finishes quite bitter and roasty. Body is farily full and quite soft. A rich stout that has well-crafted flavors, though I would have liked some more sweetness to balance the bitterness of the beer. Granted, I take sugar in my coffee, which might explain why the coffee bitterness, though well-executed, seemed somewhat overwhelming to me. Well-made, even if marginally outside my range of preference.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2008
Bottle on 2/16/08. Black pour, creamy, medium, light brown head that settles slowly. The coffee, dark and espresso like, is unmistakable, and ushers in dark chocolate, vanilla, and some pine notes as well. Smooth, rich, full mouthfeel complemented by light carbonation. Roasted malt flavors up front, with bitterness following quickly, but not too excess. Finishes dry without any significant stickiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
charlotte (5193) - rÝdovre, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2008
Black with brwn creamy head.Taste of rosted malt chocolate and licorice.Full body and well balanced.Flavor is a bit oily.But still a nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2008
Bottle courtesy of Greg Clow, thanks Greg! This is night in a bottle. Not even dark brown. Like midnight sky when there are no stars. The head is frothy and mocha colour. It laces and laces and stays frothy. Initially, the nose is of mint leaves and coffee beans. But as it warms, it bursts with dark chocolate, American hops, vanilla, some oatmeal, wood, and roasted malts. In the flavour department, itís full on bitter coffee, with minty herbal hops, dark chocolate, vanilla extract and roasted malts. Creamy, creamy, creamy. Very easy drinking with no hint of the ABV. Long, minty, bitter finish. This is very good. Outstanding. Thanks goes out to Greg Clow, who was kind enough to send me this bottle. I appreciate it!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Braudog (6379) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2008
22 oz bottle. This is perhaps the most beautiful pour I have ever seen ... solidly black gold, mesmerizing cascade of tan foam rising and falling into a solid foam head of deep tan. The aroma is killer ... robust roasted malt and sweet milk and sugar. This drinks with a velvety smoothness. The flavors are beautiful and complex, some kind of blend of bitter baking chocolate, java, licorice, and thick roast. Like a good hot chocolate, this leaves a messy sludge at the finish. This is exceptional. (#3318, 2/10/2008)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rusty (1546) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - FEB 10, 2008
Bomber purchased a couple months back at AJís in Mesa AZ. Pours a dark brownish black with a nice tan head. Smells like choolate and coffee. A nice roasty malty barley taste is going on along with a nice dry toasty finsih. Almost too dry for my liking, could use a bit more sweetness but still very good. I was disappointed with this as I didnít think it lived up to the hype; however it is still a very nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BrotherBenny (9) - Alabama, USA - FEB 9, 2008 does not count
Shared a large bottle among 4 of us. Served in a small snifter, It pours as a thin viscous stream, with a minimal head. Dark as night and it seems to have the ability to absorb light like a sponge. The nose is awesome, my two favorite drinks in one, beer and coffee. Initial sip very smooth and thick. Chocolate, coffee, malt, all in proportion and balance. The finish is very nice, even with something as strong as this, there is nothing lingering out of place. Very nice, especially if you like good dark coffee.

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