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Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
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Danish: Denne imperial oatmeal stout er brygget med den vietnamesiske kaffesort Ca Pe Chon, som er en af verdens dyreste kaffesorter. Ca Pe Chon kaffen er lavet af afføringen fra væseldyr. De sydøstasiatiske dyr spiser kun de bedste og mest modne kaffebønner. Enzymer i deres fordøjelsessystem hjælper til at nedbryde bønnerne. Herefter indsamles afføringen som indeholder de hele bønner og bruges til væselkaffen. Kaffen har en kraftig smag og en endnu kraftigere aroma. Nogle mener endda, at kaffen øger sexlysten!
En Imperial Oatmeal Stout brygget på: vand, malt, humle, gær og vietnamesisk ca phe chon kaffe.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
toffeeslot (118) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 22, 2012
Incredible as it pours out of the bottle - its so thick and oily. Stong alcohol taste of calvados. The coffee is there, but the calvados is the star of the show. Fantastic beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blutt59 (6004) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2012
bottle, thanks to black swan, mercurachrome color with still head, aroma and fantastic flavor of dense chocolate, old vinous notes, coffee, great finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (4543) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2012
(Bottle, 0.25 l, from Drink Shop, Tallinn, 20121017) The beer poured black and oily. Its head was small and lightly brown. Aroma had roasted malts, coffee, wood and for a very short time at the beginning: apples. Palate was full bodied, warming and quite dry with surprisingly high carbonation. Flavours were coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, wood, sourness and bitterness. Aftertaste had burntness, coffee, apples and bitterness. Not as good as the fresh version but the barrel effects were mild enough not to be too disturbing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radarsock (894) - Vermont, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Finally a bottle I can’t get in my own state. Supplied by Drsilverworm -- thanks! Hadn’t realized the bottle was so small -- 8.5 FL OZ worth of oily black liquid. Its head is an off-khaki shade that only has a rim around the glass in appearnce. No head, laciness however was quite prominent. Smells like Candy corn, applewood smoked bacon, black liquorice, ash, apple cider vinegar, sweet malts and some chocolate. Not noticing too much in regards of the coffee. WHOA... this beer is intense; there’s no getting around it: starts off with a charcoal/dark chocolate bittersweetness which has plenty of booze, oak and pear. By mid-palate it has gotten amazingly smoky with hints of candied apples, caramel, allspice, ginger and London yeast. Ends quite bitter from the hops and dark malts. Coffee only slightly tasted. I like this beer, but I was ultimately unimpressed that the coffee element which is basically the biggest seller to the Weasel series, is hidden amongst a platter of smoke, apples, oak and roast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (4306) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Bottle. Pitch black pour, thin tan head. Dark syrupy malts, molasses, dried apples, raisin, licorice, alcohal booziness, and note of vanilla. Thick, full body. Not as smooth as the cognac, this beer has more sharp edges. Pretty good, but to expensive.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
billshmeinke (13) - USA - OCT 10, 2012
Smells of plumbs, raisins, hints of tobacco, ash, tar, earth, caramel, and hints of vanilla. Pitch black, decent legs, ring of iodine head. Tastes of chocolate, raisins, plumb, tar, smoke, vanilla. Mouthfeel is big and syrupy, pretty much as expected. I’m glad it came in such a small bottle. It’s pretty intense. Not really worth the price. Definitely won’t be getting it again

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gyllenbock (4545) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2012
Sample at SBWF 2012. Black with no head. A great aroma of roasted malt, wood, licorice, alcohol,coffee and something sweet. About the same in the complex taste. Really a great beer to sip. Very long aftertaste with a smooth mouth feel. I liked this a bit more than the Cognac Edition.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theydon_Bois (8089) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2012
Bottle at home (BOE) - 05/10/12. Pours pitch black, dark mahogony brown edges in light, with hardly any head just a few spots on top of the glass and some edgeing. Big boozy nose comprising burnt apples, dark malts, raisens, dates, molasses, licqourice, treacle toffee and a touch more alcohol for good measure. Tastes of sweet caramelised toffee apples, raisen fudge, bitter chocolate, hot toffee sauce, a little earthy woodiness. Full bodied with soft carbonation, smooth drinking, perfectly pitched, great on the palate! Overall - this really worked for me. First sip I wasn’t convinced and whilst decent I was expecting to end up with a rating of 3.6/7, however as it warmed the flavours developed and this proved to be a great Imperial Stout!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (10420) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is coffee, alcohol, calvados. Flavour is coffee, vanilla, oak, calvados, alcohol. Full body. Very nice beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
callmemickey (2653) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2013 Pitch black body. Thin dark brown head, thin skim, next to no lacing. Nose definitely is the sum of its parts: apple brandy, tobacco, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, espresso. Flavor carries over with similar notes. Full bodied, smooth carbonation, light bitterness in the finish. Silky. Overall, this beer reminded me of a beer version of apple Sheesha--distinctive.


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