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Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   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. Lagret på cognac tønder.

English: The recipe for this beer is as simple as a child’s finger painting: you take one of the world’s highest rated beers – that’s the one called Brunch – and then you let it splash about in a totally fresh cognac barrel for three months. After that it’s a question of out of the barrel, into a bottle and off you go.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHognof (3) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2014 does not count
Nose: cognac, sweet toffee, cognac, wee bit of roast, cognac Pour: very dark brown, no head, mocha lacing Mouthfeel: very light carbonation, full bodied Palate: Jesus, this is outstandingly more-ish! First up, cognac sweetness followed by a lovely chocolate and oat mix finished with slight booziness in the throat. On further mouthfuls roastiness makes itself apparent. Overall, a dark beer as smooth as its cognac counterpart, being tasty with low carbonation means this goes down ridiculously well for 10.9%

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DocLock (7854) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2014
Pours dark brown black with tan head. Nose is heavy cacao, coffee, dark roasty malt. Tastes intense, very thick and rich, with heavy cacao, coffee, dark malt, figgy raisiny fruit, Finishes complex, intense, and delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Crompt (113) - York, South Carolina, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Another Greek brunch from krompt, that weasel. He tried too convince me it wasn’t that good and the standard brunch weasel was better. He is a liar, don’t trust him. I’ve never had cognac but this makes me very interested in trying it because it works well for this beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
andrewturba (966) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
Pours an opaque black with a small light brown ring of head. Aroma is cognac, roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, oak, licorice and a touch of soy sauce. Flavour is cognac, roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee, licorice, mild alcohol and a nice velvety mouth feel.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Reimer96 (1213) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
Pours an opaque black with little head and great legs up the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, cognac, coffee, light oak and vanilla and a gentle sweet candy aroma. Taste is roasted malts, chocolate, sweet cognac, oaky vanilla, coffee and a complex and well balanced alcohol warmth and bitterness on the finish. Cognac also makes the finish dryish and makes this beer great to sip on.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beerhunter111 (7365) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2014
Schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr intensiv röstmalzig, Kaffee, Schokolade. Geschmack sehr intensiv röstmalzig, Kaffee, süße Schokolade.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10914) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle @ GT’s Cat Cabana. Thanks to Derek for this one. Black pour with a small tan head, if anything. Soy sauce, vanilla, smoke, and lots of oak. Plenty of roasted malt, dark chocolate, licorice, and a nice touch of brandy. Flavor is much better. Really nice sweetness of vanilla and brandy. Oak, roast, and dark chocolate. Subtle bitterness of roast and coffee. Smooth, lowly carbonated. Slightly smokey. Pretty nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
travita (3954) - Frisco, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Backlog bottle thanks to so many good ratebeerians. The smell is great, wood, cognac, nice alcohol, and could keep smelling for a while. The look is dark brown in color with a tan head. The taste is alcohol, dark, wood, and cognac.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bgb1991 (112) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 18, 2013
Aroma hides the alcohol content with a nosefull of roasted coffee, dark chocolate and dates. Really had to work the glass while pouring to get a small amount of head which disappeared quickly. Nice cacao finish adds wonderful bitterness which cuts the sweetness of the barrel. Big chewy, sticky mouthfeel. Best tasting beer I have ever had, can’t wait to get some more Mikkeller.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jasond612 (275) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2013
11/15/12 $13.99 bottle received in a trade drank on a Friday night before 1st resident interview day. Anyway... Pours jet black with zero head. Smell is very boozy with subdued dark roasted smells. Taste is boozy at first and then you get to the stout. Dark bitter chocolate dark roasted coffee. Finish is bitter almost a numbing quality. The mouthfeel is exceptional very thick and chewy. As it warmed it got more complex. Wonderful exceptional beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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