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Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


GothGargoyle's rating

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GothGargoyle (1699) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - NOV 8, 2012
Deep black with a minimal chocolate head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, cognac, dates, figs, vanilla. Slick and luxurious mouthfeel, slightly sweet on the palate with a rich and warming coffee finish. Taste is coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, vanilla, cocoa nibs, molasses. Delicious, think I prefer it to the regular Beek Geek Brunch Weasel.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (943) - CROATIA - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle; pours nearly black with a thin ring of mocha colored foam; aroma of licorice, roasted malt, coffee, and a hint of chocolate; taste is licorice, chocolate, and coffee with some roasted malt and dark fruits; finish is dry with some roasted coffee bitterness; very nice

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - JUL 29, 2015
On tap at Warpigs, Copenhagen. Pours black with brown head. Roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, licorice, vanilla note. Sweet. Warming alcohol. Complex and full bodied.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnicolaescu (1317) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 28, 2015
Dulceață cu cafea, note oxidative, prospețime de dovleac / avocado. Nobil corp mătăsos și ușor de băut.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SeniorZozo (303) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 28, 2015
dark brown, minimal head. Aroma somewhat subdued, considering. Taste is explosive, sweet, dark, chocolate, and intense but not roasty coffee, vanilla and marshmallow, but the Whiskey Cask edition is better than this.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1511) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 26, 2015
very dark, almost black colour, huge, dense dark brown head; aroma of chocolate, roasted coffee, woody and vanilla notes, and some spicy alcohol; taste of roasted bitterness of coffee, some syrupy sweetness which is more and more intensive as it warms up, woody, vanilla and herbal notes, hints of dark chocolate, maybe some cognac; oily texture; really amzing!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (1282) - GREECE - JUN 21, 2015
250ml bottle at home. This is the "old" version, bought it in 2013 from Mikkeller and Frinds bottle shop. Black color with nice brown head. Roasted malty aroma, coffee, chocolate, cookies, spicy -cinnamon, wood, alcohol. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma, dark chocolate and coffee, cookies, brownie, light spicy, wood and alcohol. Medium to full oily body with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sjohnh (474) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2015
Some superlatives apply to this beer. One of the darkest I’ve had, and definetely the darkest brown head I’ve seen, though it doesn’t last long. The texture is, if not the thickest, then the most velvety and creamy mouthfeel I’ve had. Aroma starts off as pure coffee, with the cognac taking a while to sneak through, though it is pleasant when it arrives. Dark chocolate and black fruits with some toasty malts in the mouth. The booze is present but submerged, not under cloying sweetness but under a weight of chocolate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4648) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; deep opaque black pour with a big dark tan head, quite a big cognac aroma with some sweet chocolate and roast, taste has smooth chocolate, vanilla, some coffee, cognac not as big in the taste as the aroma but there, dark fruit, very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (3300) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle @ THLBBT May. Pours a pitch black beer with a decent amount of brown head. Aroma is boozy, roasty, touches of cognac but not much. Flavor is very alcoholic and strong a bit out of balance, some coffee in there, base beer has faded behind a strong alcoholic front, most likely done by the cognac. Aftertaste is strong and sweet as well. Meh, not the greatest.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (7107) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours near black with a beige head. Aroma of overpowering cognac booziness upfront with caramel, licorice, dark chocolate and coffee subdued behind. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation. The cognac didn’t work so well with this, too boozy and detracting from the excellent base beer.


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