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Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 1685   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly brewed by Mikkeller at Nøgne Ø, Norway, now at Lervig, Norway.
This imperial Oatmeal stout is brewed with one of the world’s most expensive coffees, made from droppings of weasel-like civetcats. The fussy Southeast Asian animals only eat the best and ripest coffee berries.Enzymes in their digestive system help to break down the bean. Workers collect the bean-containing droppings for Civet or Weasel Coffee. The exceedingly rare Civet Coffee has a strong taste and an even stronger aroma.
Ingredients : Water, malts, hops, yeast and Vietnamese ca phe chon coffee.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsooj87 (27) - - MAR 8, 2016
It’s been a long time since I had this one, but I remember it was awesome, and made me a definite sucker for RIS

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hype (39) - - FEB 27, 2016
Smells great... Very rich and flavorful... A heavier beer.... Like very much, despite the rather unexpected "unique" ingredient

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bbbeer (702) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma chocolate and coffee and roasted malt. Full body with some alcohol. Flavor is pretty complex with roasty malt and coffee predominating and some cocoa, overall it’s pretty sweet but not too much but a little bit of harsh booziness. Quite good though.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GuideDogSaint (1079) - Xiamen, CHINA - FEB 23, 2016
On tap at Mikkeller Bangkok. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, liquorice and tobacco. Sweet finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosskyle (495) - - FEB 13, 2016
12oz bottle. Black color brown head. Roasted Malt dark chocolate aroma. Medium heavy very smooth texture. Milk Chocolate roasted malt flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jorn69 (2548) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2016 Backlog, early amateur rating! From tap in Copenhagen 131015. Roasted and malty with chocolate.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Shanshiro (9) - Zaragoza, SPAIN - FEB 12, 2016 does not count
Un 10 de cerveza. Tiene un ahora dificil de olvidar pero lo más impresionante es su entrada en boca, una cerveza suave por la cantidad de avena que lleva y un sabor impresionante a vainilla, chocolate, cafe... es inmejorable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Syfher (301) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle of 33cl, in a Trappist glass ; room temperature. Very strong beer, in all means. I didn’t like it. The taste is really well balanced between porter and wisky. Great colour, and a overhelming palate.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MPA (916) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle. Aged sample - probably at least five years. Black with beige head. Aroma of cocoa, coffee, roasted malts. Sweet flavour of cocoa and coffee with roasted malts bitterness in the finish. Great beer.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cristobal37 (705) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 6, 2016
Gray wax sealed bottle. Bubbily dark black with a little bit of foamy tan head. Aroma is mild but sweet milky stout comes through. Really smooth roasted bitter coffee beans, dark chocolate, mild hop bitterness at the end. Thick body and dry. Some lacto notes in the finish linger with the coffee, like drinking milk n coffee. Some booze in the final sips, pleasant though. Preferred the Slyrs whisky barrel version, but this one is really awesome too. I still can’t believe I’m drinking catshit.


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