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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 291   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2010

Bottle 375ml.

Clear dark black color with a average to large, creamy to frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, sharp, wood - oak, smoke and peat, vanilla, light medicine. Flavor is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, peaty and sharp. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20100613]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (38505) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2010
37.5 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small yet deep amber glare and a small tan head. Aroma is burned rubber, dense smoked and dark malty. Dense smoked, plastic and sweet initial flavoured. Goes rather dry and dense smoked into the finish. Acidic and heavy roasted into a dry and almost burned alcohol finish. Acidic.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (32889) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2010
Bottled. An almost black beer with a little read shine under a dry brown head. The aroma has extremely strong notes of iodine, peated smoke and roasted malt as well as medium notes of whiskey and wood. The flavor is extremely sweet with notes of dextrose, roasted malt, wood, iodine, peated smoke, alcohol, and soy sauce, leading to an extremely dry finish where the notes of iodine, roasted malt, peated smoke, and wood lingers. A bit too much for me. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25140) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2010
Bottle at home. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted and smoked aroma of whisky, oak and peat with notes of earth. Roasted and smoked flavour of peat, oak, whisky and earth with notes of alcohol and hops. Hoppy, smoked and warming alcoholic finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2010
Bottle 37,5 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours black with a tint of red and a dense light brown head. Aroma of iodine and peat. Solid body, burned malts, salt, tar, sea water, ashes and iodine with a massive malt bitter finish. 110510

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (24330) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2010 Bottled. Pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is peat, some alcohol, mild roast and black hole. Flavour is peated malts, alcohol and quite sticky. Not as beautiful as the Paradox.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (21632) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2010
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty smokey chocolate aroma. Roasted malty smokey licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty licorice finish with smokey hints.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (20710) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2010
6th June 2010. RBESG 10 Grand Tasting at the Brasserie 4:20 Warehouse. Big thanks to Alex for allowing us to take this off the shelves at his warehouse! Black beer, no head. Sweet peaty whisky nose. Sweet chocolate and dark malt and whisky. Extremely well joined up. Finishes semi dry with a little warmth. Nice whisky RIS.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (19732) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2010
Bottle filched from the 4:20 Warehouse during RBESG10... ok Alex said to a drunk crowd yeah you can open a few bottles ...deep black ... big tan head ... big toffee roast ... load and loads of whiskey ,,, roast malt ... better than expected but still too much whiskey

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (19481) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 3, 2010
Mikkel’s crew recommended this one to my friend Matthias at the Borefts festival 2010, to accompany his cigar. It was the perfect match - lots of intense smoke, charcoal, peat bog and oak. Definitely not for weaklings or the faint of heart.


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