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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dunbar72 (134) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a medium sized brown head. Aroma of tequila, oak, lime and vanilla. Pretty sweet to the taste, tequila, root cellar, vanilla, chocolate, lime and licorice. Full body, low carbonation. Amazing beer!!!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gr0ve (2127) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2012
Draught. Pitch black. Agave aroma with vanilla and oak. Very rich, but rounded and soft. Clearly high in alcohol, but rich enough to withstand. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3740) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 26, 2012
375ml bottle in a snifter. Pours black with a thick, lacy, tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate and coffee, tequila, and floral hops. The flavor of the beer is the same as the other Black Holes, and the tequila blends better than some of the wines but not as well as the whiskeys. Smooth texture. A good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10399) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a reddish black color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted and produced fair lacing. Medium to heavy toasted malt, Tequila and wood aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate to heavy complex toasted sweet spice alcohol flavor with a medium to heavy toasted sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Complex good brew.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
brokensail (10527) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Pours black in color with minimal head. Heavy tequila aroma on this. Lots of wood, grass, and roasted malt. A noticeable green apple note, some booze, and a bit of carbonic acid. Sugary, sickly sweet, with burnt sugar. Heavy on the roasted malt and tequila. Lots of wood and grass and green apple. A little bit of a cigarette flavor to it as well. This was pretty rough stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SirLimpsalot (2058) - SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2012
@Basunen: mycket len och rund båda doft och smak. Trevliga söta och brända toner. Fin len eftersmak med en gnutta hetta. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacterial (1370) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Pours black with a thick tab head that dissipates quickly. Nose has slight notes of tequila, vanilla and just a touch of coffee. Fantastic balance, easier to drink than the pour and nose would suggest. Palate a little thin, with coffee notes in the aftertaste. Really nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (6481) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of agave/tequila with roasted malts and a bit of bitter chocolate. Flavor has strong tequila note with only s hint of backing roasted malts and bitter chocolate.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
That1Guy (1882) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Pours pitch black with a bit of a tan head. Aroma of tequila sweetness combined with an ash tray. So it smells like a dive bar. Flavor is like taking a shot of tequila and then smoking a cigarette, and I quit. Drain pour. I don’t even know if oxidation can cause this mess.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dcschiller (2203) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 30, 2012
12.7oz bottle. Pours black with creamy espresso head. Aroma is cocoa, light coffee tequila, earthiness and some fruit. Taste is sweet with some more fruitiness. Full bodied and sticky. I like this quite a bit.


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