Brewed at Fan Bryghus

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Imperial stout brewed with Koppi Luwak coffee

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nickls (1938) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle. Deep dark nearing black body. Coffee, slight sugar, and vanilla and oak in the aroma. Flavor is similar, touch sweet, and lots of oak. Thick body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (4251) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours opaque inky black with a large creamy dark brown head that dissipates slowly and laces well. Aroma is roasty, coffee, cocoa, anise, molasses. Flavor follows, medium sweet, medium bitter, a bit of ABV burn. Full body, creamy mouthfeel. Certainly not as overtly coffee as other Koppi stouts I have had, but a pretty tasty effort

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Muggus69 (1409) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - NOV 17, 2014
330mL bottle Small pop on opening. Holds a small dense brown head atop a oily black body. Aroma is brooding - even smells dark! Chocolate liqueur, Kahlua, cocoa, burnt toast, some roast meatiness in there, dark fruits - blackberries, currants, raisins - earthy coffee undertones, some faint floral fruity complexities (coffee!?). Low carbonation, wow! The texture of it - oily, thick, chewy, sticky, very nice. Liqueur-like on the palate; dark roast coffee, darkest of dark chocolate, raisins, sweet dates and prunes, dark brown sugar, theres this earthiness again - kind of fruity - like an exotic fruit character, like durian, well maybe not that exotic, but very unique. Moderate bitterness, loooong finish, some citrusy hop, sweetness lingers, sticky, lovely boozy embrace. Tremendously well intergrated coffee character in this - properly good. Yum, etc, you get the idea!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (10259) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 7, 2014
330ml bottle (ALEhouse, Riga)
Black, no head. Eww, poured a lump of poop into my glass :-(. Generic sweet roasty aroma, more the former than the latter, really not getting much else. Sweet, but strangely thin palate, tingly carbonation. Tastes of almost nothing, spooky, just some dry ashy burntness. Huge waft of alcohol up the back of the nose - hot! Does have some coffee hints in the finish, but the ashiness completey dominates. Gonna need to get a chimney sweep in to decoke me after drinking this. Bitterness very dry and biting. Not as awful as Black, but definitely not an enjoyable drink. Sub par.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JulienHuxley (4030) - Trois-Rivires, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle at Bishops Arms Folkungagatan. Oily black pour, completely flat. Aroma of brandy, winey and chocolaty notes, light roast. Taste is rich, really winey, light acidity, port like, nice roastiness, gets really good while it warms. Palate is flat, but nice and winey. Really nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (3677) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle (330 ml) @ Bishops Arms Folkungagatan. Pitch black with no head and no lacing. Aroma is of chocolate, alcohol/brandy, winey notes, light fruitiness and roasted notes. Taste is winey with chocolate, roasted malt, alcohol and moderate fruitiness. Full bodied. No carbonation. Oily mouthfeel. Vinous. Good complexity. Nice sipper. Port like. Interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Idiosynkrasie (4659) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2014
330ml bottle. Jet black colour with late awakening, small to average, thick, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting, superbly lacing, tan head. Rich and complex, roasty and spicy, dark malty aroma, notes of coffee, leather, hints of treacle, liquorice, red pepper, soy sauce, a smoky touch of ashes, remnants of citrusy hop leave a cursory impression of chocolate-captured grapefruit. Taste is slightly spicy, roasty dark malty, bitter hoppy overtones, notes of coffee, mocha, dark chocolate, clammy ashes, sweetish hints of Marsala, bitter and herbal hoppy overtones, remnants of grapefruit, etc. etc. One of those complex, oscillating Imperial Stouts on whose description you could spend hours, adding lexeme after lexeme on the list of flavours (a task you may be able to finish); but youll become desperate if you try to arrange them into an order illustrating their succession. Maybe theres no objective succession of flavours, just an individual (if not idiosyncratic) sequence of instances of focussed sensation. In any case: excellent beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
The_Osprey (2916) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle brewed at Fano, no date, into snifter. Black, small tan head forms but doesnt endure. Aroma is very perfumey and hop-forward with pine, earthiness and citrus, steam room. I was expecting a lot more coffee! Body is medium, slightly foamy, low carbonation. Taste is smooth malt, soft coffee, more perfumey hop, definite liquorice mustiness, tangy alcohol, bitterness is quite soft but builds. A hop-forward, softly coffee-ish imperial stout. Nice stuff. Im sure it would improve over a couple of years too.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (8695) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2014
12 oz. bottle, pours jet black with a medium brown head. Nose is extremely roasty, with deep dark dried fruit, espresso, some cocoa, and roasted malt - yum. Flavour is unbelievably complex, with loads of dark dried fruits, very high percentage earthy dark chocolate, roasted malt and booze. Wow - this is one of Mikkellers most elegant beers. So many layers. Luxurious mouthfeel, that ends on notes of roast and alcohol. Fantastic stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
edgallow (2617) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 1, 2014
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Taste is malts and coffee.

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