Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6062) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2013
250, capped. Pours jet black with a dense and creamy dark tan head. Intensely roasty nose, lots of dark chocolate and lots of apple tartness, a bit of wood, maybe a hint of sweet smoke in the background. Creamy thick body, almost sluggish, definitely low carbonation. Rich complex mid palate showing coffee, dark chocolate, dark red apples and especially apple skins, a bit of vanilla and oak, and some sweet smoke in the background. Wonderful depth, balance, and layering of flavors. Long satisfying finish. Gone far too quickly, even with a whole bottle to myself.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
budznsudz (554) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Black pour with minimal tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, ripe stone fruit, and wood. Taste is silky smooth chocolate and berry followed by a strong smoky peat flavor. Very satisfying.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lukasmh (48) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours thick dark with tiny mocca head. Aroma is a lot of chocolate, vanilla, bit roast and fresh green apples. Taste is medium sweet, roasty and alcoholic warm finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Klimaet (73) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle shared with a friend. Pours black with a shortlisting but very creamy, almost mocca-like brown head. Aroma is extremely boozy, parfumey, chocolate, coffee, licorice and calvados bourbon-like sweetness. This is my first Calvados-aged beer! Taste is extremely sweet, thick and rich of coffee, chocolate and a nice roastedness to it. Bittersweet and roasted dry finish. Good alcohol to the taste but not as extreme as the smell, which is good. Low carbonation and a thick creamy body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (1325) - SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
Pours pitch black with low brown head Aromas of smoked malts, apples, coffee, muscavado, hints of figs and dades Very nice creamy palate with notes of smoked malts, apples, chocolate, muscavado. Great!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (2854) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle. Opaque black pour with thin but creamy and tenacious lacy brown foam. Aroma is very powerful, boozy, rich chocolate notes, very intense, licorice, apple brandy. Taste is sweet, so thick and rich, sweet but not cloying, nice warming alcohol, roasty, almost smoky, really roasty bitterness. Palate is thick and chewy, nice alcohol warmth, low carbonation, really coats the palate. Nice IS

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (2615) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle (250 ml). Shared by JulienHuxley, thanks! Pitch black with a medium thick brown head and little lacing. Aroma is boozy at first, but it then open up and it’s rich with calvados, roasted malt, chocolate/brownies, vanilla, oak and fruity notes. Taste is also rich and sweet (not cloying in small quantity), chocolate, vanilla, fruity notes, calvados, light acidity and roasty finish. Full bodied. Moderate carbonation. Thick mouthfeel. Chewy mouthfeel. Sticky roastiness. Tasty, but so thick and rich and it’s hard to drink even a small glass. Complex. Enjoyable in small quantity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (1259) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle from Mikkeller & Friends. Pours black with a very low tan head. Aromas of chocolate, caramel, burnt sugar, vanilla, slight leather and liqourice, also some alcohol present, more felt than smelled. Taste is chocolate, milk caramel, vanilla, some brandy tones, honey. Mouthfeel is ridiculously smooth and velvety with no carbonation. Aftertaste is burnt sugar, honey, chocolate and some slight apple brandy notes. Very good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rxeight (1192) - Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle, thanks Erik. Dark black pour. Sweet boozy smell. Taste initially was a dark smokey malt. As it warned up more of the fruit and booze came out. Has a slightly tart Granny Smith apple taste. No back end heat, just some lingering sweet booze. Palate is thick and almost overly oily.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tide (1646) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Black color, brown head. Bittersweet taste with coffee, toffee, calvados, hops, nuts, chocolate, vanilla and licorice. Bitter finish with hops, coffee, roasted malts and toffee. Exquisite imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daje (2033) - NORWAY - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. Black body, just a tiny espresso colored head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, booze. Taste of strong coffee with vanilla, strong calvados notes, dark fruits. High viscosity, sweet and roasty finish with a light apple hint.

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