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Mohawk Blizzard Imperial Porter (2010)

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Mohawk Brewing Company
Formerly brewed at Sigtuna Brygghus

Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Täby, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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MOHAWK BLIZZARD IMPERIAL PORTER 2010: Mohawk Blizzard är ett extremt öl. Det är bryggt med tio maltsorter, mörkt rörsocker och honung, samt åtta olika humlesorter. Allt för att bidra med komplexitet och samtidigt ge balans och elegans. Drick den nu, eller spara några flaskor till nästa jul och upplev hur de lagrade tonerna av starkvin och nötter tillför ytterligare en dimension till detta öl.

English: Mohawk Blizzard is an extreme beer. It is brewed with ten malts, dark cane sugar and honey, as well as eight different varieties of hops. All this to help with complexity, while providing balance and elegance. Drink now, or save a few bottles for next year and see how the layered tones of fortified wine and nuts adds a further dimension to this beer.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
7stern (313) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2014
Dark ruby brown, almost black. Low head but lasting laces. Chocolate and vanilla hints in the aroma. Chocolate taste with flowers and soap tones.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (6096) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
330 ml bottle. Tapp 89. BB 24/12/2012. Courtesy of laiti.
Dark brown colour with a small tan head. Roasted malt, ash, soy, hoppy bitterness and dryness in the aroma. The flavour is very nice. Ashy dryness, roasted malt, mild sweetness and mild balancing hops. Very tasty. 9.7% well settled.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (5359) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
330 ml bottle, thanks laiti. Pours a black colour with a small creamy beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, soy sauce, chocolate and some glue. Rich flavour of bread, roastiness, soy sauce, biscuit, red wine, licorice and bitterness. Full bodied, oily mouthfeel and a roasty, salty, slightly sweet finish. Enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3073) - Espoo, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
330ml bottle

BBE 24.12.2012 - Pours pitch black with a bubbly brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, sugar, syrup, licorice, honey and chocolate and soy sauce. Taste is salty, roasty and smooth with notes of licorice, honey, sweet syrup and rye. Finish is warming, sweetish and roasty with some licorice, syrup and rye notes. Quite heavy and complex, sweet and roasty imperial porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CarlJonas (203) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2013
Black, brown edges, beige foam. Vineous chocolaty aroma. Vineous, sweet, roasted bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, low carb. Has aged well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4065) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle: Thanks rlgk: Served in a Chouffe glass: Brown to black pour. Medium sized, vast and slowly changing, beige to more brown colored foamy head on top of a black colored beer. Aromas of toast, coffee, roast, hops, pepper, liquorice (wood), some chocolate, barley malt toast/roast, hints of caramel, coal and marzepin. Flavours of liquorice wood, cream, coffee, roast, some darker chocolate, bitters, wood roast, barley malt roast, mocha, some raisin, some spices, light hint of caramel, marzepin... Good deep roasty flavours. Very nice. Aftertaste is a mix of roast (barley malts, hay and wood), coffee, bitters, some chalk, chocolate and a hint of spices. Leaning towards complexity. Low carbo, a mouthfeel between watery and creamy, medium to full body and a light oily texture. Nice beer, kept very well within those two a three years.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_est_deus (505) - örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2013
Svart-brun öl med litet och färgat skum. Doft: Kaffe, körsbärs likör (sur), ek fats toner, alkohol, kol. Smak: Lakrits, frukt kärnor, rostat mörkt bröd, kakao, bränt socker.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (9851) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle at the ChrisO Holiday Tasting, London - thanks to Ronny! Pours black-brown with a fine, tan foam head. Dark malt nose, some brown sugar, toast. Medium sweet flavor with chocolate brownies and dark sugars. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Roasty finish, some bitter earth, dark chocolate. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fantti (629) - FINLAND - JAN 13, 2013
Pitch black, big cloudy brown foam. Aroma has hints of juniper, licorice, sweetness and coffee. Taste has fruits, juniper, licorice and coffee in the aftertaste. Palate is is full. Overall this is great imperial porter, the juniper was a big surprise. But I liked it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7002) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle at ChrisO tasting, thanks to Ronny, 30/12/12. Mid black with a thin tan head that clears to the edge. Nose is dark fruits, malts, molasses, leather, trace of chocolate. Taste comprises dark bitter chocolate, dark malts, tar, leather, dark fruits. Fullish bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish. Decent.


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