Desverger (7970) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - black pour with beige head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, chocolate, coffee, rye, oaty, great roasted finish, very good.
Plovmand (7806) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 5, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours black with a creamy beige head. The aroma is oat, dark roasted malt, licorice, chocolate and a good bunch of hops. The flavor is bitter roasted with notes of chocolate and dark fruit. Good hoppy balance. Bit thin.
Svesse (7765) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Bottle, Stockholm Beer Festival, 28 Sep 2012) Black colour with brief, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of black coffee, dark chocolate, cacao and a touch of liquorice. Malty, roasted taste with black coffee, dark chocolate, cacao, liquorice and a generous, fresh coffee bitterness in the finish. Almost full body, with just a touch of sweetness. Very tasty and well balanced, with alcohol fairly well hidden. Excellent imperial stout!
gyllenbock (7555) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at SBWF 2012.
Black with a small tan head. Slightly tart aroma and taste of wood, roasted malt, licorice, chocolate and notes of hops. Rather creamy mouthfeel. Tasty stuff.
Geokkjer (7300) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a tiny off-white head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, chocolate and malt. Flavor is sweet and roasted with some coffee, grains,chocolate and brown sugar. Medium body, average carbonation.
larsga (7242) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Big brown head. Opaque black body goes hazy dark brown at edges.
Roasty earthy dusty aroma with metallic notes. Dry-sweet roasty
earthy toasted rice taste with lacquer and spice notes. Full-bodied.
Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish earthy licorice and toasted rice
aftertaste with mealy alcoholic notes. Quite nice, but a bit harsh
and dense. (0.33l bottle, from Systembolaget, Torp.)
Cunningham (6891) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2013
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Appearance: Sinful dark and subtle red color, with a creamy beige head. Nice lacing.
Aroma: Rich roasted malt, coffee, hoppy and chocolate.
Palate: Full body. Moderate sweet and a fine bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Complex and heavy stuff. Roasted malt, coffee, light fruity, hoppy and some chocolate. Well hidden alcohol.
Overall impression: It is not often I notice hopps in Imperial stout. It was not to difficult in this one. Lovely tasty powerful ale. I am a big Mohawk fan!
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget in Strömstad, Sweden.
SaintMatty (6734) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml Bottle - Black with a tan head. Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and soapy hops in the aroma. Chocolately, roasted, hoppy and slightly sweet taste with notes of coffee, chocolate and soapy hops standing out. Smooth, easy to drink. It certainly doesn’t taste as strong as 9.7%.
jonas (6698) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Black, red shine, Brown cream with lace. Perfumed hop aroma, licorice, roast. Medium body, velvet mouthfeel. Full on aromatic hop on roast and licorice flavor. Strong flavors, well balanced and not too cloying.
KnutAlbert (6665) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 4, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle i Stockholm, Wicked Wine tasting.
Smoke, sweetness, coffee, long finish. Chocolate.