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Brewed by Moo Brew (Moorilla Estate)
Style: Imperial Stout
Berriedale, Tas, Australia
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Barrel aged (bottled) version only
This 2007 barrel aged imperial stout is our inaugural vintage release. Permanently ’borrowed’ from the winery after 2 years work aging estate grown chardonnay, the fine oak tannin supports the residual sweetness and adds structure to the malt palate. Moo Brew contains no additives or preservatives and is not pasteurised. Cellar in cool temperatures. Enjoy.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and dry breadish. Thick malty, mild acidic and dark roasted. Bitter, dark malty and roasted breadish. Ends dry malty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29851) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2011
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, wood, bourbon, and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of alcohol, as well as medium notes of roasted malt and wood, leading to a dry roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of bluebetty. Pours pitch black with a lively black head - very lively actually comes gushing slowly. Lovely oaky aroma atop some hard roast and licorice. Only medium body, fairly dry roast, a little rustic from the barrel probably some bugs in there but also a mellow oakiness and some very bitter dark chocolate. Some malt astringency. But lovely indeed. 150311

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Pitch black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate and vanilla. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, dark chocolate, hops and cocoa powder. Roasted and hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16117) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2014
16th January 2014
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Thanks to Josh for another rare opportunity to try Australian craft beer. Opaque dark brown stout with a small pale tan head. Light airy palate, slightly soft. Good tangy dark malts, little dark chocolate and a whisper of coconut. There is a fruity something going on as well. Light dry finish. Comes together well. Tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13804) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Very dark red/brown - brown head. Burned, medium hoppy, fruity, citrus, high malty, sweetness, light smokey, light oakey, light ashtray, light bretty, sparkling.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11900) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to the Aussie! Pours black-brown with a creamy tan head. Tangy dark malt nose, some dark berries, burnt wood. Medium sweet flavor, some milk chocolate, wet earth, burnt wood. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Medium sweet to finish, more burnt wood, charred malts, muddy earth. Fair.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11264) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2013
Bottle. Thanks Bluebetty. Pours completely opaque black with a nice, staying, creamy beige head. Aroma has roasted malts, light dusty, chocolate and coffee, mild astringent oakiness with some vanilla and grapes. Medium to low carbonation, creamy and quite dry mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of oak character, red wine, grapes, vanilla. Lots of roasted malts and coffee that expands in the aftertaste. Fine astringency. Good Barrel aging.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10932) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
pitch dark, brown head. lots of wood and a little wine in the aroma. Also roasted stuff. flavor is roasted malts, wood , wine, licorice or candy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9990) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle shared at Bruce’s pad, big thanks to Josh, 16/01/14. Black with a good sized tan head that retains well. Nose is light roast, hint of booze, dark toffee fudgedom, sweet notes, chocolate. Taste comprises big roasty notes, brown sugars, jammy berry fruit, dark chocolate, dark toffee, oaky BA booze backnotes. Full bodied, fine carbonation, drying finish. Decent enough for the style.


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