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Närke Kaggen Stormaktsporter Pure Swedish Oak

Närke Kaggen Stormaktsporter Pure Swedish Oak
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Formerly brewed at Närke Kulturbryggeri
Style: Imperial Stout
Örebro, Sweden
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.19   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Special Edition for the First Borefts Beer festival at De Molen Bodegraven. Lagered for 3 months on pure Swedish oak.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
darkguardian (725) - Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2011
Pours a deep black with a small tan head. Nose is wood, rich chocolate and roasted malt. More pure and sweeter up front than normal kaggen. Has a smooth woody bitterness on the backend. Wood is there throughout and gives this beer a very clean overall balance. I liked this quite a bit more than regular Kaggen. Huge thanks to the supplier of this bottle, you know who you are.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MrGGen (308) - ITALY - JUL 2, 2011
Versa di nero come la pece con una schiuma color cioccolato. L’aroma è liquirizia, arrosto, dolce e caffè. Il sapore è liquirizia, tostato, vaniglia, legno, dolce e caffè. Al palato è arrosto con dolcezza e molto liscia. una birra molto vicina alla perfezione. Ben equilibrata e complessa.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Maltzilla (38) - Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2011
An exceptional example of a porter. The pour was jet black, which then birthed an low but thick espresso head. This slowly receded into lacing. Strong notes of cocoa, coffee, some vanilla are upfront in the nose. Got some dark chocolate, milder coffee and dark fruits (predominantly candied prunes) invade the palate. Some of the wood tannins are mildly apparent in the back. What a treat! Thanks to JW!!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2011
Black. Roasty chocolate aroma, oak, molasses, prunes. Flavor is toasty, cocoa, prunes, molasses. Freaking great!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Koelschtrinker (10669) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 11, 2011
2009: Tief malziger Antrunk, in den schnell eine deutliche Alkoholnote dringt. Sie zeigt sich aber nur kurz und kehrt dann in den Hintergrund zurück. Röstig, überaus cremig malzig, daneben auch holzig. Im Abgang wieder schärfer, was aber nur zu einem ausgewogenen Gesamteindruck führt. Kann man den ganzen Abend trinken! 11/11/11/12//11 2010: Der stark malzige Antrunk wird schnell intensiver und bietet Pflaumen- sowie intensive Schokoladennoten. Cremig, die Trockenheit kann nicht vollkommen verborgen werden. Das Bier baut keinesfalls ab sondern bleibt konstant auf hohem Niveau. Malzsüß, intensiv, gut! 12/14/14/15//14

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jrallen34 (3483) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2011
11.2oz bottle into a small tasting glass at the Närke brewery with owner-head brewer, Hans. This is a special Kaggen. They took the 08 version and put on pure Swedish Oak barrels that never contained any alcohol for three months. The barrels were made by a top cooper in the area. It was then released only at the First Borefts Beer festival at De Molen. The brewer let most beers go at the festival but kept a few for himself. As a side not he has two more barrels aging for a special 5 year anniversary beer, another super small batch. I was told a year ago this was too harsh and woody as the oak showed off way to much. When I tasted it, thought it was really good. The oak really presents itself on the aroma, but its really smooth and yummy. The taste is really smooth, the oak is present but doesn’t dominate, this is a great beer. Not as great or complex as the whiskey version as it lacks any of the sweet vanilla, but this is still awesome. If you’re lucky enough to be one of the handful of people who sees this beer, you should try it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kermis (5061) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2011
UPDATED: APR 21, 2014 Draught at Borefts Beer Festival 2010. The best of the barrel aged versions available at the festival

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jensgam (156) - , DENMARK - FEB 22, 2011
Pours black. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, and oak. Flavour is sweet, chocolate, vanilla, alcohol and a lot of oak. Great beer, but the alcohol, oak and sweetness could be even better when aged.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Holy (833) - GERMANY - FEB 20, 2011
Draught @BBF 2010. The oak really comes through here, with all the other elements of an Imp Stout sitting comfortably on top. I enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christian (11119) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2010
Pitch lack with a lasting creamy tan head. Big and rich aroma of fruit, chocolate and licorice. Intense complex flavour, slightly dusty and a it too sweet. Compared to my perfect rating of the regular (bourbon aged) Kaggen, this is lower, but mostly because it was fresh (2009, tasted in October 2010) and a bit rough around the edges.

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