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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: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Special Edition for the First Borefts Beer festival at De Molen Bodegraven. Lagered for 3 months on pure Swedish oak.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Madsnp (933) - DENMARK - APR 27, 2010
Draught at The 1st BBF at De Molen. Pours deep reddish brown colored, almost black, with a small bubbly light brown head. Aromas of roasted malt, vanilla, honey, dried fruit, wood and some berries. Oily texture. Flavors of licorice, sour roasted malt, coffee, wood, syrup and chocolate. Well balanced and very well made beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2010
Draught @ Borefts Beer Festival 2009 - De Molen.
Clear dark black color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, ligt brown head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, coffee, chocolate, smoke, oak, licorice, light vanilla. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light moderate alcoholic. [20091030]

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14973) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 4, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2010 Tap at De Mollen event ... Black ... nice soft roast ... little meaty nose ... quite a lot of alcohol ... soft smooth ... rich ... little chocolate.... 4 tap at de molen festival 2010 ... deep black thin tan head .... deep roast malts ... little chocolate nose ... sweet malts ... toffee malts ... chocolate ... light woodyness ... 4.2

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2009
Tasted at the first, great, Borefts Beer Festival 2009 @ De Molen. Black colored brew. Vanilla, roasted aroma. Flavor is roasted malts,chocolate, oak, some dark fruits. The oak makes it a bit less flavorfull, still very, very good.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19805) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2009
Draught at Örebro Öl- och Whiskeyfestival. Very black, small beige head. Aroma of licorice and oak. Mid-sweet with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Mouthfilling flavour of coffee and licorice, somewhat oily with well hidden alcohol. The same velvetty softness as other Kaggen, but quite different oaky flavours.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ljunkan (530) - NORWAY - NOV 23, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2009 On tap at Örebro Öl & Whisky Festival. Black color, small brown head. Aroma is chocolate, wood, vanilla, honey. Flavour is more clearly woody, less complex version than the regular Kaggen, though with some great chocolate, vanilla and honey flavours also found in the regular Kaggen. Velvety smooth mouthfeel. Balanced, and very nice to drink and sip on in small amounts. I think this is good but I tasted the regular Kaggen side by side thanks to a guy a met there, and this wasn’t as good as the original.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
olsvammel (3457) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2009
It looked the same as any other version of Kaggen. The only difference was in the smell and taste. This version was milder then the others and not as complex. Still a very nice beer with a great smooth mouthfeel. Taste and smell of chocolate, coffee and wood.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14020) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
On tap at Borefts BF 09. Black colour. Lasting tan head. Funnily enough a touch of whisky on this. Liquroice. It’s pretty good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lassem (652) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2009
On tap at the 1. BBF, served by the marvolous brewers. This imperial porter has reached an almost mythelogical status here on ratebeer - unfortunately this version was the only one I tasted for some strange reason. Crazy. The pour came light blacky with no head at all - almost like a coca cola that have been in the glass over night and lost all its bubbles. The nose is anonymous (not in the bad way) and light. Theres a faint hint of smoke, some vanilla, chocolate and oak. The taste is again very low-key but very nice and complex. Dry fruits, burned down stuff, chocolate and caramels. The light smokyness adds nicely to the wholde picture. The mouthfeel is a little sticky and tingles from the alcohol... Nice beer. I still regret that I dindn´t taste the other versions. Stupidity - yes sir

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 11, 2009
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival 2009. Black colour, tan head,. Aroma of vanilla, roasted malts. Flavour of roasted malts, vanilla, raisins and dark fruits. Again, the nose is amazing.


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