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Närke Kaggen Stormaktsporter Very Special Extra Edition 2008

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Närke Kaggen Stormaktsporter Very Special Extra Edition 2008
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Formerly brewed at Närke Kulturbryggeri
Style: Imperial Stout
Örebro, Sweden
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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 4.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Probably the most limited edition at the Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2009.
En unik brygd, så liten att den nästan inte finns, åtminstone inte speciellt lång stund.....
Ekfatslagrad 3 månader, nu på Svensk-ek-rök-whisky-fat nr 473.

Stormaktsporter 2008 aged on a 30l cask previously holding Swedish Mackmyra Whisky (Swedish oak / smokey). 10l released at SB&WF 2009.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty smoky woody aroma. Roasted malty woody weak smoky chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty woody smoky chocolate and caramel finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sean9689 (285) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Bottle out of the cellar...shared with a huge hag. A - Pours a dark brown/black, light tan-colored head. S - Classic Narke Stormaktsporter base with a mix of smoke and oak. There’s a lot more smoke then I thought there would be, but it work. Chocolate, oak, smoke, roast, and toffee. Really good stuff. T - The oak is easily detectable, but not overpowering. Roast, chocolate, oak, toffee, and light expresso. Basically Stormaktsporter mixed with a dose of smoke and oak. The smoke is not on the level of the Rausch Kaggen!, but it’s there for sure. M - Medium to full, soft and creamy finish, so good. O - I am a huge fan of this beer. Better then the Cognac but not quite as good as the Kaggen!. Somewhere in the middle of all that awesomeness. Want more...plz thx!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2012
30th October 2009
On tap at Borefts I. Opaque black stout, softish palate but also a little dry. Sweetish malt. The smoky whisky is subtle but contrasts nicely with the sweet wood of the oak. A warming and slightly spicy finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Koelschtrinker (11055) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 11, 2011
Etwas medizinischer Geruch mit komplexer Malznote. Wenig rauchiger und scharf alkoholischer Antrunk, das komplexe Malz befindet sich eher im Hintergrund. Voluminös ist es dennoch, spätestene im Mittelteil, wenn das Malz in den Vordergrund kommt und die Macht übernimmt. Die Rauchigkeit ist nun das prägende und unterstützende Hintergrundaroma. Volltreffer!! 11/13/13/13//13

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jrallen34 (3483) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2012 11.2 oz bottle into my Rochefort glass...lost review but the score is accurate

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
hopscotch (9550) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2011
Bottle… This beer rocks!... Pitch black ale with a mid-sized, creamy, brown head. The nose is of rich milk chocolate and coconut with a small dose of peaty smoke. The flavor offers terrific balance between sweet chocolate malts, oaken whiskey and modest burnt bitterness. Full-bodied and creamy with tingly carbonation. Burnt, bitter, lightly smoky, chocolate finish. World class brew!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
koekiesbakker (89) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2010
Basically regular kaggen with added smoke and peat, very nice and well integrated.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
larsniclas (5741) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2010
Sampled at SBWF09 Black. Small beige head. Fresh and vinous aroma with juniper-berries. Light woody notes; balanced with oak and vanilla. Some chocolate as well.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2010
At SBWF 2009. Black colored beer with a brown head. Kinda mild aroma, milky, malty with some whisky. Huge malty whisky flavor, oak, wood, dryish, chocolate and cocoa. Not as good as the original Kaggen, but still a good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2010
Draught @ Borefts Beer Festival 2009 - De Molen.
Unclear dark dark brown almost black color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, dark chocolate, caramel, smoke - peat, wood, light earth, honey ? Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily and creamy, carbonation is soft to flat. A Kaggen with extra smoke notes ! I prefere the original Kaggen ;O) but I also like this one very much .. world class beers from Närke. [20091030]


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