RateBeer
Home >


Närke Konjaks! Stormaktsporter

 (RETIRED)
overall
100
99
style
Formerly brewed at Närke Kulturbryggeri
Style: Imperial Stout
Örebro, Sweden
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.21   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Limited (brewed once). Brewed exclusively for Stockholm Beer bar Akkurat’s 15th anniversary. Brewed in March 2010. 112° Plato. Matured on oak casks for 10 months, 5 of them on Cognac casks. Bottled on December 1st 2010. Pre-released fromkeg at Borefts Beer Festival 2010.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 25, 2012
On tap. Pours black and opaque with a small, creamy light brown head. A little smoky to the nose - not exactly what I’d expect from a Cognac barreled beer - and then some hard roast. Rich and full body, a little low in carbonatio, sweet roast and then fairly rustic woody accents. Warming alcohol finish. Nice but far from outstanding and not soft and smooth as I would’ve expected considering the barrel. 200412

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
charlotte (4317) - rødovre, DENMARK - APR 24, 2012
Draught in Malmø.Pitch black colour with small off-beige head.Aroma is sweet and warming with flavor of cognac and chocolate,good full body and rosted sweet and sike smooth finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 22, 2012
Draught at "Stora öl - små bryggerier" festival in Malmö
Black color, oily. Excellent aroma and flavor of chocolate, rich; there is also a light alcohol smell and a mild boozy feeling; roasted malts, with moderate residual sweetness. Very good.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vignale (2149) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2012
Cask, småbryggeriernas beer festival, Malmö. What a nose! Close to perfection. Chocolte, honey, cognac in excesses. Smooth in the mouth, filled with chocolate, sweet but a little bitterness and wel roasted malts balances well together with the cognac tones. A fantastic beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10908) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 21, 2012
at stora ol små bryggerier. Pitch dark, brown head. Strong roasted malty aroma, clear notes of cognac, also naikpolish. Flavor is woody, roasted stuff, charchoal, cognac, caramel. Ends burning and bitter

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mixos (153) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - APR 5, 2012
An excellent IS once again ! So smooth, so silky at all ! Chocolate, malts, wood, alcohol and a little bit cognac sense in aroma! Taste quite the same! Long aftertaste with hints of cognac and wood! As the beer becomes warner and warmer the sense of cognac is starting to be stronger in aroma and aftertaste, too!! Great beer !!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dnstone (2158) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Chocolate roasty aroma with hints of wood and cognac. Black in color with a brown head. Thick, sweet chocolatey...it coats the mouth with pleasant wood and cognac flavors on top of the base beer. Quite sweet, but still excellent! On tap Borefts ’10

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ultimatepoche (7) - Lille, FRANCE - FEB 3, 2012 does not count
Probably the best brew I’ve ever had. tatse is very complex; the aging in cognac barrels adds sweetness to a fairly bitter Imperial stout. The lenght of the taste is amazing and crushes everything you might have had before. Smell is amazing with a very wide variety of things, such as wood, alcohol, malts, hops ( bitter and aromactic ), macerated fruits....

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8219) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 30, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2012 draft at Avenue Pub in New Orleans, January 2012. the cognac influence is rather mild, and if I were to guess I’d probably say some sort of wine barrel, as it’s mostly tannins which seem to have affected the beer, along with a generic brandy / grape and, I guess, cognac. sticky, full body. moderately strong roast and char with comforting thickness and alcohol warmth and dry, woody edges. oxidized plum wine and roast intensifies as it opens with warmth and time. well-constructed though my guess is it’s falling off, as the tannins and oxidation seem a bit too strong compared the character of the base stout (or porter, whatever). inky pleasant softness with balanced alcohol. fine stuff.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
djd07 (3820) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2012
1400th rating. On tap at The avenue pub. Pours a motor oil black with tan head diminishes quickly to nothing. The aroma is a roasted malt smoke and chocolate. Thick mouthfeel with a smoke and choclote roast a long lingring smoke finish that stays on the tounge for minutes. Wow really enjoyed this one!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 7 8 9  10  11 12 13 » 18


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50