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Brewed by Oceanbryggeriet
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Göteborg, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Porter brewed specially for the The Bishops Arms at Järntorget, Gothenburg, Sweden. Malty with loads of black- and chocolatemalt. Fruity aroma from the rare English hop Bramling Cross.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
finol (2199) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2008
Draught at Bishops Arms Vasagatan. A black Porter with chocolaty taste. The best beer I´ve had from this brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2008
Draught at SBWF08. Pours out in an almost black colour with a low tan foam. Salty aroma with notes of licorice and dark chocolate. Full-bodied with notes of dark chocolate, licorice, leather, black pepper, black coffee and smoked herring. Long salty finish with notes of dark chocolate and leather.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6174) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2008
(Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival, 19 Sep 2008) Black colour with brief, brown head. Malty, roasted nose with distinct notes of freshly ground coffee. Roasted, malty taste with coffee, blueberries, dark chocolate, lots of liquorice and a rather harsh, citrussy bitterness in a nicely balanced finish. Balanced sweetness, more than medium body, alcohol very well hidden. Excellent beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13556) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2008
Cask at EBF. Black - white edges. English licorice, dryness, berries, sweetness, chocolate, light lactic, light hoppy. Nice mouthfull

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19671) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 22, 2008
<i>Draught at European Beer Festival, Copenhagen. </i> Very black. no head. Aroma of milk chocolate and tar. Sweet and dense with clean rounded mouthfeel. Medium-full bodied with notes of perfume, sugar and alcohol to go with the licorice and chocolate. Tarry salty finish with a bit of burning sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
asheft (2544) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2008
[on tap at EBF 2008] Quite nutty and roasty coffee aroma with a touch of sherry. Opaque black with a nice lacy top. Tangy roast with some sherry and very toasty. Toasted almonds. Medium body, moderate carbonation, slightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12816) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2008
<i>Cask@EBF</i>
Pitch black, thick tan head, lace. Roasted malts, chocolate and a bit menthol in the nose. Toasted malty, some cocoa, hints of alcohol. Good "basic" strong porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2008
Draught at EBF 2008. Pitch black coloured wityh a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of coffee and chocolate. Roasted flavour of coffee and chocolate with notes of fruits and alcohol. Roasted finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13672) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2008
Keg, 9.0% at EBF08. Good creamy and liquorice aroma. Sweetish flavour, good liquorice, hint of smoke and cream. Black colour, very small light brown head.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20621) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 16, 2008
Draught@EBF2008. Very deep ambery brown colour, small head. Aroma is roasted malts, some hops and dark malts. Flavour is very much the same along with big wooden notes and vanilla. Solid and fullbodied brew.


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