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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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An Imperial Porter aged in oak wine barrels accented with juice from Tempranillo grapes grown on the Western Slope of Colorado, this harmonic combination is truly, a must.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

Clear dark brown colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, tobacco, chocolate, wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, chocolate, wood - oak, tobacco - grape. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20130315]

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
75 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty. Fruity, toasted malty and light caramelish. Mild citric. Lingering roasted and chocolate dark malty. Smooth fruity and roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Doodler. Pours a reddish brown with a rich, frothy and lacing beige head leaving quite some lacework. Sweet, subtle roast in the nose. Medium body only, very soft on the palate, subtle roast, some vanilla. Subdued bitterness. 150313

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20649) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy red-brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and spices. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, hay and dark chocolate. Fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty woody wine and caramel aroma. Sweetish weak roasted malty caramel woody wine flavor. Has a sweetish roasted malty caramel finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13356) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2013
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Pitch black - offwhite head. Fruity, grape fruity, high malty, toasted, ok high malty, burned malts, sweetness, light caramel, dark chocolate. OK.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2013
(750ml bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a creamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, grapes, vinous, oak, vanilla, and metal. Flavor of roasted malt, cocoa, grapes, caramel, vinous, and oak.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (10875) - DENMARK - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, little vegetable, medium sweet, hop, little liquorice and a little bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting. Clear very dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. 150313

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10741) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Dark brown pour with a khaki head. Roasted malt, cocoa powder, toasted bread, and some light grape. Notes of wood, some peppery spice, and a touch of metal. Light malt sweetness of caramel, some grapes, and a bit of wood. Lightly metallic, roasted malt, cocoa, and some hints of pepper.


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