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Omnipollo Hypnopompa (Grönstedts Cognac BA)

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64
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Omnipollo
Brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

Style: Imperial Stout
Stockholm, Sweden
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Grönstedts Cognac BA Imperial Stout brewed with marshmallows and Tahitian vanilla beans. Green sticker. Henok


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pushkinwow (2164) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
33cl bottle from Winter Secret Santa 2014. Dark brown pour with a light mocha ring that completely fades. A nice boozy cognac aroma with burnt chocolate malt, vanilla, caramelized toffee, oak, ash, mild+ carbonation and full body, bitter and boozy but great depth and quite tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leini (1066) - SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2015
330ml bottle. Pitch black body with no head, pouring like engine oil. Fruity, roasty and boozy, with hints of vanilla, chocolate and ash.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2014
The label was one of the best descriptions I’ve read on a bottle. Really intriguing mix here. Lots of alcohol in the nose and some dark fruits. I get the vanilla beans coming through and some sweet notes which I suppose could be the marshmallows. Odd to throw into a beer but it works. Enjoyed this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2815) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Sampled during RBSG. From notes. Loads of chocolate and vanilla. Hint of cognac throughout

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1885) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2014
September 29, 2014. Bottle. Pours black with no head. Aroma is chocolate, vanilla, cognac, oak, dark fruits, licorice some light notes of higher alcohols coming through as i warms up. Taste is sweet with licorice, fruits, vanilla., caramel, light bitter burnt ash notes. Finish is light bitter coffee notes on top of a dense sweetness. Medium to full bodied, oily texture, very soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13983) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Pitch black - brown head. Lots of malts, sweetness, light boozy, wooden, light notes of grapes, coconut, peppery, nice bitterness, lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (36929) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Omnipollo Hypnopompa (Grönstedts Cognac BA) ].
Clear dark black brown color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coqnac - alcohol. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, coqnac, wood, chocolate, vanilla. Body is medium to full, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20140517]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (11581) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle. Black colour with a beige head. Aroma is coffee, malt, vanilla, oak, sugar, cognac. Flavour is coffee, malt, vanilla, oak, sugar, cognac, caramel, chocolate, alcohol. Full body. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (2490) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 10, 2014
08.10.2014, 0,33l bottle sampled @ BBGTC tasting:
Tiny bubbly brown shortlasting head. Aroma is mild and well balanced, dark sugar, dark malts, alcohol, salty licorice, coffee, burnt caramel, soy sauce, oak. Taste is slightly sour-ish boozy, sour coffee, cognac, grass, oak, dark malts, raw licorice, burnt caramel, ashes, paper, minerals. Medium to longlasting bitterness, slightly sour-ish dry mouthfeel. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (3606) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2014
0.33l bottle shared with The Tasting Crew. Been looking forward to this one for some time now! In the glass this is just as deep and dark black as I had hoped it it was. I’ll go as far as to call it jet black. Head-vise it’s a bit of a downer. Tried to produce, did not deliver at all really. One translucent bubble sticking to the side. Other than that, nothing. Smells absolutely lovely. Super rich, sweet and roasted. There’s dark chocolate, lots of warm cognac, burnt marshmallows, some alcohol also and traces of marzipan here. I really like this! It’s definitely flavorful. Quite sweet and really burnt! Yeah, definitely burnt, and I really like this kind of burntness. It’s thick and chewy in the mouth and quite soft on the bubbles. Really flavorful! Not cloying but definitely sweet. Marzipan sweetish with a dark dark chocolate thing all the way. It’s really thick this! Just by swirling the glass the beer sticks to the sides and slowly slowly glides down. Ends with a really nice vanilla and chocolate tail. The cognac wasn’t all that dominating in the taste, more in the aroma. A really really fine one indeed! 08.10.2014


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