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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.25   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Imperial Stout aged 11 months in Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey barrels with cacao nibs, ancho cilies, vanilla beans, and cinnamon.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caesar (5764) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle @ ZZT X, small sample, thanks all for sharing! Dark color, brown head. Aroma is spicy, rye whisky, cookie, biscuit on top of loads of coffee and chocolate. Coconut. Bit sweet in taste, slight burning spiciness from chili. Great complexity. Wonderful beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (11044) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle. Black and opague Malt, cacao and cinanmon in the aroma Full bodied. Whisky, cinnamon, oak, christmas flavors. Lovely cacao, coconut, lots of it. Tastes like Bounty Pure. Too spicy for me, though certainly a good beer

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dEnk (4193) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle @ ZZTX. Aroma is deep roasty liquorice vanilla spices oak and. Oak. Flavour is roasty chocolate with big coconut, oak, vanilla, mocca, caramel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (9898) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle @ ZZT X shared by kermis. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized medium brown head. Aroma is malts, sweetish, spices, something weird, coconut. Taste malts, spices, coconut, cinnamon, sweet with a bitter touch. Medium body and carbonation. Well, I don’t like it. Way way too much sweetness and sweetish spices. Don’t like it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DutchDrebus (4663) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle @ ZZT 10 shared by Kermis. Pitch black colour with a small dark brown head. Smells some alcohol, roasty, dark chocolate, nice. Tastes like a bounty candybar, coconut, chocolate, loads of dark chocolate. Full body, slightly warming, soft carbo, slightly silky.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrHangover (3139) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle @ ZZT X, courtesey of kermis. Pours a pitch black beer with a small tanned head on top. Aroma of coconut, chocolate, vanilla. Flavor is quite bitter, loads of cocoa in there and vanilla. Big sweetness going on, alchohol is mellowing out a bit and gives even more sweet flavors going on. Aftertaste is sweet as well. Very decent, but the sweetness is overwhelming.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1678) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle @zzt10 shared by kermis. Pitch black color with a small head. Smells sweet, red fruit, chocolat, nice. Tastes bounty, chocolat. Don’t like cocosnut.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kermis (6844) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle shared at ZZT 10. Pours black with a small brown head. Aroma of cinnamon, cacao, milk chocolate, bounty, coconut, fruity chilli, vanilla, whiskey barrel. Flavor is heavy sweet but in no way cloying and over moderate bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Excellent and worth the hype, really improving on the base beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vestergaard (865) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2015 Bottle from trade with Matt! Pours a pitch Black with a Nice looking, dense, dark brown head. Aroma has huuuge cinnamon. Cinnamon rolls to be exact. Dough, vanilla, cookies, cocoa and a hint of sweet bourbon/whiskey. Some dry oak balances the sweetness. Taste has more of this sweet vanilla-whiskey-oak character, Brown sugar and syrup, nice, Dark roast, a hint of coffee, and then it ends off with some lovely chili heat, which together with the barrels gives a really Nice, balanced beer.. Although it’s first of all just a cake in a bottle! Much better than the original! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Klimaet (620) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a creamy mocha head. Aromas of strong cinnamon (rolls), cacao, some spices, some vanilla, coffee roast, whisky. Taste is roasted malts, dark dried fruits, cacao powder, some licorice, whisky notes, gunpowder, coffee roast, cinnamon, vanilla, some chili notes. Thick body with a slight chili finish.


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