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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Imperial Stout
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Imperial Irish Stout
Note: Brewed to a different recipe than the 2006 version.
Previously 7%


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14089) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2011
Bottle from Vinens Verden. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, coffee, licorice, chocolate and hops.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (5179) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 14, 2011
330 ml bottle with tear-off cap, from Ølkonsortiet, Aalborg. Bottle conditioned. ABV is 7.0%. Pitch black colour, large tan head. Very nice roasty aroma, notes of dark chocolate, mild coffee and tar, a hint of liquorice. The flavour is moderately roasty and fairly dry, with strong notes of dark chocolate and coffee. Just a slight fruity acidity. The finish has a solid hoppy and roasty bitterness. Slightly salty aftertaste. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (3756) - Holbæk, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011
Bottle at home. Dark brown with a llight brown head. Aroma heavy malty (roasted, coffee), light hoppy. Flavor light sweet, moderate bitter. Medium+ body, creamy, quite flat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2011

Bottle 330ml.

ABV: 7.0%. Clear dark black - red brown colour with a average to large, creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, licorice, dark chocolate. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, licorice, malt and hop bitter, burnt malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101229]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2011
Bottle at home. Black coloured with a small lacing beige head. Roasted aroma of dark chocolate and peat with notes of liquorice and hops. Roasted flavour fo dark chocolate with notes of peat, cocoa powder and hops. Roasted and hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stefano (1880) - Esbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2011 Black colour with a creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted coffee and dark fruits. Taste is chocolate, charcoal and roasted coffee. Dry and smooth finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11234) - DENMARK - JUL 6, 2011
Bottle. Very dark brown with medium beige head. Flavour is roasted malts, bitter, coffee, chocolate, little liquorice and a littler burned.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MOLA_DK (285) - DENMARK - JUL 2, 2011
Pours very dark brown with a nice lacing off white head. Aroma is a little roasted malts and caramel. First impression of taste is alcohol then bitterness medium body. Needs something extra...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10616) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2011
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Roasted and coffee notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
haf (528) - Gijon, SPAIN - JUL 1, 2011
La mejor cerveza negra que he probado. Muchísimo mejor que una guiness. Parece que la comes en lugar de beberla


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