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

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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   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%


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34232) - 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 (20558) - 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 (1865) - 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 (10783) - 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 (278) - 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 (10404) - 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 (529) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6311) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2011
Bottle. Pours black with a medium tan head. The aroma is quite hoppy with notes of chocolate, hard roasted malt, liquorice and citrus. The flavour is light coffee, hard roasted malt, hops, citrus, liquorice and light chocolate. Quite flavourfull and well made.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
humlelala (950) - DENMARK - JUN 18, 2011
Pours black with medium toffee head that laces the glass. Aroma nothing to speak of - slightly vegetal. Creamy on the palate, medium carbonation, medium-bodied with long, astringent finish. Taste is mostly burnt with sour notes. Girlfriend says: "I find it acidic."

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10129) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2011
It’s pitch-black with a brown, creamy and lasting head. The aroma has notes of fruit and sweet licorice. The flavour is moderately sweet with a light bitterness and notes of fruit, sweet licorice and light dark chocolate, and the finish is dry and slightly bitter.


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