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


on tap


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6042) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2012
330ml bottle shared by garthicus with me and blankboy. Deep but clear ruby-black with a small tan creamy-fizzy head. Aroma is medium roast, coffee, prune, alcohol, red wine ... and sweet vanilla bourbon. Taste follows, sweeter, less prune, a lot less roast - sourness comes in, boozier too - a little unbalanced (7-). Slick, light body, astringent, weakly carbonated, quick dry oaky/boozy slightly sour finish .... not loving it, but not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sigmund (4946) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2012
Shared bottle at local tasting, as Porter House Barrel Aged Collection Celebration Stout, Limited Edition. ABV is 11%. Pitch black colour, thick brown head. Oaky and vinous aroma, notes of vanilla and Irish whiskey. Strong oaky, vanilla and whiskey flavour, some chocolate too. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (5128) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle kindly provided by Ole Anders. Pours lmost pitch black with a small creamy beige head. Aroma of dark goodies, chocolate, molasse and coffee. Taste is full of whiskey warmth, sticky & sweet mouthfeel, coffee and vanilla, great beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
abemorsten (2598) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2012
Shared bottle kindly provided by beer pal Ole Anders. Deep red mahogany with a white film. Vinuous barrel notes, roasted malty liquorice, vanilla, chocolate and some coffee and alco notes on the nose. Super inviting. Sweet tar liquorice, Full bodied and smooth. Yummy!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pellegjr (395) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Bottle courtesy of ACD, cheers Alex! Pours deep maple to purple with minimal off-white head. Roasty caramel vanilla aroma with heavy bourbon. Caramelly and smooth with rich whiskey througohut, nice warming finish, excellent BA impy stout, glad I got to try it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13284) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2012
Bottle at home - shared with Mette. Pitch black - offwhite head. Whiskey, smokey, light wooden, light boody, oiley texture, fruity, licorice, dried fruits, nice burned malts, chocolate, light coffee. Nice - a bit too boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (2835) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2012
03-JUN-2012, bottle @home, from "Fish @ Beer", thx Minitøser. Black with lasting creamy brown head. Roasted with chocolate. Loads of bourbon, vanilla, oak, soy. Full but not really as imperial as some but just makes it more drinkable. Sweet, long roasted finish. Fantastic stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrYdremark (4) - - JUN 17, 2012 does not count
Very good imperial stout. Dont have much reference to go with but it sure tasted good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16390) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with woody bourbon hints. Sweetish roasted malty bourbon, vanilla and chocolate flavor. Has a sweetish roasted malty woody bourbon and vanilla finish with chocolate and caramel in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2305) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2012
From a bottle at home in Skövde. Black beer with a beige head. Licorice, tar, brown sugar and malty aroma. Licorice, tar, dark dried fruits flavour.

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