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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Imperial Stout
Dublin, Ireland
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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 11, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Clear dark black colour with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, caramel, alcohol, licorice, vanilla, wood. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate to light light heavy bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to medium full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120320]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2012
33 cl bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is smooth chocolate and vanilla. Smooth caramelish, vanilla and chocolate. Dense vanilla, chocolate and caramelish malty flavoured. Light bitterness. Dark chocolate and vanilla finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2012
Bottled. A very dark brown beer with a red shine under a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, whiskey, roasted malt, and a bit of wood. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, roasted malt, whiskey, wood, and a bit of soy sauce, leading to a dry, roasted, and alcoholic finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a dark brown with a reddish hue and a smallish beige head. Sweet woody notes, distinct sweet oak here. Medium body only, sweet roast and then a somewhat harsh woodiness. Bitter boozy finish. Starts well but disappoints a little later. 300312

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21509) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2012 Bottle at Porterhouse, Parliament Street. Black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, liquorice and oak. Sweet and roasted flavour of hops, oak and liquorice. Roasted and hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20923) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2012
Bottled (from Beers Of Europe). Pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is sweet wood, liquorice, mild tobacco and mild nutty notes. Flavour is liquorice, toffee, mild ashes, tobacco and some slight notes of alcoholic sweetness and tar as well. Mild vanilla. A bit sticky sweet, but otherwise quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19969) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2013
Bottled. Near black, small beige head. Aroma of licorice and woody whiskey. Near full bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Dark chocolate and raisins, lots of coffee, notes of whiskey.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17535) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
23rd April 2012
Opaque black - brown beer, good pale tan head. Fairly dry palate. Dry wood dominates the otherwise smooth dark malt. Trace of vanilla. Dry finish with a little spice and minerals. Quite aggressively barrelled - US style!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 27, 2012
Courtesy of HenrikSoegaard, bb 13.08.13
Black color; medium sized head. Mild aroma of chocolate, vanilla, liquor, wood. Excellent flavor, it tastes like a chocolate filled with liquor, and vanilla, with a touch of liquorice; very rich; moderate sweetness; in the final there is some liquorice and tar, and very light malt sourness. Nice alcohol warmth.
Excellent beer, with a vibe.


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