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Brewed by Qvänum Mat & Malt
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Kvänum, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Oak aged (Bourbon barrel)


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8425) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 14, 2014
[ Bottle ][ RBWG Bus ][ 500mL? ][ RBWG Globe ][ Free ][ 2/7/14 ]
>> Thanks blomster for the muffdive. Pours a cloudy reddish brown, okay foam. Nose is savory, soy, molasses. Taste is rich vanilla, browned butter, fudge. Palate is oily, rich. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
25th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 2. Cafe Abseits tasting. Very dark brown beer, little pale tan head. Light touch of dark malts, no roast or bitterness. Good vanilla and light spice. Touch of caramel. Dry finish. Delicious!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8393) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle shared by Blomster on the crazy bus. First beer opened about 10 seconds after pulling out of Aloft. Pours dark brown with brown head. Nose and taste of coffee, light dark fruit, old chocolate and touch of alcohol. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1481) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle shared on the RBWG bus tour. Dark chocolate pour. Aroma is vegetal with plenty of barrel notes. Flavor is oak heavy, like licking a barrel, with drops of soy sauce. Thin body overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (1055) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle pour opaque brown Nose dank and earthy, caramel malt. Taste light roast, toffee and caramel. Hip show up more inn bitterness

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5408) - Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle shared on the bus @ RBWG. Pours a cola brown color with a small khaki head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, dark fruit, oak, chocolate, good body, barrel notes are well integrated. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9681) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle shared by blomster. Pours clear dark brown to black with a small, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is plums, figs, dates, chocolate and roast malt, oak, vinous notes, vanilla. Flavor is dark malt with earthy hops, dates and prunes, wine and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8630) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2014
Day 2 of the post Xmas Bamberg Jolly, Cafe Abseits Tasting bottle (2013 vintage), big thanks to Ronny, rlgk 25/01/14. Dark mahogony brown with a moderate beige covering. Nose is dark toffee, earthy cocoa, booze, chocolate, musty undertones. Taste comprises rich chocolate, dark malt, toffee fudge, roasty underpin, very subtle oaky booze, simple but tasty. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, drying finale with a splash of booze. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jfb (3818) - Freising, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2014
(bottle, courtesy of rlgk) pours a murky deep brown colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of heavy vanilla and alcohol, quite oxidized, with light notes of caramel, roasted malts and gooseberries. flavour is mostly the same, heavy caramel and brown sugar, alcohol, roasted malts, milk chocolate and some light herbal hops. heavy-bodied with soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13702) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle at Cafe Abseits. Tasting. Dark brown some bubbles. Some soy sauce. Some chocolate. Not for me.


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