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RATINGS: 1028   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Our take on the stout brewed by 18th century English brewers for the Russian Imperial Court of Catherine II. The special malted barley in this intense and massive brew delivers rich flavors like dark chocolate, coffee and anise.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
scarletfire65 (1320) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2012
12 oz. Bottle. Jet black, mocha head. The aroma is mellow coffee, chocolate, fruit cake, charred marshmallow. Extremely smooth palate, creamy mouthfeel, feels like an oatmeal stout. Intense flavors of s’mores, milk chocolate, roasted malt. I appreciate that it’s not a coffee bomb, and it’s not overly sweet. None of the bitter roasted flavors that accompany many examples of this style. 9.2% ABV is perfectly integrated. An exemplary imperial stout. The ratings are probably swayed by the Sam Adams label.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TorbenH (1026) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2016
brown, black, clear, brown foam, chocolate, coffee, roasty, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, oily feel,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (1354) - Hammel, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle from Fakta. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma and taste is roasted malt. coffee, dark chocolate, alcohol, licorice. Full body. Soft carbonation. Roasted finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11983) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle, bought@Fakta, Kolding. Pours deep opaque black with a large, staying creamy beige head. Aroma has ashy roasted malts, dark chocolate, light astringent. Low, prickly carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has sweet malts, licorice, chocolate, mild roasted malts, a touch of viniousness. Fine,mellow bitterness. Light ashy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brnandersen (3203) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2016
355 ml bottle from a Fakta discounter. Poured in to a Snifter. Pitch black with a creamy, tanned head. Sweet aroma with roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, caramel malts, liquorice and spicy hints. Taste is sweet. Full body with a creamy texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes slightly dry with roasted notes and chocolate. Lovely Stout. At just 13 DKK this is very hard to beat price-taste wise.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stefano (1951) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2016
Black coloured beer with an huge brownish head. Aroma is roasted malt and dried fruit. Taste with notes of licorice, coffee and chocolate. Heavy palate and long finish. Nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (2478) - Haderslev, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2016
Black with thick tan head. Aroma has licorice, dried fruit, roasted malt. Licorice flavour, coffee and discrete alcohol warmth. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OminouSC2 (401) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2016
Dark brown/black color. Dark cohoclate, roasted aromas, licorice and saw dust. Bitter and roasted taste, some wood. Roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15433) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with a small creamy head. Roast, dried dark fruit, licorice and a whiff of spices - ash/charcoal like notes. Very soft and full bodied. Bitter roasted finish. Bang for the buck!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (12619) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2016
Black with a lasting tan head. Big aroma of toffee, licorice, dried fruits and a touch of smoke. Sweet, full flavoured, roasted flavour with licorice and toffee, and a touch of ash in the finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolas510 (1168) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2016
Kolsvart med ljusbrunt skum. Doftar och smakar kaffe, choklad och lakrits. Fyllig och oväntat bra!


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