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Brewed by Brouwerij de Schans
Style: Imperial Stout
Uithoorn, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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NoiZe's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, - SEP 9, 2011
Thnx Potjebier. Black colored brew. Very nice aroma of roasted malts. Flavor is roasted, some hops, low fruitiness, good balance between sweetness and roasted bitterness. Nice beer, decent.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvsn (478) - ISRAEL - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks tomer. Opaque with a small creamy head. Roasty aroma, with coffee and vanilla in the nose, becomes stronger as a time goes by. Sweet, roasty, caramel, coffee, spicy and vanilla flavors. Med-full bodied, smooth on palate. Nice IS.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (1621) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JUN 16, 2014
At a tasting, thanks MrHangover, small creamy light brown head, opaque black colour, aroma of cinnamon, vanila, chocolate and mocha, flavour of chocolate, cherries, liquor, coffee and some woodiness. Balanced, mellow and highly enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (5615) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks tomer. Black with a light brown head. Roasty aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, a bit of hops and a bit of woody spiciness. Bittersweet flavor, roasty, with dark chocolate, a bit of coffee and a hoppy note in a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied. Solid and quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (1984) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2014
Nice stout, with some roasted coffee and cacao notes and slight bitterness. Not very imperial though, more a double stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElDesmadre (1475) - Mikołów, POLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle from Bierkoning, thanks! Aroma of bitter chocolate, ashy roast, notes of earth, dusty wood and some esters. I am missing more depth. Tartish-sweet taste, roasted and chocolatey but unfortunately also estery-fruity-solvent-like. Very ashy, light astringent finish. Not really much body for an imperial stout, with the tartness contributing further to a feeling of relative dryness. It’s ok but also somewhat disappointing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (1582) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2014
Backlog. Tap @ In De Wildeman. Black color. Dark beige head. Aroma’s: lovely roasted malts, ground coffee. Additionally some sweet fruit retronasal. Flavor is moderate sweet, roasted. Medium bodied. Fairly low carbonation. Finishes with lots of roast and light bitterness. Lovely.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (2806) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: From a bottleshop in Amsterdam.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, dried fruit, alcohol, caramel.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, roasted malt, caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansjelaah (1229) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2014
Shared by joes. Black/brown with a offwhite head. Smells en tastes coffee, drop, a typical stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (3790) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle @ joes shared by me. Black colour with a medium to full sized light brown head. Smells some chocolate, roasty, a bit minty. Tastes roasty, coffee, chocolate, sweet, chocolate milk. Soft carbo, medium body, nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (1999) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle 330 ml into a snifter, ABV 8.8% Totally black in colour, with one finger of brown head on top, with good density. Good retention too, leaves foam islands on the surface and light lacing around the glass. Aroma of chocolate, alcohol, vanilla, sweet cocoa. Taste begins sweet with somewhat milky chocolate, light alcohol notes, finishes with roasted malts and a light bitterness, while on the aftertaste chocolate comes forward again. Medium thick body, good carbonation, maybe a notch too high, but in no case annoying. Overall a more than good imperial stout


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