Brewed by Scheldebrouwerij
Style: Imperial Stout
Meer (Hoogstraten), Belgium
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Filtered over Zealand oyster shells.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
henrikb (1261) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2008
Dark red brown body with a fast disappering beige head; Very malty milk chocolate nose with a slight salty chalky background; Quite thin texture still soft, huge carbonation, sweet, slightly salt body; Malt bitter finish that has some length, strange chalk aromas I guess from the shells.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5167) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2008
From bottle at In de Wildeman. Almost black with a beige head. Malty aroma with hints of chocolate and milk. Good milk chocolate and fruity flavours, quite sweet throughout, but some roast adds a bit of bitterness. A bit light-bodied for all the flavours. A strong sweet beer that nonetheless is quite pleasing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brouwser (119) - gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2008
Bière brun foncée, nébuleuse, elle ne laisse pas de mousse, mais une mince dentelle beige persiste. Parfum aux notes surettes et sucrées, prunes, pommes, dattes, caramel. Il y a un peu de fumée. Nuances très intéressantes de salé, suret et sucré. Le palais est frais et vivant. Bonne bière qui se boit bien

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogivlado (6978) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 28, 2008
Bottled(330ml). -Muddy brown coloured, medium sized cappuccino head, dusty light roasted nose. Roasted malts, milk chocolate and dried fruits with notes of prunes and coffee. Oysters-to be honest I haven’t felt anything like that. Overall very good and enjoyable stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8957) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2008
My Bottom Line:
The candied sweetness of vanilla and milk chocolate personifies this slick and very drinkable strong Stout for sweet teeth.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam protects the brown-sleeved blackness.
-Diplomatic roastiness and earthiness stand nearby.
-Small, friendly bubbles enhance the slick impression provided by the dextrins and malty flavor profile.
-There is no sign of the alcohol in the flavor profile.
-The flavor profile is mostly sweet, but never overly so.
-There are fruity undertones in the vanilla-like sweetness.
-This is not super complex for a strong Stout, but it remains quite enjoyable and well crafted.

Bottle; best before 2010.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6860) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 30, 2008
Bouteille de 330 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur de chocolat avec une pointe de café. Apparence: La couleur est noire avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de chocolat fruité avec une pointe de café et d’alcool. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement crémeuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût fruité. (Rating #1862)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BartC (727) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - JUL 29, 2008
Dark beer with a small head. A typical stout with coffee and caramel notes. A very long lasting aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chimplechamp (601) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2008
bottle- pours light black dark tan. no head. nose is wet leaves. muddy murky earth. root beer. peach. taste is light butter. and cloyingly sweet. what a let down. way to sweet with only a subtle hint of tart to balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (9491) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2008
Bottle. Dark brown and purple with an off-white foam. Aromas are sweet and smoky with traces of salt. Smooth chocolate with some peppery notes. Flavours are smooth chocolate and light coffee with caramel. Spicy and sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (7410) - ITALY - MAY 28, 2008
scura schiuma non abbondante abbastanza persistente note di cioccolato lievemente dolci tostato un po legnoso in bocca cioccolato tostatura non molto amara corpo non ampio alcol ben nascosto

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