Brewed by Sigtuna Brygghus
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Arlandastad, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4806) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2013
Bottle shared with Deanso thanks to trade with Rglk. Pours near black with a thick beige head. Aroma of chocolate, ripe dark fruits, big roast, coffee, light vanilla, a little fudge. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Light full bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4656) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 3, 2014
Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color ale with a nice dark brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light roasted malt with some black chocolate notes is quite pleasant. Taste is also dominated by some roasted malt with light dry coffee notes and some black chocolate notes. Body is quite full with nice creamy texture and good carbonation with no apparent alcohol. Easily drinkable for the style with just enough complexity to be interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (4498) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 12, 2013
(Bottle, 0.33 l - BBE 2014-12-14, from Systembolaget, 20130412) The beer poured black. Its head was medium sized and light brown. Aroma had roasted malts, chocolate and liquorice. Palate was full bodied and quite dry with medium carbonation. Flavours were roasted malts, chocolate, ash, hops, coffee and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy, roasty and bitter. A tasty and balanced strong dark beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyllenbock (4458) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle from Systembolaget. Almost black with a medium tan head. Nice aroma and taste of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vanilla and some fruit. The finish was dry and fairly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4342) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2013

Appearance: Black color with a nice big bubbly beige head. Fine lacing.
Aroma: Roasted malt, chocolate and some fruity notes.
Palate: Thick oily body. Slightly sweet, with a mild bitterness. Creamy carbonation.
Taste: Cold coffee, chocolate, roasted malt and some fruity notes. Well hidden alcohol.
Overall impression: Well balanced and smooth. Lovely beer. And I can still not spot the difference between Imperial Stout and Imperial Strong Porter. I thought this was an Imp Stout.
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget in Strömstad, Sweden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4159) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 27, 2014
pours very dark brown with a small light beige head, some retention and lacing. chocolate, booze, raisins, treacle and some milky notes - moderate to low sweetness, licorice, spices, burnt caramel and cereals, also some fresh dark red fruitiness, some pine, slightly earthy, hint of ashes and soy sauce. moderate to low carbonation, light to medium body - oily, grassy-spicy-piney-bitter coffee finish. balanced and tasty. pleasant surprise - very nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (4104) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle Ekstedts jul kul 2012 2012-12-15 AR: salt licorice, raw chocolate, king of Denmark - throut drops AP: brownish body, wee beige head F: watery, roasted malt, wee caramel, chocolate

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4022) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
@ Tiddes Bar. Pours pitch black with a small bubbly had leaving lacing. Aroma is roasted malty sweet caramel green apples tary chocolate. Flavor is sweet fruity roasted malty chocolate coffee bitter vanilla. Finishes bitter roasted and sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (3674) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Lots of roast malt with a good dose of bitter chocolate and a light note of rust. Creamy, thick texture with low carbonation. Pours black with mocha head and lacing. Bitter finish with a little caramel sweetness. Turns a little sour on the long term aftertaste. Bottle from lick-bough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (3114) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a disappearing beige head. Aroma of rich roast malt, dark chocolate and coffee. Medium to full body, smooth, flavour of the aroma.

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