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


on tap

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4545) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (5316) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2013
330ml Bottle - Black with a foamy tan head. Roasted malt, plain chocolate and liquorice in the aroma. Rich and roasted taste with notes of coffee, salt liquorice, Bournville and roasted malt. Smooth, luxurious and easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (732) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2013
Black with light brown head. Malty aroma with roasted tones of coffee, chocolate and dark fruits. Loads of coffee in taste together with chocolate, vanilla and some fruity sweetness. Very good one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
probstblueribbon (2926) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2013
330 mL bottle from LCBO served cool in a tulip glass. Deep brown-black with a decent mocha head. Deep, rich and sweet, plenty of toffee and molasses, vanilla, chocolate, wood notes, a little booze, a bit fruity...stewed raisins and figs, very nice. Medium+ body with relaxed effervescence. Strong, rich dark chocolate, molasses, dark dried fruits, darker and blacker than the nose, still fairly sweet and friendly though, vanilla, sine oak notes; sweet with sufficient bitterness and a long, mouth-coating finish off rich chocolate and molasses. Quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (3081) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Allot of chocolate on the nose, milk chocolate and some booze in the background. Similar taste with a light aroma of dried fruit in the background. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
circinus (213) - SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle 33 cl from systembolaget. Pitch black, creamy beige very nice head. Fudge, milk chocolate, mash, burnt, roasty, smoky. Full body, soft body, bitter finish, creamy. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RhetoricalAns (267) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a thin dark sandy colour head. Great aroma of roasted coffee, lots of chocolate. Taste of sweet toffee and dark chocolate and some hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Seffle (169) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle from Systemet. Pitch black with a high and firm brown head. Cocoa and dark roasted coffee in the aroma. Dark chocolate and espresso with malt and a hint of toffee in the palate. Fullbodied and quite nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Radek Kliber (6495) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Where and how: LCBO , 330 ml bottle
Aroma medium plus intense. Soft high pitch, chocolate, molasses with vanilla. Soft aromatic hop backing. Alcohol smooth , clean
Appearance : 4+
Top: creamy dark beige cap with sparse fragmental lace.
Base: hazy murky brown.
Palate : medium bodied with medium thinner walls. Lower carbonation, soft top end.
Taste: Chocolate malt, hint of iron, touch of coffee with bitter chocolate on the walls. Gentle hop on top end. Alcohol mellow yet noticed at finish
Other notes mature product.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Freaky_tiki (560) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2013
Pours Scandinavian black metal dark with a consistent cap of brown sugar foam on top. Your nose will tell you this is going to be a decent porter & your taste buds will back it up. Smooth, tasty malts, plum cake, & subtle spice drive the flavour profile. A high level porter.

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