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

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Miksu's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Miksu (4946) - Jyväskylä, - JAN 10, 2013
0.33 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Opaque black color. Sweet roasty aroma with soft licorice, nuts, coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Sweet coffeish roasty taste with licorice, dark and hint of wood. Full bodied, soft warming palate. Very pleasant and drinkable porter.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6555) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle, brought to me by Robbie. Dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma features prominent dark dried fruits, light soy, and a little alcohol. The palate is silky, low in carbo and medium bodied. Flavours of dried figs and dates dominate, with some bitter chocolate and a bit of roast. Fruit acids lighten the finish. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erasmus_ro (1289) - Alabama, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown, black with a decent-sized, dark latte-colored head. Aroma is very porter-like: Chocolate, quite a bit of dark fruit: dark plums, prune, date. Light salty liquorice and coffee, medium roast. Taste is a lot of coffee with some roast and some dark fruitiness. Light chocolate. Surprisingly light with light carbonation. Could be fuller, but alright. Nothing that special though unfortunately.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (1735) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, roasted malts, sweet chocolate, very dry and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2227) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
Near black in colour with a very thin and quick to dissipate tan head, no lacing. The aroma is of liquorice, burnt malts, some coffee and dark fruits. The flavour is slighly sweet, more liquorice, some smoke, some chocolate. Warming mouthfeel, medium body, mild carbonation. Finishes long and warm, sweet.

330ml bottle for the LCBO in Peterborough, Ontario.
Best before December 17, 2014.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (5662) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
Bouteille de 330 ml partagée lors d’une dégustation entre amis. Arôme: Légère odeur de café et de chocolat. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle le verre. Saveur: Goût de café torréfié et de de chocolat noir. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement chocolaté. (Rating #5572)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmahut (909) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle, trade with Cunningham. Pours in deep dark black body with high frosty brown head. Aroma is cold coffee, light chocolate, cacao, roasted. Taste hash high harsh roasty bitterness, dry cold coffee ending. Quite dry. Dusty. Body is full, high carbonation, watery texture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (3119) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
Helsdon (133) - Toronto, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
Oh she’s a dark beer, she is. Nearly non-existent tan head (might have been too gentle on the pour.) Nose of sweet maple, raisins and malt. Big taste of both sweetness with a bitterness closely following and then hanging around up in the aftertaste to balance things out. Flavours of burn malt, raisins, some hay. Carbonation is very crisp on the palate. Not a bad beer, but the harshness of the aftertaste is going to reduce points on this one. Edit after 5 minutes... Funny how we can be rather critical. After sipping this beer for a few minutes it smoothed out quite a bit. I’m going to up my score. And mention it has a nice molasses flavour to the aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gethinbeer (2122) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2014
Diolch Joe McPhee. Deep chestnut pour with a large frothy tan head and clinging lace. Rich chocolate malt and toffee aroma. Lovely velvet texture with a chocolate malt, nutty flavour. Nice alcohol kick in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Burgers (286) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Dark chocolate in colour, tan head which fades quickly. Long dark chocolate aromas. Bitter swallow. Faint burn.


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