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Brewed by Slottskällans Bryggeri
Style: Imperial Stout
Uppsala, Sweden
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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aged on bourbon barrels.

Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 2012 är en imperial stout – det vill säga ett opastöriserat, överjäst och mycket mörkt öl av gammaldags brittisk typ – som lagrats på bourbonfat. Den präglas av stor kryddighet där smak och doft av vanilj, torkad frukt, kaffe och kakao balanseras av en lätt bränd sötma och humlens aromer. Tydliga drag av ek och bourbon ackompanjerar de övriga smakerna till fulländning.

Klassifikation: Fatlagrad imperial stout

Användning: Slottskällans Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 2012 är en öl som långsamt kan avnjutas i små klunkar i till exempel ett konjaksglas, antingen som den är eller eller tillsammans med ostar, nötter eller blandade, inte allt för starka salamisorter. Ett annat lysande komplement till den här ölen är choklad eller en god vanlijglass.

Innehåll: Fyra sorters malt: pilner-, choklad- och svartmalt samt ljus karamellmalt.
Tre sorters humle: Northen brewer, Fuggle och East kent golding.

Alkoholhalt: 11 %

Artikelnummer hos Systembolaget: 891151-03


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10775) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
clear brown, small light yellow head. mild malty aroma. flavor is malty, roasted malty, strong, low on hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31080) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and light alcohol presence. Thick malty, sweet caramelish and toasted. Bitter and light milky note. Dry and roasted finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_est_deus (646) - örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2013
Djupt brun, nästan svart med stort men snabbt fallande brunt skum. Doft: Gräddkola, bränt socker, pralinask, lakrits, kaffe, övermogen apelsin. Smak: Knäckebröd med socker, kakao, kaffe karamell, apelsin pralin, aprikos likör, humle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6646) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 15, 2013
33cl bouteille couresty of and shared with Gnoff, BB 140912. 2012 vintage. Brune foncée, col épais café au lait, huileux doré sur les rebords du verre. Arôme est léger et boisé avec une once de vanille, bourbon subtile, caramel pointe de chocolat. Palais présente ce côté boisé-chêne, bourbon se distinct plus ici, note de bois, fruits noirs, malt caramel avec un niveau alcool clairement bien présent voire un peu trop. Fini garde une légère note sucrée résiduelle. Amertume s’immisce péniblement en fin de bouche.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BartC (726) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - MAY 22, 2013
Draft. Dark to black colored beer with a lasting small light brownish head. The color of the head is surprisingly light compared to the color of the beer indicating not only burned malts were used for coloring. Aroma of dark fruit and alcohol. Sweetish alcohol flavors, some dark fruits and notes of coffee and chocolate. Bitterish alcohol warming aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4439) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2013

Appearance: Black color with a creamy beige head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Mild oak, coffee and chocolate.
Palate: Medium body. Slightly sweet and a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, mild oak and vanilla. Some alcohol coming up.
Overall impression: Tasty and easy drinkable impy. But something is missing from an imperial stout at 11% abv. Lacs some punch and power.
Personal stats: Bottle from a trade with SaintMatty

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Furseth (1950) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2013
Sample from bottle at ÖWGBG-2013: Hazy dark red colour, with a thin brown head. Aroma had aloys of woody,whisky "nose",sweet maltynes, and vanilla!! and fruits. Flavor had a smouth mouth feeling of caramelly,vanilla,wooody, and a nice alcy finish, complexity is the Word for this beer. Big body and a long woody/fruity finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11176) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 14, 2013
Bottle, bought @ systembolaget, hyltebruk. Pours deep black with a small, fizzy, beige film head. Aroma has sweet vanilla, oak, roasted, quite some plums. Highish carbonation, fairly oily mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of vanilla, warming alcohol, plums, roasted and some chocolate. Lingering, warming finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SperkeleForce (536) - FINLAND - APR 8, 2013
Bottle @ Pikkulintu. Pours pretty black with small brown white head. Notes of coffee, chocolate, slight burbon whiskey. Abit too much of burnt taste. Good spices and boozy. More straightforward "pärähtää" in your face. Not so smooth but great taste. Also notes of licorice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (1358) - SWEDEN - APR 6, 2013
Pours dark brown with low off white head Aromas off sweet malts, hints of coffee, english yeast. Quite dull. Low to medium bodied and bittr, low carbonation, medium sweetness. A bit oaky and caramel sweetness. Overall ok not more


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