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Brewed by Slottskällans Bryggeri
Style: Imperial Stout
Uppsala, Sweden
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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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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


VastActiv's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3079) - Oulu, - NOV 17, 2012
Draught at Kaisla, Helsinki. Colour is almost black with brownish head. Aromas and flavours are alcohol, chocolate and licorice. Quite carbonated for a imperial stout.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1725) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2014
October 17, 2014. On tap at Akkurat, 2012 vintage. Pours black with a small brown head. Aroma is sweet licorice, chocolate, wet wood, dark fruits. Taste is medium sweet caramel and licorice, light to medium dark chocolate bitterness. Medium body, rounded mouthfeel, soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frode (308) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle 33 cl.
Hazy brown, tan. Alcoholic, roasted malt. Medium sweet, dry bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
stoutnick (619) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle thanks to _angst_. Thank you! Pour is very thin, murky brown and muddy. Aroma is pretty multi-faceted - classic scandanavian imperial stout - vinous and winey with a port like aspect. Candied fruits makes this smell like a belgian strong. Taste is the same; not overly stouty. Very thin. Abv is well hidden. Lots of dark fruits, red wine, minor booze. Is this really a bourbon barrel aged beer? Overall, a nice drinker, but very belgian strong in body and flavours.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1783) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2014
Lagrad ett par år. Smak och doft av mörk choklad, kaffe, vanilj, ek, bourbon, russin, plommon, vanilj, torkad frukt, sirap med toner av anis och rostade toner. Rund och len, tydlig syrlighet, med liten kolsyra och fin beska.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

[ As Slottskällans Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 2012 ].
[ Trade by omhper ]. Clear dark brown black color with a average, frothy and light open, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, dark malt, wood, fruity licorice, vanilla notes. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, smoke - wood, roasted, chocolate, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft - fizzy. [20140330]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8271) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Cabin, Notodden Camping, Notodden
Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, dried fruits, oak, vanilla, cocoa and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long warm, roasted, vanilla and oak finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle. An almost clear one, dark brown in color and with a small, dense, light beige head on top. There’s quite a lot of vanilla on the nose, with boozy bourbon, dried fruits, cocoa notes and some coffee and dark chocolate. Some bread crusts too. A tad too boozy on the palate, but in a pleasant way, it’s full-bodied and softly carbonated, semi-sweet, with flavors of vanilla, bourbon, dried fruits and cocoa. A nice bitterness too. Lasting boozy, vanilla and chocolatey finish. Pretty lovely this one, although a tad too boozy. Nothing that really annoys though. 140625

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lawger (126) - SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2014 The aroma is deep and gloomy goodness right from the start. Dark malts, some oak casks and some spiciness. With more time and temperature there’s an almost tart aroma of unripened cherries emerging. Quite full bodied and fairly complex on the palate. Very long finish. This is well made and a significant step up from the regular Imperial Stout which is rather mediocre.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alkolas510 (705) - SWEDEN - APR 30, 2014
Kolsvart med litet ljusbrunt skum. Doftar ekfatslagring, whisky och vanilj! Mycket whisky och lite kaffe och choklad i smaken. Ganska besk och lite alkoholsmak. Lite blaskig för en imperialstout. Riktigt bra öl!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1742) - Varberg, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2014
På fat @ Bishops Arms, Malmö. Svart med "espressoskum". Hur jag än försöker hittar jag bara säd och kaffe i doften. Smakerna är desto mer och större: lakrits, torkad frukt, kaffe, röda frukter och den allestädes närvarande säden. Torr munkänsla, alkoholen sticker ut en aning i eftersmaken, dock inte så att det stör.


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