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Brewed by Slottskällans Bryggeri
Style: Imperial Stout
Uppsala, Sweden
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 483   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Imperial stout är ett opastöriserat, överjäst och mycket mörkt öl av gammaldags brittisk typ. Stilen föddes under 1700-talet när porter exporterades till Katarinas den Stora hov i Ryssland. För att ölet skulle klara den långa resan gjordes det extra kraftfullt och alkoholstarkt. Smaken hos imperial stout är rik och komplex; där märks inslag av kaffe, mörk choklad, korinter och romrussin. Alko-holen skänker ölet rund, fyllig kropp och mjuk eldighet. Malten ger en hög sötma som balanseras av den beska och lite peppriga humlearomen.

Klassifikation: Imperial Stout

Användning: Det här är ett smakrikt öl med många användningsområden. Lätt kylt fungerar det utmärkt som sällskapsdryck, antingen helt solo eller tillsammans med mörk choklad. Rumstempererad passar imperial stout mycket bra ihop med en stark grönmögelost. När den serveras lite sval är den utmärkt i kombination med kraftig mat och rökta charketurier.

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

Alkoholhalt: 9 %

Artikelnummer hos Systembolaget: 1355-03


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeersweden (279) - - JUL 19, 2013
Dark, brown, black liquid with a small white head. No lacing. Nose: Vanilla, chocolate, toffee, milk and honey. Taste of chocolate, licorice, dark bread, soy sauce and roasted malt. A great Imperial stout!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2015
Pour out of bottle, thanks Aaron! Dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, coffee, anise, some Belgian yeast notes into a bit of vanilla, slight earthy notes as well. Taste was big anise and ashy, smoke into a bit of caramel, roast, some dark chocolate, finishing fairly roasted, slightly sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leini (1172) - SWEDEN - APR 3, 2015
2014 edition, 330ml bottle. Dark brown body with a huge tan head. Took ages to pour. Aromas of liquorice, soy, roasted malt and coffee. Flavor consists of roasted malt, nuts, coffee and some earthy notes. Feels a bit too young.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
David_87 (81) - - MAR 30, 2015
Pours dark brown, light for an imperial. My bottle was undercarbonated as well, almost flat. Not a flattering beer to hold up to the light with the dirty brown and almost no carbonation. Aroma is dark fruits and some chocolate, actually sort of an ESB smell to it with richer dark malts, not surprised to see that it was brewed with british hops. Taste once again seems like a juiced up ESB with chocolate. Can not say i hate it but it´s middle of the road at best. Bottle from SB.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nihtila (1394) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
15.11.2014. Aroma has salty liquorice, milk chocolate. Tastes sweetish liquorice, milk coffee, slight dark chocolate, roasted malts, hops, vanilla. No alco in taste. Rich, smooth. Sometimes this type of milky choco sweetish IS is just great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (1259) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2015
Clear, very dark brown. Tiny offwhite head. Aroma has licorice, malt and alcohol. Malty flavour with licorice, raisins and warming alcohol. Long lasting, controlled bitterness and sligthly boozy finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dojken (310) - - MAR 15, 2015
Flaska. Lite källarkänsla fina fina doftaromer. Smaken mycket med olika nyanser. Känns väldigt lätt o frisk för att vara en Imperial stout. Eftersmaken är mycket bra o ligger som god matta i munnen om nu mattor kan ligga i munnen. Smuttaröl.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergaard (174) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2015
Dark but not pitch black - nearly no head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Roasted taste, some coffee and bitter chocolate. Quite good but not exelent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DroolYeast (411) - Aalborg, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2015
From bottle @ HK’s Øl-messe 7th February 2015. Roasted malt aroma, nutty, alcohol. Clear dark brown with small tan head, not lasting. Moderate sweetness, more of the aroma notes. Medium+ body, oily texture, avg. carb., sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (606) - århus, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2015
duft kaffe citrus karamel. chokolade smag: kaffe chokolade.malt. sødme karamel. meget god smag i forhold til duften

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
7stern (452) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2015
Brought up 2005 vintage from the cellar. Pours almost black, low head but lasting laces. Chocolate and tar aroma. Also in the taste but soft and with vanilla tones. Still very nice.


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