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

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 483   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38081) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2006
Bottle. Black with brow non-lasting head. Aroma is very intense with lot’s of fruit, roastiness and coffee. Taste is full of fruit and roasted barly, dark bitter chocolate notes. Hoppy bitter tasty comes in the end.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (34580) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
33 cL bottle, 2008 edition. Pours almost fully black with a small tan head. Dark and hardroasted malt aroma. Flavour too is quite dominantly hardroasted malt with a light chocolate smoothness. Bitter and slight acidic flavours arising. Light coffee like note. Smooth finish with a nice acidity and bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29992) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2003
A black beer with a fine light brown head. The aroma is slightly smoked and sweet - too sweet for a stout. The flavor is smoked, sweet from a good maltblend, and slightly bitter. It is not stouty enough - I was a little disappointed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2006 (Bottle 33 cl) Almost black beer albeit a slight reddish note. Thick, brown licorice-like head. Extremely full-bodied with a dry, burned mouthfeel and a pronounced bitterness probably mainly originating in the black malts. Very complex flavour-patterns and an impressingly, warming alcohol. Very sophisticated beer to be enjoyed in small doses. 021004

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (22910) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2005
Black colour with small brown head. Aroma of nuts, dried fruit and a bit smoke. Sweet flavour with notes of nuts and chocolate, well balanced bitteness. The alcohol is well hidden, and though the high alcohol volume, its still very drinkable. Excellent stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (22105) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2005
Bottled. Black opaque, brown small head. Fruity/roasted aroma. Bitter roasted taste with hints of alcohol. Very nice imperial stout indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (20750) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2004 Re-rate bottled. Dark black with brown head. More mature than when I first tried it. Some fruitiness up front, then loads of coffee and licorice. The malt profile is still kind of simpistic though. Sampled the pre-release draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm.
Dark black with brief beige head. Rich chocolate aroma. Full bodied and rather sweet, but not very firm. Big on licorice flavour with an odd note of plastic. Molasses and salt in the finish. (7/4/6/3/12)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2006
Bottle. Black colour with a long lasting brown head. Malty aroma with some roastiness and chocolate. Roasted malty flavor with chocolate and licorice. Thick mouthfeel. Long dry malty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (17487) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2011
3rd December 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Dark and sumptuos but avoids that oily feel. A good level of dark chocolate and bags of sweet and velvety malt. Very very smooth malty finish. No bitterness,

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (16801) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 30, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2012 Bottle at home ... Deep brown/black off white foam head ... light sweet roast malt nose...Overwhelmingly chocolate and lactose sugers ... good roast caharacter backgroud ... Good mouth feel... All round pretty decent. bottle at home ... dark black ... thinest lacing ... soft dark berry nose ...dark roast malt ... light fizz ... dark sweet roast ... juicy roast ... soft roast ... 4.2


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