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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Purmerend, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Water, Caramünich-, Pils-, Chocolade-, en Zwartmout, Challenger hopkorrels, Cacao en Gist.


Thijs' rating

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thijs (15) - - AUG 21, 2012
Dark brown with fine tan head. First whiff of the aroma was red wine, but it quickly almost disappears and the aroma becomes malty sweet, chocolate. Taste is sweet, soft, caramel, butter, a little liquorice. Nice brew, but a little to sweet for my liking. Would categorize it as an imperial stout.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BobEvers (283) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2014
fles 33cl kleur: donkerbruin/zwart, creme schuimkraag, schuimt uit de fles, maar in het glas is het zo verdwenen. geur: koffie, chocolade, fruit smaak: koffie, chocolade, rood fruit, heel licht zoet, en bitter. Goede balans

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (3036) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - SEP 5, 2014
A pretty decent, though very basic imperial stout. Chocolate and licorice dominate. Some astringency tempered by the nice sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (6273) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2014
33 cl bottle.
Pours black color with a medium sized off-white head. Some cocoa and malts coming through on the nose, faint chocolate and caramel, fair amount of hops too, maybe a bit of soy somewhere on the background. Very creamy and fluffy palate, lots of caramel and some marshmallow, slightly syrupy and sugary, dark malts and faint cocoa. A tad too sweet but alcohol is very well hidden, then again the strong carbonation kind of waters up the beer a bit too.
6323

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Taboada (346) - Compostela (Galiza), - AUG 14, 2014
330 mml bottle tasted on 13/08/2014. Almost deep black colour with a medium beige head. Aroma of cola, coffee and liquorice. On the mouth a lot of coffee, chocolate, liquorice, dark fruits and caramel. Aftertaste is nice. Carbonation and body are medium. ¿Imperial Stout? I don´t know...Next one please!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3279) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2014
Medium beige head dark pour mild carbonation aromas chocolate fruit caramel wheat hay the flavours dark fruit wheat chocolate caramel medium bitter has a pleasantness about it sugary sweetness crisp bitter the finish best tastes grain bitter dry note okay imperial

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ZodiacM (85) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2014
Een zachte bitterzoete stout, mooi zwart van kleur met een romige schuimkraag, lichte drop/laurier smaak

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geiserich (3408) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle: Black color, brownish head. Aroma is light alcoholic, malt, dark chocolate. Flavor is malty, banana, chocolate, cacao powder.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimplySike (922) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Pours black with tiny tan head.
Aroma coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, caramel, dark fruits.
Taste chocolate sweet, some coffee bitters.
Mouthfeel bit thin, oily.
Ok Imp. Stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJoer (723) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2014
Black with a mokka coloured head, metal sour herby malts caramel mint liquorise smell, medium carbonation and bitter, dark chocolat creamy like body caramel malty like taste

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Moolesen (204) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Deep black with a beige head. Roasted malt and liquorice in the nose. Very intense aroma. Nice intense taste. Hints of tar, rich and at the same time not overwhelming. Balanced bitter finish with a nice length. Great beer.


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