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South Plains Russian Imperial Porter

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Brewed by South Plains Brewing Company
Style: Imperial Porter
Malmö, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You are holding a pure artisan craft ale, free of any additives. This is a real ale. Unfiltered and unpasteurized, so a small amount of sediment in the bottom of the bottle is natural. South Plains RIP is made with North American hops to balance the huge amounts of English malts that give this dark ale it’s complex and generous flavor. Imperial Porter is a style that is higher in alcohol, bearing more flavor than traditional porters. Store this beer in a cool, dark place. When it’s young it’s very heartwarming. As it ages it will get smoother and smoother.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Defreni (2841) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2015
Flaske. Sort let asket øl. Stort skumhoved der er mørk mokkafarvet. Meget hårdt ristet og masser af amerikansk humle. Ikke balanceret og lettere kedelig for de mange procenter

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
ramboraffe (1254) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2015
330 ml bottle. Black with tanned head. Infected. Thus is not supposed to be sour. Not the first infected bottle I have had from this brewery.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KrzysztofZ (262) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Barwa czarna nieprzejrzysta, obfita drobno i sredniopecherzykowa mljasnobrazowa piana. Aromat mocny, palony, kawowy. Smak bardzo mocno palony, kawowy, lekko kwasny ale wpasowujacy sie w reszte smaku. Mocne wysycenie ale chyba maja problem z dofermentowaniem bo mialem niezly gashing. W poprzednim mialem granat ;)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (14447) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle at KØ15. Good coffee aroma, hint of sweet jam. Black colour. Small stable dark brown head. The flavour is very roasted with a good coffee note. Fruity and grassy hop flavour, good jam. Late fresh-ground coffee aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stouby (4067) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle @ Ølfestval 2015. Hazy dark brown with a tan head. Aroma heavy malty (caramel, roasted, coffee, dark chocolate). Flavor light sweet, medium bitter, dry. Almost full body, quite flat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (4395) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2015
Bottle, KØ15. Pours cloudy dark coffee brown with airy dark tan head. Clear aroma of coffee, roast and caramel malt. Bitter, roasty flavour with sweetish kotes of chocolate and malt and touches of coffee. Roasty aftertaste. Low carbonation. Decent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PapaVillum (659) - Valby, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2015
33 cl, flaske, 10,2 % ABV, BB 15/08/2023, købt af laboko's kollega i Systembolaget Hansa i Malmö, Sverige - tak! 10. marts 2015. Helt sort olie-agtig og ufiltreret Imperial Porter med minimal moccabrun skumtop på 1/2 cm, som svinder til bette kant og overflade efter ganske kort tid. Aromaen indeholder kaffe, chokolade, lakrids og brændt malt, men også kælderaroma i gærnuancerne. Sojasauce i det fjerne. Smagen er præget af solid bitterhed og meget tør mundfølelse. Minimal sødme, hvis der er noget, men det er der, for balancens skyld. En lille frugtagtig syrlighed øger også balancen. Stor fyldig krop med minimal karbonering på næsten nul og en glat, næsten flad, konsistens. Afslutningen er tør, bitter og ret pludselig. En karakterfast Porter med et lidt for flat udtryk til at få den helt op blandt giganterne, men okay...måske er det mig, der skal have tid og modning...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1833) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2014
Overall: Coffee, dark chocolate. Dark slightly sour fruits, potent.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp. Reviewed 2014-11-24.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mikeyo1 (418) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle @ home, batch 3, BB 2014-03. Pours almost black with a brown lasting head. Roasted and sweet aroma with coffee, chocolate, licorice, soy, metal & vinous risins. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Bitter and quite sour taste with soy, tart roasted malts, grape zest, chocolate, coffee, licorice. Dry bitter, metallic and sour finish with lingering lime & figs. Infected?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (4563) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle GUSHER . Pours black , instantly fading head . Smell is bitter , roasty . Taste is bitter, coffee , roast , burnt . Nice taste , but sooooo damn overcarbonated


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