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


on tap


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wihlan (403) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2014
Trevlig russin imperial Stout, härliga brända toner och en lätt beska. Skummet försvann snabbt och den är ganska vattnig i konsistensen. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (12655) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JAN 10, 2014
Malziger, leicht säuerlicher Antrunk. Geringe Schokoladigkeit, die Malzigkeit bleibt. Wenig intensiv, eindimensional. Etwas fruchtig werdend. 8/9/10/10/8/9

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
toktamlin (3) - - JAN 3, 2014 does not count

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1830) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2013
Pours black with a cream mocha head. Aroma is coffe, chocolate, honey, roasted malts, brown sugar. Aroma is coffee, insane amounts of coffee actually. Also chocolate, leather, tobacco, brown sugar, smoked wood. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (14174) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2013
Bottled 330ml @Grace
Bottle was a gusher. Pitch black color, decent beige head. Medium-bodied. Slightly tart, dry woody, lots of coffee beans in the flavor. Roasted aftertaste with some alcohol. Way too dry and woody.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2013
Heavy and too reminiscent of liquor where alcohol flavor dominates against the fancy rusty coffee tones that are there.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stecken (174) - SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle. Gusher. Black color with brown head. Aroma and taste is cacao, chocolate, coffee, licorice, vanilla, roasted malt. Smooth mouthfeel, medium to high carbonation, sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4829) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2013
How: Bottle.
Where: SBWF 2013.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a tan head.
Aroma: Chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, alcohol.
Body: Thin body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, roasted malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6906) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2013
(Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival, 27 Sep 2013) Opaque black colour with creamy, brown head. Roasted, malty nose with strong black coffee, liquorice, cocoa and black rye bread. Malty, roasted taste with notes of espresso, liquorice, salmiac, cocoa and a creamy finish with a generous cocoa bitterness. Full body, with a certain sweetness. Very well balanced for its strength. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22632) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 30, 2013
Bottled (thanks omhper). Turned out to be a bigtime gusher. Pitch black colour with a mediumsized brown head. Aroma is ashes, ripe dark fruits, some slight tart wooden notes. Flavour is mild tart wood, dark fruits, nuts and some herbal notes. Wellbalanced as such, but spritzy carbonation. Also has some mild toasted and liquoricelike not-too-sweet notes in the finish.

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