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Summer Wine KopiKat Imperial Stout - Clynelish 14yr

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Summer Wine KopiKat Imperial Stout - Clynelish 14yr
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Formerly brewed at Summer Wine
Style: Imperial Stout
Holmfirth, England
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Barrel aged 6 months in Clynelish 14yr barrels.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (16807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2015
15th January 2015
Opaque black beer, good fluffy tan head. Palate is airy and semi dry with modest fine carbonation. The dark malts are surprisingly thin and there is a strong bitterness, not roast malt derived, perhaps the wood. Unsweet dark fruits and mild but bitter whiskey. Light dry bitter finish. No shades of light here and I found it a little hard to drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
[6084-20131129] Bottle. Mild shellfish but mainly red wine and bold chewy wood notes in the aroma. Black brown body with a medium-lasting foamy brown head. Smooth toasted wooden barrel flavour with a long aftertaste. Full body has a bit of a burning feel. Delicious. (8/4/8/4/16) 4.0
(c/o HogTownHarry, w/ him, blankboy, Greg Clow, jercraigs)

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
s_hartshorne (2018) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle best before 31/12/13. Hand drawn monkey Huddersfield. Jet black great coffee tan head. Aroma is roasted dark malts coffee liquorice. Taste is great dark roasted malts coffee liquorice vanilla oak whiskey some sweetness and good smokiness long bitter finish. Nice creamy smooth body. Really Very good!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (5340) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose vanilla, chocolate, liquorice, taste is sweet, dry.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (4240) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2014
Thnx to dennoman . Pours black , big grey head Smell is sweet , bitter , wood , pepper , Taste is heavy , coffee , bitter , roasted malts , some oak . Nice

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8220) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2013
2013-11-29. Black body with a lovely foamy chocolate milk coloured head. Aroma is a touch odd, alcohol, whisper of iodine, mild roast, coffee notes. Flavour is similar, tangy iodine like whiskey notes, mild roast, dark malt core, coffee, moderate bitterness in the finish grows and lingers. Average plus bodied palate, soft carbonation. Good beer, not for me. Bottle shared by HogTownHarry

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6400) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2013
[Bottle (330ml) shared with HogTownHarry, GregClow, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o HogTownHarry] Pours black with ruby hues and an average size light-brown head. Aroma of coffee galore followed by roasted malt, alcohol and light chocolate. Flavour of roasted malt, coffee, light hops, vanilla and a big bitter/boozy finish. Medium bodied, slightly oily moouthfeel. Really good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmgreenuk (5289) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a deep oily mahogany with a frothy tan head. The aroma is big roasted malt, coffee and boozy alcohol. The flavour is strong bitter with a creamy bitter liqourice smoky palate with a smooth creamy mouthfeel and a long bitter finish. The alcohol is very well controlled. A superb imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (6040) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours black with a medium beige head. Aroma of cat poo coffee, whiskey, massive roast, fudge. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter. Dark fruit, leather, licorice and rich dark chocolate coming out in the palette. Mouthfeel is thick and oily. Full bodied with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (6058) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with jmgreenuk. Thin tan head. Lovely viscous black pour. Very chewy. Lovely coffee flavour. Great..


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