Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Imperial Stout
London, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (11902) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
CBC. Black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. 040513

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11390) - DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
Tap @ CBC. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and a little liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, little liquorice, hop, medium sweet, caramel and a little bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ianwelby (546) - SCOTLAND - MAY 12, 2013
(Bottle) very dark beer with a beige head. It has a very strong aroma of a blend of toasted malt, chocolate and coffee. The initial taste in the mouth is a strong, bittersweet chocolate hit and then coffee and malt comes through. I think there’s a slight hoppiness in the flavour as well. One of those beers where there is a mix of flavours which work but each is still distinct. Very drinkable. Too drinkable by half given the strength!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (6351) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 12, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2014 Re-rate 10/14: Bottle sample at a tasting at Mastikim. Thanks rayaron. Black. Lots of coffee, roast, a smoky hint, a bit of chocolate. Full body. 8/4/7/4/15=3.8

[5/4/13] Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Black with a brown head. Aroma full of coffee beans. Bittersweet roasty flavor with lots of coffee and a bit of bitter chocolate. Full-bodied. 7/4/7/4/14=3.6

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (6326) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
Draught @ CBC. Pours black with a small light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, wheat, coffee, light hoppy. Flavor is malts, roast, coffee, fruity hops. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry bitter finish. 040513

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (5031) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
Sample a CBC 2013, Saturday. Black with a small tan head. Roasted malt, some licorice, ash, bread and some light spices. Smooth with a medium carbonation. A nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4988) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2013
Tap at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Poured a deep mahogany with a thin tan head. The aroma is dry coffee leading to a strong bitter, liqourice flavour with coffee and dark chocolate. A super beer, but the liqourice is beginning to dominate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4505) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013, cons 2013-05-04 Copenhagen AR: vanilla cake, wee licorice, AP: dark brown, wee frothy beige head F: fizzy, licorice, vanilla, sugary

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2013
Sample @ CBC. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, coffee, wood, nuts and hops. Nice dry finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2391) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle, 9.9%. Very dark brown ale with a medium beige head that becomes a rim around the glass. Aroma is of chocolate and a touch of coffee. The taste is a touch of bitter hops, chocolate, some roasted coffee and dark berries. Medium to full bodied. Very nice but was hoping for something special, instead I got a very good Imperial Stout, so no complaints.

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