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Thornbridge Saint Petersburg Imperial Russian Stout Speyside Whisky Reserve

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Thornbridge Saint Petersburg Imperial Russian Stout Speyside Whisky Reserve
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style
Formerly brewed at Thornbridge
Style: Imperial Stout
Bakewell, England
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Matured for 300 days in a Macallan whisky cask.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2009
Bottle 375ml.
Clear dark black to brown color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, caramel, coffee, tawny, wood, moderate alcohol - whisky. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20091023]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (29691) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2010
37.5 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark malty, roasted and mild smoked. Smooth liqourice and dark malty, light smoked. Roasted and slight smoked flavoured into a light finish. Dry and roasted far finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (28463) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2009
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, whiskey, and wood. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, whiskey, wood, and alcohol, leading to a dry, roasted, and alcoholic finish. Huge thanks to fonefan for sharing.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2009
Bottle 37,5 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours deep black with a vague reddish hue and a small beige head. Aroma of hard roasted malt, dried fruits and alcohol. Solid body, a little low in carbonation, subtle and refined whisky accents and lots of hard roasted malts and vanilla. Discreet malt bitter finish with warming alcohol. 231009

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20003) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2009
Bottled (from realale.com). Very deep ambery brown colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is toffee, slight roast, coffee, some wood and liquorice. Also dark fruity notes and mild alcohol as well. Flavour is roasted malts, alcohol, coffee and some coffeeish notes. A quite pleasantly balanced brew. Dark dry fruits and some alcohol in aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (19671) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2009
Bottle at Papsø’s hotel room, thanks to fonefan for sharing. Dark brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate, dried fruits and whisky. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate, dried fruits and whisky with notes of liquorice. Dry roasted finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (13425) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2010
5th March 2010. Pre ZBF. Opaque black beer, no head. Almost zero carbonation. Rich chocolate malt. Just a little whisky coming through in the finish which is also quite minerally. Hops present a little in the aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13204) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2012 Bottle at Fins and thanks to Fin... black ... big blackcurrant ... some roast malts and whiskey nose ... soft roast ... some toffee ... little chocolate ... dark berries ... thin... light brine.

bottle at home ... deep black ... thin tan lacing ... deep roast soft blackcurrant ... soft fruity nose ... fruit fruits up front ... quite smokey in background .. dark malts ... soft roast ... tiny brine in linger ... maybe 3.6 this time

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13055) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2009
Bottle, 8.8%. Good creamy aroma. Black colour. Small brown head. The flavour is nicely vinous with a little vanilla and cream. Does not taste as much of whiskey as their Highland Whiskey Reserve.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (12777) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2010
Bottle at Pre-ZBF 2010. Black - offwhite head. Whiskey, burned, roasted, smokey, dried fruits, light chocolate, light bitterness, light alcoholic, smooth, very pleasant and high drinkability.


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