Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Imperial Stout
Bakewell, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 653   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Cask, Keg & Bottle; Regular.
Previously 7.7%.
Imperial Russian Stout
Rich and dark with smoke, subtle peatiness and the power of the dark malts. Molasses and liquorice and chocolate goodness all wrapped up in a smooth, warming liquid. Finishes with a distinct humming bitterness carried well by the hop and malt combo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thellgren (815) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2016
0.5 l draught @ William K Kurvi, Helsinki. This has Scotland all over i.e. taste of malt whisky. I hope I’m writing the review in the right slot. Dark malts, smoke, alcohol. Great after a nice meal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
m.mahu (37) - Iasi, ROMANIA - SEP 22, 2016
Bottle at Beer Zone Iasi, Ro. Pours dark brown with almost no head. Pine, dark chocolate, coffee, with medium, last, longing bitterness. There a certain sweetness which makes it very drinkable. A bit of sweet alcohol. Very good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gehbe (233) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - SEP 9, 2016
Pours clear deep ruby-brown with a huge frothy tan head. Original rich aroma of chocolate, pine, resin, northern rainforest, spice, dried fruit and prunes, chestnuts, coffee, toffee and forest again. And again. And it never ends :) Fairly light body for an imperial stout which makes it sooo dangerous. Can’t... stop... drinking it.... Baltic Stout is what it should be called, and I’d be even prouder to live in the Baltics then :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GhostS (42) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - SEP 6, 2016
medium and sweetish aroma with burnt nuances - a little bit roasted coffee beans, cacao with some milk, caramelized sugar, honey, roasted nuts, some cognac and oak cask. medium taste - a little bit roasted coffee, fresh coffee with sugar, burnt fruit wood, some dark chocolate, flowers and honey. not an imperial, but a good common stout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (361) - - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle - dense dark brown, with thick foamy tan head. Strong coffee, chocolate aroma. Good mouthfeel. Strong tasting, maybe a bit over powering for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LazyPyro (570) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2016
500ml bottle. Almost black with a huge dense tan head which eventually settles down. Aroma: dark chocolate, dark/dried fruits, some roasted/smoke malt, liquorice. Taste: rich and follows the aroma mostly, dark chocolate, dark fruits, roasted malt, smokey/ashy notes, liquorice, some alcohol. Bitter finish. Full bodied, soft carbonation. Decent imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (1873) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2016
Tap @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Pours reddish black with a small brown head. Aromas of malt, fruits, bread, chocolate. Taste is malty, chocolate, fruity, light roast, coffee, ashy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ken1 (1764) - DENMARK - AUG 3, 2016
Aroma: Dark roasted malt with coffee and berries. Flavour: Dark roasted coffee with fruity sweetness and bitterness. Notes of berries. Colour: Very dark brown with a tan head. From: Tap @ Fermentoren Aarhus Jul. 2016

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3588) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2016
Dark, toasted malts, dry cacao. Clear, dark brown, medium, creamy, beige head. Light sweet. Dry cacao, lightly sweet chocolate, dark, dry cacao, dark fruits, some alcohol. Nice Imperial Stout, well-rounded, subtle and complex, but lacks some intensity. Bottle from Wittich Weine und Biere, Olten.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
colui72 (662) - HONG KONG - AUG 1, 2016
Dark brown, nearly black, with a medium brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, vanilla and hints of coffee. Malty in the palate, roasted malts, caramel, vanilla, liquorice, coffee and chocolate. Light bodied imperial stout, but very tasty.

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