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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 638   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NallePalle (416) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle, 50 cl, ABV 7.4% (Winter Imperial Stout). Agree with the commercial deScription: rich, smooth, warming.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Intsr (117) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 4, 2016
Aroma: caramel, chocolate, coffee, roasty, Appearance : black, clear, minimal head, tan foam, Taste : medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, Palate : full body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1234) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 4, 2016
Bottle as winter imperial stout ABV 7,4. Pours deep dark brown with medium beige head. Aroma: sweetish, roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee. Taste is roasted, coffee, dark chocolate bitterness, Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tarmok (1002) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 4, 2016
black liquid with frothy beige head. aroma of toffee. taste of toffee, roasted malts. medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChtiBreizh (456) - Rennes, FRANCE - JAN 4, 2016
50cl bottle. Black with a thick frothy beige head. Aroma is of licorice, bitter dark chocolate, hops. Medium sweet with a drier and hoppy highly bitter finish. Medium carbonation, soft velvety mouthfeel. So tasty and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pilsnerrogge (2745) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2016
Bottled as Imperial Winter Stout:

Eyes: Black with a thick head.
Nose: Roasted malt, salty licorice, dark chocolate, toffee
Mouth: Smooth and round.
Tongue: Roasted malt, coffee, somewhat harsh finish.
Brain: A solid Impy Stout, no more, no less.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
knasputte78 (368) - SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2015
Svart och ganska lätt. Kaffe och choklad med en lätt rostad ton. Bra imp Stout som känns rätt vanlig, men på ett bra sätt ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (3630) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2015
Draft at Thornbridge. Black pour. Aroma of roasted malt, bitter coffee and cacao. Rich taste of cacao, roasted malt, coffee, cream and a nice long finish. Tastes fuller than its abv. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (1475) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2015
500ml bottle from Systembolaget as "Winter Imperial Stout". Black with a two finger size tanned head, good lacing. Pleasantly roasted malt aroma with vanilla, caramelized dark sugar, chocolate and raisins. Mildly carbonated, silky smooth mouthfeel. Roasted and light smoky flavors, peat, cigar, leather, licorice, dried plum and cream. Finely balanced and pleasantly complex.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (2338) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2015
Donker bruin bier met een goede beige schuim kraag. Ruikt geroosterd, koffie. Smaakt geroosterd, chocolade, koffie. Knetter bitter.


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