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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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The great warrior of Gath. The mighty champion of the Philistines. Embedded in ancient folklore and religion. Coming from the World of Old. His size and stature is not human. He is bigger. The armor of Goliat is black. Creamy black lacings. Stands with a towering height. He can grab elements from both earth and heaven. Earthy, roasted, notes from the earth. Warming, pungent, sweet notes from the skies. His heart is beating slowly, almost endlessly slow. This man is thought to be invincible!

Ingredients: Water, barley malt, roasted barley, dark cassonade sugar, flaked oats, hops, gourmet coffee and yeast.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
IPAgutten79 (363) - Skui, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2014 Bottle 37,5 cl @ home. Pours black with firm small/medium head. Intense aroma, which mostly consists of coffee, but I’m picking up chocolate as well. Nice. Tastes intense coffee. Sugar, roasted malt and chocolates also. Bit sweet, in a positive way. Excellent Stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (1288) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2013
Tap@Fermenteron, CPH - Black pour with a medium persistent brown head. Dark roasted malts, strong coffee, caramel,some bitter choc, great mouthfeel and pleasing boozy finish. Lovely

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (2839) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2013
Une bouteille de 37.5 cl qui s’annonce être meilleure avant le 10/01/17. Une concoction intensément noire. Une mousse brune foncée qui règne comme un géant d’une taille «de six coudées et un empan». Du café plein le nez et une stature rôtie qui s’impose face à l’envahisseur houblonné, rempli de fleurs et de notes citronnées. Un alcool doux, bien placé pour éviter les coups, dangereux par sa vivacité et habile par sa stratégie de dissimulation. Des saveurs profilées par un alcool racé capable de fissurer d’un seul jet de pierre les grains torréfiés et l’amertume qui s’américanise agréablement. Au palais, Goliat revendique à peine sa carrure biblique : son corps huileux m’apparaît être de moyenne densité. En finale, le combat génère beaucoup de noirceur illuminée par une chaleur qu’on découvre généralement dans un alcool blanc.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (1278) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2013
TAP at Delirium Brussels, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, small stable beige head. NOSE: coffee, chocolate, molasses, some vanilla. TASTE: coffee, chocolate, vanilla, lots of mocha. Amazing brew!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (562) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2013
@ Ölprovning iKlippan 18/10. Medelfyllig, inte direkt någon sötma eller beska. Kaffe finns i både doften och smaken.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NBird (298) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 23, 2013
Looks.. Black oily pour, brown medium head. Smells..coffee, roasty, some choc too. Tastes.. Big coffee flavours some choc, roasty malts and coffee flavours towards bitter coffee finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (1554) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 12.05.2012, tap @ CBC:
Fyldig lett sødmerik lukt med preg av mørk malt, humle, mørkt rørsukker, sjokolade, kakao, kaffi, litt lakris og vanilje. Fyldig sødmerik smak med preg av mørk malt, humle, sjokolade, mørkt rørsukker, kakao, mørk frukt, sitrus, kaffi, askebeger, gras, karamell. Middels bitterhet som set litt. God.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonnyguns (800) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 22, 2013
Bottle from mane liquor. Pours a pitch black with a dark tan head. Sticks to the glass nicely. Nose shows heavy coffee, chocolate and a slight creamy sweetness. Taste is much the same with a big whack of espresso upfront, very creamy mouthfeel leading to a slightly sweet finish. Great beer!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bosbouw (836) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2013
Mooie dikke structuur. Zwarte kleur met een volle bruine kraag. Volle koffie geur, geroosterd, vanille. Smaakt erg goed. Volle smaak van koffie, vanille en geroosterd. Goede gebrande alcohol nasmaak. Iets bitter in de nasmaak. Heerlijk.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tommann (2493) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2013
375ml bottle. Pours jet black with a small head. Aroma is bitter coffee with a little roast and chocolate. Taste has lots of bitter coffee. Some roast and yeast in the finish.


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