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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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (4868) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2013
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours pitch black with a small tanned head. Aroma of roasted coffee. Taste is dry and bitter, coffee with a lot of bittering hops, piney and fruity. Great.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (1437) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2013
On tap @ Beer Temple. Black color. Sticky brown head, good lacing. Aroma’s: heavy roast, ground coffee, mocha. Additionally, some sweetness retronasal. Flavor is medium sweet, roasted, hints of fruity sourness. Alcohol is noticeable. Body is rather full. Finishes a bit dry, with heavy roast and moderate bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5080) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Bottle shared by CanIHave4Beers at adnielsen’s DM throw down. The body with perfectly black. A rich anise and coffee nose with some plum notes. There was also tobacco and cocoa. A sweet tasting beer with some cocoa and cola. There was also some pecans. A boozy finish. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13047) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2013
Draught. Grassy hop aroma, hint of roasted malts. Black colour. Big stable dark brown head. The flavour is sweet and roasted with a refreshing grassy hop aroma. The finish is very roasted with a good fresh coffe note and some coffee bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thornecb (4168) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Pours black into a tulip. Mocha head with little retention recedes leaving spot lacing. Hot milk chocolate and coffee aromas. Thick with dark chocolate and resin upfront turning to hot espresso in the lasting finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (2582) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2013
Poured a deep brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma is fresh citrus hops. Medium, vanilla smooth body, flavour is mocha with some dry sweetness. Weird.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9042) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2013
375 ml green bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting brown head. Aromas of coffee, bakers cocoa, roasted malt and light earthiness. Palate was full bodied and smooth. Flavors of bakers cocoa, coffee, roasted malt with a smooth lingering dark roast coffee finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (933) - BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2013
Dark brown/black beer, some dark brown foam. Soft carbonation. Very tastefull beer. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and smoke. Bitter and a little bit sweet. Long aftertaste. Worldclass!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zer0 (1125) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours almost black with a decent brown head. Aroma of bread, coffee, roasty and vanilla. Heavy body with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NielsenRatings (8275) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Bottle @ CIH4B. Thanks Andy! Pours a deep brown appearance with a thin brown head. Anise, big spicy, dark chocolate, toasty malty aroma. Rich bitter coffee, thick cocoa, vanilla, a bit herbal, toasty flavor. Tasty stuff.


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