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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 346   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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (6813) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit schöner beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch intensiv röstmalzig, schokoladig, Toffee, Kaffee. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig süß, schokoladig, Kaffee. Wunderbares Imperial Stout.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
msbernac (499) - POLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Draught Aroma-caramel, coffee, alcohol, Appearance-black, hazy, brown foam, Taste-medium sweetness, medium sourness, lightly bitter, Palate-full body, thick feel, soft carbonation, sour finish Overall-perfect

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tony_gorilla (156) - Fiskum, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2014
Pitch black colour with a preatty big creamy head. Smells of heavy coffee chockolate and when i open it (at about 10º) i get som liqorice too. As it heats up more alcohol turns up. This follows in the taste but the liqorice dissapear a bit. Quite bitter too.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer4000 (4395) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2014
375 ml bottle @ Cardinal. Pitch black body with a small, brown head. Strong aroma of dark medium roasted malt, coffee and dark chocolate. Flavor is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and quite bitter. Fine body and long lasting aftertaste. A nice one for sure, more balanced and expected for an imperial stout of this caliber.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wischylini (120) - Grimstad, NORWAY - MAR 2, 2014
Pitch black body with a fluffy brown head that leaves a nice lacing. The aromas are freshly roasted coffee, dried fruits, plums, cherries, chocolate, traces of vanilla, and there’s a very nice mild hop finish. The taste is rather sweet, with a low level of bitterness and a very subtle astringency from the roasted malts. The alcohol doesn’t affect neither the aroma nor the taste, that much. The aftertaste is long and pleasant. The mouthfeel is creamy and the carbonation is low, but it somehow doesn’t feel sticky like sweet creamy beers tend to do. This is definitely one of my favourite beers.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GraveAtSea (138) - Lublin, POLAND - FEB 26, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2014 Black body with perfect, brown head. Wonderfull aroma, intense and incredible pleasant. Coffee, chocolate, plums, cherries in liqueur, some dried fruits, roasted malts, dark malts. Complex, multidimensional, balanced taste. Chocolate, cherries in chocolate, cherries in liqueur, coffee, roasted malts. Wonderfull dark chocolate cake with cherries, dried fruits, alcohol - everything in liquid. Sweet, bitter, a bit sour (from dark malts). Long, warming finish. Full body with low carbonation. Delicious beer, Delicious RIS!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sebilinz (439) - Linz, AUSTRIA - FEB 26, 2014
Tap. Black Body with Brown head. Aroma is roasted malts coffee chocolate. Taste is sweet wit coffee and roasted malts. Aftertaste is medium bitter with some moderate sweetnes, very well balanced. Very good one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (652) - NORWAY - FEB 24, 2014
Black. Pale brown head. Aroma of bitter coffee and dark chocolate. Similar taste, but also with vanilla. Hints of cigar box. Long aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HoppyBudgie (640) - SOLA, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2014
Black with small head. Aroma of coffee and roasted malt. Flavour with caramel, chocolate, liquorice and some dried fruit.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arve_Christian (2984) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2014
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Økern. Black color, ok offwhite foam. Roasted aromas, licorice, leather : medium/ high intensity also some leather and vanilla. Full body & high complexity. Well balanced, very enjoyable


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