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To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wischylini (140) - 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 (139) - 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 (600) - 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 (1221) - 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 (757) - 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 (3263) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4402) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
Flaske 0,375l. Gave fra Rune. Delt med Odd før jobbens juletilstelning 12 Des 13. Svart. Høyt mokkafarget skum som varer. Kniplingslacing. God aroma. Litt kaffe med et lite innslag av pærer. Hint av lakris. Smaken er mye kaffe. Litt metallisk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (660) - Wrocław, POLAND - FEB 17, 2014
coffee and chocolate, little alcoholic aroma; black, beige long lasting foam; heavy sweetness, light bitterness; full body, oily and alcoholic feel, long bitter, chocolatish finish; Overall: definitely too sweet, nevertheless very good

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foffern (1291) - Bodø, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle at home. Pitch-black in the glass, but is also topped with a beautiful light brown and creamy foam head. Very welcoming. The aroma strikes one in the face as soon as the crown cork is off, and is characterized by a lot of roastedness. However, there’s still a good dose of grassy hops but is also sweet with touches of dark chocolate, coffee and oak. In the taste the beer is even more roasted, and have a weak ash touch. Hops is definitely present in the flavour too, and a little touch of horseradish. Mouth feel is rich and oily and has a medium to strong bitterness. A really interesting and tasty beer, complex, but with a balanced flavor.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Duntoyou (104) - Kr.sand, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2014
Pours black, thick. Big brown head, slowly sinking. Aruma of roasted malts, coffe, nuts chocolate. Smells balanced. Not oversweet. Taste: Nice! Perfectly well balanced between the roasted barley, the coffe, the chocolate. Not too sweet. Can understand why To Øl is rated best brewery in Scandinavia. Perfect thickness. Want more. Nice beer.


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