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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 378   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.


QuezXLV's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
QuezXLV (400) - Virginia, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Aroma is nice but the alcohol is not hidden in the aroma. Bitter but sweet and only hints of coffee; not very strong of coffee. Smooth and heavy on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (4588) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
Pours a lasting beige frothy head atop an opaque body. Nose of coffee with a peach background. Very sweet, figs, soya sauce, cocoa powder and alcoholic cider. Bizarre. Purchased a Metro Liquor in Saanich.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flemmingwillum (1031) - Nysted, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2014
Rating #1021, flaske fra Toft Vin. Sort øl med flot brunt skum. Ond duft med masser af ristet malt og kaffegrums. Let humle, citrongræs og alkohol. Voldsom smag af sød chokolade, kaffe, let alkohol og nogen citrus. Eftersmag med alkohol, kaffegrums meget bitterhumle... Lækkert. Tyk og cremet.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sjohnh (220) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Deep and dark with a small beige head. Big coffee smell with fruits sitting just behind it. Thick and creamy. Flavours include coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, dark fruits, sour cherry, liquorice. Oats then come through, and a sharp bite that comes across like chilli but may be just the alcohol. Superb.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (112) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2014
Pours black with a foamy browny head that promptly dissipates. Aroma is brown sugar, espresso and light dates. Taste sweet, coffee, slight liquorice with a medium sugary coffee finish. Quite sweet like an Oatmeal stout, as the ingredients list would have you believe.A touch of alcohol warmth makes this damn tasty. Good body, not too watery not too thick.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (425) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a small, tan head. Aroma has burned sugar, chocolate, roasted coffee and salmiak licorice. Taste is fairly sweet and sugary up fronts, but turns over to a dark, roasted bitterness with coffee and licorice. Full body and medium low carbonation. Slight oatmeal. Delicious!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
wazzawazza (20) - Geraldton, AUSTRALIA - NOV 7, 2014
Fantastic. Does the job with style. Expertly brewed and tastes like heaven. Come to the dark side.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zacgillbanks (2463) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This inky black beer has ruby red highlights and pours with a thin tan head. It has rich dark chocolate, liquorice and oak flavours, chilli notes (without the heat), tart red fruit and Arabica coffee on the finish. Excellent!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
claesnl (4) - København NV, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2014 does not count
Really nice dark beer with a coffee aroma to it. Both smell and taste was excellent...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dambor (65) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2014
Pours pitch black with a small head. Aroma: licquor, sugar, raisins, coffee. Taste: very thick (which I love about imperial stouts), sweet, heavy, you can feel the alcohol warming your throat, followed by a coffee aftertaste. It is a bit too sweet to my taste but I still think this is one of the best imperial stouts I had so far.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BrunoSanchez (131) - Fermo, ITALY - OCT 16, 2014
Perfetta imperial stout! Colore nero con schiuma marrone. Al naso note di soia, caffè, cioccolato e torrefatto. In bocca corpo pieno con bilanciatura dolce-amara che nasconde il grado alcolico. Sapori liquorosi di cioccolato e caffè che ricordano il liquore "Borghetti". Finale persistente e caldo. Questa è una grande imperial stout d’autore!!!


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