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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 558   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Keg_Juggler's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Keg_Juggler (193) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Thanks to Stoutragious...cola color tan head quickly diminishing, notes of raisin, hops, dark chocolate, nice balance of malt hops and alcohol ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ulrikolsen (27) - DENMARK - APR 25, 2016
Tap. Pours very dark brown with some brown head. Aroma of coffee, dark roasted malts, and some vanilla. Taste sweet, roasted, complex with vanilla and strong coffee. Palate is wide with great complexity. Good stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickd717 (4000) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 21, 2016
500ml bottle from 100 Beers. Black in color with a small tan head. The aroma is sweet coffee, roast, dark chocolate, toffee, and molasses. Sweet flavor, very roasty bitter coffee notes. Bitter on the finish. Hides the booze pretty well. Medium-full body with a dry, sharp mouthfeel yet some sugary slickness. Classic well-done Euro imperial coffee stout.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
20107589 (619) - randers, DENMARK - APR 21, 2016
pour pitch plack without a head. heavy coffee aroma, caramel and cocoa notes. taste heavy sweet, light bitter. full bodied, oily texture with a soft to average carbonation. unbalanced

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kosmokrator (794) - ITALY - APR 20, 2016
Nera ed impenetrabile con pannoso velo di schiuma marroncina. Una stout bella compatta, piena di caffè, cioccolato fondente, zucchero di canna e liquirizia (soprattutto sul finale), delicatamente pungente e liquorosa che pecca un po’ nelle fasi centrali dove emerge un dolciastro lievissimamente acre che non mi fa impazzire. In ogni caso, una stout avvolgente e possente.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (3332) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 18, 2016
Bottle pours black with a brown head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malts and bread. Taste is coffee and chocolate.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
linusb (544) - SWEDEN - APR 15, 2016
A: Pitch black with a huge and creamy brown head N: Bitter coffee, oak, chocolate, hint of ash T: Molasses, ash, bbq sauce, green coffee brand O: Far to sweet for me...

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PapaVillum (811) - Valby, DENMARK - APR 14, 2016
"Sort olie"-lignende Imperial Stout med flot moccafarvet skumkrone, som langsomt svinder til kant og overflade. Rolig og ufiltreret. Ypperlig aroma af kaffe og ristet malt. Senere fremkommer noter af kage, vanille og kiks. Lidt kælderaroma. Ganske sødlig indledning, men ligeså kraftfuld og rig smag af ristet malt. Lidt for meget til den søde tand IMO uden at have en dessert at nyde den til. Ekstrem blød mundfølelse qua et veltilpasset CO2 indhold. Stor fyldig krop med cremet konsistens. Afslutningen er bitter og kort. Overall: Var meget imponeret ved første flaske nogle år siden, men nu finder jeg den for ubalanceret som "enkeltnydelse" og alene. Håndværksmæssigt OK. 37.5 cl, flaske, 10.1 % ABV, BB: 01/07/19, gave fra kollegerne i Børnehuset på Tuborgvej - tak! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (4789) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 13, 2016
Bottle (375 ml) at home. Dark brown - almost black - with a large very dark brown head leaving good lacing. Flavors of perfumy coffee mostly but also burnt caramel, anise, brown sugar, mineral notes, boozy notes and grapes. Taste is rather sweet with a mild coffee acidity, boozy notes and mild coffee bitterness. Full body. Medium carbonation. Oily mouthfeel. Grapey and burnt caramel finish with lingering coffee presence. I’m not a fan of the coffee they used for this one - or at least of the way it shows up in that beer - and I find the grapey sweetness to be a bit cloying. Otherwise, it’s a flavorful and rather complex coffee RIS.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gearz (59) - Maryland, USA - APR 13, 2016
Just one of the best Imperial Stouts I have ever had! Sweet smell and taste with great coffee notes. Thick mouthfeel and boozy aftertaste. I liket this version over the barrel aged by far.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stacey5 (10) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2016
Aroma: Koffie, chocolade, vanille. Appearance: Donker, mooie schuimkraag. Taste: Goed in balans, koffie, chocolade.


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