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To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   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.


kabsetter's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kabsetter (103) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Bottle thanks to Brett: This was a treat indeed. Balanced and really enjoyed the coffee notes. Exceptional, thanks Brett!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (1329) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 17, 2014
12.7 oz bottle poured into a snifter. Black with brown hues around the edge, one finger of tan head. Aromas of roast, coffee, dark chocolate, some nuttiness. Tastes of roast, dark chocolate, sweet dark fruit, light hops, coffee, caramel. Medium-full body with a dry and very slightly warm finish. Low carbonation. nice oily mouthfeel. Nice imperial coffee stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nordcore (1021) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle 37,5 cl. Black with a nice large light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, dark fruits and coffee. Sweet taste, light bitterness with a nice soft chocolate end. The alc is well hidden, nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
peponi (347) - POLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Aroma: roasted dark malts, rum, espresso. Appearance: black color and nice beige head. Taste: medium bitterness ( roasted malts and alcohol), dark malts, intensive espresso notes, bitter chocolate, dried fruits, rum. Palate: full body and low carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Great coffee RIS.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Harrjitzuu (13) - - SEP 15, 2014
Draught @ Basement Beer Bar. Aroma smells of freshly brewed coffee. The tast is sweet dry stout with a tart coffee finish. Fairly creamy, possibly due to the flaked oats. A nice, clean, minimal imperial coffee stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
motelpogo (6695) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 13, 2014
on tap at braukunst live 2014 in munich. pretty close to black with a steady beige head; loads of freshly ground coffee bean in the aroma, biiscuit dough; some cocoa powder, sweet soy sauce, plenty of burnt bitterness. delicious

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle. Black body with a small brown head. Strong roasty aroma with dark sugar and flowery hops. Massive espresso and chocolate taste, clean, mild alcohol, robust bitterness, strong warm roasted aftertaste with faint earthy hops. A nice no-nonsense IS.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmrmwel (959) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a finger thick brown head. Aroma is burned malts with cocoa, leather and coffee. Full body with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet burned malts with dark fruits and tobacco, and a quite fruity finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Necscv (22) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Coffee nose. Taste is coffee, soy sauce, taste is huge! Saltiness lingers.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vanelst (150) - AUSTRIA - SEP 4, 2014
Aroma of coffee (duh), dark chocolate, dark fruits and roasted malts. Taste is sweet (brown sugarish, vanilla) with a bitter and long lasting ending (hops and coffee). An Imperial to cherish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (217) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - SEP 1, 2014
375 ml bottle shared with Calm_Dreamer and #Electron. Black body with a thick, light brown head. Aromas of coffee, dark fruits, red sweet wine, some chocolate. Sweet taste at first, with plums, raisins, chocolate, red wine, some vanilla. Bitter aftertaste with coffee and dark chocolate. Medium to full body with low to medium carbonation.


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