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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 441   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   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.


yngwie's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14907) - Kristiansand, - MAY 16, 2013
Bottle, 375cl. A black one, topped by a small, dark tan head leaving some lacings. Coffee, roasted malts, some dark chocolate, and a little hoppy touch in the aroma. The flavor has loads of coffee, as well as roasted malts, dark chocolate and a faint touch of vegetables. Full body, soft carbonation. Lasting roasted finish. A nice beer, thats for sure, but maybe a bit one-dimensional. 130516


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HammerTroll (742) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 26, 2015
Pitch black color, small tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt and wood. Taste is just too great. Wonderful coffee, even more cocoa, a liquid 99% of cocoa chocolate. Extremely long and extremely cocoa bitter finish, just delightful. Full body, soft carbonation, creamy texture. Im in love!
(Svijet Piva 0,375l bottle)

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Crispy34 (442) - Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is sweet and dry black malt with some coffee roast. Appearance is black with a tan head. Taste is coffee off the bat that leads into sweetness with hint of dark roast that takes over after the sweetness is gone. The roast flavor is not overpowering like most stouts. Very well done beer. Palate is dark with an almost creamy mouthfeel. Overall, this is the best coffee stout I can ever remember trying. Buy it if you see it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
King_Alex_II (440) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Pitch black color with milk coffee colored foam. The smell is dominated by more coffee and a little chocolate afterwards. The taste is super smooth, foamy carbonated, has coffee, chocolate and caramel and basically keep screaming "Im the imperial stout benchmark". Dry and satisfying aftertaste that rounds up the beer. I dont like coffee, but this is a pretty great beer, even though I had coffee heavy stouts that I liked more.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
domienS (213) - Oostakker, BELGIUM - MAY 23, 2015
Pours a black beer with a big beige head. Smells of coffee, chocolate, black malts. Tastes malt bitter, lactose, with a sweet hint from the cassonade sugar. Mouthfeel is big, alcoholic. Aftertaste is malty bitter and finishes with a sweet touch. Great beer for big stout lovers!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
veceo (781) - CROATIA - MAY 18, 2015
Pitch black color, average sized brown head. Some lacing. Aroma of coffee, cocoa, roasted malt. Taste of coffee, cocoa, roasted malt, herbs, chocolate. Slightly boozy. Full body, soft carbonation. Tasty stuff.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
azzie (417) - - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle 0.375 l. Thick dark liquid with tan head. Full body, medium carbonation. Coffee and roasted aroma. Sweet, a bit sour, coffee and heavy bitterness in finish. Could taste alcohol.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rhsiung (1049) - USA - MAY 10, 2015
375-ml bottle from wlvliquors coffee and chocolate nose, sweet dark fruit, creamy, boozy, gave good head, laced nicely. label said "imperial stout brewed with coffee".

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
marthares (51) - - MAY 7, 2015
Pours black, thin but solid beige head, flavors of dark chocolate, black currant, roasted bread, thick taste of chocolate malts but with a touch of freshness given by the hops, bitter finish. Very good beer, although the alcohol taste is not as well masked as Id have liked it to be. Pairs perfectly with dark chocolate 85% cocoa!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christpuncher (1779) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Interesting coffee stout. Big mix of coffee, cherries, chocolate and sweetness. Hard to drink a lot of this one. Finished dry and sweet. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (4097) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 22, 2015
375 ml. bottle. Thanks Nikos! Pours black with an average tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, malt, and vanilla. Taste is coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, and dark fruit. Superb!


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