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To Ĝl Goliat Imperial Stout Bourbon Barrel Aged

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To Ĝl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Linnet (1520) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2016
Much as the same as the ordinary Goliat, coffee, molassess, licorice, tar and alcohol, enveloped in a rather subdued but a bit boozy bourbon barrel note.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (8969) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2016
Draft at Ei8ht Ball, served in a flight. Pours an opaque deep brown color with a small beige ring for a head that laces the glass. Pretty sweet, with notes of vanilla, caramel, cocoa, oak, brown sugar, fudge - the underlying roasted and dark malts provide minimal backbone for the barrel and sweetness to take over. Light-medium bodied, with low carbonation and a smooth, sweet mouthfeel. Good, but slightly thin and flat, so the body doesn’t enhance the experience like it could.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vipinvelp (3470) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2016
Black poor, brown slowly settling, lacing foam head. Coffee aroma w/ clear bourbon tones. Great taste, taking small sipps. Coffee, ligh bitter, bourbon, long lasting aftertaste. At same time not too strong. (Velp 201603)

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Batavi (308) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2016
Fles gekocht via Etre Gourmet, uitgeschonken in een To Ĝl teku glas. Gitzwart van kleur, olieachtig met een medium hoge lichtbruine schuimkraag. Ook deze BA versie heeft uiteraard veel aroma’s van koffie, maar wel subtieler dan bij de reguliere Goliat. Vers gebrande koffiebonen, donkere chocolade, eikenhout, vanille en licht rokerige bourbon whisky. Mooi in balans qua smaak, de bourbon vaten hebben de extreme koffie aroma’s en smaken verzacht, en het smaakpallet dieper en complexer gemaakt. Het zuurtje is verdwenen en heeft plaatsgemaakt voor verwarmende bourbon tonen met aardse accenten. Het mondgevoel en textuur hadden nog meer olieachtiger en stroperiger mogen zijn, is iets waterig nog. Maar verder absoluut een uitmuntende BA Stout van To Ĝl. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pepinis (98) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 23, 2016
Café, mucho café y madera. Alcohol bien integrado. Me gustaría que fuese un poco más encorpada pero está muy bien hecha. Ligero chocolate en el retrogusto.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (8166) - Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Draft to taster at Ei8ht Ball. Pours dark brown to black in color with a minimal beige head. The aroma is roasted malts, coffee (more mild than the base), bourbon, dark fruits with chocolate and lightly smoky notes. The flavor has everything that the nose has, but it is better. The chocolate and dark fruit are bigger than the base and accompany the bourbon and wood nicely, coffee, molasses. Medium bitterness to the finish, medium plus body. This one got better with each taste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (703) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2016
Review from memory. I sampled this shortly after the regular version, which is one of my favourite coffee stouts. As expected, the coffee notes are toned down by the barrel ageing, and there are some bourbon notes present, unfortunately not improving on the base beer. Still, an excellent stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjik83 (1217) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2016
37,5cl flesje via drankgigant.nl Alcoholpercentage van 10,1% Uitgeschonken in Keyte glas Uiterlijk: zwart met mooie schuimkraag voor een stout Aroma en smaak: neus is eiken, caramel, chocolade, whiskey, koffie Conclusie: lekkere stout met eiken smaak door 't whiskeyvat ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DroolYeast (814) - Aalborg, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2016
Tap @ mikkeller Aarhus. Aroma of burnt malt, roasted malt, sweet bourbon. Black with tan head, lasting. Taste is moderate sweet, alcohol sweet, light+ malt bitter. Full body, creamy texture, light carb., sweet malty bourbon finish.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DwarfeD (2292) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2016
375ml bottle at home. Pitch black with a full tan head with long retention. Full body with low carbonation. Nice sweetness with subtle bitter tones. Milk chocolate, coffee, smooth bourbon, caramel, malts and spices. Wow! Just. Wow!


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