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To Øl Half N Hafnia

To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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Oak aged imperial cocoa stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle, split at Leightons skyport, from BD Online 02/09/14. Black with a big old khaki covering. Nose is liqourice, roasty notes, dark malts, chocolate, hoppy backnotes. Taste comprises root liqourice, spice, dark chocolate, ribena berries, hoppy pangs, dark berry fruits, light roast, blackcurrant liqourice. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close with light roast and a touch of warming alcohol in the close. Decent, drinks below its ABV, very much shades of CDA in this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (951) - oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 4, 2014
Botella de 37.5 cl en el momento en el lúpulo el 04-09-2014. (R63) con fecha de cons pref para 16-04-2024. Color negro intenso con espuma oscura que poco a poco va desaparecido hasta quedar en pequeño anillo. Sabores y aromas bastante redondos, con maltas tostadas, cacao, café, y especias,vainilla todo perfectamente conjuntado y sin grandes sobresaltos. Ligeros toques finales de maderas con el acento vainilla del roble. Poca sensación de quemado y carbón. Cuerpo intenso, sobretodo al coger temperatura, bastante denso y cremoso. Gran cerveza, redonda y equilibrada, muy formal y con grandes sabores que entran todos a la vez. Para repetir sin duda.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to Cologne. Pours oily black-brown with creamy beige head. Heavy charred malt aroma with notes of baking cocoa, dried dark fruits. Medium sweet flavor with some alcohol, burnt wood, bitter cocoa, earth, raisins, leather. Full bodied with fine to average carbonation. Warming finish with further charred malts, overall heavy roast, some spicy burnt pine, scorched earth, dried and leathery dark fruits. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (3135) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle shared at Leightons house. Dark chestnut brown with a nice medium tan head. Aroma is salty leather, raspberry, plastic. Flavour is caramel, hoppy citrus tropical fruits, salty, vanilla, leather. Nice smooth fruit. Nice rounded flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6833) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle thanks to Colin. It pours near black with a massive tan head. The nose is massive liquorice, umami, blackcurrant, light spice, medicinal and liquorice allsorts. The taste is bitter, roasty, earth, liquorice, blackcurrant, berry skin, earth, umami action and mild spice with a dry finish. Medium-full body, fine carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Big liquorice character if you like that sort of thing. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukasmh (116) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2014 Bottle. Pours deep brown, with small off-white head. Aroma is someway fresh and fruity. Some acid unripe berries. Cocoa and oak. Taste is dry bitter cacao and a herby taste, that reminds me of the chili stouts. Vanilla, but not as sweet as they tend to bee. Alcohol is detectable and medium body. Finish is quite bitter and maybe the hops does deliver the fruitiness. Cocoa dryness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jaksmart (411) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a small beige head. Aroma is surprisingly fresh and herbal with fruity notes of something like blueberry, hiding behind the fragile cocoa base. Some boozy warmth as well. Taste is similarly fresh, considering the abv, and fruity like the aroma. As it warms, the crisp herbal sweetness that I usually associate with chili emerges and compliments the dry chocolate. A strange experience, but quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (154) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a medium off-white head. Aromas of cocoa, vanilla, slight alcohol, some fruity sweet notes. Has some floral and herbal notes to it aswell. Quite hoppy. Oak comes through aswell. Taste is pretty sweet up front. Some bittersweet berries maybe? Cocoa and vanilla comes through in the finish but overall a very fruity and almost tropical stout. Very nice surprise!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (396) - århus, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2014
duft:sød. lidt ristet. lidt frisk duft. smag: sød. karamel. kaffe. riste malt. en smule alkohol. lidt tør i eftersmagen. lidt rosin duft.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle at Grünerløkka Brygghus, june 15th 2014. Black body with a very nice light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, nuts, dark chocolate, alcohol and a hint of vanilla. Taste of bitter dark chocolate, strong coffee, spicy hops, alcohol sting in finish, leaving a warm boozy choco and coffee aftertaste. A good one!

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