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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Beer Aged in Whiskey Barrels with Coffee

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jrallen34 (3485) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2013
great beer that lives up to the hype....strong nose that almost puts me in a diabetic coma, light coffee, thick maple sour, bourbon, sweet but pungent... the taste is balanced better not as sweet as the nose, more stout and bourbon, decadently awesome

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
theothermatt (257) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle at PD Anniversary/Post-Holiday Party. I almost couldn’t believe the hype behind this 12oz bottle. Dark pour. Nose of oak, bourbon, coffee, chocolate, with a slight bit of anise and brown sugar. Very nicely balanced, a warm chocolate fudge. Amazingly balanced between roasted malts, dark fruits, chocolate, and oak. Really quite nice, if not for the enormous rarity of the bottle. I’ll take it in a 12 pack of cans.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
loverbeer58 (11) - - FEB 14, 2015
Dolce. Ma dolce che da di zucchero e poco altro, birra del tutto normale, pagata tantissimo e che non aveva grosse qualità organolettiche. Possente in bocca, tocco di bourbon ma niente di eccezionale. Birra rivedibile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AlbusDumbledor (17) - Montesarchio, ITALY - FEB 7, 2015
Not so great like i expected. Full Black with no head. Very sweet flavour with choccolate cane, some vanilla, bourbon presence. The taste is very sweet with sugar and candy, some bourbon notes and no hoppy presence. A bit coffee flavour, but this one is an Average beer. Thanks roxit for the trade.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
madmitch76 (16567) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
30th December 2014
5 Kay, 7.5 Kay, 10 Kay Tasting. Very big thanks to Jack for this much wanted whale. Very dark brown - black beer, decent dark tan head. Nose of rich coffee and mild maple. Palate is smooth and airy but still has a little body. Very fine carbonation. Smooth and rich dark malts. Lovely dark malt cream and rich chocolate fudge. Mellow but well flavoured coffee. Touch of maple. Mild dark fruits and fruity mellow bourbon. Trace of licorice. Smooth dry finish. Yeah - worth the hype, this is a special Impy. Sumptuous and packed full of flavour but very easy to drink.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Aniela (2552) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2015
A few sips from a bottle at a tasting at Sahtipaja, Sätila. Black beer with a small nice brown head. Coffee, chocolate, licorice, dreid dark friuts, vanila and bourbon aroma. Vanilla, coffee, chocolate, cocoa, dark dried fruits, bourbon, woody, salty licorice and a bit smoked and roasted flavour. A smooth beer with a lovely aroma and the flavour is heavenly. My first 5,0 beer so far :-) Thanks guys to let med have some of this lovely beer :-)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SudsMcDuff (6328) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2015 Thanks to Scott Eddie for this, thanks bud! .. . This is a good beer .. And that’s all I have to say about that...

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Marsiblursi (3045) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2015 (Bottle) Pours black with a dark brown head. The aroma holds boat loads of compact and fairly complex coffee, perfect integrated wood and massive roast with undertones of fresh ginger, violet, stone/gravel, smocked meat, liquorice, vanilla ice cream, roasted coco flakes, sweet cocoa powder and some hops. The flavour is heavily sweet (yet not mega sticky), heavily bitter and light to medium acidic. Tones of smooth coffee/cocoa, vanilla/coconut-ish oak, dark fruits, perfect aggressive roast, spices, violet and really heavy on the hops. The mouthfeel is mega fat, oily, round, velvety and smooth with a soft carbonation. A lot of everything on the finish. Full, full bodied Vulgar yet perfect. Wow!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tkrjukoff (4128) - SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours jet black with a minimal head. Aroma is an intensive mix with sweetness coffee chocolate fruits vanilla. Flavor is as crazy as aroma, licorice coffee chocolate fruity some soy well balanced in acidity. Wow.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
_angst_ (3216) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle courtesy of tkrjukoff. Pours oily pitch black with a thin dark mocha head that leaves a thin ring of trace on the glass while quickly dissipating. Smell is intense and malty with roasted malts, caramel, vanilla fudge, dark roast coffee, bitter chocolate, soy sauce, chocolate covered cherries, raisins in rum, Schwarzwald cake, salty liquorice hard candy, moist soil and bourbon alcohol. Taste is equally intense, sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, toffee, vanilla fudge, charred wood, dark roast coffee, bitter chocolate, dried pine needles, hay, moist soil, salty liquorice hard candy, soy sauce, raisins, prunes, dates, high quality mature high fat salami, walnut skins and bourbon alcohol. Mouthfeel is enormous, fat, oily, round, tiny roasted astringent and full bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with roasted malts, burnt caramel, Brazil nut fudge, vanilla fudge, charred wood, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, soy sauce, raisins, dates, moist soil, bourbon alcohol, chocolate cake and hints of charcoal. Wow! While they’re not similar in their presentation the last time I had this kind of experience was the first time I tried Kaggen. Every drop is packed with intense flavours and those flavours are plain amazing. Wow! This is equally good but different. Second best IS I’ve ever tried.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rlgk (11937) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle at Bryggerivisning o lite bärs, Sätila, 150109. Opaque black beer with a small but nice beige/brownish head. Coffee aroma, chocolate, licorice, nuts, cocoa, raisins, figs, caramel, vanilla, cream, plums, licorice, some bourbon, ash notes. Roasted fig and dade flavor, vanilla, bourbon, cream, dark bread, bitter hops, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, viola, salty licorice, smoked notes, citrus. Extremely fullbodied with huge depth. Alcohol is there but still well hidden. Finish brings chocolate, cocoa powder, raisins, figs, vanilla, woody, whisky notes, salty licorice, some coffee, cream and plums. Huge beer, I love it. One of the best beers I have tried!

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