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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Imperial stout, refermented in the bottle,roasted malt and strong bitter finish, contains barley malt.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1073) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2013
Gedronken met joes, benzai en dutchdrebus, bruine kleur bier, flinke beige schuimkraag, ruikt naar drop, klein beetje koffie, zoet, smaakt niet naar koffie, chocola en melk, zoet, bitter, drop, lekker

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (3447) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle @ benzai. Clear copper colour with a huge off-white to light brown head. Smells lots of liquorice, ash, tar, earthy. Tastes sweet, liquorice, ash, tar, earthy, sweet, hint of bourbon. Full body, soft carbo.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EddyBeer1 (760) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 5, 2013
Brune très foncée, pétillance moyenne, mousse brun clair crémeuse et bien tenace. Malts grillés et caramélisés, bonne présence de fruits des bois, notes de chocolat, amertume de réglisse. Un véritable délice!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5346) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Deep brick red color with a tan head. The aroma is full of Belgian yeast, dark fruit and burnt rubber. The flavor is similar. The yeast and dark fruit notes come through up front with some roasted malt and charred malt also being present. There is still that rubber character in the flavor. Medium to thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StoutHead (483) - DENMARK - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle. Doesn’t pour like a traditional stout - certainly not an imperial one - more like opaque red. Has a frothy off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste of roasted malts, dark fruits, chocolate, little bit yeast and licorice. Medium carbonation. Full mouthfeel, but more in a ale-kinda way than like a more traditional imperial stout way. Bitter finish of malt and chocolate. Quite good, but more like a dark ale than what I would call an imperial stout, but certainly one I’d drink again.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
fakebeersnob (108) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Though it has a high ABV, you cannot tell. Nice coloring. Very drinkable, but overall not too eventful for me. A beer I would readily drink, but not actively search out.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (1263) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2013
75cl bottle. APPEARANCE: black beer, not pitch black though. Huge stable beige head. NOSE: mostly burned malts, some chocolate. TASTE: burned malts, caramel, lacks some ’strength’ in the taste, rather sweet, somewhat hoppy/bitter even... Not really an imperial stout for me...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 20, 2013
A - Dark garnet body with a massive 3 finger head that forms a middle mountain of curved mounds that last throughout the glass. Sticky 3D lacing is splattered allaround the glass. Good looking stout. S - Clean chocolate, toasted sweet bread, coffee comes through with notes of caramelized toffee, sweet cream, and loads of chocolate. T - Awesome dairy chocolate flavors, creamy, roasted malts, sweet with a spicy bitterness that wicks away most of the the sugary sweetness, roasted malts. Some bitter dark fruit, dried prunes and pears are the main fruit players while a chocolate covered banana flavor comes through at the end. Finishes with a grassy and roasted bitterness. M - Full body, moderate creamy carbonation, lush and full feel with a dry finish. Awesome stout here. Very creamy and decadent while keeping excellent balance. This reminds me of my wife’s Christmas hot cocoa. Very nice Impy stout. Decadent chocolate flavor with a robust and balancing roast. Pick this up if you see it. Serving type: bottle 10-13-2012

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (2828) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2013 Olive bottle, 750 ml, best before 20/11/22, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on June 15 2013; eye: mahogany, semi-opaque, no effervescence, nice beige head that turns into a tiny sheet, nice lacing; nose: malt, light roasted barley, slight dusty, slight fruity, slight chocolate, coffee, light burnt barley; mouth: malt, roasted barley, coffee, light dusty, slight fruity, light acridness, light burnt barley, slight hops, slight caramel, finale in coffee with good presence of malt, medium-full body, average carbonation, lightly bitter, slightly sweet, lightly harsh and lightly oily texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille olive, 750 ml, meilleure avant 20/11/22, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 15 juin 2013; œil : acajou, semi-opaque, pas d’effervescence, belle mousse beige qui se transforme en une mince couverture, bonne dentelle; nez : malt, léger orge torréfiée, très léger poussière, très léger fruité, très léger chocolat, café, léger orge brûlée; bouche : malt, orge torréfiée, café, léger poussière, très léger fruité, légère âcreté, léger orge brûlée, très léger houblon, très léger caramel, finale en café avec bonne présence de malt, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation moyenne, légèrement amère, très légèrement sucrée, texture légèrement rugueuse et très légèrement huileuse; en résumé : bien

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
20107589 (297) - randers, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2013
great aroma of roasted malts and coffee, appear clear black with a fine rocky head. taste great.


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