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RATINGS: 207   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.


johno's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johno (185) - Galveston, Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Dark brown, large fluffy brown head.. toffee, a little dried fruit, coffee, raisiny, a little port.. quite sweet, creamy, rich, alcohol is well-hidden, tasty. A fine stout.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (645) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2014
33ml bottle Black with a firm tan head. Aroma:Licorice, coffee, roasted malts, Barley malts Taste: sweet Laurus nobilis Licorice. Perfecr Liquid versions. Start sweet and then has a very bitter afterttaste. Medium - to full body, slightly above average carbonation. ( High for an imperial stout.) A bit one dimensional, but it’s perfect liiquid laurus nobilis licorice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
suedehead288 (400) - BELGIUM - OCT 10, 2014
2014.10 - blindtaste met de Gentse Biervereniging - we kunnen niet altijd evenzeer onder de indruk zijn

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hohops (302) - Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Appearance- pitch black, big three finger beige foamy head which persists impressively. Aroma- lots of chocolate, liquorice and blackcurrant, cocoa, milky coffee, a little bit of toffee. Taste- large amount of coffee, plenty of bitterness, cocoa and dark chocolate in the background, hint of dark fruit and blackcurrant. Quite a long finish, and a medium mouthfeel. A good stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vcoggins (53) - Cypress, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Pours very dark with a think tan head. Very carbonated for an imperial stout. Aromas of roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee, and dark fruit. Taste of roasted malts, slight coffee, and chocolate. Something different in the taste i am guessing is Belgian yeast. Smooth creamy mouth feel. Rather dry finish. Definately gets better as it warms. Diferent from most RIS I have had but well worth the price.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MonsterMagnet (257) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a firm tan head. Liquorice, bay leaf, roast, chocolate. Medium sweet, light-medium bitter. Nice stout, a bit sweet though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (1041) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2014
75cl bottle shared with a friend. Very dark brown with a full off-white head. Full body with light carbonation. Coffee sweetness with some bitter tones. Roasted malts, coffee, caramel, wood, spices and herbs. A more then decent imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kerenmk (2422) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas and Vova. Murky dark brown with creamy head. Oatmeal and raisins and porridge and dried fruit aroma, sweetish, a little alcoholic, then roasty and bitter in the mouth. Heavy, full body, fairly carbonated, long, roasty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2663) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2014
Bottled. Pours clear, deep brown with a large, creamy, lacing, tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, licorice and yeast notes. Sweet flavor tha ends up more dry and quite bitter. Medium to full bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. An excellent Impy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (10833) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Süßer, stark karbonisierter Malzantrunk. Würzig, schokoladig, süßer werdend. Süffig, rund, nett. Im Abgang würziger, weich. 10/11/11/11/8/11

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maarten1993 (331) - - AUG 18, 2014
Drank 16-8-2014 on a tasting with Thierry, Marijn, Tijs, Rik, Lennart and Bram during our holiday in the Ardennen. Very amazing smell. Really love it. Tastes like coffee and roasted nuts. Finish is dry and a bit too bitter in my opinion.


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