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Brewed by Indslev Bryggeri
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Nr. Aaby, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Danish: En stor og kraftig Porter med en umiskendelig og lækker kaffearoma. En blød og lækker øl, selvom den med sine knap 10 % er en kraftig herre. Både Cascade og Simcoe skinner fint igennem de ristede elementer og blander sig dejligt med den ristede aroma og kaffen.

English: It’s a beer that’s been thought about for quite some time – actually since the brewers first visit to Sherbrooke Liquor in Edmonton, AB, Canada a few years back, and finally I did it – I manned up and did it! After a whole freaking day of brewing coffee for this beer I can truly say it is Craft. If not devoted to the product who in their right mind would brew hundreds of litres of coffee for a beer? The result is a big and bold smooth Porter with discrete vanilla and coffee notes.
Hops: Magnum, Nelson Sauvin Malts: Pilsner, Caramel, Rye, Oats, Chocolate, Black, Vanilla and coffee.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AlexanderJanku (110) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Tap @ Voldby. pours a darkbrown nearly black colour with brownish head. aromanotes are coffee-like, vanilla and maybe a hint of liqourice. The taste is very dry, coffee notes, dark malts, but no vanilla at all.. a bit dissapointing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gramity (1530) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
RBAG Summer Session 2012 - from notes. Pitch black - brown head. Chocolate. Fruity. High malty. Nice smooth. Nice chocolate. Vanilla. Light hoppy. Sweetness. Coffee.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11027) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
pitch dark, smooth creamy brown head. Very nice rich grinded coffee aroma, faint licorice, roasted malts. Very roasted coffeeish. Flavor is roasted coffee, roasted bitter malts, wood, quite coffee and malts bitter, good coffee stout, flavorfull

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2188) - Odense S, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
Dark brown with a medium light brown head. Aroma is heavy coffee, hops, malt and lots of vanilla. Flavor is coffee, roasted malt, vanilla notes, light hoppy notes. Bitter end. Nice lacings.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7400) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle, shared at RBAG Summer Session 2012. Wow, big bottle! Very dark brown, light brown head of average size. Aroma is full-on dark roast coffee, not especially sweet. The flavour is intense coffee as well, with sweet undertones, but not quite making the vanilla alarm go off in my head. Can a 10% ABV beer be thin? This one seems to be a little. Finish is bitter, and missing some of the lovely Nelson Sauvin aromatics that I love (I think the coffee bullied it out of the picture). Still, nice enough that I’m glad I tried it! Plus, once I peel this label off I can use it as a bed sheet!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (7178) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2012
A real coffee-porter, lots of dry coffee and no vanilla, almost like having a mug of coffee in the morning. Almost black, has a light brown head, medium duration. Aroma is roasted coffee, and faint sweet malts. Notes of yeast too. Flavor is light sweet and lots of dry coffee. Moderate bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (5200) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2012
coffee and coffee aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish,

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reebtogi (4522) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 9, 2012
1500ml labelled as "Hans Across The Water" bottle pours a dark reddish brown color when held to the light, otherwise looks virtually black, but pours with a 2 finger light beige head that leaves some exceptional lacing. Aroma is dark chocolate and coffee with some surprising flowery notes. Taste is extremely well balanced between the chocolate malty sweetness and the light coffee bitterness with some notes of citrus. Medium to heavy bodied with some decent carbonation. This is probably one of the best Imperial Porters that I have tried to date. Truly exceptional.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (6312) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2012
Bottløe bought in Copenhagen. Black beer, thin head. Unsurprisingly coffee and vanilla nose. Coffee flavour, too, a bit too smooth and silky, perhaps. Glowing alcohol in the background.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3803) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2012
On tap at BA in Örebro. It poured a pitch black liquid without a head. Coffee and chocolate on the nose. Vanilla, coffee and chocolate taste, boozey aftertaste. I wonder why they didn’t make an Imperial Stout with vanilla instead and just skipped the added coffee. A bit to shifty beer, different tastes pulling in different directions and didn’t quite mix. But still a very drinkable beer.


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