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Brewed by Viborg Bryghus
Style: Imperial Stout
Viborg, Denmark
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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Viborg Imperial Stout brewed in the English style like those that were originally exported to the Russian market. The stout we brew here at Viborg bryghus is black, full. We use round handed amounts of peat smoked malt and English licorice. The full flavor and the high alcohol make this a beer for gents and real stout enthusiasts. It’s hand brewed by the use of a gas kettle and open fire, and provides the pronounced caramel flavor. Top fermented and cellared in 4 weeks. We recommend it to accompany lamb, ox, sausages and dark chocolate.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2012
Almost black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and heavy chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. Oily and soft. 250112

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bax (1093) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2011
(tap 27 /08 - 2011) black color, medium beige head, medium roasted body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (7225) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2011
Black opaque color, brownish head. Smells a little like red wine. Little burning taste on the tongue. Good carbo, but a little weird.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6120) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2011
Medium brown head. Nearly opaque black body goes deep dark red at edges. Roasty chocolate and licorice aroma with marzipan notes. Sweet-dryish earthy chocolate and licorice taste with herbal roasty notes. Fullish body. Mild, soft mouthfeel with faint alcohol heat. Dryish cocoa, butter, and licorice aftertaste with faint cocos notes. Very harmonic and drinkable. (0.5l bottle, Salling, Århus. Batch #17.)

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer (2815) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2011
25-JUN-2011, bottle @Skagen Strand, from "Salling" Aarhus. Pours pitch black with huge head of giant lively bubbles that soon resides. Funny - like a club soda, but dark... Dusty nose with licorice. Taste is sweet licorice, gun smoke, and chocolate. Do not like the dusty aroma. Turns a bit watery with low carbonation. Could need some more body. My first Viborg. Promising but far from perfect.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (3791) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2011
Stouts aren’t my favorite beers, but this is one of the lower scoring stouts on my list. Mouthfeel was pretty nice though.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
KingCecil (2041) - DENMARK - JUN 1, 2011
Fra flaske, let røg, chokolade,mørke frugter, bourbon.....flot sort med lysebrunt skumn............smager dejligt af mørke frugter, bourbon, dejlig bourbon efersmag.......en super dejlig øl......

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Plovmand (6303) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2011
Bottle. Pours black with a creamy tan head. The aroma is bourbon, roasted malt, caramel, chocolate and booze. The flavour is liquorice, caramel, booze, light bourbon, chocolate and roasted malt. Bit boozy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RasmusOtt (1054) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2011
Pours a very dark brown with a tiny brown head. Aroma is dark sweet malts, chocolate, light smoke, dark fruits and liquorce. Taste is light smokey, english sweet liquorce, chocolate, and some caramelly sweetness. Pretty soft and sweet in general.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5612) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2011
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of hard roasted malt, expresso, dark chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, dark bitter chocolate, english licorice, dark dried fruit, sweet toffee. Medium to full body, creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice imp stout from Viborg. 010511


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