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Brewed by Viborg Bryghus
Style: Imperial Stout
Viborg, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RasmusOtt (2237) - Aarhus, 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 (10099) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stefano (1956) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 28, 2011
Black colour with a small brownish head. Aroma is sweet roasted and some coffee notes. Flavor is also roasted with some licorice and coffee. Fine balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (15165) - DENMARK - APR 20, 2011
Bottle. Very dark brown with medium light brown head. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, heavy liquorice, bitter, sweet and hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3508) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - APR 4, 2011
Disappating light brown rim on a clear deep brown body. Milky roasted, dark dried fruits and port in the aroma. Sweet, roasted and fruity with an alcoholic warmth. Flatish and dry with umami in the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Odland (137) - NORWAY - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle, kindly shared by abemorsten. Pours black with minimal head. Some smokey and roasted tones. Some sweetness. Bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5996) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2011
Bottle: Batch 22: Light brown head on top of a dirty brown to almost black beer. Smell hops, light coffee, wine, port, light liquorice. Taste is a lovely bitter mix of liquorice, dark fruits, raisin, spicy, hops, roasted malts. Aftertaste is bitter, liquorice, coffee and dark fruits. Low carbo, soft mouthfeel and a medium body. Watery texture.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PLundsgaard (462) - Tranbjerg J, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2011
Aroma/Malty-Ligth, Appearance Head/size-small, Head/Color-light brown, Head/Longevity-fully diminishing, Body/Hue-light, Initial Flavor/bitter moderate, Finish Flavor/bitter ligth, Palate Body/light, good beer

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (7745) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2011
Bottle provided by Sigmund, thanks. Pours almost pitch black with a very small tanned head. Aroma of dark roasted malts, liquorice and a small whiff of smoke. Taste is moderate sweet light roasted malts, chocolate and coffee, and that lovely weak smoked thing is also noticeable, also some umami and salty stuff. Sticky mouthfeel, splendid beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2011
Black beer with good head. Aroma is rosted malt and hops. Taste is very bitter, actually a little too hoppy.


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