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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14243) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2007
Bottle at Bryggerdage i den gamle by. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate and licorice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charlotte (4332) - rødovre, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2007
Black with small beige head.Aroma is like rosted malt and light burnt coffe beans note of licorice and sweet dry fruits.Medium body and long finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9036) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 2, 2007
Bottle: Deep ruby amber coloured, big fluffy tanned head, very slowly collapsing; sweet dark fruit, molasses and a touch of roasted malt in the nose; very soloid sweetish-bitter flavour, a light sourness detectable, full bodied; sweetish-bitter-sourish finish. A solid, warming brew.........

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 21, 2007
Bottle. Medium black color with a small fizzy fair lacing mostly lasting light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, burnt, moderate hoppy, licorice, coffe. Initial flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter, finish flavor is light acidic and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. (Coffe / burnt bitter). Body is light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Not a harmonic stout

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11232) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2007
Bottle. Black colour with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malt, coffee, fruit. Flavour is smoked, coffee, sweet, fruit, hop. ok beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 9, 2007
Bottle. Very dark brown, with a beige head. Malty-sweet aroma with dried fruits, some hops and coffee-like roastiness. Coffee, roastee malt and some bitterness in the mouth. Quite dry, medium body with a roasted, coffee-like finish. Too sweet, but quite drinkable. (070331)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 6, 2007
Ølfestival Horsens 2006. Black with a nice head and the aroma has notes of roasted malt and some smoke. The flavour has nice notes of roasted malt, a hint of smoke, bitter chocolate and licorice. A nice and harmonic beer. 1645

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - APR 4, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2007 Bottle. Black colour. Sweet aroma of roasted malt and coffee. Flavour of roasted malt, caramel, raisins, some fruitiness with alcohol.. 3,1. --------&# Tasted again on 7th of Dec. 07. Black colour. Quite roasty, bit burned maltiness in the aroma with roasted caramel and bit of chocolate. Good mouthfeel. Sweet well roasted flavour with bitter coffee, some chocolate and liquorice. Well lasting roasty bitter finish. Great brew.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2007
Bottle courtesy of Papsoe. Aroma is smoke and sourfruits. Not very appealing. It pours dark brown but settles black/brown and holds a diminishing, thumb thick, tan head. Very smoky and plastic tasting fore. This is followed by stewed vegetable flavors, tartness and detergent flavors. This is truly awful tasting. The mouthfeel is thinnish for the style, but not incredibly so. It is however one of the worst tasting beers I’ve had in recent memory.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cheeta (1181) - Langå, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2007
Strong coffee aroma. Huge creamy initial apperance. Light brown head. Excellent lasing. Fylly lasting longevity. Dark brown body. Bitter harsh initial flavor, with a heavy taste of smoke. Medium to full palate.


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