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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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13513) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2007
UPDATED: APR 15, 2007 Draught. Smokey, sour rag aroma. Black colour, small head. Sweet, roasted flavour. 6 4 7 3 17

Bottle. Yeasty coffee and cardboard flavour. Smoked, roasted malts. Thin mouthfeel. 6 3 5 3 8

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Enjoyit (3448) - Vadum, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2006 (Bottle) Nice dark/black and a beige-clored head, which disappear to fast. Coffe, chocolate, sweetish and malty aroma. The taste is smoked, sweetish. Light in taste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2006
(On tap) Completely black and opaque with a small, creamy beige head. Somewhat unclean, burned aroma. Fairly full-bodied with sweetish, roasted malt and accents of both smoked and roasted malt. Sweetish and fruity with a burned, bitter finish. 281006

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2006
Black colour with a tan head. Malty, coffee bitter aroma with some fruity sweetness. Roasted malty, coffee bitter flavor, hints of a light tart fruityness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown coloured with a small beige ehad. Light roasted aroma of caramel. Light roasted flavour of caramel and alcohol.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2006
Black colour with a beige head. Roasted malt, light coffee, light smoked aroma a taste, brown sugar. Medium body with a light dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10141) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2006
Draught. Pitch black coloured. Dense light brown head. Light sweet, light roasted and light fruity aroma. Quite smooth and pleasant, but a bit vague. Flavour is full of alcohol, has a fruity roastyness and some light caramel and liqourice notes. Medium bodied. Ends on a light roasted bitterness. Quite good one.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6471) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2006
Dark brown and clear. Beige head, medium lasting. Has a fine lightly smoked and acid flavor. Not much aroma, burnt and smoked.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2006 On tap at the brewery: Amazing Imperial Stout. Enormeous amounts of roasted malts, coffee, chocolat and moccha. Mixed with fine Scottish whiskey in a excellent balance. All those who rated this on the bottle should re-rate I guess. I bought a couple of bottles as well. Hopefully they aren’t as disappointing as the others. Bottled, horizontal session: What a difference! The balance is gone, all the exploding mocca and whiskey are gone. What a pity. Leaves a complex but little unbalanced average beer without any resemblance to a Imperial Stout. Strange.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
henrikb (1258) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2006
Murky very dark brown body with a red edge, very small brown head; Almost no nose, what there is is a bit plastic like malty; The body is thin textured for an Imperial Stout, huge sparkle and bitter; Into quite long plastic like finish. Unpleasant!


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