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


on tap


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

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (15272) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Enjoyit (3756) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThomasE (5174) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (25926) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emil (6065) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11369) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8410) - 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.

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