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Brewed at Amager Bryghus

Style: Imperial Stout
København NV, Denmark
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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: A very smooth version of Xbeeriment Black Force One with complex notes of maple syrup and oranges from the Bourbon blending in with the roastiness and hoppiness of the imperial stout. An extremely complex beer. Only 375 bottles made.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LoFi (1521) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2011
Bottle, sample. Black with a light brown head. Aroma: bourbon, toffee, vanilla, chocolate, licorice. Taste: chocolate liqueur, salty licorice, toffee, vanilla, a slight dose of bourbon, coffee, medium bitter. Full-bodied, above medium carbonation. Best beer I’ve had in a while.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer (1314) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Picked up at Randall's in St. Louis. Pours pitch black. Lots and lots of oak. Also caramel burnt toast and roasted coffee. Nice bit a bit over the top.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (8540) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 8, 2011
Another gem that someone opened at my birthday tasting in San Diego. Black pour, brown head. Loads of bourbon, vanill and chocolate in the nose. Great fudge, bourbon, vanilla and oka in the flavor...llight roasty finish. Nice!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sunevdj (3072) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2012
Copenhagen Beerfestival 2011. Pours black with a beige head and lacings. Quite sweet with some bitterness. Malty aromas of caramel and chocolate. Also aromas of bourbon and hints of cask wood and honey. Full bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Soft carbonation. Long bourbony finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
VsXsV (1896) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2012
Bottle. Opaque, black liquid with tan head. Aroma of vanilla, bourbon, coffee, chocolate. Really balanced. Light sweet taste with medium bitterness and lots of coffee and bourbon. Really good, thick body. Great, balanced beer. Can’t believe it’s not rated higher.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KingCecil (2033) - DENMARK - SEP 14, 2011
600 # Bottle, pours pitch black with large light brown head.... the aroma is oak, vanilla, roasted malt, butter biscuit.... the flavor is butter, cream, roasted malt, light coffee.... nice mouthfeel : creamy, fluffy finish....

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sigmund (4817) - Tau, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2012
Shared bottle at local tasting. Bottle No. 49 out of 374 made. 10.4% ABV, 98 IBU. Pitch black colour, large to moderate tan head. Lovely aroma of bourbon cask, vanilla, coffee and chocolate. Excellent flavour, same elements as the aroma, but even more harmonious and well balanced.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (19664) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2011
Bottle at Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011, thanks Anders. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate and bourbon with notes of vanilla. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate, hop, bourbon and vanilla with notes of alcohol. Roasted and warming alcoholic finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (6341) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2011
Sample @ Gothenburg Beerfest 2011. 2-9-2011 bottle#134/374 Brune foncée, col épais beige/moka. Arôme de fût boisé, malté et chocolaté. En bouche, bière qui bénéficie bien du traitement en fût de bourbon, malt épais avec des notes de chocolat, café, grillé. Bourbon reste présent sans prendre le dessus. Un vrai régal à déguster en douceur.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (6176) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours pitch opague black with a beige creamy head. The aroma is bourbon, hard roasted malt, tobacco, biscuit, chocolate, vanilla and oak. The flavour is quite hard roasted with notes of bourbon with the authentic vanilla and oaky notes. Chocolate and light coffee notes finishes this great Bourbon edition. Great work guys.


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