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Formerly brewed at White Shield / Museum (MolsonCoors)
Style: Imperial Stout
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and bottle conditioned.
This exceptionally smooth stout is produced from the original recipe that was shipped to the Russian port of St. Petersburg for the Czar’s Imperial Court. The smooth mellowness derives from the long maturation time in cask before being bottled in very limited numbers.

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3.3
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2006
Bottle. Almost black colour with a small beige head. light roasted, fruity, chocolate aroma and taste. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.8
Papsoe (25062) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2006 (Bottle 27,5 cl) Comes as "Czars P2 Imperial Stout". Pours a clear, reddish mahogany with a small, off-white head. Vinous, lightly tart aroma. Only medium body with malty, vinous accents and plenty of dried fruits. Discreet bitterness. Thanks to kook for this yummy brew. 240706

3.1
Ungstrup (37885) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2006
A black beer with a red shine and a dying brown head. The aroma is sweet with powerful notes of roasted malt as well as lighter notes of chocolate, alcohol, and berries. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, wood, and prunes, as well as roasted malt. The mouthfeel is very smooth.

3.3
joergen (28394) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown coloured with a beige head. Aroma of malts and caramel with notes of dried fruits. Roasted flavour of caramel and dried fruits.

3.8
HumbertHumbert (77) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2006
From the cellar of a kind Londoner. Poured jet black with thin head. Nice roasty aroma with vinous notes. Flavor beginning to thin a little, but still fairly rich coffee, toast, and oak flavors. Just a hint of red wine gave it a curious, almost wild-yeast undertone. Nice stout and a great nightcap surrounded by sleepy dogs.

4.2
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2006
Bottle (St Georges Park Bottle Fest): Caramel, sweet choc and berries. Roast in the nose. Black with a brown head. Some nice dark fruit notes. Really tasty.

4.2
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2006
#1399. St George’s Thing. Roasty slightly fruity aroma with a bit of marmite. To taste this is full bodied with lots of roasted malt and quite a noticeable coconut character I thought. Beer of the festival/graveyard for me.

3.7
harrisoni (18817)
- Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2006
Bottle at St George’s Cemetary RB Gathering. Thanks to Kook for this one. Black beer with dark beige head. Nice Imp Stout. Good thick tarry beer. Good flavour with some toffee. Smooth for its strength. Lots of dark roasted malts as you would expect.

4
Bov (12888)
- Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 2, 2006
very dark black colour, little foam with big bubbles; aroma of prune and hazelnut with a toasted coffeish touch; very creamy with a medium to full body and a moderate bitterness; moderately dry, woody and nutty, bready finish - dangerously drinkable because the 8% are not noticable; thanks to Laurent Mousson for this one

4.3
fiulijn (20604) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 9, 2005
Absolute black color; thick creamy head. Wonderful aroma, very strong: fine roasted malts, coffee, liquorice, Stilton (!); very cheesy; persistent (maybe worth a 10)
Very good mouthfeel (even if a bit dry at the end); lovely harmony, malt coffee roasted malt and a light cheesy touch. The final is not extremely hopped, but a share of bitterness comes from the roasted malt.
Excellent.


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