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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Tejn, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A decadent stout, inspired by the special British ales exported to the Russian Court, during the 18th century. It is black and viscous like crude oil from the oil fields in the Caspian Sea. The flavor is dominated by dark notes of burnt sugar, spicy hops and smokiness from peaked malt. Unpasteurized * Unfiltered * Bottle-conditioned.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, sugar, hops, yeast.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Psytron (2075) - Turku, - JAN 18, 2013
Mild smell of roasted barley. Black colour, dark brown head. Aroma of chocolate, tar, cocoa. Flat carbon.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
SebBrews (108) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - FEB 23, 2017
Pours jet black with a thin, quickly vanishing espresso head. Nose is dark malts, hops, roasted coffee and licorice. Taste is moderately bitter roasted malts with slightly burnt and ashy flavours towards the end. Notes of coffee, licorice, burnt toast and some dark fruits. Boozy kick. Medium to full body, moderately thick texture, low (too low, actually) carbonation, bitter aftertaste. Ok-ish, but not a beer to remember.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kingstoni (2014) - FINLAND - DEC 17, 2016
Bottle. Deep brown color with a medium thick frothy beige head. Aroma of licorice, peat and smoke. Sweet and medium bitter taste. Medium to full body.

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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (5593) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 23, 2016
Black red, beige head, aroma of coffee, dark bread, honey, caramel, flavor of coffee, yeast, sourness, alcohol, medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Blueshawk (465) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2016
- tiefes Schwarz mit guter, schnell zerfallender Schaumbildung - Aromen nach Espresso, Rstmalz, Bitterschokolade, Lakritz, Anis, Brot, Rauch und eine Idee zuviel Alkohol - Carbonisierung knnte fr diesen Typ eine Spur weicher bzw. samtiger sein - sofort im Antrunk ist mir der Alkohol einfach zu wenig versteckt - die Kaffeenote, das Malz und der brotige Rauchgeschmack harmonieren sehr schn im Mittelteil miteinander - hier tritt die Alkoholnote erstmals wohltuend in den Hintergrund - im Abgang dann eine leichte Herbe und dann leider wieder der Alk-Hammer Fazit: Es gibt Imperial Stouts, welche den erhhten Alkoholgehalt weitwaus besser verstecken

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (18502) - PCastle, GERMANY - SEP 12, 2016
33cl bottle. Fast klare schwarze Farbe, mittelgroe brunliche schaumkrone. Geruch s rstmalzig, schokoladig, Melasse. Geschmack s krftig malzig, Karamell, schokoladig, Melasse, leicht alkoholisch, gut!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (6685) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2016
Bottle. The beer has got a deep black colour with a big, steady mocha head and a smooth body. Aroma of malt and chocolate. Taste of coffee, plums, malt, bitter chocolate, woods and oak. Bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
alteregoo (1198) - POLAND - JUL 8, 2016
Obfita, beżowa i drobna piana, trwała, z niewielkim lejsingiem. Barwa czarna, nieprzejrzysta, z brązowymi refleksami. W aromacie nuty porto, czekolady, rumu, kawy i lukrecji, może nawet delikatna wanilia. W smaku słodko, treściwie - sporo czekolady, karmelu, kawy, syropu klonowego, lukrecji i posmakw utlenienia (porto, sherry, mid spadziowy, wanilia). Goryczka średnia, palona, wysycenie niskie, drobniutkie. W odczuciu dość gęste, wyklejające, lekko cierpkie piwo, popiołowe i rozgrzewające na finiszu.
Fajny, degustacyjny RIS, ładnie ułożony i zbalansowany, z perfekcyjnie ukrytym alkoholem i nutami utlenienia - zapewne sporo pomogło mu w tym płtoraroczne leżakowanie - tak czy inaczej trunek godny polecenia :)

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheCametron (2448) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 9, 2016
Another bottle picked up in Dresden. Consumed during the great blackout. Fortunatly, this badboy doesnt need refrigerating so made its way to the front of the queue. Pours Oily Black with a thin tan head. Inky. Massive flavour bomb. Burnt toast, licorice, booze and heavy yet smooth malt character. This is my kind of imperial stout. Something to sit take your time with.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (4504) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2016
Bottle. Black pour. Aroma of licorice, burned sugar and malt. Thick sweet taste of licorice, burned sugar, coffee and malt. Nice thick body, but a bit too much licorice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wrlangin (218) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2016
330 ml bottle from Cru in Brisbane. Drank at home. Pours black with medium tan head. Mild chocolate aroma. Robust flavours of toasted malt, chocolate, and maybe slight anise. Very enjoyable and I would buy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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