Brewed by Birrificio del Ducato
Style: Imperial Stout
Roncole Verdi di Busseto (PR), Italy
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Imperial stout aged for at least 6 months in barrels of whiskey from Scotlands best distilleries (each batch is bottled from a single cask of that year and the area of ​​origin is indicated on the label). It has aromas of vanilla, licorice, chocolate, wood and peat alternating alcoholic and ethereal nuances. In the mouth, warm and soft, complex but balanced: an unforgettable experience. Aged in Speyside Scotch barrels from 1969.

Ingredients: Water, malt, hops, yeast, spices.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PowY (445) - AUSTRIA - FEB 20, 2017
330 ml bottle. Matured in barrels from 2003, bottled 2013 - 10.0% ABV. Pours a pitch black with no head. The aroma is very woody, with whisky, vanilla, dried dark fruits (figs and plums) some roasted malt in the background. Full flat body with a full but soft texture. The taste is only moderately sweet with a light bitterness in the finish. The flavor is again very woody with strong whiskey notes - smoke, wood some alcohol - but still balanced and with some roasted malt in the end. Still the aftertaste is nearly the same to drinking whisky with spicy notes on the tongue.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (6243) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2017
light toasted roasted aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light harmonic toasted finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Korcz (2315) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Malutko ciała, totalnie zdominowane przez beczkę.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rossana (3) - - AUG 30, 2016 does not count
maturata in botti di spyside del 2003,selezione numerata,percezione del peperoncino meno evidente che nella versione classica ma dal caratteree piu tosto ,ottima per successiva maturazione in cantina

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (5366) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 26, 2016
Fra flaske p Mi2, Cardinal april-16: kullsort med kort skum. Aroma og smak av kaffe, torvrkt malt, whisky, tjre, kaffe, lakris, sviskeplommer. Lavt karbonert, slank og lett helle innp selv om jeg synes at den dufter bedre en den smaker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (3082) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - APR 20, 2016
Bottle. Dark color. Medium brown head. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter. Aroma is roasted, alcohol, vanilla, bourbon, chocolate, smoke.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rafael52 (1192) - Łdź, POLAND - APR 17, 2016
Kolor: ciemnobrunatny, klarowny, z dużą ilością zawiesiny drożdżowej.
Piana: obfita, strzelająca, sycząca, dość szybko opada.
Zapach: whisky, torf, gorzka czekolada, ciemne owoce, wiśnie, sherry.
Smak: średnia pełnia, sporo nut beczkowych, whisky, wędzonki torfowej, gorzka czekolada, kakao, wyraźnie palony, sporo nut ciemnych owocw, wiśni, sherry, goryczka średnia, palona, przyjemne rozgrzewanie w żołądku.
Wysycenie: w kierunku wysokiego.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (2207) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2016
Bottle at home, 11th March 16. Black with a big bubbly head, unusual for a BA impy. Aroma is peat, dark chocolate, woody barrel. Taste is peat and whiskey forward, thin body, dark chocolate, slight liquorice. Tasty

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alex_leit (3283) - Minsk, BELARUS - JAN 26, 2016
Bottle, Old Casks 2002. Black with tan foam. Aroma: iodine, bandages, peat and other tones of Islay whisky, burning, caramel. Taste: whisky, prunes, smoked, peat, slightly sour, wine, caramel, oak barrel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (8536) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2016
Dark brown almost black. Has an off-white head. Heavy sweet and roasted aroma, notes of smoke and medicine, band-aid.

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