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Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Imperial Stout
Munlochy, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We are pretty sure this is a world first This is a 100% organic Scottish beer aged in 100% organic Scottish whisky casks. The base beer was our new 7.4% Black Stout and the whisky casks were provided very kindly by the excellent and innovative Bruichladdich distillery on Islay This is a one off beer, made in a very small batch, and all bottles are individually numbered. This beer will age extremely well, so dont worry if you forget about it for a while.

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4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bubeer (410) - - OCT 13, 2016
Barrel Aged Oatmeal Stout Islay Edition, 8.1% ABV. Pitch black. Medium beige head, medium retention. Aroma intensity 3.75/5. In the nose, peat smoke covering spruce from the hops. Malt in a second approach, together with dough. Medium sweet wrapping a spot on bitter. Texture could be thicker. Carbonation could have been less fizzy

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Peterbia (28) - Garcia, SPAIN - AUG 24, 2016
Pours with gold and a bit big quite head. Very impressive. I like this beer a lot. Definitely have it back.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (9949) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle shared at Ashs. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aromas of whisky, earthy, chocolate, toffee. Taste is light sweet, light booze, light smoke. Long, complex finish. Cheers Stuu! First wee tasting of the summer

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (2273) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Murky amber brown, opaque. Decent crater of a tan head, not much lacing. Blackberry, oddly floral and thick roast. Taste is plum, real tarry roast and fluffy bitterness. Bullish enough mouthfeel, thins out quickly. Finishes a bit burnt toast, a bit vibrant blackberry linger.

Bottle, Cornelius, Sir Tadalot Top 50 Scottish Tasting

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GlasgowTAD (1581) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Pours a deep brown with a beige head. Aroma is hard to discern but is slightly roasty. Taste is roasty, smoky, slight figs, slight figs and vanilla.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (8541) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget, bought in May 2012. Black with a small tan head. Fairly mild with chocolate, whisky, ash and some light caramel. Medium body and low carbonation. A descent one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (3966) - SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2015
@ Gyllenbock 15-3-23: trevliga ganska balanserade whiskeytoner. Smaken ganska rik på choklad. En lagom whiskeyton. Lätt, len god. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4569) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2015
Black colour, off-white head. Aroma of ash, caramel, roasted malts, bourbon, vanilla, light peat. Sweet malty flavour, vanilla, light hint of smoke. Sweet finish, ash, liquorice and caramel.
(from 33cL bottle @ Mother Kellys, RBESG 2014, London. Bottle 338/484. Thanks for sharing todays beers, RateBeer crew!)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpringsLicker (3541) - Tennessee, USA - DEC 12, 2014
From my Secret Santa Blomster via my cellar. Bottle 763/1051. Black pour with a generous tan head. Complex aroma of roast malt,dark fruits, whiskey, chocolate. The flavor is lightly sweet balanced by a light bitterness. Complex following the aroma and evolving through different stages as it warms. Well done.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (11944) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2015 Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is smoky, chocolatey, taste is similar, woody, rich, dry. Bottle at ashs. Pours black, nose is toffee, chocolate, earthy, vanilla, taste is similar, light soy sauce.


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