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98
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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 516   ABV: 17.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottle. Special Collaboration between Nogne, Mikkeller and BrewDog which is a recipe based on all three brewers big stouts, Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon, Mikkeller Black and BrewDog Tokyo*.

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3.4
sebletitje (10048) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 5, 2016
Bouteille 33cl, BB 20.07.21, batch# 057. Noire, col fin moka disparaissant assez vite, huileux et doré au verre. Arôme au nez malté, moka caramel, avec une bonne dose de mélasse. Le rétro garde aussi une note de chocolaté. Palais est de suite empoigné par les 17% de ce stout, je note une dose importante de malts grillés, caramel, chocolaté moyen, presque bready. Douceur sur la fin qui se mélange à la sensation de chaleur. Quasi rien en terme d’amertume et d’houblons. Pour moi, le tout est ’overkill’. Autant il y a qcq années j’aurai fondu pour cette bière, autant maintenant je trouve le tout trop simpliste dans l’idée de pousser l’alcool le plus haut possible.

4.6
hohops (980) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2016
Bottle, dated 03-05-13. 15.2%. Appearance- unsurprisingly, this is pitch black. A half-finger brown head appears but doesn’t last long, leaving a few bubbles around the edge. Aroma- tons of it- dark chocolate, coffee, leather, tar, freshly laid road, whiskey, tiramisu, boozy dark fruit, burnt charred malt, vanilla, liqueur chocolate, oak, port wine, boozy Christmas cake. Smells massive. Taste- huge boozy sweetness dominates. Roast malt, bitter espresso coffee, burnt toast, smoky malt, treacle toffee, burnt cake mixture, spiced rum, whiskey fudge, dark rum, massive vanilla sweetness comes through towards the end. Sweet syrupy finish, clingy syrupy mouthfeel. Impressive stuff, although the balance is very much on the sweet side...

4.1
Christos (5688) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2016
(BrewDog / Nøgne Ø / Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a snifter, ABV 15.2% on my bottle, batch 102. Pours totally black, with half a finger of dark brown head on top, good density and retention. Aroma of light roasted malts, liquorice, alcohol, cheesy notes or dampness,faint vanilla. Taste is sweet, boozy but not as much as I expected, lots of roasted malts, molasses, little bit of chocolate, vanilla, coal. Full body with good carbonation, very sticky on the palate. Great beer.

4.8
BenL8 (178) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle from my brother for my birthday! Pours utterly black with a tiny amount of foam which disappeared rather quickly. Thick oily appearance. Aroma: A load of coffee. Dark malts, liquorice, a bit of booze, spicy, some black pepper, a bit minty, hints of hops Flavour: very thick oily mouthfeel. This beer is an explosion of flavours on so many fronts, it’s hard to process it all. The complexity is unmatched in my opinion. Dark malts are intense and the beer is rather sweet. There’s a huge amount of coffee and other roast flavours. The bitterness is intense but also very interesting, the hops is noticeable and accompanies the malt flavour perfectly, giving an earthy and herbal edge. Finish is sweetish and not too dry. Has a lovely warming feel without being too boozy at all. Simply amazing.

4.6
hendrikvanb (3) - - APR 15, 2016 does not count
Incredible beer. Syrupy, with strong salty and meaty notes. Smells and tastes quite a lot like marmite (meat spread) .

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4.2
Simonsen (1264) - NORWAY - MAR 25, 2016
Flaske. Svart oljeaktig konsistens. Lavt karbonert med en tynn skumrand. Smaker lakris, sjokolade,Mørk brent malt,kaffe,mørk frukt med ettersmak av portvin. Rett og slett fantastisk

3.5
Childeric3 (11) - FRANCE - MAR 19, 2016
17abv ! Bonne stout qui se boit vraiment tranquillement, l’alcool ne se fait pas trop ressentir.

4.3
Mjp12 (1798) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2016
Wow, an unbelievably complex imp stout. From a cellar temp bottle, I’m getting tobacco, vanilla and barrel influence. The taste is full of creamy coffee , but is amazingly drinkable for its abv. Superb.

4
The_Osprey (7881) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2016
Bottle shared at home in Richmond, as ’BrewDog / Nøgne Ø / Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon’. Opaque black with a small foamy brown head. Aroma is molasses, chocolate, vanilla, lightly floral. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is coffee, lavender, alcohol, dry and salty. Quite a nice meld of big sweet malts and salty floral tang. Good stuff.

4.2
mR_fr0g (11893) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle shared at Daniels place. 20/02/2016. Huge thanks to Daniel for this one. Pitch black viscous pour with a lasting dark tan head. Aroma is salty, rich dark choc, hot alcohol, jammy fruits, Palate is full and creamy, velvety, Flavour is composed of sweet, dark malts, , jammy fruits, maple syrup, Very smooth, for thew abv. Very tasty. Nice rich dark chocolate.


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