Brodies Romanov Empress Stout Laphroaig BA

Formerly brewed at Brodie’s Beers
Style: Imperial Stout
Leyton, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pentaz (1264) - Frederiksberg, - NOV 16, 2012
Draft. Pour is black with minimal tan head. Aroma: Iodine, boozy, dark malts, some peat and smoke, sweet liqorice. Taste: Sweet and smooth, sweet liquorice, milk-chocolate, medicinal,seaweed and salt, Full body, mild carbonation Finishes and boozy and medecinal. If you don’t like the whisky, you are probably not going to’ appreciate this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (23901) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2013
cellar at brodies... deep black ... thin tan lacing ... deep roast big chcolate nose ... dark roast .... light salty roast ... dark malts ... chocolate roast ... heavy meaty malts... solft mellow balanced and that oddbut not unpleasnt saltyness.... mmm ... crackin

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (7825) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2013
Dec 2012 - draught Hackney. £5 for a half pint. At over 12% and whisky matured, this was always going to be intense. Quite a smooth mouthfeel with a big smokey whisky flavour. Flavour is nice enough but it’s a heavy, nauseating beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (8524) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2013
On tap at Brewdog Bristol, 7/1/2013. Near black with a slight, off-white head. Aroma of peat, dark berry fruits and coffee with a touch of caramel. Flavour was sweet, which balanced the peat notes and led to a warming finish. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2012
On tap. Pours an opaque black with a tiny beige head. Sweet overripe pruney nose with a whiff of iodine. Full-bodied, a little low in carbonation, subtle roast, again quite some overripe dark fruit and a little ashes and smoke. Malt bitter finish and also some warming alcohol. For an Islay beer this is not that bad. 111112

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (9366) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2012
I ordered Romanov Bourbon BA but there were so many Islay notes and he looked a bit not certain when tapping - I am certain that this entry belongs here. 1/2 Pint Draft @ King William IV. Pitch black, small but stable mocha head. Smell is a bit sweet blend of peat, lots of it, dark earthed, bit rough, creamy coffee, milk chocolate and small touch of salt. Taste is sweet creamy, coffee, roasted malts followed by lots of peat, light salt, medicinal hint, milk chocolate, light bitter roast, smoke, lightly bitter and a miniral finish. Quite creamy, not the easiest beer to drink a half pint of but then again I saw people doing pints of this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (13805) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2012
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, licorice and smokey notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (3349) - DENMARK - NOV 16, 2012
Black, small tan head. Aroma is peat, iodine, sweet licorice (politistav), chewing tobacco. Taste is soft with notes of seaweed, salt, licorice, peat, smoke. Soft smokey finish with a warming feel of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (13578) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2012
Tap take over at Mikkeller Bar. Black with a small tan head. Aroma of licorice, hard roasted malt and some peat smoke. Sweet, roasted malty flavour with a bit of peat smoke

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinhfp (61) - DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
Served Mikkeller bar, copenhagen. Aroma very sweet plums, english liquorice and raisins. Dark beer wirh no head. Taste of raisins plums frits, dark malts with sweet malts, hot alcohol, not much aroma hops. This was lagered on whiskey barrels and this brought the beer lots of smoke tastes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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