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Brewed by CREW Republic Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
München / Unterschleissheim, Germany
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 390   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 71   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A quiet evening in front of the fireplace: Crackling wood, dancing flames – and then a kick straight to the face! Roundhouse Kick Imperial Stout! Brewed for those whose taste buds can never get enough! A real malt and hop bomb – black as night and explosive as dynamite! Hops: Columbus, Tradition Malt: Pilsener, Chocolate Malt, Crystal, Roasted Malts

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3.8
pootzboy (1815) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2017
bottle: 330ml crown top bottle pours a dense light defying black ale in the glass with a 2 finger meringue brown head which laces and lasts. Aroma; dark cocoa, licorice, chicory, dried dark fruits, hints of mint an fusel. Flavor follows aroma with light hints of sweetness, deep roastiness and long charred finish - rich, oily mouthfeel, warming, satisfying - a decent Impy but a tad thin in the delivery.

3.6
thewolf (12858) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2017
Bottle, [email protected], Flensborg. Pours deep brown to black with a medium, staying, frothy beige head. Aroma has sweet vanilla, chocolate, light milky, a slight peppermint note. Low carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has dark chocolate, light vinious, lots of vanilla, light roasted. Quite sweet overall. Lingering malty bitterness with some alcohol heft.

4.6
mviljamaa (197) - FINLAND - DEC 8, 2017
Full-flavour, dense chocolatey stout. Pours with a thick and creamy coffee-colored foam. Consistency is also quite heavy. Color is pitch black. Sweet malt aroma, cappuccino, floral notes. Palate is very smooth. Taste follows the aroma. Sweet malt, cappuccino, semi-dark chocolate, hot chocolate, red berries in after taste. Leaves a little bitter feeling. Very, very nice, pleasant, rich and thick.

4
AleRider78 (1471) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2017
Bottle from LCBO. Pours an average size frothy tan head but dissipates to a thin coating. Has a very deep, dark brown appearance. Lacing is ok. Aromas of coffee, chocolate, hints of vanilla. Flavours are strong chocolate and coffee notes, dark roasted malts. Some earthy and resin notes as well as subtle spices. Slick and oily mouthfeel. Good stuff!

4.2
Gluepot (737) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 23, 2017
A fluffy, well laced tan head on a black-brown body. The nose is an appealing combination of wood, chocolate, roasted malt and dark berries. A well integrated, smooth IS. Milk chocolate, light coffee, raisins, cherries, blackberries, cream and a touch of vanilla work well together. Rich, dense and a bit slick. Top notch

4.4
caribou43 (1215) - Lausanne/Sevilla/Lima, SWITZERLAND - NOV 23, 2017
I picked up this bottle at amstein the last year, best before 04/2018. I share this bottle at home in Lausanne with my brother for his birthday, two days ago. In my own opinion, it is a delightful imperial stout, good impression for this one. The color is a powerful black body, black forest, thin white and brown foam, average carbonation for the style. The taste is directly powerful with roasted malt, coffee, liquorice with notes of cacao and some honey, hop, the alcool is well hidden, creamy sensation into the throat, powerful aromas, the best beer and style to find a new happiness in your life or if you are depressed or sad, to drink step by step during these winter days.

3.7
Nicke80 (841) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2017 33 cl bottle from wishbeer bangkok. pours black with big brown head. smokey liqurice aroma with coffee and liqurice taste.

3.8
Spab (4139) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2017
330 ml bottle from the LCBO. Pours a nearly black colour with modest-sized beige head. Aroma is anise, dark fruit, chocolate, roast and sweet tree fruits. Flavour has loads of licorice, raisin, chocolate, light roastiness, brandy and tree fruit. Alcohol is very subtle. Impressive.

3.9
Marko (6183) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 4, 2017
Thanks Sandi! Poured a blackish dark dark brown body with a brown head. Heavy honeyish aroma, light citric touches, very pleasant, classic dark malts touches, but mainly hugely honeyish. Taste... Remarkably mild (for the ABV), but in a good way, soft, citrusy tea notes mixing with the huge honey. Very well hidden ABV indeed. Actually, an excellent beer.

4.2
BrewWhatIWant (316) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2017
Pours black with a small beige head. Aroma is chocolate and fruit. Taste is a little sweet and a little bitter with some warming alcohol. Notes of chocolate, coffee, berries, burnt malt, tropical fruits, vanilla, wood and a hint of grassy hops. Light to medium bodied with low-moderate carbonation. This ones got some serious depth. The malt is more chocolate than roast and there’s plenty of fruit hiding the alcohol.


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