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Brewed by Birrificio Indipendente Elav
Style: Imperial Stout
Comun Nuovo (BG), Italy
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Una miscela di sei malti fa calare l’oscuritŕ della notte.
Un lievito neutro dona l’ebbrezza. Un luppolo pungente rende l’esperienza strema.
METAL FOR MANIACS PURE!

PLATO: 19,8
STILE: Imperial Stout

Malti: Pale, Crystal, malti tostati
Luppoli: Chinook

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4.8
KatL80 (17) - Britton, Michigan, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Warm, peaty and smooth. Tan pillowy head, good body, round mouthfeel. Long finish.

4.5
EvaCandido (73) - Padova, ITALY - MAY 27, 2015
Perfectly black in color, creamy foam. Coffee and liquorice aroma, well balanced and intense!

4.4
Pyrmir (5974) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2013
On tap. Pours midnight black with medium head, darker than a latte. Aroma rich in coffee and cocoa, some dark malts. Tastes round and creamy with heavy notes of coffee. Bitterness is higher than expected with flowery hops. The aftertaste is bitter in the same way as black olives.

4.3
gnoff (10226) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2012
33 cl bottle thanks to Reza! Sampled on July 12, 2012
Black color, dark brown head. Sweet, chocolate, grainy, lactic, smooth scent. Sweet, chocolate, cocoa, grainy, some alcohol, coffee, nice taste. Coffee and dry aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.

4.3
GBZ59 (1217) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - AUG 5, 2012
Botella de 330ml. Copa Globo. Saboreada en agt´12. Color negro puro y espuma beige que crea, tras servirla, una sorprendente corona que crece ante nosotros. Bastante buena retención que deja una fina capa en la superficie. En nariz trazos herbales y aromas de café torrefacto, maltas negras, ciruelas pasas y regaliz. Sólida estructura malteada bien equilibrada con una lupulización intensa y sabores esperados según los aromas. Cuerpo pleno y carbonatación suave. Textura oleosa y densa. Regaliz en el intermedio que permanece hasta el seco y amargo final. Café quemado en el retrogusto. Deliciosa. 330ml bottle. Snifter glass. Enjoyed on agt´12. Pure black color. Beige froth creates after pouring an amazing growing up crown. Fairly good retention leaves a thin layer on top. Herbal hues, roasted coffee, black malts, prune & licorice to the nose. Firm malty backbone well balanced with heavy hoppiness & flavor expected from aromas. Full body. Soft carbonation. Oily & dense texture. Licorice in the middle lingers into a dry bitter finish. Burnt coffee on the aftertaste. Delightful.

4.3
BeerBaboon (2083) - FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
Pours black with beige head. Aroma is roasted, licorice, vinous, dark chocolate and aromatic hops. Flavour is medium bitter, roasted malt and salted licorice. Delicious beer. Palate is slippery, oily and relatively thick but lightly carbonated. This one took me by surprise.

4.2
mattia_bie (3) - ITALY - NOV 17, 2011 does not count
Beer drinked on tap @ Clock Tower Pub and in bottle @ Birrificio Indipendente Elav. A malty, chocolate and coffee aroma is followed by a hint of liquorice and hoppy flavour. No diacetil and a little alcholic note. Black in colour with a tan foam. The medium body and a delicate bitterness improve the drinkability.

4.2
Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 17, 2013
from Mondial de la Bičre 2013, Mulhouse - dark beer with a persistent beige foam; roasted coffee, vanilla; ashes and some fruity hops; full-bodied, earthy; fairly bitter, long hoppy finish and more roasted malty, coffeish notes

4.2
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - JAN 8, 2014
Un riff indiavoltato delle papille gustative elogia il gusto di questa imperial stout italiana, metallara di nome e di fatto. Scura come la notte, sapore cioccolatoso e sostenuto da un corpo denso e pastoso. Si percepisce anche la luppolatura, che pizzica il palato sul finale. Bisogna gustarla fino in fondo, sorsata dopo sorsata e nothing else matters.

4.2
ALIBALI (1988) - Kiel, GERMANY - NOV 19, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2016 Viel Röst, hinten dunkle Beeren, mittendrin Phenolharz!?. Am Ende bitter und schwarz. Solider IS Stuff ohne viel Extras. Optik ein bisschen zu hefig. 0,1/1€ vom Hahn beim 2016er WINTER BEER DAY in HH.


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