Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Doppelbock
Kamperland, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (4170) - Velp, - JAN 19, 2013
Hazy darker ruby color with small light brown foam head. Aroma is dominated by alcohol, some barley, some bread. Taste is small bitter, bread and little sweet, alcohol is dominating. (Velp 201301) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
simontomlinson (193) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2017
Light beige, thin head stayed well on a reddy mahogany still body. Stewed fruits, raisin, sugar & grape aroma. Thick oily body, smooth - feels just like Castrol GTX does when you get it on the hands! Subtle to the front with malt & caramel but this quickly envelops the tongue with a rich dark fruit blast, cherry, plum, grape & vanilla and then a boozy, peppery aft. This gives a real warming to the cheeks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (12206) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 12, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours deep brown, nose is caramel, toffee, biscuit, taste is sweet toffee, light smoke, bitter, caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (7022) - Reval, ESTONIA - NOV 12, 2016
330ml bottle (thanks FatPhil). Dark chestnut color. Tiny to almost no head. Sweet, raisins, prunes, malty, alcohol in aroma. Smoked, woody, raisins, alcohol in taste. Woody and bit smoky in aftertaste. Soft fizzy carbonation. Bit alcoholic. But drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (3806) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 12, 2016
Bottle, bb 2015 (thanks fatphil). Pours dark amber. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel. Flavor is sweet and bitter, caramel, malt. Alcohol is well covered. Overall: very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nihtila (3376) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2016
Keg at Arendsnest, Amsterdam. Vintage 2013 - I was sure this is BBA but the bartender told me it is their own vintage they have aged for three years. Pours very dark brown, small dark brown head. Nose is sweet bourbon, dark roast, sweet malts, vanilla. Tastes sweet chocolate, big but gentle barrel oak, vanilla, nice balance although boozy warmth is also present. Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (7595) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2016
Bottle share at Floor 42 with thanks to Fergus. As Emelisse Imperial Doppelbock 2015. Dark brown with an orange hue, opaque, still, foamy tan head. Aroma is treacle, some burnt toffee, cardboard. Body is smooth, a little frothy, soft carbonation. Taste is malt-led with dense dark breads, crusts, spicy and boozy. Full flavoured. Actually pretty good for style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (2313) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2016
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector. 2015 vintage BB 12/18 Deep thick tawny body, small ring of tan foam sits atop. Aroma is rich - dark brown caramel, toasted nuts, honey, cocoa, sultana & vinous dark fruits. Big rich syrupy body, low carbonation, lusciously warming & inviting. Steps up a gear on the body - loads of rich, sweet burnt caramel, toasted nuts, chocolate, port, touch of smoke on a warming, reasonably bitter finish. Lovely great big winter warmer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (10860) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2016
Bottle shared at the level 42, 24/05/2016. 2015. An amber caramel brown coloured pour with a a lose light tan head. Aroma is smokey maple glazed ham, spicy, brown sugars, toasted grains. Flavour is composed of brown sugars, toasted, ham, maple syrup, smoked, brown sugars. Palate is medium sweet, sticky, moderate carbonation, rounded, .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (7611) - Rimini, ITALY - MAY 24, 2016
33cl bottle shared at Leightons had tasting on Level 42, London. Many thanks to Fergus for this one. it pours a slightly cloudy Amber color with a minimal large bubbly head. Aroma is strongly sweet and lightly nutty. Taste is sweet and boozy with some nutty notes and astringent grassy bitterness. Medium to full bodied with good carbonation. Overall, OK

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (18427) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2016
Bottle split at Level 42, thanks to Fergoos, 24/05/16. Chestnut brown with a moderate light beige swirl on top. Nose is brown bread, earthy, light spice, booze notes, hint of banana. Taste comprises rich malt, fruit loaf, tofffee, nana esters, light spice, booze drool, toasted brown sugar. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a rising boosty bite. Decent enough high boost bock.

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