Emelisse White Label Imperial Russian Stout Peated

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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial Stout
Goes, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Imperial Russian Stout made with peated whiskymalt.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2016
19th December 2016
Level 42 bottleshare, Santa is flying past below! Thanks to Daniel. Clear deep amber beer, patchy pale tan head. Palate is smooth and soft and a little dry. Smooth dark malts, no roast here. Mild dark malt cream. Peat is evident but not too minging! Mild spice and dark fruits. Not bad for a peat job.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (14014) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2016
Bottle at level 42, thanks to Daniel. It pours jet black with a thick light tan head. The aroma is fairly mellow actually.... roasted malt, rich, sweetish, wood, mild smoke and cocoa. The taste is smooth, rich roasted malt, toasty, dark chocolate, warming alcohol, rocky road, spice, medicinal, TCP and some chewy malt with a smooth finish. Full body, fine carbonation and slick mouth - feel. Rich, warming and quaffable. Pretty tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (7731) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2016
December 2016 - Bottle from my rot box shared at 1 Canada Square. As Emelisse White Label Imperial Russian Stout Peated, 11%, 2012 vintage. Black with a red hue, foamy brown head leaves dotted lacing. Aroma is peaty, tangy red berry, charcoal and BBQ peppers. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is peaty, red berry, fabric plaster, fruited dark chocolate. A smooth and rounded flavour. Quite nice overall. (3.7)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (7632) - Rimini, ITALY - DEC 21, 2016
33cl bottle shared in CW. Many thanks to Daniel for this one. It pours a dark brown color with a small beige head. Aroma is rich sweet malty and Peary wth notes of chocolate and ashes. Taste has also quite a lot of peat and seaweed, ashes and chocolate. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, intense

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (18704) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2016
Bottle split at L42 Xmas Nekkid Tasting, thanks to Daniel Bells, 19/12/16. Light black with a decent tan cap. Nose is TCP, smoked meat, charred wood, spice, peated malts, burnt biscuit. Taste comprises black peppery spice, heavily smoked meat, peat kept in check, toffee, molasses, light roast, cocoa dust. Full bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough well balanced peated impy.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (11412) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2016
Bottle shared on Level 42 19/12/2016. Many thanks to Daniel for this. A dark mahogany brown coloured pour with a halo of loose mid tan head. Aroma is smoked peat, mint, brown sugars, . Palate is smooth and velvety, creamy, lowish carbonation. Flavour is composed of semi sweet malts, smokey peat, phenol, liquorice, dark choc and raspberry, Lingering dark choc. Good complexity, not too much phenols.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (20593) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2016
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Daniel. Pours black-brown with a frothy, beige head. The nose smacks of mild oxidation, moderate peat, dusty cocoa. Medium sweet flavour with nice oily peat character, baking cocoa, ash, scorched earth, some leather. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Finishes with some alcohol warmth, woody dryness, more ash, big peat, burnt caramel. Fun stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (4466) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Pretty decent imperial stout, but not the best from Emelisse. Lots of smoke, vague saltiness, but mostly chocolate and coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LomYst (871) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
@kaapse festival 2014 Peat! smoke, but not the salty kind.. sour peaty body.. unbalanced unlike some other white labels

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (16609) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
330mL bottle, pours black with a small tan head. Nose is heavily peated, with not much but smoked whiskey malt. Flavour is no less restrained, revealing harsh peated notes. Difficult to drink, but its pleasant enough if you like peat bombs.


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