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style
RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Biscotti Break aged on Bourbon barrels for 9 months.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (46063) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2016

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ Himmeriget, Aaboulevard 27, DK-1960 Copenhagen N, Denmark.

[ As Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Bourbon Barrel ].
Clear dark brown black color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, alcohol, vanilla. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, alcohol - bourbon, chocolate, sweet malt, bourbon - vanilla. Body is medium - medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20160511]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (35711) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2016
Draft. A black beer with a dark brown head. TBE aroma has notes of vanilla, roasted malt, alcohol, and prunes. The flavor is sweet with notes og roasted malt, prunes. Vanilla,bourbon, and alcohol leading to a dry finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (23398) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2014
16th January 2014
Tasting at Bruces pad. Big thanks to Bruce for securing another of these bad boys. Opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is soft and airy. Nice smooth dark malt with a little dry dark chocolate. Mild caramel. Dark malt cream. Fruity bourbon, mild spice. Light touch of dark fruits. Rich and tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (22574) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle courtesy of iphonephan, thanks! Opaque black, small brown edge head. Aroma of dark chocolate, vanilla. Taste is boozy licorice, dark chocolate. Decent. Big.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (22450) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2015
bottle at home ... dark black ... thin tan lacing ... soft chocolate ... big bourbon nose ... soft chocolate ... dark malts ... soft roast chocolate ... big coconut roast malts .. dark fruits ... long bourbon

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (19596) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle shared in London - thanks Bruce for this gem. The nose has sharp chocolate, some cherries, burnt marshmallows. Medium to big sweet flavor with rich, creamy chocolate, chocolate cake, smores, vanilla. Full bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Moderately warming to finish, lots of chocolate creme, decadent chocolate cake, soft vanilla. Wonderfully rich and complex while still exceptionally drinkable.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rlgk (18834) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2016
Bottle at Himmeriget, Copenhagen. Opaque black beer with a small beige/brownish head. Chocolate and bourbon aroma, vanilla, wordy, caramel, raisins, figs, fade notes, licorice, some cream. Licorice and bourbon flavor, caramel, raisins, woody, raisins, figs, vanilla notes, dades, some warming alcohol. Incredible!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (18367) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Tap @ Himmeriget. Black with a small brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and heavy bourbon. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with lots of warming alcohol. 120516

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theydon_Bois (17973) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle shared at Bruces pad, big big thanks to our host with the most, 16/01/14. Pitch black with a dirty tan head that thins then retains. Nose is big old roasties, minerals, earthy, bitter chocolate, marsh mellow, lightly burnt toffee fudge. Taste comprises decadent chocolate, light pepper, mellow chocolate fudgedom, gooey niceness, light bourbon trace. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, smooth on the palate, spot on. Well tempered sweetness and lightly warming in the closure, great balance and pitch. Top draw!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (16249) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle @ RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting. Black pour with a small tan head. Some graham cracker, fudge, and bourbon. Decent vanilla and lots of roasted malt...a bit of ash. Maybe some burnt sugar, decent coffee. Flavor has lots of sweet sugar, bourbon, and vanilla. Some graham cracker, dark chocolate, and fudge. Good roasted malt and coffee bitterness. Subtle oak/char. Not sure its an improvement on the original.


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