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Brewed by Fuller's
Style: Imperial Stout
Chiswick, England
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mainly bottle conditioned; Special. Has been seen on cask.

This limited edition brew is a unique collaboration between brewery and beer writer. Melissa Cole brought her vast experience to the tasting table and helped us deliver a stout worth writing home about.

Brewed in the traditional style that became a favourite royal court, this limited edition Imperial Stout has been specially created as a single brew. In a unique addition to the historic recipe, the floral character of the Centennial hops is enhanced by the inclusion of rose buds, lending a hint of Turkish delight flavour to the beer. This Imperial Stout has a rich, dark appearance with strong chocolate and deep cherry notes which lead to a lighter, bitter finish.


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4.3
witthatsbier (597) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2018
Bottle from Waitrose pours black with tan head, Aroma chocolate,coffee, toast, resin, smoke, Taste dry dark chocolate, bit sourness long dry finish nice

4.1
Myonlyvice (363) - DENMARK - JAN 7, 2018
This one should get an extra point for appearance. Beautiful bottle in a nice cardboard box. Poured into a sniffer glass. Very dark brown with an off white creamy head. Aroma of dark chocolate, malt, molassis, coffee and tobacco. Roasted bitternes countered by subtle sweetness. Medium heavy mouthfeel ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
punkska101 (2193) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 31, 2017
Bottle shared with dads on it's birthday A: intense dark chocolate, licorice, light roasty, figs, dark caramel. App: pitch black smallish beige head and good lacing. T/p: full body with moderate to long sweet finish. Soft carbonation. O: Really solid English imperial stout with good malty depth. Much enjoyed.

4.1
tmdaines (187) - Stretford, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2017
Very nice Imperial Stout. Rich, malty, chocolatey and floral Comparisons to Turkish delight are on point, but I would happily like it furthered in that direction. Thick, oily texture in the mouth. The beer is quite expensive though for a domestic product. A lovely beer, but no more than a rare treat at that price. If Waitrose have got any left, I'm tempted to buy one to age for next Christmas.

4.5
SighMoan (4) - Nässjö, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2018 Färg: svart, opak, litet ljusbrunt skum. Arom: söt, kaffe och choklad, hint av tobak och lakrits. Smak: Söt, len, choklad och kaffe, passande beska. Mycket fyllig, oljig, kvardröjande i smaken, rostad. Alkoholen slår inte igenom. Mycket god, passande som 'dessert'.


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