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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Imperial Stout
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 969   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Double" (imperial) wheat stout.
This imperial really strikes back. From a strange country far, far away, comes the only Imperial Wheat Stout in the known universe. Once again, the ’Hand’ brewery - four guys brewing in their spare time, on an absurdly small scale - boldly goes where no brewery has gone before.

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4.1
tightslice (1415) - Redwood City, California, USA - OCT 21, 2017
Bottle from BevMo! in Menlo Park, CA. Aroma is dark chocolate, coffee, licorice, banana, herbal liqueur. Huge flavors of dark chocolate and coffee with hints of herbal liqueurs / licorice. Too easy to drink.

3.9
GhostS (492) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - OCT 15, 2017
Aromă ușoară, cu multă ciocolată cu lapte, multă dulceață de fructe negre, liqueur cu ciocolată, note de vanilie și butoi. Gust intens, moderat și plăcut dulce (dulceață de fructe negre și miere întunecată), cu puțin malț ars înăcrit, multă ciocolată neagră, amăreală arsă, note de vanilie și lemn ars. Bună și bine făcută, destul de intensă.

4.1
CraftBeerNick (2738) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2017
Bottle at home, 1st October 17. Pours black. Aroma is chocolate, banana, yeast notes, spice, bread dough. Taste is like a German wheat beer, but hybrid with imperial stout, cocoa, liquorice, banana, grain, wheat, quite dry. Great take on an imperial stout, good job.

3.8
acemilan (474) - POLAND - SEP 23, 2017
Czarne, nieprzejrzejrzyste, z ładną pianą. Aromat czekoladowy, kawowy (głównie) z nutami pszenicznymi. Smak czekolada z kawą, wszystko mega delikatne. Solidne naprawdę, ale dość specyficzne.

3.8
mariuspoenari (2954) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2017
Very dark mahogany with a short-lived thin dark tan head. Notes of dark chocolate, smooth dark coffee, dark fruit, plums, dark cherries, a little bit of licorice, ash. Full body, intensely roasty, medium to low carbonation, smooth texture.

4.5
sam_uk93 (35) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2017
Batch 943 Extremely dark brown nearly black. Smell is sweet, awesome smokey. Taste is wonderful smokey, slight blueberry that lingers on tongue. Slight warming booziness in throat. Thick, full bodied. Fantastic.

3.7
ironcontra (406) - POLAND - SEP 3, 2017
Rather subtle (mean in a good way this time), semi-dry, licorice, coffee, dark chocolate, a bit of berry tartness in there, medium-low body, low carbo, but the latter actually work for this spin of stout

4.1
PhillyCraft (7741) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2017
Backlog, Bottles in 09-10. This was one of our favorites back in the day. Pours a deep black color with a reddish tinted head. Notes of heavy molasses, coffee, roast, chocolate, grass, and dark fruits. Medium to fuller body with a lasting finish.

4.3
josanguapo (1867) - SPAIN - JUL 15, 2017
Dont remember where i bought it. In Teku glass. Playing Brothers a Tale of Two Sons. Nicely roasted. Hints of smoke, but much softer and pleasant than in others of their beers. 50cl of impy enjoyable from beginning to end.

4.1
beerplace (1960) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 15, 2017
500ml bottle. Batch 538, bottled on 2012-11-05, BB 2015-11-05. Pours an almost black with a dark brown head. Aroma is leather, some chocolate notes, roasted malt. Similar taste with some dark fruits and slight burnt sugar notes. Moderatly sweet. Slightly smoky aftertaste. Good stuff.


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