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Brewed by Harveys
Style: Imperial Stout
Lewes, England
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled: 275ml only. Has occasionally appeared in cask.

Prince of Denmark is a strong, dark beer of great complexity and depth. It is based on traditional recipes from the 18th Century but has also been described as an ’Imperial Stout Nouveau’. Brown, amber and black malts are mixed with pale ale malts to give this beer its strong aroma and colouring.

A complex beer with aromas of leather, chocolate and liquorice, with a lingering taste.

Contains: Barley

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Rasmus40 (22129) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 7, 2016
Bottle from Havnens, Vejle. Black with a small dark brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and soy sauce. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry andr ather bitter with a little warming alcohol. Oily. 070416

3.7
Desverger (13692) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2016
[email protected] Globe, Copenhagen - black pour with only a little beige head. Roasted dark malty aroma and taste, some dark bitter chocolate, earthy and burnt malty nuance, some liquorice, soy, burnt dark malty finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Beerhunter111 (23265) - Beerland, GERMANY - JAN 13, 2016
Many thanks to Erzengel for this bottle!
27.5cl bottle. Pours very dark brown colour with a small good lasting brown head. Aroma of dark roasted malt, dark fruits, plums. Taste of dark roasted malt, dried red fruits, brown sugar, toffee, liquorice.

3.7
imdownthepub (15517) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2015
Bottled, 275ml from Harveys Brewery Bottle Shop, Lewes, E.Sussex. Black with tan head. Pours thick and just a little glutinous. There is an earthy, old ale character to this, rounded chocolate malt and liquorice flavours along with a fruity, port wine like smoothness. Big on the palate and lasting. A real winter warmer of a beer. Very decent.

3.8
mcberko (19808) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2015
2009 vintage. 275mL bottle, courtesy of fiulijn (thanks Alex), pours black with a humungous tan head -- looks disturbed. Aroma smells fairly infected, with sour notes, roasted malt, and leather. Flavour is much better than it smells, with notes of licorice, chocolate and leather. There is only a subtle tartness, but it lends more complexity to the beer, amplifying the leather notes. Really nice stuff.

4
rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2015
At Great British Beer Festival 2015, Day 2. Opaque black beer with a nice brownish head. Roasted chocolate aroma, caramel, figs, licorice, some cocoa. Sweet roatsed chocolate flavor, cocoa, licorice, figs, raisins. Warming alcohol. Really good!

4
KansaiBeerLvrs (5498) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 15, 2015
Prince of Denmark 7.5% pour pitch black with a rusty tan head. The nose is malty rich licorice and chocolate. Super smooth chocolatey goodness. The taste is bitter licorice and chocolate syrup. Delicious.

3.9
Skinnyviking (9767) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2015
Cask at the GBBF 2015. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing brown head. Pitch black body. Powerul roasted malt coffee aroma. Lovely roasted malt coffee liquorice flaovr with a fair amount of hops bitterness. Low carbonation. Long finish. Well balanced beer with the alcohol nicely hidden by the sweetness.

4
EdKing (2663) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Opaque very dark brown to black, medium tan head. This is oily looking and buttery. Aroma is sweet caramel, buttery, dark and milk chocolate, roasted malt. Taste is sweet, luscious, caramel, treacle, butter, dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa. Some roasted and savoury soy flavours to balance sweetness, but it’s mainly sweet notes coming through.Very rich and buttery. Mouthfeel is oily and rich.

3.8
KyotoLefty (10808) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Black with a bit of tan lace. Roasty cocoa nose, berries, soy, something sake like, also! Koji and umami. Sweet and rich, lots of umami. Wood, soy, cocoa. Extremely bitter finish. Wow. A bit boozy. Lovely. Silky, oily, smooth.


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