Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Imperial Stout
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 473   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Danish: Vi har brygget på denne øl i lang tid. Nu synes vi selv, at den er som vi ønsker. En meget kraftig stout med brændte toner fra ristet bygmalt, røgmalt, kaffe, en smule krydderier og som prikken over i’et: en sjat rom og herefter lagret på egetræ. Denne øl må gerne gemmes flere år i et mørkt skab eller en kælder. Men den kan altså også drikkes nu. Køb en ekstra flaske og gem den til en særlig lejlighed om nogle år. Den vil udvikle sig som god vin – bare blive bedre og bedre i mange år.
Drik den i vinglas til søde desserter, chokolade eller uden noget.

English: We have brewed on this beer on a long time and we finally think it is a should. A very majestic stout with a hint of roasted barley malt, smoke malt, coffee, some spices and to top it all a drop of rum. The beer has been seasoned on oak wood. This beer can stored many years in a dark closet or cellar, but is also ready to drink when it leaves our brewery. Buy an extra bottle and stash it for a special occasion in some years. It will develop like a god wine- only get better and better by the years.

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Samuel214 (1349) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2017
Flaska från SB. Svart med litet beigebrunt skum. Kola, kaffe, rostade toner och en lätt rom-touch. Mellanstor. Ganska torra och rostade toner, ekfat, lite rökiga och brända inslag, aska, lätt touch av chark, torrt bastuträ, blaskig kaffesump. Inte så mycket rom, annat än en lätt sötma och en lite syrlig touch.

Gaultier (1857) - SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2017
Beer tasting @ Jorn69 27/1-17. Bottle from Systembolaget. Roasted malty with chocolate and smokey notes. Body is medium, the finish is dry, roasted and chocolatey.

stifler84 (54) - Klippan, SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2017
Beer tasting at Jorn69, Havris, Ängelholm 170127. Bottled from Systembolaget. Pretty roasted and a sausage smell.

fillepolo (1091) - SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2017
Beer tasting @ Jorn69. Bottle from systembolaget. Pours a dark colour beer with a small head. Roasted malts with chocolate, charkuterier and licorice. Dry finish.

Turtles (2887) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2017
500ml bottle from Systembolaget. Pitch black. Large and dense beige head, good lacing. Roasted barley aroma, coffee up front, peat, ash and wood. Subtle oak and mild booze. Full-bodied, silky mouthfeel, soft carbonated. Rum and oak up front in taste, not as hard roasted as the aroma, woody, bitter cocoa and creamy chocolate. Long-warming and chalky, dry finish with soft alcohol and pleasant bitterness.

dfearnley (2284) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2017
Bottle to pint glass Consummation: Lots of dark chocolate up front, but then toasted malt, smoke and coffee. Finally, the taste of rum and bitterness arises. Adjunct: Very chocolaty and earthy aroma, some vanilla and molasses too; the colour is dark brown, almost black with a light brown, thin creamy head

wlf (717) - DENMARK - JAN 23, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2017 From meny; pours pitch black with a small to medium brown head; aroma is roasted malts, cardboard, cacao, some wood, sweet syrupy; taste is medium sweet, cacao, burnt notes, some cardboard, dark sugars, bitter roasty and slightly alcoholic finish; mouthfeel is syrupy with low to medium carbonation and medium to big body; I don?t really get the rum, hides the alcohol quite well doesn?t feel like 10%

Pedro_Pinho (242) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2017 Nearly black with a thin brown head. Really nice aroma with roasted malt, vanilla, oak and rum. Smooth and really pleasent taste. Low carbonation, full body and excellent mouthfeel. Great beer!

VertBaconStrips (2395) - Blerkablerka, VENEZUELA - JAN 19, 2017
Another night, another Hornbeer. Sure, I could sit on this for years but I’m absolutely done with that mentality. Let’s go! Cocoa, dry wood, rum, ever so slight spice, coffee, vanilla. Everything is subdued but it doesn’t take effort to notice it all. The taste is pretty good. On occasion the intro is stellar, other times it comes across as an unknown. Sweet spice appears on the finish along with the puckering bitterness followed by drool. Oak, cocoa, smoke, and more smoke after a sit. I was having issues with the flavour as it was just all blended up into some unknown pile. Then I realized that this brew NEEDS to be sipped, slowly, to allow my mouth to recover from each sip. Only then was I allowed to get personal with this brew. Wood and more smoke, burnt sugar not wood. Bets better with patience. Don’t drink the sediment - it’s really shitty. I’ll take Hornbeer The Fundamental 1000 times out of 1000 before this one given the choice. Side note - I cannot wait for that DRI show in a couple of months.

Jon3s (59) - - DEC 28, 2016
Black as my soul and adequate head that vanishes rather fast. Roasted malts, figs, coffee, dark rum, oak some other earth notes and spices. Medium sweet. Quite bitter, warm and long finish. All nicely balanced.

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