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

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RATINGS: 471   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
VertBaconStrips (2389) - 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.

4.1
Jon3s (58) - - 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.

4.2
jzi (314) - POLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.7
reebtogi (6277) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 22, 2016
500ml bottle pours deep black in color with a finger and a half of light brown head that settles quickly leaving no lacing on the glass. Aroma is chocolate and roasted grains with dark fruits, rum and hints of vanilla. Taste is a dark fruit and chocolate malty sweetness with a roasted grain and citrusy hop bitterness finishing with the rum and oaky notes. Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, a well crafted stout that suits the style well and hides the alcohol well, making it relatively easy to drink.

4
Bosbouw (2925) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2016
Mooie bruine, bijna zwarte kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt houtig, vat, ziltig, piratenschip. Smaakt gerookt, houtig, ziltig, rum.

3.7
hansvf (898) - - DEC 15, 2016
Ruikt naar hout en gerookte kip. Beetje asbak. Lekker, beetje alcoholisch.......

4
Abijen (2571) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2016
Donker bruin bier met een kleine beige schuim kraag. Ruikt gerookt, moutig, geroosterd, hout. Smaakt geroosterd, mout, koffie, gerookt, rum, tabak.

4
Speko (414) - DENMARK - DEC 15, 2016
Bottle 0,5. Pours pitch black with large beige foamy head. Good retention. Aroma of dark chocolate, dark fruits, raisins, wood, hint of vanilla. Taste is coffee, dark fruits, orange peel, vanilla, cocoa, spices, chalk, some smole and tobacco in the aftertaste, where the rum emerges. Sweet with dry and nice biterness in the finish. Creamy and oily texture, full body and soft carbonation.

4.1
Jashiu (1324) - Gdañsk, POLAND - DEC 5, 2016
Tap @Hevelka 2016 Zaklęte Rewiry stand

Backlog. GREAT aroma and taste, rum scents and taste mix with cocoa, chocolate and coffee. Very rich and thick - and sweet! Great desert stout! Great job at hiding the alcohol.

4.2
Arek (1138) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Tap 0.3 l, 4Hops, Wrocław, Poland.
Czarne piwo o ciemnobeżowej, kremowej pianie oraz słodkawym, rumowym aromacie. W smaku gęste, lekko słodkawe, zdecydowanie kawowe z wyrazistymi nutami rumowymi i rozgrzewającym, wytrawnym finiszem.


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