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Brewed by Lervig Aktiebryggeri
Style: Imperial Stout
Stavanger, Norway
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 458   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A few Brazilian brewers came all the way to Norway to brew a big giant of a stout. Keeping in line with giants we tossed a few magic beans in the brew for good measure. Ingredients: water, malt, hops, yeast, tonka and coco beans.

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4.1
Svesse (9114) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2018
(Draught at White Horse, Parson's Green, London, 25 Nov 2017) Black colour with dense, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with dark chocolate, cacao, coffee, caramel, vanilla and a touch of cinnamon. Malty, roasted taste with notes of cacao, vanilla, coffee, cinnamon, ginger and a balanced cacao bitterness in a warming finish. Full body, with a certain sweetness. Solid and well made, with lots of chocolate and vanilla. Alcohol fairly well hidden. Excellent beer!

3
javiercrasher (725) - Granada, SPAIN - FEB 11, 2018
Compleja y espectacular en nariz. Chocolate, vainilla, alguna especia. Cremosa. Sin rastro del alcohol. Pero en boca excesivamente dulce. BOTELLA. Batch 110917. BB 11/09/20??

3.8
jookos (7202) - FINLAND - FEB 3, 2018
bottle, 12%. black. sweet malty, chocolately, bit syrupy, maple surypy nose. full bodied, thick, soft, smooth, delicious. A big disserty, but not too sweet, soft imperial stout. Would probably go on icecream even.

4.5
Beerwithwings (345) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2018 bottle at home. this hides its alcohol very well. not sure what are tonka beans are. my mind things they are like kidney beans. they is a big vanilla taste in the beer. little carbonation although doesnt spoil the beer. very little head. the biggest flavour is vanilla and seems to take over the beer

4.4
hauxe (1063) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - JAN 13, 2018
Pours black from the bottle Virtually no head and what there is soon fades. Aroma. This is undoubtedly the beer’s strength. A heady mix of vanilla and spice greets the nose. The unusual spice flavors reminded me of a Christmas cake and pumpkin pie all in one. No doubt the tonka beans, which is something that’s new to me. Truly a dessert beer. Taste is sweet full of raisins, spice and vanilla. No trace of the 13% ABV. Body is heavy, thick and syrupy. This exceeded my expectations in a positive way. Excellent.

3.7
leaparsons (10906) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2018 Bottle, Brewklopedia, Leicester. Dark brown with a thin beige head. Earthy rich coffee with dark berries. Dark berries with vanilla oak barrel. Spicy. Gritty dark chocolate. Marzipan alcohol. Oily. Burnt toffee. Booze is not hidden. A bit rough.

4.6
Dermi (1200) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 12, 2018
33 cl, bottled. 12 % abv version. BF 16/11/27 161117. Pours black with a minimal brown head. Aroma: Lovely desserty chocolate, vanilla, coffee. Taste: Slight bitterness, sweet. Very nice chocolate notes, wood, biscuits. Very dessert-like notes. Palate: Syrupy, full body. Lingering sweetness with some balancing bitterness. Excellent sweet brew.

3.7
Pinball (12641) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2018
pitch dark small offwh head aroma is spicy brow cackes. flavor is beowncaces roasted malts

3.2
mile (4088) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2018
Bottle (12%). Very dark brown - almost black, no head. Moderate to full, malty and sugary sweetish aroma, some caramel and roasted malt with coffee, light licorice. Body is full, malty and sugary sweetish flavor, some caramel and light roasted malt, some coffee with light licorice and faint alcohol. Finish is average, malty and sugary sweetish, some caramel and light roasted malt, some coffee, light licorice and alcohol. Way too sweet for me. Lacks head.

3.8
Zaaza (25) - - JAN 9, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2018 12% version. Sweet dessert-like imperial stout with lots of flavours. Quite too sweet.


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