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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 348   ABV: 11.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smoked Imperial Stout brewed with smoked malt, molasses and brown sugar, aged in oak bourbon barrels. Somber and smoky, BARFLY saunters into the room slowly. Thick smoke. Cool swagger. Good wood. Too much brass. Sticky leather. Slow glances. Lingering looks. A bit of sass. The only thing that didn’t make the glass was maraschino cherry. Bring your own and wear out your welcome. Part of the 2010 Pop Ten Series. December 2010.

Rebrewed in 2014

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3.8
fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear dark black colour with a small to average to large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, smoke, tar. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dark malt, dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110918]

4
yespr (45425) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is thick dark and roasted malt. Dark roasted malty and chocolate. Thick malty, liqourice and dark roasted malty. Chocolate and hardroasted malty flavoured. Thick malty and roasted dry finish.

3.8
Ungstrup (37561) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of smoke, soy sauce, and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, alcohol, smoke, and some soy sauce, leading to a dry, roasted finish.

4.2
joergen (28106) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate, liquorice and alcohol. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate and liquorice with notes of oak and alcohol. Roasted finish.

4
anders37 (26605) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with weak smoke hints. Roasted malty smoky chocolate flavor. has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.9
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of Masterski. Pours an incredibly pitch black with a small brown head. Sweet and salty heavy roast aroma. Very solid body, carbonation is low, thick and syrupy, sweet roast, quite some raisins and other dark fruits. There’s and underlying yeastiness. Warming alcohol finish. No real smokiness though. 180911

3.7
madmitch76 (24791) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2014
28th November 2014
Bottle share at Bruce’s pad. Thanks to our host. Opaque dark brown beer, small tan head. Palate is airy with very mild carbonation. Dense and slightly savoury dark malts. Little malt cream. Raisin and prune fruits. Savoury finish, not too much smoke. Very rich and tasty.

4.2
Travlr (24667) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle courtesy of SHIG, thank you sir! Pours jet black, admits no light, dark brown head that settles to an edge. Aroma of vanilla, burnt licorice, stewed prunes. Taste is fruity espresso, vanilla, dark fruit, booze. This is a big one. Tasty.

3.8
Leighton (21235) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Bruce. Pours oily black with a slight, frothy tan head. Lots of well roasted dark malts in the nose, dark fruits. Medium sweet flavor with very subtle smoked malts, burnt earth, touches of peat, sugary dark fruits. Full bodied with fine to average carbonation. Modest warmth on the finish, more dark cocoa, dark fruits, some leather, a bit of earthy bitterness. Not bad.

4.1
fiulijn (20492) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2012
Tasting at Papsø’s
Black color; small brown head. Nice aroma, roasted malts, biscuity, with leather. God body strength; very good flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, some cookies, leather, tar; a bit salty too; medium sweetness, strong bitterness, and pleasant alcohol warmth. Excellent.


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