The_Osprey (9876) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2018
February 2018 - Friday bottleshare at Partizan Brewery. Huuge bottle shared with big thanks to Kenny. As 'Mikkeller Stella 4', white wax, 9.8%, #011/558. Pours an opaque black, foamy brown head leaves full lacing. Aroma is earthy, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, booze. Body is light and frothy with tingly carbonation. Taste is spicy and boozy, cocoa powder and bourbon biscuit. Tasty stuff. (7-4-8-3-16=3.8) MrTipple (7282) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2018
2Feb2018 Dark chocolate, cacao, dark, toasted malts, charcoal. Hazy, very dark brown, small, creamy, white head. Medium sweet. More sweet chocolate, dark molasses, sweet, dried, dark fruits, prunes, sweet, dark roast coffee, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Beautiful Impy, rich and complex, well-balanced. Bottle shared at Partizan - thanks to madmitch76! madmitch76 (26850) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2018
2nd February 2018Scopey (16528) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2018
Partizan Bottleshare. Opaque dark brown beer, small tan head. Smooth palate, modest fine carbonation. Smooth sweet dark malts, trace of cream. Little tangy fruits. Light smooth finish brings a little coffee. Smooth soft sweetish finish. Superior sweet stout. Not an Impy. Aged well.
Magnum at Partizan. It pours opaque jet black with a small tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt, bitter - sweet, milk chocolate, rocky road, brownie, Maltesers and mars bar. The taste is dry, bitter - sweet, tangy, milk chocolate, dark fruits, fruit cake, maltsers, mars bar, toasty, fruit tea and tannin with a drying finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Has aged quite well. Rather fun. Leighton (23090) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2018
Bottle shared in Bermondsey / many thanks to Mitch. Pours deep brown with a frothy, khaki head. The nose has a lot dark malts, chocolate, mellow roast. Big sweet flavour, lots of sugary chocolate, touches of smoke, ash, raisins. Full bodied, lily and chewy, with fine carbonation. Warming finish, sticky with sugars, some burnt caramel, more chocolate, ripe berries, more raisins. Great fun. Fairly intense in its sweetness. Bit fun.
skortila (6025) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2017
Bottled. Old note. Aroma has chocolate, bit roast, hint of fruitiness. Black coloured beer with a thin head. The taste is slightly sourish, has roast, chocolate, lactics, some booze. Nice. Inbreak (6826) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 12, 2017
12.04.2017, 1,5l bottle (#63/558) shared @ BBGTC tasting:ClubGonzo (5683) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 12, 2017
Big light brown creamy longlasting head. Aroma is mild sour-ish roasted, dark malts, minerals, sour-ish roasted grain, grass, orange liquor, oak, sour-ish roasted coffee, lactose, toast, licorice, chocolate. Taste is sweet and mild sour-ish roasted, dark sugar, lactose, roasted grain, minerals, toast, orange liquor, oak, ashes, grass, weeds. Medium bitterness, slightly watery and sweet mineraly mouthfeel. Nice enough, slightly better than last time.
01.05.2014, 1,5l bottle (#323/558) sampled @ Mikkeller HQ:
Nice light brown creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is mild and slightly sweet, dark malts, dark sugar, lactose, grass, coffee, roasted grain, alcohol, licorice. Taste is very sweet, dark malts, sugar, lactose, ashtray, cocoa, hay, oak, grass. Medium bitterness, slightly dry watery mouthfeel. Fair enough.
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Pours a jet black body with a medium off-white head. Nose is chocolate, dates, wood, licorice, grains and hints of caramel, citrus and condensed milk. Taste is chocolate, cocoa powder, caramel, coffee and hints of licorice and nuts. Full, creamy body, medium to soft carbonation. A bit sweet, but very nice. The uber-creamy body is a fantastic treat in itself. ej (1330) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 12, 2017
Bottle 63/558. Pours a jet black body with a large fluffy tan head. Aroma is amazing. Chocolate, orange, cognac, roasted malts and wood. Taste is sweet, roasty with hints of cocoa, milk chocolate and bitter wood. Medium to full bodied with avg to soft co2. DroolYeast (1819) - Odder, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle @ Mikkeller Aarhus. Aroma of smooth black malt, milk chocolate, some vanilla, sweet milk-ish. Black colour, lasting tan head. Heavy sweet and light+ malt bitter. Full body, thick sirupy feel, sweet chocolate finish.