gnoff (9869) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2015 First rating
50 cl bottle from Systembolaget in Nordstan. At ekstedt’s x-mas beer tasting, on December 14, 2012.
Dark brown to black color, brown head. Sweet, coffee, hoppy scent. Hoppy, roasted, coffee taste. Coffee aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.
Bottle at SB&WF 2015, Thursday October 1, 2015.
Very dark brown to black color, brown head. Sweet, chololate, cocoa, alcohol, hints of liqourice scent. Light metallic, grainy, chocolate, cocoa, alchol taste. Warming alcohol. Resin aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
gyllenbock (8572) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at SBWF 2012.
Black with a small tan head. Slightly tart aroma and taste of wood, roasted malt, licorice, chocolate and notes of hops. Rather creamy mouthfeel. Tasty stuff.
Cuso (8200) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 25, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from trade with Nisse666, many thanks, man. Very dark brown color with surprisingly huge beige head.Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee, dark malt, hops. Taste, dark chocolate, vanilla, cocoa beans, some nuts, hops. Alcohol is dangerously hidden. Dry finish. went nicely with Christmas sweets. Tasty.
Svesse (8148) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Bottle, Stockholm Beer Festival, 28 Sep 2012) Black colour with brief, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of black coffee, dark chocolate, cacao and a touch of liquorice. Malty, roasted taste with black coffee, dark chocolate, cacao, liquorice and a generous, fresh coffee bitterness in the finish. Almost full body, with just a touch of sweetness. Very tasty and well balanced, with alcohol fairly well hidden. Excellent imperial stout!
Plovmand (8020) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 5, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours black with a creamy beige head. The aroma is oat, dark roasted malt, licorice, chocolate and a good bunch of hops. The flavor is bitter roasted with notes of chocolate and dark fruit. Good hoppy balance. Bit thin.
Geokkjer (7514) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a tiny off-white head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, chocolate and malt. Flavor is sweet and roasted with some coffee, grains,chocolate and brown sugar. Medium body, average carbonation.
teorn88 (7482) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
50cl bottle shared at Chriso’s Xmas Tasting 2015, London. From Chriso’s private rotbox. It pours a clean dark brown with minimal white head. Aroma is plenty of roasty coffee notes. Taste is sweet and caramel upfront then more roasted coffee chocolate notes. Overall, very tasty
The_Osprey (7440) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle share at Chriso’s. Thanks! As ’Mohawk Whiteout Stout’, 9.7%. Very dark brown, red hue, small foamy tan head. Aroma is coffee, red berry, soft chilli. Body is medium, tingly carbonation, smooth. Taste is earthy, toffee sweet, smooth, rounded, touch of vanilla. Pretty tasty stuff.
larsga (7407) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Big brown head. Opaque black body goes hazy dark brown at edges.
Roasty earthy dusty aroma with metallic notes. Dry-sweet roasty
earthy toasted rice taste with lacquer and spice notes. Full-bodied.
Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish earthy licorice and toasted rice
aftertaste with mealy alcoholic notes. Quite nice, but a bit harsh
and dense. (0.33l bottle, from Systembolaget, Torp.)
Cunningham (7390) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2013
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Appearance: Sinful dark and subtle red color, with a creamy beige head. Nice lacing.
Aroma: Rich roasted malt, coffee, hoppy and chocolate.
Palate: Full body. Moderate sweet and a fine bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Complex and heavy stuff. Roasted malt, coffee, light fruity, hoppy and some chocolate. Well hidden alcohol.
Overall impression: It is not often I notice hopps in Imperial stout. It was not to difficult in this one. Lovely tasty powerful ale. I am a big Mohawk fan!
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget in Strömstad, Sweden.