Brewed by Old Chimneys
Style: Imperial Stout
Diss, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 448   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Bottle; Unfiltered.

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madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2013 23rd March 2008
2005 Bottle.
Woody nose. Delicious chocolate, wood, coffee and cream imperial stout. Lingering aromatic woody finish.

5th November 2011
2009 Bottle
Nate2Gs Birthday Bash at Kernel. Semi dry and smooth. Rich sweet woody goodness with mild vanilla and mild whisky. Semi dry finish. Deserves the hype - a lovely beer.

2nd December 2011
2007 Bottle
Semi opaque dark brown beer. Little tan head. Soft but dry palate. Woody toasted coconut. Mild whisky. Dry finish. Lovely.

4th January 2013
2010 Bottle
THE stout tasting Pt1. Softish light palate with mild carbonation. Sweet dark malts with a little dark chocolate. Mild tangy whisky. Mild dark fruits and a trace of coffee. Dark chocolate again before the smooth finish. Lovely balance.

INDASTRIA (129) - Berlin & Rome, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2012 cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts aroma very pitch black body heavy sweetness, lightly bitter with tons of both sweet, bitter chocolate and coffee taste medium body, oily/creamy texture long and fantastic finish. A very masterpiece. Best IS i had maybe.

Odeed (1806) - Bakersfield, California, USA - DEC 28, 2010
(Sample from Irishboy)Black body with not much head.Aroma and flavor are of what I would say oak along with some black liquorice and chocolate.Very tasty and interesting all at the same time.

tobydarling (31) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2010
275ml bottle, 2006. Pours like treacle, black, no head. Resin, raisins, coconut. Amazingly smooth and rich without cloying. Coconut, almond, mincemeat, spices, dark fruits, chocolate, liquorice

ChrisHSOTE (22) - Somerset, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2010
Pours amazingly thick, wonderful coconut and dark fruits aroma. Slick mouthful and full of flavour. Possibly the best imperial stout I have ever had

Meilby (11692) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2010
Bottle 330ml from 2006 @ fonefan
Pours pitch black with very thin tan head. Aroma has notes of oak, vanilla, bourbon, coffee and chocolate. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Texture is oily with soft carbonation.

MiP (15973) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2012 Bottle, 11%. Distinct vanilla aroma, bourbon barrel. Almost black colour. Oily mouthfeel, rather sugary. The flavour is nicely sweet with lots of vanilla. Late barley bitterness. --- Same version, I think, 2 years later. The aroma still has a lot of vanilla, cigarbox. Very low carbonation, almost flat. Sweetish flavour, good vanilla note. Not boozy in spite of its strength. Would have liked a bit more carbonation.

saxo (19522) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
Bottle at fonefan tasting. Medium head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are bourbon, vanilla, roast malt, chocolate and coffee.

chrisv10 (18504) - DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
Bottle from FOneFan from 2006. Very dark brown with tiny beige head. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, wood and bourbon.

zathrus13 (1776) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - NOV 21, 2010
Bottle, thanks Ken. Pours black, with no head. Aroma is roasted malt, dark fruit, wine, alcohol, bourbon, vanilla, and coffee. Flavor is fruit, smoke, roasted malt, vanilla, wine, bourbon, and alcohol. No carbonation, and some would certainly have improved this.

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