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


on tap

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RATINGS: 457   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Bottle; Unfiltered.

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fonefan (53728) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2008
Bottle 275ml @ home. [ My UK Beer # 1000 ]
[ Courtesy of Mes_and_Sim ]. [ Vintage 2005 ]. Clear dark black color with a large, creamy, excellent lacing, fully lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, burnt, chocolate, dark berry - forest berry, cigar - tobaco, wood, oak, light alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration. Body is full, texture is oily - syrupy - creamy - smooth, carbonation is soft - flat. Plain and very very complex and very easy to drink ... give me more ;o)) (020708)

yespr (49898) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2007
UPDATED: APR 6, 2008 RBSG07. From 33 cL bottle (2002 version). Aroma with barrel notes and dried raisins. Very dry and slight acidic going very dark roasted malty into the finish.

Bottle from Phil_L, cheers mate! Lovely roasted aroma yet with a slight burning alcohol note. Solid roasted malt flavour with a nice smoothness of chocolate. Lovely liqourice bite. Ends warming alcohol flavoured and acidic roasted malt. Lovely

Ungstrup (39540) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2007
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet mlaty with notes of prunes, alcoho, and oxidation. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of prunes, alcohol, grapefruit, wood, and soy sauce. The alcohol leaves a slight burn in the mouth.

joergen (30211) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2007
Bottle, 2002-vintage. Dark brown coloured with a beige head. Aroma of dried fruits, liquorice and chocolate with dusty notes. Roasted flavour of liquorice, dried fruits and chocolate.

anders37 (28526) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2011
Bottle @ RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting at Dean Swift, Tower Bridge SE1. 2008 edition. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor with woody hints. Has a roasted malty woody chocolate and licorice finish.

madmitch76 (27430) - , 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.

Travlr (27328) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 7, 2010
Bottle. Dark, very dark. Aroma is port wine and plums. Sour, acidic taste with chocolate up front and coffee near the finish. Very nice.

cgarvieuk (27059) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 24, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2018 For my historical ratings see my wifes account sgarvieUK and chrisgarvie

This really is one of my FAV beersBottle at home ... 2012 vintage ... july 7th 2016 ... Dark Black ... thin tan head .. dark oaky chocolate roast... soft toffee chocolate nose .. carbonation on this one a bit light...dark chocolate .. very berries roast malt .. rich chocolate .. massive oak roast 4.4 .. this bottle just doesnt seem tohave held up as well as last weeks 2012

Bottles at fins August 201605 - dark black.. Thin tan lacing... Dark rich chocolate roast malts nose... Dark soya... Rich chocolate... Light thin.. Soft fruits bitter odd thin body 3.8

06 - dark black.. No lacing... Rich sweet chocolate roast malts nose meaty chocolate roast malts.. Smother roast.. Dark chocolate fruit malts ..Light oak 4.3

09 - dark black... Thin tan lacing... Soft woody.. Dark Berries plum fruit nose... Rich dark fruit.. Big oak.. Woody chocolate roast malts.. Heavy roast .. Way more oak than 11.. Big molasis... 4.5

11 - dark black.. Small tan head.. Only one with real head... Dark chocolate. Big sweet oak.. Rich chocolate roast.. Plums figs nose... Dark rich.. Sweet rich chocolate roast 4.7

13 - dark black... Thick tan head.. Dark rich chocolate roast malts ... Dark chocolate roast dry roast malts nose rich chocolate.. Thich rich body.. Rich chocolate heavy chocolate roast.. Thick rich heavy chocolate 4.6,

Bottle at home .. my first 2014 ... dark black ... small tan head ...d ark chocolate ... soft woody oak malt nose ... rich sweet chocolate malts nose ... dark roast .. big sweet oaky chocolate .. massive chocolate ,.. rich soft chocolate orats ... light chocolate oakyness pretty awsome ... 4.8

bottle at home... 2014... Bottle 2... Dark black... Thin tan lacing.. Dark chocolate. Msoft oak.. Light chocolate roast malts nose... Dark chocolate roast.. Soft malts.. Mellow malts.. Light sweet mellow chocolate malts... Big oak

bottle at home Christmas eve 2016...2013 bottle.. Arrrg was meant to be a 2014... Dark black.. Thin tan head.. Soft sweet chocolate roast malts nose... Dark rich chocolate roast.. Heavy oak.. Smooth chocolate.. Big soft smooth chocolate.. Light woody oak malts... Smooth..soft easy chocolate roast 4.8

bottle at home ,,, 2014 bottle Drunk Jan 2017 ... dark black ... thin tan lacing ... dark oak chocolate roast malts nose .. heavy rich roast malts nose .. sweet chocolate .. massive rich roast ... heavy roast .. swet chocolate .. massive oak .. long soft oak .. rich smooth chocolate .. woody roats .. 4.7

bottle at home 2014 vintage Drunk March 2017 ... dark black .. small tan head ... massive oaky woody .. ligth sweet cholate roast malt nose .. dark viscous chocolate malts .. heavy sweet chocolate .. big oaky vanilla ... sweet chcolate .. dark oaky plums and chocolate ... long long lomng oak finish 4.3

bottle at home 2015 vintage drunk October 2nd 2017 ... guess what .. dark black ... with smalll dark brown tan head .. meaty oaky woody chocolate roast malts nose ... rich plums figs and oaky chocolate .. soft sweet malts .. tiny soya ... light saltyness ... soft smooth oaky chocolate 4.7

Bottle at home 2015 version drunk Jan 2018... Dark black ... thick tan head ... soft oaky woody chocolate roast malt nose .. dark sweet rich chocoolate malts.. heavy sweet roast ... woody chocoalate ... big oak woody malts .. 4.7

oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2008
Bottled. Black colour, small beige head. Aroma is vanilla, roasted malts, wooden sourness, some chocolate and vanilla. Flavour is the same along with some warming alcohol feeling as well as mild coffee in the finish. A very balanced brew.

omhper (26356) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2008
Bottled at RBESG. Black as night, beige head. Evident vanilla and oak aroma with cocoa and coffee underneath. Fairly sweet with full body. Careful soft chococlate and coffee flavour. Quite reminiscent of Kaggen, but with more oak and sweetness. Less salty licorice and more oak than in the regular version. Very well made.

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