Põhjala / To Øl Cellar Series - Taanilinn Cognac BA

Brewed by Põhjala
Style: Imperial Stout
Tallinn, Estonia
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
Taanilinn is the Estonian for Danish Town - this is where the capital Tallinn got its name from and this is where Denmark got their national flag Dannebrog in 1219, when it fell from the sky.
Põhjala and To Øl created this beer together to honour the old Danish heritage of Tallinn. Deep complex oatmeal stout aged for months on Cognac barrels, spiced with all the best from the liquors of Estonia.

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AndySnow (8111) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2017
How: Bottle.
Where: J. R. Schramm’i Keller, Tartu.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Chocolate, caramel, roasted malt, some liquorice, vanilla.
Body: Full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, roasted malt, alcohol, dried fruit, vanilla.

pkomar (529) - Poznan, POLAND - AUG 4, 2017
Great imperial stout with decent barrel influence (cognac giving some fruity notes) and also decent amount of spices adding some depth. Overall a beer is well balanced with additions keeping it interesting.

Travlr (26075) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2017
Bottle at Schrammi. Dark brown color tan head. Aroma of brown sugar and booze. Taste is very very sweet caramel and vanilla and booze.

L_Lovecraft (716) - - JUN 22, 2017
Cocoa, roasted notes, medicinal herbs, cognac, black with a thin brown head, medium/full body, carbonation is quite soft, beautiful bitter notes of coca and again herbs, pleasant warming/woody final...definitely an extraordinary beer.

BlazerT (1249) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - MAY 15, 2017
Butelka (thanks Mart). Najlepsze piwo estońskiego kraftu, a zarazem najlepsza Pohjala. Po otwarciu uderza słodycz, mleczna czekolada, dużo czekolady, poza tym cafe latte, melasa, troszkę nut beczkowo-drewnianych. Super przełamane ciemnymi owocami w tle - śliwki, rodzynki. Nuty tego koniaku praktycznie cąłkowicie zdominowane przez słodowo-czekoladowy charakter. Słodkie, ulepkowate, alkohol praktycznie niewyczuwalny. Klasa.

DesertDevil (699) - Arizona, USA - APR 18, 2017
12-oz bottle courtesy of AlbusDumbledore. Muted sweet cognac blends with slight anise on the nose. Soft cognac sweetness dominates the taste with a melange of indeterminable spices floating faintly beneath. Near the conclusion, charred malt and anise come to the fore; the licorice flavor lingers awhile on the tongue. the beer possesses a velvety smooth body (likely thanks to the oatmeal in the malt bill). A delightful sipper of a brew.

mateuszk (2769) - Poznań, POLAND - APR 5, 2017
Bottle. Quite sweet in overall, great coffee and chocolate flavours, lightly roasted with quite lots of cognac notes. Medium body, smooth texture, soft carbonation. Alcohol nicely mellowed and shows just with nice warming after sip. Great one.

rosenbergh (11799) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 31, 2017
330 ml bottle. Feb 13th 2016 at the Beer Hunter’s, Pori, Finland.
Black color with a small mid-brown head. Roasted malt, sweetness, cognac, chocolate and dark fruits in the aroma. The flavor is really intense with roasted malt, vanilla, dark fruits, alcohol, dessert wine and woody dryness. Super smooth, balanced and tasty.

nordic (652) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle 0,33. Dark black color, big nice creamy head. Rich aroma: roasted, coffee, chocolate, toffee, wood. Taste: heavy sweet, moderately bitter, coffee, warming alcohol, wood. Full body. Well balanced with hidden ABV.

Koelschtrinker (21489) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 6, 2017
Intensiver, trocken schokoladiger Beginn. Andeutungsweise alkoholisch, wenig intensive Holznoten. Sehr leicht herb, steigend süß. Weich, mild röstig, ganz leicht bitter. Nett. 8/10/11/11/12/11

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