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RATINGS: 1046   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Our take on the stout brewed by 18th century English brewers for the Russian Imperial Court of Catherine II. The special malted barley in this intense and massive brew delivers rich flavors like dark chocolate, coffee and anise.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodzilla79 (90) - Maryland, USA - DEC 16, 2010
Nutty, Molasses, earthy. I like this beer. It needs to be served in a goblet type glass to really get the flavors and aromas, but its good and on par with more expensive stouts.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
avantdagare (251) - Malm, Sweden, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2017
4 finger beige head, black body. Nose: Dark chocolate, rasins, tar, dates, licorice, and coffee. Taste: Dark chocolate, dates, licorice, tar, raisins, soy-sauce, hint of bitter coffee, cocoa-nibs and Kahlua. Semi-long, semi-bitter ending.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBHansen (903) - Kge, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2017
Bottle @ Wordenskjolds. Appearance: clear black with good beige creamy head and lacing. aroma/taste: caramel, bread, coffee, chocolate, light dark fruits, light alcohol and licorice. palette: strong roasted malty aroma, medium carbonation, full body, average to notable sweetness, balanced by an average bitterness, long duration and an oily texture. Overall - very nice and smooth imp stout.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
elosop (386) - SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2016 Kolsvart med rdbeige tunt skum. Doftar lite syrlig brnd karamell och kaffe. Smaken mycket fyllig, syrlig, lite pepprig, bitter och alkoholanstruken med kaffe och karamellsta som dominerar. Eftersmaken lng med lite sur kaffe- och maltsmak. P grnsen till vermogen.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13828) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2016
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Licorice and chocolate. Heavy bitter very roasted flavor. Some coffee notes. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikkellund42 (825) - DENMARK - OCT 29, 2016
Bottle. Pours opaque black with huge espresso brown head. Aroma is deep roasted notes is malt, coffee and bread but also soy sauce and port wine. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter, medium umami and light salty. Body is oily with light carbonation. Finish is long and mostly bitter with notes of heavily roasted malt, soy sauce, burnt sugar, salty Amarelli licorice drops, espresso and roasted coffee beans. Very intense and rich.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (2648) - Odense C, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2016
Bottle @ courtesy dedollewaiter. Pours pitch black with a brown head. Aroma of deep choco, soy, licorice, touch of salt. Taste is quite heavy choco, deep roast, licorice, light fruity which suits it well, warming and quite drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bamsen78 (5274) - Snderborg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2016
Bottle from MiP, thamk you and Happy Birthday, my friend! Pours cloudy nearly black with creamy, stable dark tan head. Dark aroma of malt, fruit and roast, with notes of coffee and chocolate. Sweetish flavour of malt, chocolate and fruit, with bitter, roasty and coffeelike notes. Roasty and estery aftertaste with notes of malt. Creamy mouthfeel. Warming alcohol presence. Well-balanced and good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ken1 (1952) - DENMARK - SEP 7, 2016
Aroma: Dark roasted malt and coffee with chocolate and fruits. Flavour: Dark roasted coffee with chocolate, sweey fruits and slight raisins. Finish is dry and roasted. Mouthfeel is creamy with alcoholic warmth. Colour: Black with a creamy brown head.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (10572) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle [email protected] - black pour with tan head. Roasted malty with chocolate and caramel, some liquorice and aniseed coming in, some burnt malty nuances, roasted finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (8129) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle. It pours jet black with a medium beige head. Its ashy and roasted with pouch tobacco and chocolate notes. Some soy in the flavor. Classic Impy stout.


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