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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 636   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
The great warrior of Gath. The mighty champion of the Philistines. Embedded in ancient folklore and religion. Coming from the World of Old. His size and stature is not human. He is bigger. The armor of Goliat is black. Creamy black lacings. Stands with a towering height. He can grab elements from both earth and heaven. Earthy, roasted, notes from the earth. Warming, pungent, sweet notes from the skies. His heart is beating slowly, almost endlessly slow. This man is thought to be invincible!

Ingredients: Water, barley malt, roasted barley, dark cassonade sugar, flaked oats, hops, gourmet coffee and yeast.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oqnid (131) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 20, 2015
19oct15 -->Imperial Stout noire, 10.1%, 375ml -noir absolut, pétrole; mousse veloutée moka -nez café (doux), vanille, cacao, alcool (arrière), fruits rouges -entrée de biscuits à l'avoine, vanille, liqueur de café (sucré) -ronde; chaleur d'alcool -finale graine de café brut, chocolat noir, fruits rouges; amertume de café, alcool Co=3.5 Arô=3 Am=2.5 Su=3.5 Arr-g=3 Ac=1.5 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SuperTiti33 (888) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 19, 2015
Noire. Fin collet beige. Nez: malté. Biscuit. Chocolat au lait. Nougat. Bouche: très riche. Vanillé. Biscuit à l'avoine. Chocolaté. Café latté. Légèrement anisé. Mélasse. Finale sèche et cacaoté. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (2001) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 16, 2015
Bottle to pint glass Chocolate, hazelnut, coffee, roasted malt, and coffee. Its dark brown with a huge, frothy, 3 cm head, that reduces fairly quickly to 1cm. Theres a lot of lacing as a result. Taste is primarily coffee with chocolate, light sourness, caramel and toasted malt.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vincent68 (678) - Nitra, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 16, 2015
Čapované v Beer Time Nitra. Tmavá nepriehladná farba, nahnedlá pena, výrazná aróma kávy s niečím ostrejším. Nižšia rezkosť, chuť plná nasládlá, káva, káva, káva. Zážitok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1998) - Arizona, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Draft. Black. Rich frothy creamy light brown layer of foam. Coffee. Cream. Sugar. Lots of sugar. Bigger medium body. Mild bitter. Mild to medium roast. Sweet. Coffee character is excellent. Too sweet. Hard to finish actually.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AWISLguy (2863) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 5, 2015
500ml bomber from Beer Bazaar. A bit of a foamy pour, heavily black body with a brown head, leaving a lot of lace. Nose is like diving into a chocolate coffee bean. Caramel. Light vanilla. But luscious, big, green coffee beans. Taste has more of a chocolate cocoa lead, with espresso, some lactose and caramel solidly there. Raw and a bit rough. Full bodied with a bit of alcohol. Finishes to the roasty bitter side of bittersweet. Definite fan. 15.9

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luengus (48) - - SEP 26, 2015
Average creamy dark brown lasting head with murky black body. Heavy malt molasses and coffee with smoke touch. Full creamy body with soft carbonation and bitter finish. Long duration flavor. Slightly sweet and heavy bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeLaChasse (1) - LUXEMBOURG - SEP 9, 2015 does not count
Coffee (and some chocolate) comes thorough nicely. Sugar does too, a little too much in the finish, but still a great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
RaijinSen (382) - POLAND - SEP 8, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2015 Pours very thick, black colour with an apology for a head (which is not a flaw considering the high abv). Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee, roasted... subdued. Really sweet in the taste with chocolate and coffee, some noble alcohol and long, roasted finish. Very good beer but... in fact it is a bit too ordinary and lacks some compexity - I can find Polish Baltic Porters that offer more - both in the aroma and the taste (providing they are in their top form).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (10070) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
Bottle. Viscous near black with a finely bubbled tan head. Bitter roast and raw coffee, undertones of capsicum and caramel, lots of residual sugars, very sweet with a bitter finish. Not as grand as Id expected-- a bit simple; sweet without complexity.

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