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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 611   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2013
A - Dark brown-black with a finger of frothy chocolate colored head. Fades fairly slowly. S - Roasted dark chocolate and caramel malts, roasted coffee, black licorice, molasses, cocoa, touch of dark fruit, vanilla, and booze. T - Roasted dark chocolate and caramel malts, roasted coffee, cocoa, molasses, black licorice, earthy hops, bit of dark fruits, vanilla, and booze. M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a roasted, sweet, warming finish. D - Nice coffee imperial stout. Good balance.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rafax (139) - POLAND - DEC 2, 2016
On tap. Jet black with medium brown head and very good lacing. Very strong and very solid aromas of coffee, little bit chocolate and some very light notes of roasted malts. Almost full body, sweet start with some roasted malts in taste, pleasant and silky mouth feel and light bitter finish - bitterness could be stronger. Very well balanced, only light alcohol warming. Amazing stuff!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trapped (2478) - New York, TURKEY - NOV 20, 2016
Draught @ Mikkeller Bangkok. Inky black with small foamy tan head, sharp coffee beans aroma, medium carbonation, mocha-oatmeal taste with slight alcohol undertones, thick body, longish mocha finish. Very well balanced imperial stout, the high alcohol content is mostly unnoticeable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (12837) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2016
(375ml bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, coffee, roasted malt, and toffee. Flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fiulijn (19614) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 1, 2016
Bottle from The Gull, North Vancouver
Impenetrable black color with generous persistent brown head. The aroma reveals heavily roasted coffee and bread crust, I fear ashes. Liquid dark chocolate flows on the tongue like silk, the moderate sweetness and espresso complement it to perfection, while the alcohol and roastiness add to the balance in the final. Very close to the coffee filled chocolates called Pocket Coffee.
Here I am, sitting in Vancouver, and I cant help but thinking how the Danish/Belgian are still parsecs away when its about brewing a solid Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (2758) - Earth & Jacksonville (weekends), Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2016
Bottle split with peole. Pours the part. Nice coffe profile. Some molassis too. Body is big and burly, silky mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mice (841) - FINLAND - OCT 22, 2016
Deep dark brown beautiful beer with beige head. Aroma has licorice and roasted milk coffee. Taste has sugar, cyrup, roasted coffee. Full body, very sweet, cyrup. Low carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (1558) - LUXEMBOURG - OCT 22, 2016
Black with a deep brown hue and a tan head. Good viscous lacings. Aromas of chocolate malts, caramel and coffee predominate with subtle hints of earthy, roasted malts and some herbal note develop. Fine carbonation slick-creamy and viscous with a full body. Sweet with a light roast bitterness. Lasting finish makes you wonder to get drunk due to the abv or hyperactive due to the coffee. Eitherway good job!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beezydrunkit (29) - Alabama, USA - OCT 3, 2016
Bottle at home. Black/brown with frothier head. Nose gets black coffee bean, milk chocolate, caramel, lactose. Taste is smooth. Not too bitter. Mellow milk chocolate coffee with dark roasty malt flavors. Medium heavy body. Easy drinker for 10+abv. Really good coffee forward stout. Simple and straight forward. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MetalNHopHead (1573) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Well, To l seems to have come up with the perfect name for its huge, coffee-infused Imperial Stout. Charred barley and earthy roasted coffee aromas. Despite the big espresso-like aroma, Goliats flavors are actually pretty approachable. There is a bitter coffee note, but its quickly followed by a creaminess that compares to cappuccino and chocolate. In an afternoon with several Scandinavian Imperial Stouts this was one of my favorite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HuskerTan (1802) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle. A- Espresso, burnt cocoa, dark chocolate, roasty. A- Black color, black liquid, dark brown head. T- Espresso, roasty, burnt sugars, sweet cream, slightly bitter. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter finish. O- Choke full of heavy espresso and burnt sugars. Almost a little too sweet at points. Nonetheless a solid beer.

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