To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 657   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Pours black with small tan head and some light lace. Aroma is roast coffee, alcohol. Big black coffee flavor with some sweet malt lingering in the background. Just short of full body, warming alcohol, sweet coffee, dry, sticky finish.

easyrest (1) - POLAND - JUL 16, 2017 does not count
coffee, chocolate, coffee, floral, basement aromas, vanilla, black, clear, rocky head, medium sweetness, lightly sour, umami, medium bitterness, full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

tombyars (1702) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2017
Tasted this in the Doghouse, Glasgow on the 30th June 2017. Keg, 1/3 pint. Dull black in colour with a tan head. Strong malty aroma with strong coffee and blackcurrant fruit evident on the long nose. Fantastic creamy mouthfeel and good lacing. Dark malt complex gives an immense depth of flavour with rich notes of treacle fudge, molasses, Colombian chocolate, mocha coffee and blackcurrant fruit are all in there. No hops detected in the aftertaste, so runs straight through into the malt. Sweet flavours of chocolate liqueur, mocha coffee, expensive high cocoa content dark chocolate, intense vanilla pods, dry blackcurrant fruit all in the mouth. This is a sipping Imperial Stout and it really is powerful stuff but it might be too sweet for some!

artemb (988) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 10, 2017
Look: pitch black, thin beige head. Aroma: wet stale ground coffee. Taste: sweet with light acidity and light bitterness. Flavour: coffee, rum, some earthy notes. Good. Too coffee.

GhostS (365) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 10, 2017
Aromă medie, spre puternică, cu multă cafea proaspăt măcinată, malț prăjit înăcrit, ceva gudron, fructe negre. Gust intens, moderat dulce, malț prăjit, cafea măcinată învechită, sirop de zahăr cu puțin alcool, ceva note de fructe negre. Foarte bună, dar prea dulce.

dnicolaescu (2561) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 10, 2017
BOTTLE 37 CL shared. Pitch black, dark espresso head. Lots of earthy coffee, coffee grounds, a little acrid coffee. Too much coffee here! Sweet lactose style impy taste, clashing which acrid coffee roast, some hops in the finish. Too sweet, too much coffee. Just Ok.

ardeo (423) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - JUL 9, 2017
Magnifique mousse beige à 1.000 fines bulles pour cette noire danoise. Arômes de chocolat au lait, fruits secs, fruits noirs, café, moka, un peu de fumé. Les saveurs sont toujours sur le chocolat, le café et les fruits avec un peu de sucre et des épices (poivre). Bière ronde, crémeuse, goûteuse à la moyenne mais superbe amertume. Extraordinaire : comme un dessert.

Maersk (271) - MOLDOVA - JUL 9, 2017
Pitch black with light brown accent, small beige head. Aroma of green peas, earthy coffee. Sweet, roasted, full bodied tatse. Well balanced with alcohol scent. Great beer.

sharkydodson (1604) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUL 7, 2017
the aroma is caramel and chocolate with hints of coffee, cocoa, toffee, vanilla and some spices... the taste is caramel and chocolate with notes of roasted malt, coffee, cocoa, brown sugar, toffee and cake... sweet and dry aftertaste...

colui72 (1021) - HONG KONG - JUL 7, 2017
Pours pitch black, releasing all its carbonation that express itself in a huge brown head with fantastic lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, espresso coffee and chocolate. Tastes is rich, it fulfills the ideas of the nose, with lots of roasted malts, espresso, dark chocolate, dark fruits, sweetness all over the place, with a mouthfeel that recalls chocolate fudge. Some fruitiness in the end. Very thick and full bodied ale, oily and sticky, very smooth and easy to drink cos of its fantastic taste, soft carbonation, a long lingering liplicking finish. Quality!

LilBeerDoctor (3930) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2017
Bottle. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma of dark fruits, earthy malt, dark chocolate, booze. Flavor of roasted malts, dark fruits, chocolate malt, vanilla, some alcohol in the finish. Dry, coffee is pretty faint, but lots of chocolate, roast, and dark fruits. Delicious, heavy of course, very complex. 9/4/9/4/15 (4.1/5)

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