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Kaggen! Stormaktsporter - Närke Kulturbryggeri AB

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world-class

169 Ratings
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 7.14%
Wants: 1,330
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Närke Kulturbryggeri AB visit their website
Sweden

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

The cask matured version of Stormaktsporter.

(Beer added by: baggio on 05-14-2008)
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drewone

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

03-25-2014 01:53:19 | More by drewone
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

03-09-2014 21:01:00 | More by tsauce2
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n2pux

Texas

5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-05-2014 18:40:58 | More by n2pux
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cfrances33

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -8%

02-24-2014 15:49:15 | More by cfrances33
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Jpepe08

Vermont

5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-25-2014 03:31:20 | More by Jpepe08
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chippo33

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -8%

01-25-2014 03:29:50 | More by chippo33
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bmwats

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -8%

01-01-2014 08:43:15 | More by bmwats
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.73/5  rDev +2.4%

25 cLass bottle poured into a wine taster. 2006 bottle.

Appearance - Viscous black. Small khaki head. Very thin collar.

Smell - Wow. Very oaky. Deep dark chocolate. Roasty coffee. A little bit of smoke. A green woody aroma. Almost like cedar.

Taste - Incredible. Intense roasted malt. Coffee. Bitter chocolate. Smokey flavor. Licorice. A little bit sweet. Sherry. Woody. It's not really oak, again more of a cedar. But not quite.

Mouthfeel - Medium low carbonation. Exceptionally smooth and easy to drink.

Overall - This got more complex and enjoyable as it warmed. Unbelievable beer.

12-25-2013 18:38:18 | More by Alieniloquium
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zestar

California

4.25/5  rDev -8%

11-21-2013 06:31:39 | More by zestar
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Franch

New York

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-08-2013 18:44:28 | More by Franch
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Quackus

New York

4.25/5  rDev -8%

10-08-2013 18:44:01 | More by Quackus
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Mark000

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -13.4%

09-24-2013 01:58:52 | More by Mark000
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CityofBals

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -8%

09-12-2013 02:00:08 | More by CityofBals
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Shmeal

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -8%

08-30-2013 21:43:16 | More by Shmeal
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raveskdr

Virginia

4.61/5  rDev -0.2%

I don't review often. But when I do, it's Alexandria Whaelz. HUGE thanks to Bill A for sharing this. Drank along side the non barreled version. Bottle from 2007.

A - Very dark brown, bordering on completely black. Medium tan head that lingers for awhile. I should have used a different glass, I'm an idiot.

S - Not a ton going on here. A good amount of roast, some oaky vanilla notes that come in secondary. As the bottle warmed up, I got the "Burgundy pepper" as described below.

T - Strap in. The roast is all up front until an amazing mocha blast in the mid palate. The ending is some vanilla and barrel. There is a slight earthy pepper type of thing going on during the finish. The only time I have experienced something similar is in a handful of other barrel aged beers and in aged red Burgundy's. It's awesome though.

M - Rich and creamy without bogging down the beer at all. Intensely drinkable for the barrel and style and ABV. Zero alcohol on the back end.

O - This was amazing. It's been one of my top wants for years and I wasn't sure I'd ever get a chance to try it. To be able to do it back to back with the regular version really showcases what the barrel does to this beer. It truly is a shame that this beer is so incredibly limited and expensive. I will forever be indebted to Bill for allowing me to try this with him!

08-23-2013 14:43:02 | More by raveskdr
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

08-23-2013 00:17:03 | More by IrishColonial
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siege06nd

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -8%

08-23-2013 00:12:41 | More by siege06nd
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billab914

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

08-23-2013 00:12:21 | More by billab914
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

08-23-2013 00:08:29 | More by Rhettroactive
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eggs

Illinois

4/5  rDev -13.4%

07-22-2013 16:04:00 | More by eggs
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-16-2013 20:45:47 | More by griffeyb
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joel66

New York

4.25/5  rDev -8%

06-13-2013 04:47:31 | More by joel66
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chase2634

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

06-09-2013 14:23:11 | More by chase2634
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -13.4%

06-07-2013 18:13:01 | More by imperialking
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kevanb

Illinois

4.71/5  rDev +1.9%

2007 bottle, generously shared by Sean9869, thanks for letting me try a super long time want.

The beer pours a dark cola brown, nearly black color with swirls of brown, caramel and hazelnut before it all melds together with a slight head that recedes quickly and leaves spots of lace. The aroma is wonderful, wood, char, light chocolate, slightly roasted coffee and toasted grain, sweet alcohol, pitted stone fruit, toffee, molasses, every time I took a sniff, I felt like there was something new, exceedingly complex. The beer really shined on the tongue, bakers chocolate, stone fruit, coffee, barrel character, toffee, mollasses, marshmallow, alcohol and then some, just like the nose, each sip brought out something new and something exciting. The balance is spectacular, the complexity is unending, and the smoothness is hardly matched. The body was great, coats the mouth well, super smooth, rich, decadent without being taxing or too thick.

Verdict: Magnificent, easily the most complex and rewarding RIS I've tried to date and the wood only complimented this further. One of the few beers that has really lived up to the crazy hype, and even exceeded it. Well done Närke.

06-06-2013 02:01:10 | More by kevanb
Kaggen! Stormaktsporter from Närke Kulturbryggeri AB
100 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.