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Odin's Tipple - HaandBryggeriet

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446 Ratings

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Ratings: 446
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 104
Gots: 53 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: popery on 06-02-2009)
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Reviews by YankChef:
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3.9/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

16.9 oz bottle poured into val dieu goblet... brewed on 1/20/09

appearance: black as black can be head is even incredibly dark, i would say the head is the color of cocoa powder, head dissipated quickly

aroma: boozy and aromas of dark fruit and caramelized sugar, a bit of peppercorn type spice, perhaps some coffee and chocolate but i thick thats more from the appearance messing wiith my mind then the actual aroma

flavor: INTENSE booze roastiness and booziness... Also has a sharpness that is akin to peppery like trigeminal response, hops are more powerful than i expected and this is absolutely nothing like dark force in anyway except the color. Booze are a little overwhelming but im getting used to it and as my palate adjusts to the hops the richer coffee, jammy kind of flavors come out and really present themselves

overall: i wanted something dark rich and tasty and this delivered big time, really really huge beer that is still hot and should not be drank yet like everything else in my cellar!!! I really regret popping this now and will have to seek out more immediately to cellar, Will be on the short list of best RIS with i would say 2 years on it will be what this brew needs... the score is an indication of the beer now, im not going to rate it how i believe it will eventually be

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2009 05:26:10 | More by YankChef
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

an outstanding bottle of beer here, shared with a new beer friend most unexpectedly. a bottle from his cellar, maybe six years old or so, very exciting. this is one heck of a nice ale, different from the enormous american stout, but in that russian imperial type vein. dense dark brown color, almost black, with an inky shine and not much head, just a thin mocha colored film around the edges of the tumbler glass from which i drink it. the nose is real intense, as bitter and roasted as any malt bill i can remember, just gigantically dark and robust, but with the high alcohol content being entirely invisible. notes of burning tobacco and licorice start off the taste, espresso finishes it off. its so intensely dark grainy, unlike most others i have had. long bitter finish characterized by a slightly tannic grain property and a bakers chocolate type richness. a very memorable brew, as smooth as any in terms of texture. i imagine age has mellowed the booze, and made the body this silky. it also almost tastes and feels oak aged. a very patient sort of drink, highly refined, definitely scandinavian, and capable of warming anyone up on the coldest of winter nights. id like to get a fresh one to compare, but this was a special bottle.

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4.3/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Purchased at Holiday Wine Cellar, Escondido
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A: poured thick and viscous in a pint glass. Beautiful darkness, coco tan head settling to an inch+ and holding briefly as the drink comes to room temp, resting at a nice thin layer. Classic RIS look,

S: creamy chocolate puddling, fully roasted malt, not too smokey and very pleasant on the nose.

T: powdered cocoa-chocolate first on the tongue and a very woody flavor. Nutmeg and some berries, the berry flavor is complex and seems more pronounced the warmer the beer gets. Alcohol is definitely there, heat and not unpleasant for those (like me) that like to know there's a bite. Heat lasts until your next sip.

M: thick and luscious, coats the whole mouth. Perfect for the style.

O: extremely enjoyable. Complex flavor and heat that let's you settle in and sip the night away. This one surprised me and I'm going to the store tomorrow to get more to store for next winter.

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A: The beer is a deep black color, with a thin light brown head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruit and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a very hearty roasted malt character followed by sweet flavors of chocolate and dark fruit. Then there’s some alcohol sting that comes in. The hops presence is very mild which is expected in a big stout like this that is nearly 4 years old. There’s still a good balance since the sweetness doesn’t over-power the beer. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and a little crisp but quite viscous, medium body, light carbonation (due to the age), finish is slightly sticky.

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Odin's Tipple from HaandBryggeriet
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