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Odin's Tipple - HaandBryggeriet

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

447 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 447
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 105
Gots: 53 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
HaandBryggeriet visit their website
Norway

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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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-28-2014 00:56:05 | More by kybeerdrinker
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kmanjohnson

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

07-23-2014 00:47:25 | More by kmanjohnson
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-15-2014 19:14:13 | More by bleedsblu
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arcman001

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-15-2014 18:59:16 | More by arcman001
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Rothobinide

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

06-28-2014 22:21:51 | More by Rothobinide
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.31/5  rDev +0.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 17:37:25 | More by StonedTrippin
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bobv

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-19-2014 20:40:04 | More by bobv
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mrkdwrds

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-18-2014 05:06:48 | More by mrkdwrds
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-08-2014 01:22:54 | More by micromaniac129
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-31-2014 18:30:23 | More by Latarnik
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dcp27

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-30-2014 15:40:05 | More by dcp27
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osuskin

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-25-2014 23:02:55 | More by osuskin
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crosenkrantz

Switzerland

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-18-2014 22:48:46 | More by crosenkrantz
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Bonsall_Phil

California

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
Batch 676

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 01:40:14 | More by Bonsall_Phil
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.04/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Brewed On date of 6/30/2010, poured from a 16.9oz bottle into a tulip glass.

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.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, strong kick, good representation of style, I have sampled this beer fresh and it was much better than what I’m drinking now. However, while it might seem a little past its prime, I’ll allot for some possible storage deficiencies and say that it’s still pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 03:58:59 | More by TheManiacalOne
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stephens101

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A strong, dark tan head fills up the glass, fading in it's own good time. Guess the color here...it's black!

Rich, ripened dark fruits (plum, raspberry, prune and cherry) flow powerful to the nose, followed by dark bread, faint notes of vinegar and a vein of molasses. Complex and promising.

Tastes dark and roasty with a caramel sweetened middle backed up by sturdy oaken notes. A licorice smoothness takes over after a quick hit of fusel alcohol rises. A heavy sipper of course, but honed enough to avoid unneeded weight.

The complexity of this brew resides throughout, and results in a fully realized stout that lives up to it's name.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 00:43:46 | More by stephens101
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JavierGC

Spain

4.75/5  rDev +11%

05-04-2014 06:33:33 | More by JavierGC
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-30-2014 01:13:58 | More by pmarlowe
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Maillard

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-20-2014 10:19:35 | More by Maillard
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BigBadBaptist88

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-14-2014 16:53:14 | More by BigBadBaptist88
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-13-2014 16:02:04 | More by Ciocanelu
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leitmotif

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

04-13-2014 15:57:38 | More by leitmotif
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

04-12-2014 02:50:31 | More by thebouch01
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

04-10-2014 04:06:45 | More by VeganUndead
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-05-2014 07:37:38 | More by vermilcj
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Odin's Tipple from HaandBryggeriet
95 out of 100 based on 447 ratings.